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Jacob Wolinsky
Jacob Wolinsky
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Value Investing Seminar by Bruce Greenwald

Bruce Greenwald starts off the seminar with a discussion regarding non-value investing. He notes short term investing using a fundamental approach such as predicting earnings, or macro economic conditions. Greenwald states that his dentist utilizes this approach.

Greenwald talks about technical analysis using various metrics. Greenwald goes on to discuss efficient market investing and asset allocation. Greenwald states that there is "overwhelming evidence that the market is not efficient". However, on the other hand not everyone can beat the market due to the law of averages.

Bruce Greenwald then discusses how value investing outperforms all other strategies, and what gives companies a competitive edge.

This video is a very good introduction to value investors for newbies.

I will give a brief bio about Bruce Greenwald to those unfamiliar with him.

Bruce Greenwald is director of research at First Eagle Funds. He is also the Robert Heilbrunn Professor of Finance and Asset Management at the Columbia Business School. Greenwald is academic director of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing. He received the Columbia University Presidential Teaching Award. More than 650 students take his courses every year in subjects including value investing, economics of strategic behavior, globalization of markets and strategic management of media.

Greenwald has authored several books. He wrote a phenomenal book on value investing titled Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond ir?t=valueinves08c-20&l=as2&o=1&a=047146,and has written several other books on topics including globalizationir?t=valueinves08c-20&l=as2&o=1&a=047016, competitionir?t=valueinves08c-20&l=as2&o=1&a=159184 and media companiesir?t=valueinves08c-20&l=as2&o=1&a=159184.

Below is the video. It is a bit difficult to view. Click on the play button and a pop-up will show up. Ignore the new site that shows up and click the play button again.

About the author:

Jacob Wolinsky
My investment ideas have been inspired by many of value investors including Benjamin Graham, Charles Royce, John Neff, Joel Greenblatt, Peter Lynch, Seth Klarman,Martin Whitman and Bruce Greenwald. .I live with my wife and daughter in Monsey, NY. I can be contacted jacobwolinsky(AT)gmail.com and my blog is www.valuewalk.com

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Rating: 3.8/5 (34 votes)


D4U - 7 years ago    Report SPAM

Thank you for the post. Great piece
Adib Motiwala
Adib Motiwala - 7 years ago    Report SPAM
when was this seminar held?
David Pinsen
David Pinsen - 7 years ago    Report SPAM
when was this seminar held?Judging by the overhead projector, I'd guess mid-90's?

Batbeer2 premium member - 7 years ago
My guess is 2004.

- Clothes poeple are wearing.

- Comments on stocks.... Enron, Intel, Cisco more so in the second part of the seminar.

- The projector is a bit old-school, but I think Greenwald is used to telling his story this way.
Yswolinsky - 7 years ago    Report SPAM
Good guess Batbeer. I believe the seminar was held in 2005.

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