Margin of Safety is an old-fashioned value investor. He is living in freezing Finland, which helps him to cool down and focus on his three investment principles: Don’t lose money Don't lose money Don't lose money Margin of Safety leaves cool growth companies to the boyz from Wall Street and whomever they manage to shift the merchandise - boring is good and dull is beautiful when it comes to the investment returns. It's all about a margin of safety, discount to the intrinsic value, not being fooled by Mister Market, courage to disagree with the crowd and the patience to wait for the right opportunity.
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M.Sc. econ. Studies also in accounting and finance. Currently working in the financial industry. Also an enthusiastic small scale retail investor interested in strategy ETFs, smart beta, small cap value stocks etc. Big believer of proper diversification to different asset classes and a value-minded investor by heart.
I am also quite interested in macro econ but I try not to mess with macro and investing too much, because i believe that timing the market is ultimately a loser's game.
1. Core portfolio of long-only, under-followed equities (liquidity-challanged micro caps, ignored small/mid cap names)
2. A small allocation of the portfolio is reserved for highly compelling event-driven ideas/special situations
3. Typically hold a high cash allocation for opportunistic purposes
I'm a professional poker player with an interest in investing. My investing style is build on the principles of Graham and Dodd: trying to buy companies that are on sale and have a margin of safety in case the investment thesis is wrong. I discuss all my picks at my blog @ alphavulture.com