There are several investment styles you can choose to follow, but value investing has proven to be one of the most successful strategies over time. Although it has fallen out of favour since the 2008 financial crisis, it can still offer value. Value strategies usually perform the best when the market is under severe pressure. But markets, especially those in the US, have not been under real pressure since 2008. Instead, the US markets have enjoyed one of the longest bull runs in history. This environment has been conducive to growth strategies, which have become more popular. So, some investors have started combining other factors with value strategies to capture any growth in markets. Value investing 101 Value investing is driven by the concept of intrinsic value. It can be considered the cornerstone of value investing and is calculated through fundamental analysis to determine the present value of future cash flows of a specific share or company. The intrinsic value of a company i...

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