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Which magic formula is the most popular

(Intro from the June 2014 edition of the systematic value investor newsletter)Over the past 5 years we gathered quite a few screens and ratios.

How to detect earnings manipulation and to avoid a permanent loss of capital

After all, you only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.Warren Buffett There a basically two main reasons for a total loss of capitalcompanies that are cooking the books; financial statements manipulation and fraud bankruptcyIn most cases these risk are frequently found together.

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60 Years ago on 29 May 1953, Sir Edmund Percival Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay became the first climbers confirmed as having reached the summit of Mount Everest.

External Finance Ratio - helping to find shareholder yield or value

Dear investors,The following article appeared in the 1 march 2013 issue of the Systematic Value Investor newsletter.Sign up hereto receive four investment ideas based on the best long term investment strategies we have tested.New – External Finance RatioIn this article I want to tell you about a ratio we have also added to the screener called the External Finance Ratio (EFR).