In The Joys of Compounding, Gautam Baid does an excellent job of taking several steps back from financial analysis and relating how his life story shaped who he is as an investor, how seeking a broad-based education and the “worldly wisdom” that comes from it formed his intellectual foundation, and describing how this has translated into financial independence.
“There is always something to do. You just need to look harder, be creative and a little flexible.” — Irving Kahn One of the interesting aspects of the stock market involves the peculiar attitude many investors have when it comes to reacting
The process that is required to get to know a company is relatively straight forward. Every investor is going to have a slightly different approach, but good investors typically begin with primary source material such as S.E.C. filings, news releases,
“The compensation committee relies on its own good judgment in carrying out its duties and does not waste shareholder money on compensation consultants.” — Daily Journal Corporation 2017 Proxy Statement Reading primary sources of information remains the single most important
“We read a lot. I don’t know anyone who’s wise who doesn’t read a lot. But that’s not enough: You have to have a temperament to grab ideas and do sensible things. Most people don’t grab the right ideas or