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World's Greatest Investors June 3, 2015 20:00

Today, we are taking a history lesson to find out more about success stories in the world of investment.

Quotatium introduces you to 10 great investors who have made immense contribution to the market.

Firstly, Benjamin Graham declares that any investment should be more valuable than the amount an investor has to pay.

In John Templeton’s case, he bought low during the Depression, sold high during the internet boom and made more than a few good calls in between." 

Thomas Rowe Price, Jr. is considered to be "the father of growth investing." He pioneered the long-term investment movement in good companies.

 

John Neff’s tactic involves investing in popular industries. This brought him a gain of more than 55 times an initial investment.

 

Jesse Livermore has accumulated experience through his wins as well as his loses.

 

Next, Peter Lynch, often described as a "chameleon,"could adapt to any investment style worked at the time.

 

As an investor, George Soros was a short-term speculator, making huge bets on the directions of financial markets. He also has an aggressive hedge fund.

 

Warren Buffett, referred to as the "Oracle of Omaha", has amassed a multibillion dollar fortune mainly through buying stocks and companies through Berkshire Hathaway. 

John (Jack) Bogle started the no loan mutual fund and championed low-cost index, investing for millions of investors. 

 

Lastly, Carl Icahn is famous for the "Icahn Lift." This describes the upward bounce in a company's stock price that typically happens when Carl Icahn starts buying the stock of a company he believes is poorly managed.

Christina Nguyen