When an outstanding business is affected by a temporary one-time solvable problem, it can be a huge opportunity to invest in the company and get great gains in the process. “A great investment opportunity occurs when a marvellous business encounters a one-time huge, but solvable, problem.” – Warren Buffett. The following is an example of … Continue reading One-Time Solvable Problems
I managed to complete reading a book called "The Value Investors: Lessons from the World's Top Fund Managers" during my two-weeks of In-Camp Training. It is authored by Ronald Chan and it features interviews with famous investors such as Walter Schloss, Irving Khan, Thomas Khan, William Browne, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Francisco Garcia Parames, Anthony Nutt, Mark Mobius, … Continue reading Book Review – “The Value Investors”
Pauline graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a Master of Arts (Instructional Design and Methodology). She is a certified facilitator for “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People – Introductory for the Associates” and a certified Image Consultant by the First Impressions UK. She is currently the Director (Education & Training) with 8 Investment … Continue reading Coffee With FFN and Pauline
This post is an update of the previous post made in January 2013. Below is the latest portfolio as of 12th April 2013: Cerebos (ticker: C20) and Asia Pacific Breweries or APB (ticker: A46) have since been delisted. APB was delisted at $53. The profit from this business itself was 489%. Overall portfolio returns, with Cerebos and … Continue reading April 2013 Update of “2008/2009 Bottom Fishing” Portfolio
Warren Buffett has a famous quote that goes like this: Rule No.1: Never lose money Rule No. 2: Never forget Rule No.1 What does Warren Buffett really mean by the above quote? Does he mean that we must not lose money at all in our investments? I suppose so. However, will there be times where … Continue reading Buffett’s Famous Quote Demystified!