This investing search engine is just a google based search restricted to a few specific sites (with a lot of information) where investing ideas have been discussed among retail investors. It is also restricted to specialised or general news sites where information about value investors is gathered and discussed as well as the companies where they invest at. A couple of example sites are yahoo finance where a lot of information is discussed every day about investing and companies and gurufocus where, among other things, value investors' quarterly transactions are being closely followed.


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The market, like the Lord, helps those who help themselves. But unlike the Lord, the market does not forgive those who know not what they do.
-- Warren Buffett

When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.
-- Kahlil Gibran

Men are born ignorant, not stupid. They are made stupid by education.
-- Bertrand Russel



"15. Does the company have a management of unquestionable integrity?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

That's the ultimate test of how you have lived your life. The trouble with love is that you can't buy it. You can buy sex. You can buy testimonial dinners. You can buy pamphlets that say how wonderful you are. But the only way to get love is to be lovable. It's very irritating if you have a lot of money. You'd like to think you could write a check: I'll buy a million dollars' worth of love. But it doesn't work that way. The more you give love away, the more you get.
-- Warren Buffett

"If you're an investor, you're looking on what the asset is going to do, if you're a speculator, you're commonly focusing on what the price of the object is going to do, and that's not our game."
- 1997 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
-- Warren Buffett

Beware the investment activity that produces applause; the great moves are usually greeted by yawns.
-- Warren Buffett

Remember that reputation and integrity are your most valuable assets - and can be lost in a heartbeat.
-- Charlie Munger

Develop into a lifelong self-learner through voracious reading; cultivate curiosity and strive to become a little wiser every day.
-- Charlie Munger

"Diversification is a protection against ignorance. It makes very little sense for those who know what they're doing. No one ever gets rich on their seventh best idea!"
-- Warren Buffett

On acquiring bad companies for cheap prices: "In my early days as a manager I, too, dated a few toads. They were cheap dates - I've never been much of a sport - but my results matched those of acquirers who courted higher-price toads. I kissed and they croaked."
-- Warren Buffett

Never, ever, think about something else when you should be thinking about the power of incentives.
-- Charlie Munger

General knowledge, no matter how great in quantity or variety it may be, is of but little use in the accumulation of money. The faculties of the great universities possess, in the aggregate, practically every form of general knowledge known to civilization. Most of the professors have but little money. They specialize on teaching knowledge, but they do not specialize on the organization, or the use of knowledge.
-- Napoleon Hill

"Success in investing doesn't correlate with I.Q. once you're above the level of 125. Once you have ordinary intelligence, what you need is the temperament to control the urges that get other people into trouble in investing."
- BusinessWeek Interview June 25 1999
-- Warren Buffett

The disadvantage of being in any kind of a market type environment - and Wall Street would be the extreme - is that you get over stimulated. You think you have to do something every day.
-- Warren Buffett

"All investment evaluations should begin by measuring risk."
-- Charlie Munger

Behind every stock is a company. Find out what it's doing.
-- Peter Lynch

"It's class warfare, my class is winning, but they shouldn't be."
- CNN Interview, May 25 2005, in arguing the need to raise taxes on the rich.
-- Warren Buffett