continued Charles Brandes isn't about to change his investment strategy, which has been so successful in areas other than newspapers. He has written three books on value investing. (San Diego's Janet Lowe has written at least twice as many books on the topic.) Brandes isn't the only San Diegan to tap Graham's expertise. Geraldine Weiss, who led the newsletter Investment Quality Trends to a sterling record beginning in the mid-1960s, is also a Graham follower.
Charles Brandes did not return several calls. The company's public relations department did not respond to phone calls or a detailed email seeking answers to queries.