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Old 1st February 2013, 06:03 AM
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Oga Salida,a hold at N14,this one is way overvalued.In my humble opinion though.
BGL, attested to the fact that it ws overvalued and this was backed up by figures. Was just pointing to the rating given by BGL.
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Sir KOD, BGL actually placed a HOLD on the stock, not a BUY. However, it was a lucid analysis and the market is already reacting.
Ah. Thanks for pointing that out. So it was a hold. I escaped that train a long time ago. I am a long term investor but there are some things I see that make me bail out...

That's why Sir Nosa can read all the behavioral finance books in the world but he can never get into my head.
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Ah. Thanks for pointing that out. So it was a hold. I escaped that train a long time ago. I am a long term investor but there are some things I see that make me bail out...

That's why Sir Nosa can read all the behavioral finance books in the world but he can never get into my head.
According to the book the best thing to do next is nothing, most of us have made a killing and are feeling quite confident which is a bad thing.
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The second book "diary of a hedge fund manager" would probably make a decent novel but I don't read novels and as such found it useless and stopped reading half way thru (maybe it'll change dramatically at the end but I doubt) and would pick it up later.

That brings me to the book I'm currently reading, Investment Psychology explained by Martin J. Pring, this book is pure gold to anyone with a CSCS account and even thou I'm only a quarter way thru I can see it turning out to be as good as "intelligent investor by Benjamin Graham". Basically, I strongly recommend this book for everyone in the market and I wish I'd read it earlier cause I'd have been a lot richer now.
Oga nosa2 I hail O, I currently reside in Lagos, please which bookshop(s) can I get the book Investment Psychology by Martin j Pring, I will very much like to read the book.
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The second book "diary of a hedge fund manager" would probably make a decent novel but I don't read novels and as such found it useless and stopped reading half way thru (maybe it'll change dramatically at the end but I doubt) and would pick it up later.

That brings me to the book I'm currently reading, Investment Psychology explained by Martin J. Pring, this book is pure gold to anyone with a CSCS account and even thou I'm only a quarter way thru I can see it turning out to be as good as "intelligent investor by Benjamin Graham". Basically, I strongly recommend this book for everyone in the market and I wish I'd read it earlier cause I'd have been a lot richer now.
Oga nosa2 I hail O, I currently reside in Lagos, please which bookshop(s) can I get the book Investment Psychology by Martin j Pring, I will very much like to read the book.
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Old 10th February 2013, 08:47 AM
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Oga nosa2 I hail O, I currently reside in Lagos, please which bookshop(s) can I get the book Investment Psychology by Martin j Pring, I will very much like to read the book.
I get my books from Amazon
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Here are the books I finally settled on

1. Investment Psychology explained by Martin J. Pring.

2.*Diary of a Hedge Fund Manager: From the Top, to the Bottom, and Back Again by*Keith McCullough

3. The Little Book That Still Beats the Market (Little Books. Big Profits) *by*Joel Greenblatt

4.*Value Investing: From Graham to Buffett and Beyond (Wiley Finance) by*Bruce C. N. Greenwald, Judd Kahn
i've finished reading number 1 and started number 3 but the number 3 look oversimplify
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Where can i get good and affordable books in Lagos. I need to equip my library with more books.

I want books on leadership, entrepreneurship, management, personal finance, real estate, investment, marketing, Business policy and strategy etc.
Oga Emma, I dont know if you've gotten an answer to your question above.
Check Laterna Ventures Ltd. 13 Oko-Awo Street, Off Adetokunbo Ademola Street, VI. Just opposite Total Head Office/Eko Hotel.

P/S: That Oko-Awo na one way o! So be careful. Best to go on a saturday cos of traffic.
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Old 23rd March 2013, 03:44 PM
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Oga Emma, I dont know if you've gotten an answer to your question above.
Check Laterna Ventures Ltd. 13 Oko-Awo Street, Off Adetokunbo Ademola Street, VI. Just opposite Total Head Office/Eko Hotel.

P/S: That Oko-Awo na one way o! So be careful. Best to go on a saturday cos of traffic.
Oga Emman, i am currently reading The Snowball:Warren Buffett and the Business of Life by Alice Schroeder,it is a fascinating book about business, leadership and autobiography of the Sage of Omaha.I recommend adding it to your list.
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I think this is the best tread to say RIP prof CHINUA ACHEBE The great literary icon that I grew up to respect.I can't forget your great works.I can't forget your few works I was privileged to read like things fall apart,antills of the savannah,no longe at ease,a man of the people,chike and the river,arrow of God.RIP true son of Mother Africa.RIP Albert Chinualumogu Achebe
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I think this is the best tread to say RIP prof CHINUA ACHEBE The great literary icon that I grew up to respect.I can't forget your great works.I can't forget your few works I was privileged to read like things fall apart,antills of the savannah,no longe at ease,a man of the people,chike and the river,arrow of God.RIP true son of Mother Africa.RIP Albert Chinualumogu Achebe
When the 'Arrow of God' struck at things
Things were 'No Longer at Ease'
Which made 'Things to Fall Apart'.

I have always considered 'Arrow of God' as Achebe's greatest novel.

RIP to the literary 'Oga at the top'.
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Can anyone tell me the best Nigeria Investment author,I have been thinking about this for a long time.all we have here are foriegn authors.
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When the 'Arrow of God' struck at things
Things were 'No Longer at Ease'
Which made 'Things to Fall Apart'.

I have always considered 'Arrow of God' as Achebe's greatest novel.

RIP to the literary 'Oga at the top'.
Yes Oga Migiets, I share your view. I also considered Arrow of God his best work but things “Things Fall Apart” got huge publicity because it was visually dramatized.
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Can anyone tell me the best Nigeria Investment author,I have been thinking about this for a long time.all we have here are foriegn authors.
I don't think there any good ones.
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Yes Oga Migiets, I share your view. I also considered Arrow of God his best work but things “Things Fall Apart” got huge publicity because it was visually dramatized.
Who have read chike and river in primary school?
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Who have read chike and river in primary school?
I did way back in the days. Not sure if I could remember the story line again.
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Who have read chike and river in primary school?
I read it in Form 1 years ago. That was where there was a vehicle that had 'SMOG' which means 'Save Me O God'.

I was never a literature student but i loved reading books in 'African Writers Series (AWS)'. Does not know what has happened to that series. Another series i would love to have resuscitated is 'Pacesetter' which had prolific writers like Kalu Okpi.
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I read it in Form 1 years ago. That was where there was a vehicle that had 'SMOG' which means 'Save Me O God'.

I was never a literature student but i loved reading books in 'African Writers Series (AWS)'. Does not know what has happened to that series. Another series i would love to have resuscitated is 'Pacesetter' which had prolific writers like Kalu Okpi.
yeah, i remember...fantastic series...those were the good ol' days
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I was just checking and i saw this and i think those interested should listen to this. This regarded as the bible of investing. Ladies and gentlemen, this is the audio book of the Intelligent investor. enjoy
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Another must for any serious investor
Security analysis by Benjamin Graham
enjoy
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