Tag: Buy and Hold

Taking Control Of Your Financial Future

| January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

2011 went out with a whimper. After a tumultuous year that saw the S&P 500 as high as 1,370 and as low as 1,074, the S&P ended the year exactly where it started. I’m not exaggerating… The S&P started trading on January 3rd at 1,257 and it closed at 1,257 on December 30th. With one […]

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Value Investing: Is It Dead?

| November 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Most investors are familiar with the concept of value investing.  Warren Buffett popularized this age old method by earning massive returns year after year. In a nutshell, value investing focuses on identifying undervalued companies.  Seems pretty simple right?  You just go out and find some cheap, mispriced company, load up on the shares, and watch […]

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Go With A Winner!

| August 20, 2010 | 0 Comments

The Dow first crossed 10,000 nearly eleven and a half years ago. I remember watching CNBC as this historic event occurred.  It was March 16, 1999.  Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange began cheering and tossing homemade confetti.  Everyone was celebrating the markets historic moment. I doubt they would have been […]

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Is Diversification Worth It?

| August 10, 2010 | 0 Comments

How do you feel about adding pork belly futures to your portfolio?  How about Bolivian government bonds?  Hey, the investment experts are always telling us how important it is to diversify… But is diversification even really worthwhile? The short answer… it all depends on how you diversify. First off, let’s talk about what diversification means. […]

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Is Your Portfolio Good Enough?

| July 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

I’d be willing to bet your portfolio isn’t performing like you hoped.  I’m saying this with confidence even though I’ve never seen any of your investments first hand. Why am I so sure? It’s your financial advisors… They aren’t passing around the best advice. In fact, they’re probably giving you the same worn out advice […]

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