This news headline in The Business Time  dated 31stJul 2018 really caught my attention as I wonder if value investing is a result of “nature or nurture “. Can someone paying few thousand dollars to attend the so-called “ Value Investing Courses “ be able to practice what they teach and beat the market by getting Alpha or be beaten by Beta eventually. ( Link : Alpha , Beta , Smart Beta ) This is an interesting topics and debatable whether one can really learn to be a great investors like other’s skills ( e.g sports / driving / abacus etc ). If not , then why do we need to pay few thousand dollars just to learn how to invest or become next “Warren Buffett “ ( link : Success in Investing : Skill or Luck ) My suggestion will be going to library and pick up some good …