Value investing

4 Former Growth Giants That Have Turned Into Stock Bargains

Recently, the line between growth stocks and value stocks has gotten a lot blurrier. Many well-known companies that were high-growth for years now find themselves viewed as top picks by value-oriented investors. Let's take a look at four of them.

Investment Tips: How to Tame the Wall Street Beast

Amid plenty of uncertainty, investors are looking for strategies that will make them wealthy. But you should forget about the idea of getting rich quick and focus on diversity, according to Larry Light, author of the new book, Taming the Beast: Wall Street's Imperfect Answers to Making Money.

How to Distinguish a Value Stock From a Value Trap

A high-growth, rapid innovator like Apple is hardly the sort of stock you'd expect to find in a value investor's portfolio. Nevertheless, value investing guru Bill Nygren runs a mutual fund that owns some Apple shares. Find out why some tech stocks are appealing to value investors now.

Chasing Value: The Very Best Investors

After five years, 900,000+ words and a lot of interesting ideas this will be my last AOL post; a casualty of the Huffington Post deal. Chasing Value...

DailyFinance's Top 11 Value Stocks for 2011

Wall Street expects the S&P 500 to tacking on an 11% gain over the next 12 months -- with lots of ups and downs along the way. That has us inclined to play defense in our 2011 picks, with an eye toward bargain stocks paying generous, sustainable dividends. Here are our top 11 for 2011:

Jones Villalta Opportunity Fund Likes Financials, Tech Stocks

Where are the best deep-value investment opportunities? Where there is the most pessimism, of course. In this short video, fund manager Tom Villata talks about where he sees the greatest opportunities among blue-chip tech stocks and financials.

What Warren Buffett Is Buying -- and Why

The Oracle of Omaha's latest regulatory filing got plenty of press about what the billionaire is selling. But investors can glean far more valuable insights from what he's buying and the reasons why specific stocks -- like these three -- appeal to him.

Gabelli's 'Focus Five' Stocks Are Worth Watching

This deep-value portfolio has beaten the indexes for 12 straight quarters. The analysts who pick them use both thorough research and good judgment to make their picks. What are they buying for first-quarter 2010? Here's what.