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Are you a classic value investor?
Do you get excited the lower the share price of an undervalued good company falls?
Do you love sifting through the 52-week low, lowest PE or highest dividend yield list?
Something I used to do
I'm also a hard-core value investor but this is not something I do any more as I found an even better way to generate market beating returns.
Lead me explain.
Started the worst way possible
If you are a long time reader of my newsletters you will know that I started investing in the worst possible way.
Because of this I made every possible mistake an investor can make.
I started using technical analysis and lost money. I then followed brokers recommendations (traded a lot) but never made any real money until I discovered value investing which I have been studying and practicing over more than the past 20 years.
A new way of looking at value investing
However last year my approach to investing changed substantially.
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