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Jason Zweig’s New Column on Facebook’s Valuation

The WSJ published today another excellent Intelligent Investor column by Jason Zweig. Today’s piece was on the lure of high-growth, publicly-traded companies (“Glamour Stocks” as Lakonishok, et al. described them) and the probable investor disappointment with Glamour Stocks’ returns. Today’s … Continue reading

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Invert, Always Invert

Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi was a German mathematician who lived in the 1800s. Jacobi once said “man muss immer umkehren” which translates to “Invert, always invert.” Jacobi believed that the solution for many difficult problems in mathematics could be found … Continue reading

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High-Priced Businesses: Jason Zweig on Facebook and the PM’s List of High-Priced Companies

Jason Zweig’s column in today’s Wall Street Journal is titled “Why the Fuss over Facebook Doesn’t Make It a Homerun” and it provides fodder for two posts on this blog today. This first post shows that market buzz, such as … Continue reading

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