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All You Need to Know About Benjamin Graham

Benjamin Graham, often called the dean of Wall Street, is the founder of value investing.

In 1934 he co-authored the book Security Analysis. It's still the best book, and probably the only one needed, to understand how to value a business.

His disciple, Warren Buffett, would go on to become the most successful investor in the world.

His book The Intelligent Investor, is among the best books ever writing on investing.

Graham claimed that ordinary investors can beat market experts, and the benchmark indices, by following a good investment process in a disciplined manner.

He believed to earn superior returns in the market, investing temperament matters more than investing knowledge.

Graham's approach to investing is quantitative. This means selecting stocks based on deep analysis of a company's financial statements.

It places less emphasis on qualitative factors such as a company's management quality or economic moat (i.e. competitive advantage).

He is credited with investing the concepts of 'Mr Market' to explain fluctuations in stock prices, as well as 'Margin of Safety' to explain the importance of buying stocks that are trading at a discount to their intrinsic value.

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Rajashekhar Iyer On His Unique Benjamin Graham+ Approach to Picking Stocks

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Rajashekhar Iyer, recognised as one of India's super investors, shares his unique approach to investing. Based on Benjamin Graham's teachings, he has evolved it when it comes to when to buy, when to sell and how much to invest in a stock. It is bound to get you thinking.

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3 Rules to Prevent Your Portfolio from Sinking

May 16, 2022

Try this simple technique in case you are feeling helpless in the face of this market crash.

The Best Way to Deal with a Stock Market Crash

Apr 15, 2022

Conquer your fears of a stock market crash with this masterpiece on investing.

Conquer Your Fears With this Masterpiece on Investing

Mar 7, 2022

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ONGC to NMDC: Here are 5 Stocks Value Investors Should Closely Track

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Before investing in value stocks, research the company and gain insight into why the market is discounting it.

IRCTC: Buy, Hold or Sell

Oct 2, 2021

Rahul Shah on whether IRCTC's valuation is running ahead of its fundamentals.

Happy Birthday Warren Buffett! Here's to 80 Years of Compounding

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As Mr Buffett turns 91, we thank him for all the life lessons and hope he has many more years of teachings within him.

Rahul Shah's Secret to 94%, 116% and 144% Gains in a Year...

Feb 8, 2023

A know nothing investor's path to big gains.

3 Penny Stocks to Watch Out for in 2023

Nov 14, 2022

Rahul Shah on 3 penny stocks with low downside and good upside potential for 2023.

5 Stocks that Turned 5 Lakh to 5 Crore in 10 Years

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These 5 stocks turned out to be the biggest dark horses of the stock market. Read on to find out reasons behind their success and the power of long-term investing.

Everyone's Waiting for Market to Get Cheaper. Should You?

Jun 13, 2022

Is it advisable to wait until markets get cheaper?

Is Momentum Investing Back?

Apr 21, 2022

This centuries old style of investing has made a comeback. Should you make the switch?

How to Approach Investing in a Chaotic World: Two Important Ideas

Mar 8, 2022

Read on to know why it's important to say I don't know more, while also thinking probabilistically.

100 Years of Investing Insights in Just 5 Hours

Jan 19, 2022

When Rahul joked that he found the recipe for being a Lazy Millionaire I did not believe him!

When to Sell Your Favourite Stock? Here is a 6 Point Guide...

Nov 10, 2021

Selling is extremely difficult to get right. All you can hope for is to have a strategy in place and then try and execute it to the best of one's abilities.

Ditch Warren Buffett and Follow this Gentleman

Sep 4, 2021

Rahul Shah on why it is necessary to stop following Warren Buffett and copy this gentleman.

How High Can this Market Go?

Jul 12, 2021

Is there any indicator to predict the end of the current bull market?