GuruFocus is pleased to announce that Investment Guru, Columbia University Professor Joel Greenblatt has agreed to conduct an email Q&A with GuruFocus users.
According to the money management firm Formula Trading, LLC ’s website:
Joel Greenblatt is the founder and managing partner of a successful private investment partnership in New York City. He is a professor on the adjunct faculty of Columbia Business School, and holds a BS and an MBA from the Wharton School.
Joel Greenblatt’s accomplishment far exceeds what this brief bio describes. Failed to mention is that he achieved 50% average annual investment return from 1985 to 1995, when he returned all the money back to the external partners.
He is also the author of two books You Can Be a Stock Market Genius: Uncover the Secret Hiding Places of Stock Market Profits (1999) and The Little Book That Beats the Market (Little Books. Big Profits) (2005).
It is in the second book, He outlined a simple, beautiful, and effective investment philosophy called “Magic Formula Investing”. For the curious minds and those who have not read the book, go to website www.magicformulainvesting.com and try out the stock screener based on the principles outlined in the book.
We recently become aware of that Joel Greenblatt is involved in and becomes the Strategist of money management firm Formula Trading, LLC. We wish the Joel’s new endeavor great fortune.
In the meantime, GuruFocus is thrilled have the opportunity to bring our users access to the great knowledge and insights of Joel Greenblatt.
To ask a question, you can post questions by click on "Reply to this message". We will collect and edit the questions and send to Prof. Joel Greenblatt.
We will post the questions and answers once we receive them back.
So fire off your questions to the good professor in value investing!