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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"7. Does the company have outstanding labor and personnel relations?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

"Our favourite holding period is forever."
-Letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, 1988

In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time - none, zero.
-- Charlie Munger



"Berkshire's arbitrage activities differ from those of many arbitrageurs. First, we participate in only a few, and usually very large, transactions each year. Most practitioners buy into a great many deals perhaps 50 or more per year. With that many irons in the fire, they must spend most of their time monitoring both the progress of deals and the market movements of the related stocks. This is not how Charlie nor I wish to spend our lives. (What's the sense in getting rich just to stare at a ticker tape all day?)"
-- Warren Buffett

"It's far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price."
-- Warren Buffett

"We will never become dependent on the kindness of strangers. Instead, we will always arrange our affairs so that any requirements for cash we may conceivably have will be dwarfed by our own liquidity."
-- Warren Buffet

I don't want to buy any stock where if they close the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow for five years I won't be happy owning it. I buy a farm and I don't get a quote on it for five years and I'm happy if the farm does ok. I buy an apartment house, don't get a quote on it for five years - I'm happy if the apartment house produces the returns that I expect. But people buy a stock and they look at the price the next morning and they decide if they're doing well or not doing well. It's crazy because they're buying a piece of a business.
-- Warren Buffett

"Don't try to buy at the bottom and sell at the top. This can't be done, except by liars."
-- Bernard Baruch

"When a management with a reputation for brilliance tackles a business with a reputation for bad economics, it is usually the reputation of the business that remains intact."
-- Warren Buffett

Intense interest in any subject is indispensable if you're really going to excel in it.
-- Charlie Munger

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

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
-- Napoleon Hill

"If you think we are in trouble because the stock price went down, you don’t understand the situation"
-- Charlie Munger

"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're in the luckiest 1 per cent of humanity, you owe it to the rest of humanity to think about the other 99 per cent."
"Buffett blasts system that lets him pay less tax than secretary",
Times Online, 28 June, 2007.

"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

"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."
-- Warren Buffett

"I like to go for cinches. I like to shoot fish in a barrel. But I like to do it after the water has run out."- Oct. 2003 talking with Wharton MBA students
-- Warren Buffett