“Good companies don’t always make good investments.”

A good company must be a good investment, doesn’t it, or does it? Dr. George Athanassakos answers this question in his article, titled, “Good companies don’t always make good investments”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p.B10. The article also appeared in Globe Investor Magazine Online, under the same title on February 13, 2024. View…

“What’s really behind Bitcoin’s recent rally”

What made Bitcoin more valuable now than it was in October 2023? Is it simply because many people think it is more valuable now or expect it to become more valuable? Dr. George Athanassakos doesn’t think it’s that simple and discusses why in his article, titled, “What’s really behind bitcoin’s recent rally”, published in The Globe…

“Successful value investors weigh in on the importance of character”

Does character matter in investing? Dr. George Athanassakos’ article, titled, “Successful value investors weigh in on the importance of character”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p.B7, summarizes interviews with successful value investors and finds that success in investing is not a matter of IQ. Most successful investors are intelligent, but intelligence has…

Value Investing Keynote Presentation at “Smart Vienna 2023”

Dr. George Athanassakos gave a keynote speech, titled “Value vs Growth Investing and the Future of Stock Prices”, at the 2023 “Smart Vienna” Conference for professionals in Vienna, Austria. View Event Details

“Any hopes of AI saving the day are futile”

Will artificial intelligence have a dampening effect on inflation and interest rates, and a positive effect on productivity and profit margins? Dr. George Athanassakos doesn’t count on it. Find out why in his article titled, “Any hopes of AI saving the day are futile”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p.B10. The article also…

Value Investing Presentation at the CFA Society Austria

Dr. George Athanassakos gave a speech, titled “Value Investing: Who, What and Why?”, at an event sponsored by the CFA Society Austria and Vienna’s Kathrein Bank. View Event Details

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 22, November 5, and November 19 2023.

Virtual Value Investing Presentation at The Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis’ Financial Issues Forum

Dr. George Athanassakos gave a speech, titled “Value vs Growth Investing and the Future of Stock Prices”, at the Financial Issues Forum, hosted by The Gabelli Center for Global Security Analysis at Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University. View Event Details

3rd European Value Investing Conference

The Ben Graham Centre for Value Investing (Europe), in collaboration with the Greek Centre for Value Investing, held its 3rd European Value Investing Conference in Athens, Greece on October 13, 2023. The Conference was sponsored by Eurobank S.A., Eurolife FFH, Centre for the Advancement of Value Investing Education, Turtle Creek Asset Management Inc., and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. See Conference…

“The housing crisis isn’t just a supply issue. Here’s how to fix demand”

In their article titled, “The housing crisis isn’t just a supply issue. Here’s how to fix demand”, published in The Globe and Mail (Report on Business), p.B4, Dr. Athanassakos and Scott Gryba explore the factors influencing housing affordability and potential solutions. They emphasize the importance of addressing not just supply-side issues but also the equally significant…

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.