From Russia With Love: With Russian Stocks Crashing, Is Sberbank A Buy?

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  • Russian stocks are crashing on fears of more US sanctions over Russia's conflict with Ukraine.
  • Sberbank trades for a mere 5x earnings and yields nearly 8%. I bought some into the crash this week and think readers should consider taking a small position as well.
  • Why Russia has been a good (but volatile) place to invest since the fall of the Soviet Union, and why the mainstream media may be wrong about the political situation.
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Trading based on geopolitics has a long and storied history. Legend has it that in 1815, Baron Rothschild made a fortune by buying stocks before news of the British victory at Waterloo reached London (although how much he made is disputed). For

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Author and entrepreneur. My articles typically cover macroeconomic trends, portfolio strategy, value investing, and behavioral finance. I like to profit from the biases and constraints of other investors. My work is available along with 1,000+ other authors by subscribing to Seeking Alpha Premium.You can read some more of my work here on my Substack.

Disclosure: I/we have a beneficial long position in the shares of SBRCY either through stock ownership, options, or other derivatives. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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