A classic value investor–Carl Icahn

/A classic value investor–Carl Icahn

A classic value investor–Carl Icahn

By | 2017-08-18T17:11:26+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Value Investing Research|1 Comment

Carl’s secret to “real money:”

You gotta buy ’em when nobody wants them…when everyone hates ’em you buy ’em. When everyone wants ’em you sell it to ’em.

Solid advice, Carl. But as we always highlight, value investing is simple, but not easy!

h.t. to Josh Brown for highlighting this video.


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  • Michael Milburn

    Loved his story about buying a company, and meeting with execs only to find he couldn’t figure out what any of them did, so he shut them down and nobody missed them.