Back in July/Emergency Stem Cell Transplant

I hope to return by July, but if not, I will see you all on the other side.  Someone will still check each week to manage the Deep Value Group. Scroll down and follow link


I have been diagnosed with a rare bone marrow blood disorder called Amyloidosis.

My immediate treatment is

My view so far: Fear Loathing and Stem Cell Transplant

Now I could have this attitude but I choose this


48 responses to “Back in July/Emergency Stem Cell Transplant

  1. I have really benefitted from your site and have been a regular follower. hope you get well soon. cheers amit

  2. Wish you all the best John, and look forward to hear from you again in the summer.

  3. You are a good man and I wish you the best.

  4. Dinesh Kumbham

    wish you all the luck in the world. See you in july

  5. Beat of luck. Look foreard to hearing from you when tou return.

  6. John, our thoughts are with you. We send our endless encouragement that everything will be wonderful. Best of luck!We will see you in July.

  7. Good luck John. See you in July. You will be in my thoughts.

  8. Will save a good thought for you and pray each day for your successful treatment.
    Chin up – look forward to hearing of your recovery!

  9. Dear John,

    Good luck.

    For me you have been a light and inspiration up till now and you will continue in July for many more summers.

  10. Praveen Tipirneni

    So sorry to hear John.

  11. Dear John,
    good luck and be strong. Will send the positive vibes out into the universe. Look forward to the return in July. Thanks for all the effort you have put into all of this.

  12. John – Your site’s material and commentary has saved me YEARS of wandering in the investing wilderness and getting lost in financial cul-de-sacs. I can’t thank you enough. Be well.

  13. Dear John,
    Sorry to hear this. See you in July. Good luck and all the best from Germany

  14. John –

    Best of luck. I will pray for your speedy and safe recovery.

    I have learned so much from you. And appreciate all your efforts to educate.

  15. Dear John,

    Stay strong and hoping that you’ll have a complete and speedy recovery. Many thanks for being so selfless and sharing all your thoughts and wisdom with us on value investing.

    Best regards

  16. See you in July with more knowledge that you are yet to share with us .
    I know you will be back because you have so much to share and I have so much to learn

  17. John, Thank you for your selflessness and I really appreciate all you have done. I have learned a lot from your blog and deep value group. I am looking forward to learn more when you return in July.
    Best of luck, I will pray for your speedy recovery.

  18. I´ve been reading your blog for a while. You are kind of a mentor for me. I hope you do well. Chin up Jhon.

  19. Dear John,

    We all wishes the best of lucks in this situation. Thanks for this website; all the resources you’ve shared with us and for the incredible DEEP VALUE GROUP.

    We will see you in a flash 😉

    Good luck!

  20. John,

    I can but echo all the sentiments expressed thus far. Your site is invaluable, and I’ve always appreciated your comments.

    See you in July, so we can check in on Ackman’s gold short (since when did Ackman listen to anybody?).

    All the best for a speedy recovery,

  21. Thanks for the insights and wisdom over the years John, I hope that you recover swiftly.


  22. John,

    Wishing you the best during this period and I hope you make a solid recovery. You’ve been an inspiration to a lot of people, including me.

    Net Net Hunter

  23. God bless John and wishing you a speedy recovery.

  24. Michal Palczewski

    You have made a difference in my life. Thank you!

    I’m sorry to hear about your condition, I wish you all the best and hope for a recovery. For however long you are gone, you will be missed.

  25. Good luck John and thank you for amazing blog and especially Deep Value Group which are great help for our Czech group of investors.

    Best of luck and speed recovery

  26. Get well soon! Your blog is very educational!

  27. John Chew – You have had a positive influence on my life through your writing and teaching. I am not sure what greater compliment I could give an individual I have never met. Hope to share a drink or two with you on the other side.

    God Bless & God Speed

  28. I always feel grateful to you John! Wish you the best luck and quick recovery!

  29. Dear John – Even though I never met you, you are like a mentor to me in some way. I learned a lot from your writings and the readings posted on the website and the deepvalue group. I’m sure many followers would feel the same way. You are a generous and great man. We are all praying for you. Wish you a successful treatment and a speedy recovery! See you on the other side once you get well.

  30. Very sorry to hear that John.
    Investing aside – The only wealth which you will keep forever is the wealth you have given away.
    We are all grateful for the wealth of knowledge you have given to us, and we look forward to a whole lot more!
    Godspeed from Sweden

  31. Roberto Coccaro

    Dear John,

    I wish all the luck in the world and i expect your return as soon as you possible. Thanks for this website.
    Good luck brother!

  32. Get well soon, all the best wishes!

  33. Best wishes.

  34. I’m so sorry to hear of your illness.

    I have found your blog to be very informative over the years.

    I wish you a safe and speedy recovery.

  35. I wish you a full recovery. I have appreciated your thoughtful work. See you in August.

  36. Dear John,

    Best wishes. Await ur return.

  37. Derek Heffernan

    Best of luck John, hope everyting goes well

  38. Can’t thank you enough for the contributions you’ve made to my personal journey.

    My prayers are with you.

  39. Vishnu V Pillai


    Get well soon.

    Hope to hear positive news from you soon.

  40. Best of luck, John.

  41. Dear John

    Sorry to hear this. Hope you have a speedy recovery. Best wishes! Chong

  42. Best of luck and get well soon

  43. Eduardo Freitas

    Hello John,

    Just know there will be plenty of people praying for a safe surgery and a great recovery for you!

    Best Regards,


  44. John,
    Thanks for your teacher’s heart and all you’ve done & will do for the group. Know you are loved and appreciated!

  45. John

    Best of luck. See you in July.

    Hong Kong

  46. Dear Mr.John Chew,Praying to God to always be with you and your family and guide you towards speedy recovery.All the very best till you are back in action in July

  47. My very best wishes to you.

  48. Dear John,
    Thank you so much for all you’ve done for the value investing community.
    I wish you all the best and a speedy recovery.
    Best wishes,

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