Friday, May 21, 2021Volume 2, Issue 28 “The most worthless of mankind are not afraid to condemn in others the same disorders which they allow in themselves; and can readily discover some nice difference in age, character, or station, to justify
Thursday, March 11, 2021Volume 2, Issue 18 “In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but how many can get through to you.” — Mortimer J. Adler Firing Line
Monday, February 15, 2021Volume 2, Issue 13 Is Everything a Bubble? Howard Marks and Joel Greenblatt have nearly a century of investing experience between them and personally lived through multiple boom-bust cycles. In this fascinating discussion, Marks and Greenblatt share their observations regarding
Note to readers: In this series, we suggest worthwhile reading material on a variety of topics, not all of which are directly related to investing. Some of the articles are behind pay walls. However, it is often possible to read
One of the most compelling investing systems developed in recent years is Joel Greenblatt’s ‘Magic Formula’ approach which is documented on the magicformulainvesting.com website as well as Mr. Greenblatt’s The Little Book That Beats the Market. The formula ranks stocks based on two very simple and easily calculated figures: earnings yield and return on capital. Read this article to learn more about how The Manual of Ideas adds qualitative insight into magic formula stocks.