Adaptability Tag Archive

Ben Graham kept changing his investment formulas and ultimately investing became too competitive

(Excerpt from The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel) Graham was constantly experimenting and retesting his assumptions and seeking out what works—not what worked yesterday but what works today. In each revised...

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Be adaptable like water

You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can...

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Investing strategies need to evolve

(Excerpt from Keep Running! By Morgan Housel) In his book Investing, Robert Hagstrom wrote about strategies that once worked but eventually withered: In the 1930s and 1940s, the discount-to-hard-book-value strategy...

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