Benjamin Graham

Our Problem With Benjamin Graham

Ben was by all accounts a genius from the day he was born. Born into a Jewish family, he exhibited intelligence beyond his peers and his years. Not surprisingly, he was to become a pioneer of value investing, the  art of buying assets at a price less than its intrinsic value. The volumes of codified knowledge on investing as written painstakingly down in the consecutive versions of the security analysis, if you will read them, if you will digest them,  if you will reflect on them, just would make one a better investor without a doubt. But Ben Graham had a problem. He was not a good story teller. (more…)