Value investing is the tried and true method of building long-term wealth by investing in under-appreciated companies. While the stock market has seen many innovations since the birth of value investing in the late 1920’s, the basic principle remains the same—good companies bought at a good price, make for great value investments.
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The party may soon be over for many utility sector investments. Here, we pinpoint some of the best and safest utility stocks according to time-tested criteria.
The stock market continues to rise as the real economy remains stuck in neutral thanks to monetary stimulus. When the monetary music stops, large caps will drop based on "risk-off" macro beta but small caps will perform based on fundamentals.
Companies headed by their founders outperform companies headed by professional managers. The reason is simple to understand: founders have passion, love their companies, and want them to succeed over the long term.
With interest rates on fixed-income investments near all-time lows, income-seeking investors need to look at stocks. U.S. dividend-paying stocks historically outperform, but foreign dividend-paying stocks have performed even better.
Although investing in small-cap stocks promises higher appreciation potential over the long term, adding foreign small caps offers the added benefit to your portfolio of very-low correlations.
The second crucial component of an outperforming Roadrunner Stock is management integrity, which isn't easy to determine. But there are some observable corporate behaviors that shed light on whether corporate management's heart is in the right place.
Jim reveals the first "secret sauce" criterion in his stock-picking formula for uncovering the super small-cap growth stocks of the next decade.
The stock of 3D Systems sold off after reporting strong fourth-quarter earnings, whereas competitor Stratasys saw its stock jump after reporting a very-similar earnings report. The differing treatment by investors is unjustified.
Short sellers on average are some of the smartest investors, so investors that buy heavily-shorted stocks are assuming additional risk. Sometimes, however, the risk is worth it.
They were the darlings of America’s post-war boom. Some are likely to grab the spotlight again in 2013.