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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“So the question is not, Are people smart, are people sophisticated, do they have clever ways of looking at things, are they looking in the right areas? The question is, Are there periods when none of that matters because their human natures get the best of them ? “
-- Seth Klarman

"The list of qualities [an investor ought to have] include patience, self-reliance, common sense, a tolerance for pain, open-mindedness, detachment, persistence, humility, flexibility, a willingness to do independent research, an equal willingness to admit mistakes, and the ability to ignore general panic."
-- Peter Lynch

"I call investing the greatest business in the world because you never have to swing. You stand at the plate, the pitcher throws you General Motors at 47! U.S. Steel at 39! and nobody calls a strike on you. There's no penalty except opportunity lost. All day you wait for the pitch you like; then when the fielders are asleep, you step up and hit it."



"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

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

Find out what you really love to do, and then find a way to make a good living doing it.
-- Napoleon Hill

"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

"2. Does the management have a determination to continue to develop products or processes that will still further increase total sales potentials when the growth potentials of currently attractive product lines have largely been exploited?"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the Fifteen points to look for in a common stock"

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

"5. Don’t quibble over eights and quarters."
"If the stock seems the right one and the price seems reasonably attractive at current levels, buy ‘at the market.’"
-- Philip A. Fisher - "One of the don'ts for investors"

"I do not want a lot of good investments. I want a few outstanding ones. If a job has been correctly done when the common stock has been purchased, the time to sell it is almost never"
-- Philip A. Fisher

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

Everybody's got a different circle of competence. The important thing is not how big the circle is. The important thing is staying inside the circle.
-- Warren Buffett

Persistence is the direct result of habit. The mind absorbs and becomes a part of the daily experiences upon which it feeds. Fear, the worst of all enemies, can be effectively cured by forced repetition of acts of courage.
-- Napoleon Hill

"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

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

“Markets are inefficient because of human nature – innate, deep-rooted, permanent. People don’t consciously choose to invest with emotion - they simply can’t help it.
-- Seth Klarman

I'm not entitled to have an opinion unless I can state the arguments against my position better than the people who are in opposition. I think that I am qualified to speak only when I've reached that state.
-- Charlie Munger