A Foolish Interview With Aswath Damodaran

Worldwide Invest Better Day 9/25/2012

Not long ago, my colleague Bryan White and I had the good fortune to interview Mr. Aswath Damodaran. Damodaran is a professor of finance at the Stern School of Business at New York University, where he teaches corporate finance and equity valuation, and we had an enlightening discussion on investing and different ways to view valuation.

In celebration of our Worldwide Invest Better Day happening on Sept. 25, I encourage you to give this interview a listen. I guarantee you'll be a better investor for it!

Jason Moser and Bryan White are both analysts for Motley Fool One. Jason owns shares of Amazon.com. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com and Apple. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Amazon.com and Apple. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended creating a bull call spread position in Apple. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days.


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  • Report this Comment On September 24, 2012, at 1:07 PM, Mega wrote:

    Professor Damodaran's justification of selling Apple sounds a lot like confirmation bias.

    Also, despite the fact that the Professor owned it, I'm not convinced it was ever a pure valuation/Graham/Buffett type stock. It was always a price multiple/qualitatitive/growth/Fisher type stock - and a great one at that.

  • Report this Comment On September 24, 2012, at 1:08 PM, Mega wrote:

    Good interview though, I enjoyed it. Thanks.

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