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Hello you wonderful and intelligent individuals that make up this forum, i sincerely hope you are having a good start to the week.

I have done a course online in relation to Value Investing, which i found very helpful. It took me through the process of evaluating stocks briefly, finding ones with high operating margins, low debt. Then doing calculations on strong stocks such as Enterprise Value to determine if the stock was undervalued. Then fully evaluating all public statements like Annual Reports and any red flags to look for. It was like a masterclass, with everything you need to become successful Value Investing. Since then i have read books such as Peter Lynch One Up One Wall Street and it seems to mention mostly everything i know, but a different slant on things such as looking for stocks that Wall Street might have missed such as Knife and Fork Manufacturers, Funeral service stocks etc.

I kindly wondered whether this further reading of investing books is now necessary as it seems to confuse things further. There is certain tips within the book however i found the Value Investing course the most helpful. Can i kindly please ask whether i should now continue practising my skills researching stocks and whether the further reading of books such as Peter Lynch would be necessary for my growth please? If anyone kindly had any thoughts on this i would be forever grateful and thankful for your support with this, it would mean the world to me.

Sending you lots of good wishes and i truly hope you become massively successful with your investing and have a wonderful life. Very best wishes.

Unfortunately it’s a lifelong thing, you’re going to have to keep reading and reading and reading. There really isn’t a one size fits all strategy where you can just read one book and be fine. Markets change and you need to adapt with them.

Try the Investment Checklist by Michael Shearn if you want something more robust that will teach you a more broad way of researching customers.

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