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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Comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, then a master. And then it becomes a tamer, and with a hook and whip it makes puppets of your larger desires.
-- Kahlil Gibran

"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.

A girl in a convertible is worth five in the phonebook.
- Berkshire Hathaway 2000 Chairman’s Letter.
-- Warren Buffett



"We don't get paid for activity, just for being right. As to how long we'll wait, we'll wait indefinitely."
- 1998 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
-- Warren Buffett

"This time Congress should listen to the slim accountants. The logic behind their thinking is simple:
If options aren't a form of compensation, what are they?
If compensation isn't an expense, what is it?
And if expenses shouldn't go into the calculation of earnings, where in the world should they go?"
-- Warren Buffet

"Don’t overstress diversification."
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the don'ts for investors"

Acknowledging what you don't know is the dawning of wisdom.
-- Charlie Munger

There is always something to worry about. Avoid weekend thinking and ignore the latest dire predictions of the newscasters. Sell a stock because the company's fundamentals deteriorate, not because the sky is falling.
-- Peter Lynch

"I don’t read economic forecasts – I don’t read the funny papers"
-- Warren Buffett

The person who takes no chances generally has to take whatever is left when others are through choosing.
-- Napoleon Hill

"All paid employments absorb and degrade the mind."
-- Aristotle

No man can succeed in a line of endeavor which he does not like. The most essential step in the marketing of personal services is that of selecting an occupation into which you can throw yourself wholeheartedly.
-- Napoleon Hill

"The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking."
-- John Kenneth Galbraith

No one ever is defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
-- Napoleon Hill

Intelligent people make decisions based on opportunity costs.
-- Charlie Munger

I have an ideal life. I get to do what I want to do everyday. And money can't buy any more than that.
-- Warren Buffett

"Long ago, Sir Isaac Newton gave us three laws of motion, which were the work of genius. But Sir Isaac's talents didn't extend to investing: He lost a bundle in the South Sea Bubble, explaining later, 'I can calculate the movement of the stars, but not the madness of men.' If he had not been traumatized by this loss, Sir Isaac might well have gone on to discover the Fourth Law of Motion: For investors as a whole, returns decrease as motion increases."
- Berkshire Hathaway 2005 Chairman's Letter
-- Warren Buffett

"The big money is not in the buying and selling, but in the waiting"