Author: Benjamin Comston

The Conglomerate Discount: Is it Justified?

After making numerous acquisitions within the textile industry and gaining enormous personal wealth, Royal Little.

A Compelling Case for Fairfax Financial in Today’s Environment

One of the more amusing games in financial markets is the labeling of nearly any.

Deferred Gratification: The Case Study of the Daily Journal Corporation

“If you haven’t prepared, you won’t have the courage to seize it. When I bought.

A Value Investor’s Shopping List for an Expensive Market

The S&P 500 is poised to deliver sub-historical returns. That doesn’t mean your portfolio has to.

Under the Hood of Berkshire Hathaway’s Pilot/Flying J Purchase

Berkshire Hathaway announced last week that it is buying truck stop and gas station owner.

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: Phil Gramm and Michael Solon Edition

The popular aphorism that is commonly attributed to Mark Twain is a reminder that anyone.

How Do You Know When You Can Buy Equifax?

Wall Street has the most inane and stupid aphorisms on the planet. “Buy low and.

No More Easy Choices: The Death of the Phillips Curve?

“An economist is someone that will know tomorrow why the things he predicted yesterday didn’t.

Separating Your Politics From Investing

Investing is a contrarian game. The only way to win in the long run is.

Exor Shares Not Reflecting the Run-Up in Fiat Chrysler

Exor, the holding company for the Agnelli family in Italy, has seen some major changes.