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The defensive investor

© The defensive investor must confine himself to the shares of important companies with long record of profitable operations and in strong financial conditions.


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The best one

Simply, by keeping your holdings permanently diversified and refusing to fling money at Mr. Market 's latest, craziest fashions, you can ensure that the consequeces of your mistakes will never be catastrophic. No matter what Mr. Market throws at you, you will always be able to say, with a quiet ...


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** The most basic possible definition of a good business is this: It generates more cash than it consumes. Good managers keep finding ways of ways of putting that cash to productive use.. In the long run, companies that fit this definition are virtually certain to grow in value. No matter what t...


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Sound portfolio

®The investor with a portfolio of sound stocks should expect their prices to fluctuate and should neither be concerned by sizeble advances.

®Stock of a company with a lot of surplus cash and nothing ahead of the common is clearly a better purchase (at the same price) than an other one with ...


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A brief summary

© A Stock is not just a ticker symbol or an electronic blip; it is an ownership interest in an actual business, with an underlying value, that does not depend on its share price.

© An investment operation is one which , upon through analysis promises safety of principal and an adequate retu...


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For the Defensive Investor

Once you have your capital, invest 50% of it into bonds or an index fund (depending on market conditions) while the other 50% to be invested on individual stocks.

However, when investing on individual stocks make sure of the ff:

  • avoid small cap stocks unless they're diversif...

Da Vinci's limitations

  • He was defensive about his lack of formal education. He called himself a man without letters.
  • He had trouble with basic arithmetic operations.
  • His Latin skills were weak.
  • He might not have performed well in a modern schooling system. He might have been diagnosed w...

Being Defensive

Being Defensive

Rather than addressing a partner's complaints with willingness to understand the other person's point of view, defensive people deny any wrongdoing and avoid looking at the possibility that they could be contributing to a problem.

Denying responsibility may seem to alleviate stress in the s...

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