Greatest investors

Paul Samuelson: the world’s greatest investors

Paul Samuelson was one of the key people involved in the development of the efficient market hypothesis.

Nick Train: the world’s greatest investors

Nick Train

Nick Train is a believer in “buy and hold” – that you should find high-quality growth companies, buy them, then hang on to them.

Glenn Greenberg: the world’s greatest investors

Glen Greenberg was a value investor, although he sought out firms that looked inexpensive rather than dirt cheap.

Robert Wilson: the world’s greatest investors

Robert Wilson’s investment strategy was risky, says Matthew Partridge. But it paid off in the long run.

Eugene Kleiner: the world’s greatest investors

Eugene Kleiner invested in technology companies, mainly in what would become known as Silicon Valley.

Diana Choyleva: the unravelling of globalisation

Diana Choyleva

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to economist Diana Choyleva about how globalisation is “unravelling”, and what that means for the world economy.

Baron Nils Taube: the world’s greatest investors

Taube was a value investor who believed in searching through markets in a large number of countries to find undiscovered gems.

Charlie Morris: how to invest in the world of Trump

Charlie Morris

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Charlie Morris, editor of the Fleet Street Letter, about how to invest in the era of Donald Trump.

Bill Miller: the world’s greatest investors

Bill Miller’s approach was a blend of “growth at a reasonable price” and value strategies, says Matthew Partridge.

Charles Plowden: where to find long-term growth

Charles Plowden

Merryn Somerset Webb talks to professional investor Charles Plowden about investing for long-term growth, and where to find companies that will give above average returns.

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