Category Archives: Investment

The Most Important Thing Illuminated

Background The Most Important Thing Illuminated is a piece of work from Howard Marks. It gathers his hard-earned wisdom through the past along with insights from Christopher C. Davis, Joel Greenblatt, Paul Johnson and Seth A. Klarman. Setting The author aims to benefit readers to learn how to be an above average investors rather than […]

Security Analysis

Security Analysis

Background Security Analysis is a legendary item in the world of investment. Benjamin Graham discussed how to analyze securities based on value rather than speculating. He defined scope and limitations of security and provide a framework on investment by focusing on margin of safety, finding out the intrinsic value and ensuring earning and capital structure […]

Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules

Background Warren Buffett’s Ground Rules is a piece of work by Jeremy Miller. He obtains the permission from Warren Buffett to study his partnership letters and extracts words of wisdom from them. Setting The time was around 1950’s to 1960’s when Warren Buffett just quit his job from hsi most respected teacher Benjamin Graham’s investment […]

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing

Background of Reading - Stress Test Personally, I am interested in stock markets. I keep reading books to know more how it works and how to make money from it. But there are things that I can't know. Stress Test tells you what happen in the Financial Crises at 2008 and how US Government trying hard to fix the finance system. It is from the point of view of the Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy F. Geithner. Review - Stress Test This is how Warren Buffett rates Stress Test, "Sensational .. Tim's book will forever be the definitive work on what causes financial panics." Yes, my feeling of reading the book is the same, sensational. It tells me a lot more than just dramatic pitch from those medias. If you have any question, feel free to email me at admin@stanleyip.com. I will try my best to answer your.

The Little Book of Common Sense Investing Background “The Little Book of Common Sense Investing” is an interesting book. It talks about common sense in investment. It also emphasis that investing in S&P 500 index fund is a much better choice than looking for a fund manager who can’t grow your investment by 10% annually. […]

Asset Management – Whole-life management of physical assets

Asset Management – Whole-life management of Physical Assets

Background of Reading – Asset Management – Whole-life management of physical assets Recently, I am keen on asset management. If a business manages its own assets well, it helps not only in return on investment but also the environment. So, I bought this book, Asset Management – Whole-life management of physical assets, and study it. Review […]