Four Reasons Why A Stock is Hated

Updated: Sep 23, 2020

Joel Greenblatt has one of the best track records of all professional money managers. He wrote several books on investing but two of those — You can Be a Stock Market Genius and The Little Book That Beats the Market — are widely read on Wall Street and have influenced an incredibly large number of investors ranging from retail investors to hedge fund managers.

What you may not know is that there is an even bigger gem out there of Joel Greenblatt’s teachings than those 2 books that is available for free.

A student in one of Joel Greenblatt’s MBA classes took very detailed and well written notes from 2002–2006 that he shared. I don’t have his full name but he left his email address on the notes so hat tip to for the incredible notes which I posted a link to download at the end of this post.

I’ve read through a lot of these notes but there is one class that got me thinking today and that is the class where Brian Gains of Springhouse Capital gives a guest lecture on dying ind