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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"A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought."
-- Warren Buffett

I know people who have a lot of money, and they get testimonial dinners and they get hospital wings named after them. But the truth is that nobody in the world loves them. If you get to my age in life and nobody thinks well of you, I don't care how big your bank account is, your life is a disaster.
-- Warren Buffett

If you understand the business, you don't need to own very many of them. If you have a harem of 40 women, you never get to know any of them very well.
-- Warren Buffett



“Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.”
-- Warren Buffett

"The wise do at the beginning what fools do at the end!"

"There's class warfare, all right, but it's my class, the rich class, that's making war, and we're winning."
- New York Times, November 26, 2006.
-- Warren Buffett

It's not impossible to write [an accounting] footnote explaining deferred acquisition costs in life insurance or whatever you want to do. You can write it so you can understand it. If it's written so you can't understand it, I'm very suspicious. I won't invest in a company if I can't understand the footnote because I know they don't want me to understand it.
-- Warren Buffett

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

"The Stock Market is designed to transfer money from the Active to the Patient."
-- Warren Buffett

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
-- Kahlil Gibran

Your investor's edge is not something you get from Wall Street experts. It's something you already have. You can outperform the experts if you use your edge by investing in companies or industries you already understand.
-- Peter Lynch

The way to look at a business is, "Is this going to keep producing more, and more, and more money over time?" And if the answer to that is yes, you don't need to ask any more questions.
-- Warren Buffett

"I've never bought a stock unless, in my view, it was on sale."
-- John Neff

Book value is an accounting concept, recording the accumulated financial input from both contributed capital and retained earnings. Intrinsic business value is an economic concept, estimating future cash output discounted to present value. Book value tells you what has been put in; intrinsic business value estimates what can be taken out.
-- Warren Buffett

"We believe that according the name ‘investors’ to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a ‘romantic’."
-- Warren Buffett

"The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable."
-- John Kenneth Galbraith

History does not tell you the probability of future financial things happening.
-- Warren Buffett

"Sometimes you're outside your core competency. Level 3 is one of those times but I've made a bet on the people and I feel I understand the people. There was a time when people made a bet on me."
Oct. 2002, Warren Buffett, when questioned about his investment in Level 3
See also wikipedia on Level 3 Communications.