The Stingy News Weekly (08/10/01)
The Markets This Week
DOW 30: 10,416.25 -1.52% to a P/E of 25.4
TSE 300: 7,644.72 -0.04% to a P/E of 26.2
The markets fell only slightly over the last few weeks.
I think that Rip Van Winkle may have been on to something when it comes to investing. Why stress out over day-to-day or week-to-week market moves when you expect to be investing for years? A quick trip to the beach is preferable if you've selected solid stocks.
The Evolution Of "Value Investing": From Graham To Buffett (PDF)
A substantial paper on the history of value investing which makes for fine summer reading.
Are merger premiums factored into stock prices? Perhaps, considering that the banks trade at high price-to-book ratios.
Buffett's Simple Secret
Trying to follow Buffett is easier said than done...
Prozac: A Bitter Pill
A story of patents and poaching. Long live the U.S. litigation machine.
Cheap Women Hurt P&G
Perhaps it's time to put P&G on the watch list? Although with a price-to-sales ratio of 2.5 it is still a bit rich for my blood.
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