Editor's note: The Value Stock-Picking Training Program is a series of four weekly assignments. (To start with Week 1,
Rule #1. Don't lose money. Rule #2. Don't forget Rule #1.Altucher quotes another Buffettism: "The secret to success is figuring out who to be the batboy for." Buffett was the batboy, so to speak, for Benjamin Graham, the "father" of
Value Line Stocks Trading Cheap Vs. Their Book Value: This is a portfolio of stocks that Value Linebelieves can increase in price, but whose book value per share makes them a bargain.
Five Book Value Bargains: Compiled by Forbes, this is a list of stocks can be called cheap.
"Common stock of companies which: (a) are selling belowThe price-to-earnings ratio (
liquid assetvalues; (b) are apparently in no danger of dissipating these assets; and (c) have formerly shown a large earningpower on the market price may be said to truly constitute a class of investment bargains."