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A stock is part of a business

You will be buying a share of a business – not merely a piece of paper that goes up and down in value.

You have to think about what kind of a business you are getting into. What are its economic characteristics for its competitors? What's its management like?

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The margin of safety

Buffett says that if you were driving a lorry weighing 9,800lbs, you would not feel comfortable driving across a bridge built to carry 10,000lb. There is not enough margin of safety.

Always leave a margin of safety. Don't try to cut things so close. You wait until something kind of shout...

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Principles for investing

Principles for investing

The intelligent investor by Ben Graham helped to set Warren Buffett's philosophical framework for investing in three ways:

  1. Stocks are businesses
  2. How the investor should react to the stock market
  3. The margin of safety

You can build all kinds of structures on ...

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How to focus on investments

How to focus on investments

  • Look for three businesses that you won't trade after you buy them. You will want to own them for the rest of your life.
  • Look for businesses with an enduring competitive advantage. That will mean a business with some kind of moat around it, for example, patent protection.
  • The ...

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How the investor should react to stock market fluctuations

How the investor should react to stock market fluctuations

Most people react the wrong way to stock prices. They feel good when their stocks go up and bad when they go down.

Your partner in investing is Mr Market. He's obliging. He comes around every day and tells you what he'll pay you for your interest in the business or what he'll sell you. Some...

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How stock markets work

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  • A stock market is simply a place where buyers and sellers meet to sell shares.
  • A share is a divided-up unit of the value of a company.
  • Shares exist to boost profits of firms to turn a business into a financial success.
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What is Market Segmentation?

What is Market Segmentation?

The basic definition of market segmentation is when your target audience is divided into smaller categories that share similar characteristics.

Here are a few reasons why this can benefit your brand:

  • Creating hyper-targeted ads
  • Building stronger relationships with custome...

Self-signaling

Your actions provide a signal to you of the type of person you are. 

Your actions demonstrate what you really believe:  If you wake up early and go running, you’ll think to yourself, I’m the kind of person that wakes up early and goes running. 

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