Investing FAQs

  1. Why doesn't Berkshire Hathaway pay a dividend?

  2. What schools did Warren Buffett attend on his way to getting his science and economics ...

  3. How does Warren Buffett choose the companies he buys?

  4. How do I value the shares that I own in a private company?

  5. What are the advantages of an index fund over an ETF?

  6. What is Warren Buffett's annual salary at Berkshire Hathaway?

  7. What is an economic moat?

  8. When does a growth stock turn into a value opportunity?

  9. Have hedge funds eroded market opportunities?

  10. What is the average return on equity for a company in the retail sector?

  11. What is the average price-to-book ratio of companies in the retail sector?

  12. Are companies with high Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) takeover targets?

  13. Why is the utilities sector popular among value investors?

  14. What factors make the telecommunications sector good for value investing?

  15. What Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) ratio indicates a buy signal?

  16. What does a block chain record in a bitcoin exchange transaction?

  17. How can I spot trading opportunities looking at year-to-date (YTD) performance?

  18. How does a block chain prevent double-spending of Bitcoins?

  19. Why should value investors consider the insurance sector?

  20. What is the average return on equity for a company in the aerospace sector?

  21. What is the difference between Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) and book value ...

  22. What is the average price-to-book ratio for companies in the automotive sector?

  23. Why would a value investor include an allocation to the airline sector?

  24. What level of return on equity is average for a company in the drugs sector?

  25. Is Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) a good metric for long-term value investing?

  26. What is private wealth management?

  27. Why did Warren Buffett invest heavily in Coca-Cola (KO) in the late 1980s?

  28. Why does Warren Buffett largely avoid investing in the technology sector?

  29. What is the average price-to-book ratio for companies in the drugs sector?

  30. What makes the chemicals sector attractive to value investors?

  31. What can cause an asset to trade below its market value?

  32. What's the difference between the coverage ratio and the liquidity coverage ratio?

  33. Why doesn't Warren Buffett own Apple (AAPL) stock?

  34. Why is the automotive sector a good choice for value investing?

  35. What is the average annual dividend yield of companies in the insurance sector?

  36. How many years can structural unemployment last?

  37. What are the differences between a bond's yield to maturity and the spot rate?

  38. In what way is credit risk analysis beneficial when trading in the stock market?

  39. How does the division of regional and national banks affect investing in the banking ...

  40. How can you calculate Book Value Of Equity Per Share (BVPS) in Excel?

  41. What's the difference between economic value added (EVA) and economic rent?

  42. Is the banking sector a good choice for value investing?

  43. Which financial statements are most important when performing ratio analysis?

  44. How is perpetuity used in determining the intrinsic value of a stock?

  45. Why would a value investor consider the Internet sector?

  46. Besides free cash flow to equity (FCFE), what are other metrics for estimating a ...

  47. How can you calculate free cash flow to equity (FCFE) in Excel?

  48. How do I determine what percentage of my portfolio to invest in blue chip stock?

  49. How do you calculate present value in Excel?

  50. What can cause an asset to trade above its market value?

  51. What's the difference between an index fund and an ETF?

  52. What role does ratio analysis play in valuing a company?

  53. What is the average price-to-earnings ratio in the drugs sector?

  54. How do I determine a particular company's market share?

  55. What is the point of calculating economic value added (EVA)?

  56. What does free cash flow to equity (FCFE) really tell an analyst?

  57. Where on the internet can I look up price to sales ratios for specific companies?

  58. What are analysts looking for when they use free cash flow to equity (FCFE)?

  59. What are the disadvantages of an index fund over an actively managed fund?

  60. Why are stock buybacks so controversial?

  61. Why does Berkshire Hathaway prefer to buy back shares instead of paying dividends?

  62. What did Warren Buffett mean when he said, “Diversification is protection against ...

  63. How can value investors benefit from investing in the metals and mining sector?

  64. Is return on sales (ROS) the same as return on equity?

  65. Why would a value investor be drawn to the financial services sector?

  66. How many times has Warren Buffett been married?

  67. What's the best way to contact Warren Buffett?

  68. What is Warren Buffett's investment history with the Washington Post? (BRK.A, AMZN)

  69. What is Charlie Munger's current role at Berkshire Hathaway, and what is his history ...

  70. What are Warren Buffett's favorite business / finance books, and why?

  71. What are the differences between Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger's business philosophies?

  72. What was the largest company Warren Buffett ever bought through Berkshire Hathaway?

  73. What was the first stock Warren Buffett ever bought?

  74. How did Warren Buffett's investing style conflict with Benjamin Graham's theories ...

  75. What investors come close to challenging Warren Buffett as the greatest investor ...

  76. What is Warren Buffett's relation to "Supercat" insurance?

  77. What was the worst investment Warren Buffett made in his career?

  78. Why doesn't Warren Buffett split Berkshire Hathaway stock?

  79. What is the difference between Berkshire Hathaway's Class A and Class B shares?

  80. How much tax does Warren Buffett think billionaires should pay?

  81. Does Warren Buffett invest in gold? Why or why not?

  82. Given the decline of print media, why did Warren Buffett invest in so many local ...

  83. Who does Warren Buffett plan to bequeath his estate to?

  84. What is the difference between book value and market value

  85. How does the "Buffett Premium" increase Berkshire Hathaway's stock price?

  86. Who uses book value to estimate the value of a company?

  87. When does Warren Buffett usually release his letter to shareholders?

  88. Why doesn't Warren Buffett name a successor for Berkshire Hathaway?

  89. What's the largest charitable donation Warren Buffett ever made?

  90. How often should I be checking the NAV of my mutual fund shares?

  91. Does the massive size of Berkshire Hathaway reduce its future returns?

  92. Why did Berkshire Hathaway create Class B shares?

  93. Is there any history of insider trading with Warren Buffett or Berkshire Hathaway?

  94. Is NAV the best way to assess the value of an REIT?

  95. Is the oil & gas drilling sector a good choice for value investing?

  96. What is Shareholder Value Added (SVA) and how is it used in value investing?

  97. How can a company improve its Economic Value Added (EVA)?

  98. Why should fundamental investors pay attention to Cash Value Added (CVA)?

  99. Do you always have to consider intrinsic value when purchasing a stock? Why or why ...

  100. What is the average price-to-book ratio in the oil & gas drilling sector?

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