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Other Things on Our Mind That Didn’t Manage to Work Their Way Into a Coherent Pattern for Our October Strategy Letter

BITCOIN: J.P. Morgan boss Jamie Dimon: “It’s a fraud. It’s worse than tulip bulbs. It won’t end well. Someone is going to get killed.” In the other Corner: Murray Stahl. And the following is just purely stupid: Usually when a […]

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 30 | Can You Walk Past the Doughnuts?

Download Cove Street Capital’s October 2017 Strategy Letter Number 30, “Can You Walk Past the Doughnuts?”

Other Recent CSC Thoughts and Ruminations That Did Not Fall Into a Coherent Narrative for Our June Strategy Letter

Risk—the extent of loss that a person or an organization can withstand without having to significantly change spending habits. THIS drives a lot more market activity than a Sharpe Ratio. The new Edward Thorp biography, “A Man for All Markets” […]

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 29 | Not Going Gently into the Night: Active Management and Electric Guitars

Download Cove Street Capital’s June 2017 Strategy Letter Number 29, “Not Going Gently into the Night: Active Management and Electric Guitars”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 28 | Hooey and the Sausage Making

Download Cove Street Capital’s March 2017 Strategy Letter Number 28, “Hooey and the Sausage Making”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 27 | Some Things Really Do Change

Download Cove Street Capital’s November 2016 Strategy Letter Number 27, “Some Things Really Do Change”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 26 | Dow 36,000…and the Grumbling Hive

Download Cove Street Capital’s September 2016 Strategy Letter Number 26, “Dow 36,000…and the Grumbling Hive”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 25 | T.I.N.A. Will Be a Cruel Mistress

Download Cove Street Capital’s July 2016 Strategy Letter Number 25, “T.I.N.A. Will Be a Cruel Mistress”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 24 | Living in an Economics-Free Zone

Download Cove Street Capital’s April 2016 Strategy Letter Number 24, “Living in an Economics-Free Zone”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 23 | Waves in an Ocean of Guesses

Download Cove Street Capital’s January 2016 Strategy Letter Number 23, “Waves in an Ocean of Guesses”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 22 | Paleo Investing

Download Cove Street Capital’s September 2015 Strategy Letter Number 22, “Paleo Investing”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 21 | Three Anecdotes Don’t Make a Data

Download Cove Street Capital’s July 2015 Strategy Letter Number 21, “Three Anecdotes Don’t Make a Data”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 20 | Don’t Bring a Knife To a Gun Fight

Download Cove Street Capital’s May 2015 Strategy Letter Number 20, “Don’t Bring a Knife To a Gun Fight”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 19 | The Great Complacency…Continued

Download Cove Street Capital’s January 2015 Strategy Letter Number 19, “The Great Complacency…Continued”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 18 | Metastability?

Download Cove Street Capital’s September 2014 Strategy Letter Number 18, “Metastability”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 17 | Hockey is Nothing Like Investing

Download Cove Street Capital’s July 2014 Strategy Letter Number 17, “Hockey is Nothing Like Investing”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 16 | What Would You Do if You Were Prem Watsa?

Download Cove Street Capital’s March 2014 Strategy Letter Number 16, “What Would You Do if You Were Prem Watsa?”

More Thoughts for the January 2014 Strategy Letter

Here are some thoughts that didn’t make it into our January Strategy Letter but that I wanted to clean off the plate for the New Year: Becoming a celebrity investor as a result of being a serial presenter on the […]

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 15 | The Fear Pendulum: From End of the World to Market Melt-Up?

Download Cove Street Capital’s January 2014 Strategy Letter Number 15, “The Fear Pendulum: From End of the World to Market Melt-Up?”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 14 | Steve Jobs Didn’t Give a *!@% About the Debt Ceiling

Download Cove Street Capital’s October 2013 Strategy Letter Number 14, “Steve Jobs Didn’t Give a *!@% About the Debt Ceiling”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 13 | Who Are You Going to Believe—These Non-GAAP Numbers or Your Lying Eyes?

Download Cove Street Capital’s August 2013 Strategy Letter Number 13, “Who Are You Going to Believe—These Non-GAAP Numbers or Your Lying Eyes?”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 12 | Harleys and Leather Jackets

Download Cove Street Capital’s May 2013 Strategy Letter Number 12, “Harleys and Leather Jackets”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 11 | Call Him Ishmael

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CSC Strategy Letter | Number 10 | The Lost Decade…Found?

Download Cove Street Capital’s January 2013 Strategy Letter Number 10, “The Lost Decade…Found?”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 9 | Idiosyncratic Risk…and the Other Kind

Download Cove Street Capital’s November 2012 Strategy Letter Number 9, “Idiosyncratic Risk…and the Other Kind”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 8 | You Didn’t Build This Rally

Download Cove Street Capital’s September 2012 Strategy Letter Number 8, “You Didn’t Build This Rally”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 7 | Volcker Does Not Rule

Download Cove Street Capital’s June 2012 Strategy Letter Number 7, “Volcker Does Not Rule”

CSC Strategy Letter | Number 6 | Lots to Fear or Fear Itself?

Download Cove Street Capital’s March 2012 Strategy Letter Number 6, “Lots to Fear or Fear Itself?”