“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…

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…

“Three steps that unlock value investing”

Dr. Athanassakos provides a value investing primer in his article “Three steps that unlock value investing”, (Please note that the article is written in Greek) published in Euro2Day, as he and his co-author explore the steps necessary to find and buy truly undervalued stocks. The growth of interest in value investing in Greece is also highlighted in the…

“Can this thinly traded value stock withstand the Netflix onslaught?”

Dr. George Athanassakos ponders if there is still value to be found in the traditional broadcasting space. He discusses one possibility in his latest article, “Can this thinly traded value stock withstand the Netflix onslaught?”, published in Globe Investor Magazine Online. [PDF]

“Why the value premium is not dead in Canada”

How is the enduring value premium in Canada related to the persistent rise in house prices? And how does it differ in countries such as the US and Greece? Find out in Dr. George Athanassakos’ latest article “Why the value premium is not dead in Canada”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p. B8. The…

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.