Tag: value investing

Ford Motor Company: A Great Deal On An American Original

March 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Ford Motor Company:  A Great Deal On An American Original

I’m always on the lookout for a great deal.  My wife says I’m cheap… I prefer the term “economical”.  But let’s not split hairs. Like most people, I just don’t like paying more for something I can most likely get cheaper somewhere else.  Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not one of those crazy coupon […]

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Stock Investing: What To Do Now…

December 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
Stock Investing:  What To Do Now…

After a strong October, the US stock market is once again trapped in a chokehold of European uncertainty.  Sovereign debt worries in Europe’s biggest economies have investors the world over pulling their hair out. The tension is so thick you can cut it with a knife.  Volatility in the marketplace is exceptional- and it’s only […]

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Avoid Buying A Value Trap

August 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Avoid Buying A Value Trap

Traders have a lot of funny sayings about stocks, almost all of them filled with contradictions… “What goes up, must come down” or “Don’t try to catch a falling knife” come to mind immediately. These highly generalized statements apply accurately to many different things.  They’re overly simplistic statements of common sense.  I mean really, who […]

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Value Investing: Is It Dead?

November 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
Value Investing:  Is It Dead?

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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Are You Patient Enough?

September 24, 2010 | By | Reply More
Are You Patient Enough?

“How poor are they that have not patience!” You Shakespeare fans probably recognize this line from the Bard’s epic tragedy, Othello.  I must admit I’m not much of a Shakespeare scholar myself.  But I do recognize words of wisdom when I read them. And this quote is dripping with keen insight. Now, I doubt Shakespeare […]

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Time To Be Greedy!

September 9, 2010 | By | Reply More
Time To Be Greedy!

Have you ever gone against the grain on an investment? If you answered “yes”, give yourself a pat on the back.  You’re following in the steps of some of the greatest investors of all time.  Warren Buffett, George Soros, Peter Lynch, and many others have made huge fortunes with this simple investment strategy. Some call […]

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Invest According To GARP

August 5, 2010 | By | Reply More
Invest According To GARP

“The stock market is just one giant casino.” “I don’t buy stocks… they’re nothing more than lottery tickets.” “I don’t invest in the market because it’s worse than gambling.” Have you ever heard comments like this?  I have.  In fact, the above quotes are from people I talked to in my stockbroker days. Each quote […]

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Do Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Know Something?

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Do Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Know Something?

Sometimes success isn’t about being creative.  You can often achieve success simply by copying what successful people are doing.  Let me give you an example. Take Tiger Woods for instance. Despite his recent marital problems, the guy is a pro.  Over the years, he’s refined his golf swing.  It’s now a work of art.  His […]

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One Of The Greatest Companies In America

November 24, 2009 | By | Reply More
One Of The Greatest Companies In America

Coca Cola.  The name says it all.  The sweet, sugary drink has been a favorite for more than 123 years now.  The company that makes it is one of the world’s largest and best known companies. Coca Cola (KO) anchors the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Coke has been a member of the esteemed group since […]

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A Drug Stock To Buy Now

January 7, 2009 | By | Reply More
A Drug Stock To Buy Now

Just a few weeks ago I started buying for my own account.  I sensed a bottom might be forming in the market.  I didn’t time it perfectly, but I’m up on these investments so far.  Back in December I wrote about one of my picks.  If you missed that article you can check it out […]

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