Author Interviews

David Medansky

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Author Interviews

Tobias Carlisle

http://media.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/p/content.blubrry.com/eatthebankers/TOBIAS_CARLISLE.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 19:50 — 9.1MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSListen to Sinclair Noe audio interview with Tobias Carlisle For more information on the book, click the banner. Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations by Tobias Carlisle he economic climate is ripe for another golden age of shareholder activism Deep Value: Why Activist Investors and Other Contrarians Battle for Control of Losing Corporations is a must-read exploration of deep value investment strategy, describing the evolution of the theories of valuation and shareholder activism from Graham to Icahn and beyond. The book combines engaging anecdotes with industry research to illustrate the principles and methods of this complex strategy, and explains the reasoning behind seemingly incomprehensible activist maneuvers. Written by an active value investor, Deep Value provides an insider’s perspective on shareholder activist strategies in a format accessible to both professional investors and laypeople. The Deep Value investment philosophy as described by Graham initially identified targets by their discount to liquidation value. This approach was extremely effective, but those opportunities are few and far between in the modern market, forcing activists to adapt. Current activists assess value from a much broader palate, and exploit a much wider range of tools to achieve their goals. Deep Value enumerates and expands upon the resources and strategies available to value investors today, and describes how the economic climate is allowing value investing to re-emerge. Topics include: Target identification, and determining the …

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Author Interviews

Steven Overman

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Author Interviews

Lawrence Cunningham

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Author Interviews

Rick Lindquist

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Author Interviews

William Gladstone

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Author Interviews

Gerald Celente

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Author Interviews

Scott Paul

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Author Interviews

Nancy Tengler

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Author Interviews

Shane Snow

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