Surrounded by the sea of noise especially during this crisis period, it is extremely easy to get lost in the financial market. Most market participants spend the entire time being aimless, following the latest fads and end up burning their pockets repeatedly.

During any point in their investing journey, it is likely that they have encountered value investing but many dismiss it as old-fashioned and boring. They are right, what excitement is there in investing in boring and possibly unloved companies? Let’s not get started about the importance of sitting on cash and waiting for opportunities.

Value investing is a waiting game. It is also one that requires a huge amount of discipline and emotional intelligence.

We have specially picked out 5 key ideas espoused by great value investors to hopefully serve as reminders for you to remain steadfast and confident in your decisions.

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