Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Portfolio Policy for the Enterprising Investor (Benjamin Graham)

The activities characteristics of the enterprising investor may be classified under four heads:

1.  Buying in low market and selling in high markets
2.  Buying carefully chosen "growth stocks"
3.  Buying bargain issues of various types
4.  Buying into "special situations"

Benjamin Graham
The Intelligent Investor

"The purpose of this book is to supply, in a form suitable for laymen, guidance in the adoption of an investment policy.  Comparatively little will be said here about the technique of analysing securities; attention will be paid chiefly to investment principles and investors' attitudes."
"That risk cannot be avoided.  But by bearing it clearly in mind we may succeed in reducing it." 


### Attractive Buying Opportunities arise through a Variety of Causes

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