Two Sides to Value Investing

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Sham Gad

 | Jun 26, 2014 | 4:00 PM EDT
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Over the years I've learned something very important about investing: An inflexible investor won't last long. And the inflexibility cuts both ways; if you think value only means buying single-digit price-to-earnings stocks or stocks selling below net equity value, you are going to have a very limited method of valuing business. Moreover, you will miss the best investing opportunities.

Similarly, if you believe that value means paying whatever price for growth, it will be a painful exit once the party ends. In 1999, it looked like everything had value. Folks were so enamored with growth. And for a while, it seemed like it was the "intelligent" approach to investing. But it was ultimately painful. ...388 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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