With several of the market averages racking up significant declines, many are starting to wonder if this recent drawdown will present some value opportunities. My good friend James Montier has constructed an insightful study on the characteristics of value investing.
For those who are unacquainted with Mr. Montier, he serves as the Director of Global Strategy at Dresdner Kleinwort Watterstein, a London and Frankfurt based investment bank. He is also a prolific writer and author of the book "Behavioral Finance - Insights into Irrational Minds and Markets."
John Mauldin, Editor
Outside the Box
The Perfect Value Investor
Occasionally when I present on the seven sins of fund management, someone at the end (obviously a valiant soul who has managed to stay awake) will ask me how I would structure an investment process. In the spirit of good politicians everywhere, I am going to save my answer to that question for another weekly. However, I recently read a paper along similar lines that I thought…