Effective companies are about people working well together, says Hugo Young, manager of the Aberdeen Global Asia Pacific Equity Fund.
Victor Niederhoffer set out to disprove the efficient market hypothesis, prevalent among economists at the time.
Bruce Kovner achieved success by using a mixture of fundamental and technical investment analysis.
David Ricardo’s status was made during the Battle of Waterloo, spreading false rumours to manipulate the market.
Walter Schloss focused on companies that were selling below what he considered to be the value of their net assets.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to value investor Charles Heenan of Kennox Asset Management about his investment strategy – and the financial benefits of doing nothing for long periods of time.
Gabelli likens investing to poker: you collect information, evaluate it and use it to project what will happen in the future, says Matthew Partridge.
Legendary investor Blair Hull made a series of very successful trades based on his reading of market sentiment.
Merryn Somerset Webb talks to fund manager Nick Greenwood about why you should buy investment trusts over open-ended funds, and his three favourite areas to invest in now.
Investment legend Ray Dalio’s basic idea is to base investment decisions on macroeconomic analysis. Matthew Partridge explains.
Richard Rainwater’s strategy was to spot major technological or economic changes and profit from them, says Matthew Partridge.