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Types on Investors in the Market

There are several types on Investors in the market making investments in one or more categories of assets with the blogobjective of making a profit.  To name a few Individual investors, Angel investors, Sweat equity investor, Venture capitalist funds, Investment Trusts, Mutual funds, Hedge funds and Sovereign wealth funds.. here are some of the views how investment defined by them.

Warren buffet: A good business that can be purchased for less than the discounted value of its future earnings. Continue reading

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Warren buffet: A good business that can be purchased for less than the discounted value of its future earnings.blog

George Soros: An investment that can be purchased (or sold) prior to a reflexive shift in market psychology/fundamentals that will change its perceived value substantially.

Benjamin Graham: A company that can be purchased for substantially less than its intrinsic value.

Some other examples are:

The Corporate Raider: Companies whose parts are worth more than the whole. Continue reading

It would be futile comparing Warren Buffet  and George Soros  wealth disparity. They’re both wealthy and successful. Two different styles; 813530equally effective.

If you’re not familiar with Veryan Allen , he writes these insanely awesome rants about how the passive indexing cult is clueless and real alpha is out there for real managers to capture. I love reading his stuff, even when I disagree with some of it.

He’s just tweeted a link to a classic post on his aptly and spartanly titled “Hedge Fund” blog, in which we learn about how Warren Buffett is essentially the lead hedge fund manager in the universe even though he runs, for all intents and purposes, a no-fee actively managed closed-end fund.

I especially liked this part, where he explains why Warren Buffett has become wealthier than George Soros (not that it matters at that level), despite Soros’s better performance… Continue reading

A year back George Soros gave a speech on the Euro Crisis, Could be one of the best speech have heard in the financial domain. After 1 year imagesEuro remains Status quo with some positive signs. Here is the complete speech

He Started with the Crash of 2008 that has been a widespread recognition, both among economists and the general public, that economic theory has failed. But there is no consensus on the causes and the extent of that failure.

He differentiate economics that is a social science and there is a fundamental difference between the natural and social sciences.

Putting the radically approachinspired by Karl Popper who taught him that people’s interpretation of reality never quite corresponds to reality itself. This led him to study the relationship between the two. There is a two-way connection between the participants’ thinking and the situations in which they participate. On the one hand people seek to understand the situation; that is the cognitive function. On the other, they seek to make an impact on the situation; he termed that the causative or manipulative function.  Continue reading

Warren buffet: A good business that can be purchased for less than the discounted value of its future earnings.

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George Soros: An investment that can be purchased (or sold) prior to a reflexive shift in market psychology/fundamentals that will change its perceived value substantially.

Benjamin GrahamA company that can be purchased for substantially less than its intrinsic value.

Some other examples are: Continue reading

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