The Little Book of Value Investing
Chapter One: Buy Stocks like Steaks . . . On Sale.
Chapter Two: What’s It Worth?
Chapter Three: Belts and Suspenders for Stocks.
Chapter Four: Buy Earnings on the Cheap.
Chapter Five: Buy a Buck for 66 Cents.
Chapter Six: Around the World with 80 Stocks.
Chapter Seven: You Don’t Need to Go Trekking with Dr. Livingston.
Chapter Eight: Watch the Guys in the Know.
Chapter Nine: Things That Go Bump in the Market.
Chapter Ten: Seek and You Shall Find.
Chapter Eleven: Sifting Out the Fool’s Gold.
Chapter Twelve: Give the Company a Physical.
Chapter Thirteen: Physical Exam, Part II.
Chapter Fourteen: Send Your Stocks to the Mayo Clinic.
Chapter Fifteen: We Are Not in Kansas Anymore! (When in Rome).
Chapter Sixteen: Trimming the Hedges.
Chapter Seventeen: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint.
Chapter Eighteen: Buy and Hold? Really?
Chapter Nineteen: When Only a Specialist Will Do.
Chapter Twenty: You Can Lead a Horse to Water, But . . . .
Chapter Twenty-One: Stick to Your Guns.
Don’t Take My Word for It.
CHRISTOPHER H. BROWNE is a Managing Director of Tweedy, Browne Company LLC and is a member of the firm's management committee. He is also President of the Tweedy, Browne Funds, a mutual fund group. Browne is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania where he serves as a Charter (Life) Trustee. At Penn, he established the Browne Center for International Politics, and the Browne Distinguished Professorships in the School of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Browne served on the faculty advisory committee of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government program in investment decisions and behavioral finance. He is a trustee of Guild Hall, a regional arts and education center in East Hampton, New York, and of the Long Island Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. Mr. Browne is also a trustee of The Rockefeller University and a member of its executive and investment committees.
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