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.


Investing Search


"Once you do have a great business selling at a good price with a satisfactory margin of safety, don't panic if the stock price drops after you buy. Changes in stock price have nothing to do with risk."
-- Tweedy Browne

Fixable but unfixed bad performance is bad character and tends to create more of itself, causing more damage to the excuse giver with each tolerated instance.
-- Charlie Munger

You want to learn from experience, but you want to learn from other people's experience when you can.
-- Warren Buffett



"In the insurance business, there is no statute of limitation on stupidity."
-- Warren Buffett

“By holding expensive securities with low prospective returns, people choose to risk actual loss. We prefer the risk of lost opportunity to that of lost capital, and agree wholeheartedly with the sentiment espoused by respected value investor Jean-Marie Eveillard, when he said, “I would rather lose half our shareholders…than lose half our shareholder’s money…”
-- Seth Klarman

"[Gold] gets dug out of the ground in Africa, or someplace. Then we melt it down, dig another hole, bury it again and pay people to stand around guarding it. It has no utility. Anyone watching from Mars would be scratching their head."
Harvard, 1998
-- Warren Buffett

You can change behavior by incentives, but you can't usually change behavior by sermons, although people try every Sunday.
-- Warren Buffett

"The stock market is a no-called-strike game. You don't have to swing at everything--you can wait for your pitch. The problem when you're a money manager is that your fans keep yelling, 'Swing, you bum!'"
- 1999 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
-- Warren Buffett

If you don't study any companies, you have the same success buying stocks as you do in a poker game if you bet without looking at your cards.
-- Peter Lynch

"One's objective should be to get it right, get it quick, get it out, and get it over... your problem won't improve with age."
-- Warren Buffett

Many equity investors feel compelled to remain 100% invested in equities at all times. Bond investors are often similarly constrained. We strongly believe that this mentality leads to pursuit of relative rather than absolute investment returns, a direction we certainly want to avoid…A smaller pool of funds seeking to avoid meaningful declines in market value at every point in time and seeking more aggressive return objectives cannot afford to be fully invested in the absence of attractive opportunities.
-- Seth Klarman

"You ought to be able to explain why you're taking the job you're taking, why you're making the investment you're making, or whatever it may be. And if it can't stand applying pencil to paper, you'd better think it through some more. And if you can't write an intelligent answer to those questions, don't do it."
-- Warren Buffett

"Price is what you pay. Value is what you get."
— Warren Buffett

"With a quizzically raised eyebrow, Mr. Christopher H. Browne described efficient-market theory, which holds that stock prices reflect all available information, as "garbage in, garbage out." When another investment manager claimed to have made 250 company visits in the preceding year, Mr. Browne muttered, "What did you do? Drive by and wave?"
-- Christopher H. Browne

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

The safest way to try to get what you want is to try to deserve what you want. It's such a simple idea. It's the golden rule. You want to deliver to the world what you would buy if you were on the other end.
-- Charlie Munger

"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken."
-- Warren Buffett

"I got positive feelings when I saw that Taco Bell’s headquarters was stuck behind a bowling alley. When I saw those executives operating out of that grim little bunker, I was thrilled. Obviously they weren’t wasting money on landscaping the office."
-- Peter Lynch