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How to be an Intelligent Investor Like Benjamin Graham or Warren Buffett

At the heart of any investor’s drive is to find success like Warren Buffett, or at least to find financial independence. The ultimate goal is never really in question but rather the path to get there is debated on investing forums across the world. However, there are some lessons that can be gleaned from Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham to help an investor become more successful and be a true Intelligent Investor. Here’s a list of seven steps to take in order to become a better investor in the Buffett and Graham style.

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Shareholders and Managements: Dividend Policy (MG Book Club Chapter 19)

This is the nineteenth discussion of the ModernGraham Book Club’s reading of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. Even if you don’t have the book I think you will find our discussions to be very useful in your own understanding of value investing, and you can still bring a lot to the discussion from your own experiences as an investor.

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A Comparison of Eight Pairs of Companies (MG Book Club Chapter 18)

This is the eighteenth discussion of the ModernGraham Book Club’s reading of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. Even if you don’t have the book I think you will find our discussions to be very useful in your own understanding of value investing, and you can still bring a lot to the discussion from your own experiences as an investor.

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Four Extremely Instructive Case Histories (MG Book Club Chapter 17)

Four Extremely Instructive Case Histories This is the seventeenth discussion of the ModernGraham Book Club’s reading of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham (affiliate link).  In last week’s discussion, we discussed the sixteenth chapter, which explored some of Graham’s thoughts regarding convertible bonds.  This week we will discuss the seventeenth chapter, which is titled “Four Extremely Instructive Case Histories.” […]

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A Comparison of Four Listed Companies ($AMZN, $INTC, $NFLX, and $WFC) (MG Book Club Chapter 13)

In this week’s discussion of The Intelligent Investor, we use Graham’s ideas to compare four listed companies: Amazon, Intel, Netflix, and Wells Fargo. Even if you don’t have the book I think you will find our discussions to be very useful in your own understanding of value investing, and you can still bring a lot to the discussion from your own experiences as an investor.

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Things to Consider About Earnings Per Share (MG Book Club Chapter 12)

This chapter is one of the key chapters in the book, and expounds some central concepts to the approach ModernGraham uses. Even if you don’t have the book I think you will find our discussions to be very useful in your own understanding of value investing, and you can still bring a lot to the discussion from your own experiences as an investor.

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Security Analysis for the Lay Investor: General Approach (MG Book Club Chapter 11)

This is the eleventh discussion of the ModernGraham Book Club’s reading of The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham. This week we will discuss the eleventh chapter, which is titled “Security Analysis for the Lay Investor: General Approach.” Even if you don’t have the book I think you will find our discussions to be very useful in your own understanding of value investing, and you can still bring a lot to the discussion from your own experiences as an investor.

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