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 Timing Temptation
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 Simple Way 2008
 Active at Passive Prices
 Unbundling ETFs 2008
 5 Stingy Stocks for 2008
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 Is your index too active?
 Graham's Simple Way
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 Top SPPs
 The Simple Way
 A hole in your IPO?
 Monkey Business
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 Graham Stock Gainers
 Blue-Chip Blues
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 Stingy Stocks for 2005
 High Performance Graham
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 A history of yield
 A Dynamic Duo
 Canadian Graham Stock
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 The New Dividend
 Hunting Goodwill
 SPPs for 2003
 RRSP: don't panic
 Desirable Dividends
 Stingy Selections 2003
 10 Graham Picks
 Growth Eh?
 Timing Disaster
 Dangerous Diversification
 The Coffee Can Portfolio
 Down with the dogs
 Stingy Selections
 Frugal Funds
 Graham Revisited
 Just Spend It
 Ticker Temptation
 Stock Mortality
 Focus on Fees
 SPPs for the Long Term
 Seeking Solid Stocks
 Relative Strength
 The VR Approach
 The Irrational Investor
 Value Investing
 Eye on PI

MoneySense Articles
 Cdn Top 200 2014
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 Retirement 100: 2013
 Cdn Top 200 2013
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 Retirement 100: 2012
 Buffett Buys
 FB IPO
 Stocks that pay
 Value in the S&P500
 Cdn Top 200 2012
 US Top 500 2012
 Retirement 100: 2011
 Where to invest $100k
 Where to invest $10k
 Summer Simple Way
 A crystal ball for stocks?
 Cheap & safe
 Risky business
 Cdn Top 200 2011
 US Top 500 2011
 Retirement 100
 Dividend investing
 Value investing
 Momentum investing
 Low P/E P/B
 Dividends
 Dividend growers
 Cdn Top 200 2010
 US Top 500 2010
 Graham's prescription
 Income 100: 2009
 The case for optimism
 Cdn Top 200 2009
 U.S. Top 500 2009
 Wicked investments
 Simply spectacular
 Income 2008
 Small stocks, big profits
 Cdn Top 200 2008
 US Top 500 2008
 Value that sizzles
 So simple it works
 Income 100
 No assembly required
 Investing by the book
 Cdn Top 200 2007
 US Top 500 2007
 Invest like the masters
 A simple way to get rich
 Top Trusts 2006
 Stocks for cannibals
 Car bites dogs
 Cdn Top 200 2006
 US Top 1000 2006
 So easy, so profitable
 Top Trusts 2005
 Dogs of the Dow
 Top 200 2005
 Money for nothing
 Yield of dreams
 Return of the master

Globe & Mail Articles
 Indexing advice
 Media-shy stocks
 Curse of size
 Market uncertainty
 Be even lazier
 Scary beats safe
 Small, illiquid, value
 Use the numbers
 What value is good value?
 Sculpt for value
 Value vs CAPE
 Graham Rules
 CAPE vs PeakE
 Top value ratio
 Low Beta
 Value and dividends
 Walter Schloss
 Try unloved AIG
 Why I'm a value investor
 New world of ETFs
 Low P/Es possible
 10 yielders
 Be happier
 Long-Short
 Dividend Downside
 Shiller's P/E
 Copycat investing
 Cashing in on class
 Index roulette
 Theory collides
 Diving too deep
 3 retirement villains
 Scourge of inflation
 Economic omens
 Analyst Expectations
 Value stock scarcity
 It's all in the index
 How to pick good funds
 Low Beta Wins
 Hunt for dividend stocks
 Think garage sale

Advisor's Edge Articles
 Passive Rebundling
 Doing the math

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Notable Quotes

"I'd be a bum on the street with a tin cup if the markets were efficient "
- Warren Buffett

"Value stocks are about as exciting as watching grass grow. But have you ever noticed just how much your grass grows in a week?"
- Christopher Browne

"Investors repeatedly jump ship on a good strategy just because it hasn't worked so well lately, and, almost invariably, abandon it at precisely the wrong time."
- David Dreman

"I've seen more people fail because of liquor and leverage - leverage being borrowed money. You really don't need leverage in this world much. If you're smart, you're going to make a lot of money without borrowing."
- Warren Buffett

"If the job has been correctly done when a common stock is purchased, the time to sell it is almost never."
- Philip Fisher

"You are neither right nor wrong because people agree with you."
- Benjamin Graham

"Investing is simple, but not easy."
- Warren Buffet

"Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program."
- Milton Friedman

"Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm."
- Winston Churchill

"Never count on making a good sale. Have the purchase price be so attractive that even a mediocre sale gives good results."
- Warren Buffett

"The important thing is to keep playing, to play against weak opponents and to play for big stakes."
- Warren Buffett

"First, many in Wall Street - a community in which quality control is not prized - will sell investors anything they will buy."
- Warren Buffett

"Volatility is a symptom that people have no idea of the underlying value"
- Jeremy Grantham

"The fact that people will be full of greed, fear or folly is predictable. The sequence is not predicatable."
- Warren Buffett

"All intelligent investing is value investing - to acquire more than you are paying for. Investing is where you find a few great companies and then sit on your ass."
- Charlie Munger

"A pack of lemmings looks like a group of rugged individualists compared with Wall Street when it gets a concept in its teeth."
- Warren Buffett

"In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time - none, zero. You'd be amazed at how much Warren reads - at how much I read. My children laugh at me. They think I'm a book with a couple of legs sticking out."
- Charlie Munger

"It is hard to make predictions, especially about the future."
- Yogi Berra

"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."
- Yogi Berra

"Debt is always repaid, either by the borrower or by the lender."
- James Grant

"I make Homer Simpson look active."
- Tim McElvaine

"I don't read economic forecasts. I don't read the funny papers."
- Warren Buffett

"Yes, risk-taking is inherently failure-prone. Otherwise, it would be called sure-thing taking."
- Tim McMahon

"The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don't have to swing at everything--you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you're a money manager is that your fans keep yelling, 'Swing, you bum!'"
- Warren Buffett

"Success in investing doesn't correlate with I.Q. once you're above the level of 25. Once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing."
- Warren Buffett

"Based on my own personal experience - both as an investor in recent years and an expert witness in years past - rarely do more than three or four variables really count. Everything else is noise."
- Marty Whitman

"Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted."
- Albert Einstein

"Thousands of experts study overbought indicators, oversold indicators, head-and-shoulder patterns, put-call ratios, the Fed's policy on money supply, foreign investment, the movement of the constellations through the heavens, and the moss on oak trees, and they can't predict markets with any useful consistency, any more than the gizzard squeezers could tell the Roman emperors when the Huns would attack."
- Peter Lynch

"We attracted a lot of market timers and asset allocators. I don't need those ... amateurs in my fund."
- Martin Whitman

"The first principle is that you must not fool yourself - and you are the easiest person to fool."
- Richard Feynman

"In the short run, the market is a voting machine but in the long run it is a weighing machine."
- Benjamin Graham

"I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful."
- Warren Buffett

"I have owned one stock since 1969, two since 1988 and one I started buying in 1986 or so. That's my portfolio. Six stocks. I once owned 17, but that was way too much"
- Philip Fisher

"The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing."
- Philip Fisher

"To me, it's obvious that the winner has to bet very selectively. It's been obvious to me since very early in life. I don't know why it's not obvious to very many other people."
- Charlie Munger

"there are all kinds of wonderful new inventions that give you nothing as owners except the opportunity to spend a lot more money in a business that's still going to be lousy. The money still won't come to you. All of the advantages from great improvements are going to flow through to the customers."
- Charlie Munger

"People like the robber barons assumed that the doctrine of the survival of the fittest authenticated them as deserving power. You know, "I'm the richest. Therefore, I'm the best. God's in his heaven, etc." And that reaction of the robber barons was so irritating to people that it made it unfashionable to think of an economy as an ecosystem. But the truth is that it is a lot like an ecosystem. And you get many of the same results."
- Charlie Munger

"A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take everything you have."
- Thomas Jefferson

"In the financial world it tends to be misleading to state, "There is no free lunch." Rather the more meaningful comment is, "Somebody has to pay for lunch.""
- Martin Whitman

"Only buy something that you'd be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years."
- Warren Buffett

"The intelligent investor is likely to need considerable will power to keep from following the crowd."
- Benjamin Graham

"Don't gamble. Take all your savings and buy a good stock, and hold it till it goes up, then sell it. If it don't go up, don't buy it."
- Will Rogers

"The chief losses to investors come from the purchase of low-quality securities at times of favorable business conditions."
- Benjamin Graham

"I quickly convinced myself that the true key to happiness lay in a modest standard of living which could be achieved with little difficulty under almost all economic conditions."
- Ben Graham

"Get inside information from the president and you will probably lose half of your money. If you get it from the chairman of the board, you will lose all of it."
- Jim Rogers

"Any man who is a bear on the future of this country will go broke."
- J.P.Morgan

"There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate - when he can't afford it and when he can."
- Mark Twain

"Timidity prompted by past failures causes investors to miss the most important bull markets."
- Walter Schloss

"Unless you can watch your stock holdings decline by 50% without becoming panic-stricken, you should not be in the stock market."
- Warren Buffett

"Price is what you pay, value is what you get"
- Charlie Munger

 
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