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Concentrated Investing by Allen C. Benello, Michael van Biema, et al

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Concentrated Investing: Strategies of the World's Greatest Concentrated Value Investors by Allen C. Benello, Michael van Biema, et al

This book chronicles the virtually unknownbut wildly successfulvalue investors who have regularly and spectacularly blown away the results of even the world's top fund managers. Sharing the insights of these top value investors, expert authors Allen Benello, Michael van Biema, and Tobias Carlisle unveil the strategies that make concentrated value investing incredibly profitable, while at the same time showing how to mitigate risk over time. Highlighting the history and approaches of four top value investors, the authors tell the fascinating story of the investors who dare to tread where few others have, and the wildly-successful track records that have resulted.

Lou Simpson, a former GEICO investment manager whom Buffett has named "a cinch to be inducted into the investment hall of fame"
Read about Kristian Siem, described as "Norway's Warren Buffett," and the success he has had at Siem Industries. Siem Industries returned 25.6% annually over the past twenty- five years by following two key principles.
Trends, momentum, volatility, and volume all change day to day and create opportunities to pick up the undervalued stocks that grow into fortunes, as you'll see in Concentrated Investing.

Concentrated Investing will quickly have you re-thinking the conventional wisdom related to diversification and learning from the top concentrated value investors the world has never heard of.

If you've studied value investing, some of the names in this book may be familiar, but the majority probably won't be. Nonetheless, they are a who's who in concentrated value investing, each with their own unique story, skillset, and philosophies that have gained them tremendous wealth and accomplishment while flying below the radaruntil now. Concentrated Investing: Strategies of the World's Greatest Concentrated Value Investors takes you inside the ledgers and playbooks of this select group of history's elite value investors to uncover their secrets for the new generation of wealth builders.

Turning the practice of diversification on its head, concentrated value investors purchase a small group of undervalued stocks and hold them through the highs and lows of the long term. You will read a lot about the juggernaut of value investing, Warren Buffett, who amassed the legendary Berkshire Hathaway with this approach. But this motivating book shows you he wasn't the first or only one. This eye-opening examination will have you re-thinking conventional wisdom on asset allocation and emulating such concentrated value investors.

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