“A finance professor’s advice on investing in bitcoin: Just say no”

In his latest article, “A finance professor’s advice on investing in bitcoin: Just say no”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p. B9, Dr. George Athanassakos answers the following questions about Bitcoin that he believes every Bitcoin investor must ask themselves: What is the value of a bitcoin? Is Bitcoin money? Is Bitcoin an assets…

“A look at commodity price behaviour over the business cycles”

Is the current spike in oil prices the typical behaviour of commodity prices at this point in the business cycle or are we at the threshold of a major economic disaster? Dr. George Athanassakos explores the possibility in his latest article, “A look at commodity price behaviour over the business cycles”, published in the Canadian Investment Review…

“The concept of risk and risk management in value investing and modern portfolio theory”

How do portfolio managers who follow modern portfolio theory vs those who follow value investing manage risk and market volatility? Dr. George Athanassakos explains the difference in how each handles risk and provides his advice in his latest article, “The concept of risk and risk management in value investing and modern portfolio theory”, published in the Canadian…

Value Investing Presentations in Greece

Dr. George Athanassakos made presentations on value investing to students in the Graduate MSc Program in Risk Management at the University of Athens in Athens, Greece on October 10 and November 27, 2021.

1st European Value Investing Conference (Virtual)

The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing (Europe), in collaboration with the Greek Centre for Value Investing, held its 1st European Value Investing Conference virtually on October 1, 2021. The Conference was sponsored by Eurobank S.A., Eurolife FFH, Centre for the Advancement of Value Investing Education and Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc. See Conference Details including Videos and Media Coverage

“What is an investor to do if high inflation is here to stay?”

Consumer prices, wages, shipping costs, barriers to trade, supply chain disruptions, taxation… all of these things have been steadily increasing. So why have Treasury bond yields gone down since last April? Is the economy as strong as it appears to be? In their article, “What is an investor to do if high inflation is here to stay?”, published…

Dr. Athanassakos’ Value Investing Speech at The Finance Symposium

Dr. George Athanassakos was a plenary speaker, discussing the value investing process and decision making, at the Finance Symposium in Chania, Crete, Greece. About the Event The Finance Symposium addresses novel solutions to cutting-edge problems in Finance and explores new trends in Financial Theory as they relate to the needs of practitioners at a global scale. Visit The Finance…

“Simple seasonality may be the culprit behind recent bond yield declines”

The first quarter of 2021 was devastating for government bonds in North America. Dr. George Athanassakos discusses a few possible causes in his latest article “Simple seasonality may be the culprit behind recent bond yield declines””, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p. B6. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online, under…

“What’s the difference between Ben Graham and Warren Buffett when it comes to value investing?”

Benjamin Graham is the father of value investing, which has traditionally meant looking at stocks with the lowest price-to-earnings and price-to-book multiples. Warren Buffett was once a disciple of that approach, but his company has grown so big that he now prefers larger-cap stocks that have sustainable competitive advantage, without necessarily low multiples. So why…

“Why my students believe this stock is truly undervalued”

In his latest article “Why my students believe this stock is truly undervalued”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p. B7, Dr. George Athanassakos explores a stock that passes all Ben Graham screening criteria. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online, under the title “Why the students in my value investing…

We would like to thank Eurobank S.A. and Eurolife  FFH for their generous support that allowed the establishment of the Greek Centre for Value Investing and for supporting the centre’s activities.