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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"4. Does the company have an above average sales organization?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

I'll tell you why I like the cigarette business. It costs a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It's addictive. And there's fantastic brand loyalty.
-- Warren Buffett

"The investor cannot pinpoint just how much per share a particular company will earn two years from now. As a matter of fact, the company's top management cannot. Under these circumstances, how can anyone say with even moderate precision just what is overpriced for an outstanding company with an unusually rapid growth rate? If the growth rate is so good that in another ten years the company might well have quadrupled, is it really of such great concern whether at the moment the stock might or might not be 35% overpriced? That which really matters is not to disturb a position that is going to be worth a great deal more later."
-- Philip A. Fisher



"Time is the enemy of the poor business and the friend of the great business"
-- Warren Buffett

The primary test of managerial economic performance is the achievement of a high earnings rate on equity capital employed (without undue leverage, accounting gimmickry, etc.) and not the achievement of consistent gains in earnings per share.
-- Warren Buffett

"9. Does the company have depth to its management?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

The subconscious mind makes no distinction between constructive and destructive thought impulses. It works with the material we feed it, through our thought impulses. The subconscious mind will translate into reality a thought driven by fear, just as readily as it will translate into reality a thought driven by courage or faith.
-- Napoleon Hill

"If you don't feel comfortable owning something for 10 years, then don't own it for 10 minutes."
-- Warren Buffett

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

"3. How effective are the company’s research and development efforts in relation to its size?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"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

In investing, just as in baseball, to put runs on the scoreboard, one must watch the playing field, not the scoreboard.
-- Warren Buffett

"Rule No.1: Never lose money. Rule No.2: Never forget rule No.1."
-- Warren Buffett

"Given the recent terror and talk of war, we will focus on point two in this chapter.
2. Don’t be afraid of buying on a war scare.
At the conclusion of all actual fighting—regardless of whether it was World War I, World War II, or Korea—most stocks were selling at levels vastly higher than prevailed before there was any thought of war at all. Furthermore, at least ten times in the last twenty-two years, news has come of other international crises which gave threat of major war. In every instance, stocks dipped sharply on the fear of war and rebounded sharply as the war scare subsided.
War is always bearish on money. To sell a stock at the threatened or actual outbreak of hostilities so as to get into cash is extreme financial lunacy. Actually just the opposite should be done. If an investor has about decided to buy a particular common stock and the arrival of a full-blown war scare starts knocking down the price, he should ignore the scare psychology of the moment and definitely begin buying."
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the don'ts for investors"

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

It is well go give when asked but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.
-- Kahlil Gibran

"The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect... You need a temperament that neither derives great pleasure from being with the crowd or against the crowd."
-- Warren Buffett

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