My greatest investing mistake

The best thing about writing on one’s investing mistakes, at least in my case, is the sheer richness and depth of the material. The hardest part is in knowing where to start. I settled on a former Intelligent Investor Share Advisor resources analyst, a tall, rangy man possessed of a clutch of whimsical stories and a farming brain pre-wired for value investing. Almost everything he recommended went up, and more often than not for the reasons he suggested it would. Then along came Croesus Mining. It was 2005 and two years had passed since Share Advisor had recommended a gold company. Asset prices were...

The best thing about writing on one’s investing mistakes, at least in my case, is the sheer richness and depth of the material. The hardest part is in knowing where to start.

I settled on a former Intelligent Investor Share Advisor resources analyst, a tall, rangy man possessed of a clutch of whimsical stories and a farming brain pre-wired for value investing.

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