July 12, 2015


More 13F – what firm might Buffett suggest to follow? Download PDF CHAPTER 20 – RUANNE, CUNIFF & GOLDFARB Followers of modern value investing trace its roots back to a course taught at Columbia University in the 1950s by author and instructor […]
June 28, 2015

13F: LSV

Starting back up our Sunday 13F profiles…should be another 10 or so, if you have any you want to see let me know.  This one is different than all of the other “stockpickers” in that this firm is quant, and […]
June 23, 2015

13F: PAR

Ok finally back to some 13F profiles….This fund is in my top 5 to track, but many have never heard of them…. Download PDF CHAPTER 17 – PAR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT With a new MBA in hand from the MIT Sloan […]
May 26, 2015

Lots of My Favorite

Not a whole lot of great reads in my world so it’s been a little quiet lately.  If you have seen anything particularly wonderful please pass along! Below is the quarterly 13F update from Novus, and they track a lot […]
May 10, 2015


13F week 8…everyone’s favorite hedge fund poker player. Download PDF CHAPTER 14 – GREENLIGHT CAPITAL “What I like is solving the puzzles. I think that what you are dealing with here is incomplete information. You’ve got little bits of things. […]
May 3, 2015


13F week …Glenview. Download PDF CHAPTER 14 – Glenview Larry Robbins knows a good thing when he sees it. In 2004, he saw a good thing in health care stocks, a focus he maintained for the next decade, reaping huge […]
April 26, 2015


13F week 13…Gardner Russo & Gardner… Download PDF CHAPTER 13 – GARDNER, RUSSO & GARDNER “95% of the world does not live in the United States. Figure out a way to make investments that recognize the promise of that 95 […]
April 19, 2015


13F week 12…this fund & manager generate quite a bit of diverse opinions… Download PDF CHAPTER 12 – FAIRHOLME FUNDS “At some price, a great business becomes a speculation.” “Cash is like a financial valium, that you can keep your […]
April 12, 2015


13F week 11…This one is interesting due to the super high concentration.  I don’t follow Lampert with my own $, but I was always curious why investors wouldn’t just buy his stocks and not pay the fees – after all […]
April 5, 2015


Been a bit distracted by getting that last book out but we can continue with the 13F profiles…this week, COBALT! Download PDF Wayne Cooperman entered the hedge fund game with an enviable pedigree. His father is Leon Cooperman, the legendary […]
March 29, 2015


Next up, Eminence! Download PDF EMINENCE CAPITAL, LLC “Volatility can be a friend of the value investor – it provides more situations where stocks significantly diverge from their intrinsic value and can allow us to turn our capital faster.” By […]
February 23, 2015

13F Time

t is that time of the year, where each Q we get a peek into what the hedgies are doing.  I now run a private fund starting Jan 1 that tracks my 10 favorite funds (at 2X leverage) with a […]
January 27, 2015

How do I pick the good ones?

One of the problems people often have is how to pick the best managers to track with 13F investments? Below is a piece from Novus (again), that tries to answer that question.  In addition, they named some managers I have […]
January 18, 2015

13F: Chieftain & Brave Warrior

After a brief holiday hiatus we’re back with the weekly 13F profiles and this week is #9…Chieftain & Brave Warrior. Download PDF CHAPTER 9 – CHIEFTAIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT / BRAVE WARRIOR ADVISORS “So the question is why should a decent […]
December 21, 2014


13F week 8…my favorite, Baupost! Download PDF CHAPTER 8 – BAUPOST GROUP “In capital markets, price is set by the most panicked seller at the end of a trading day. Value, which is determined by cash flows and assets, is […]