Top 5 Investing Myths

Some of the more traditional ways of investing for both capital preservation and compounding purposes, such as purchasing a local family business or buying into a far larger enterprise by way of a public stock exchange to provide a continuous stream of income for years or even decades to come, have unfortunately — to the detriment of investors everywhere — not been perpetuated to quite the same extent as some of the more fabled stories presented below.

As contributed to Canadian MoneySaver Magazine (requires subscription)

Is there value in Hammond Manufacturing Co. again?

Electronic racks that hold servers, outlet strips, transformers… if you are still with me, then I commend you for not drifting off to sleep. Hammond (TSX: HMM.A) is a Guelph, Ontario-based electrical component manufacturer, wholesaler and distributor directly to original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s).

As contributed to Equities.com: https://goo.gl/9EV5fe

3 Reasons Welltower Could Rise

Here ye’ here ye’ proud to announce i am now officially a Fool (Contributor/Analyst for ) But some already knew that;)

Tis’ the first in a five part series on Welltower, Inc. – the largest public healthcare REIT and the second largest in the US overall: http://goo.gl/qhw65P

 

Manning & Napier: A Boutique Below Book Value

“Client focused for more than 40 years” is the tag line one reads upon visiting Manning & Napier’s (NYSE:MN) “about us” page. Given that the average lifespan of an investment manager is roughly 4.5 years, they must be doing at least something right.

As contributed to Seeking Alpha: http://seekingalpha.com/article/3955716-manning-and-napier-boutique-book-value

A Most Valuable Resource

Simply wanted to share a resource that i have found invaluable and endlessly enjoyable – the aptly titled “largest collection of value investing articles and documents on the web”.

Available papers range from Ben Graham’s works to Walter Schloss’s articles to Warren’s fabled partnership letters. If you want to become a better allocator of capital or just catch up on some timeless classics, this isn’t a bad place to start:

https://valuehunter.wordpress.com/resources/

You’re welcome;)