Yiannis G. Mostrous

Analyst Articles

By Yiannis G. MostrousMCLEAN, Va.–A friend pointed out to me recently the existence of a Web site where active “condo traders” buy and sell this specific type of real estate. In disbelief– my na’vet’ wouldn’t allow me to think the situation had reached such levels–I immediately visited… Read More

By Yiannis G. MostrousMCLEAN, Va.–I’ve just landed after a transatlantic flight and haven’t had a lot of time to adjust. But my view remains quite upbeat–the onset of the usually weak month of September notwithstanding. As I noted last week, Italy could surprise to the upside… Read More

September is back-to-school time. It’s also a great opportunity to re-examine your portfolio and strategy to ensure you make the most of what’s often the year’s most profitable quarter in the markets. Read More

By Yiannis G. Mostrous ANTWERP, Belgium–The world’s stock markets can rally in the short term, especially if the US economy doesn’t produce any big surprises to the downside. Investors should treat such a rally as tactical in nature and therefore steer clear of major portfolio restructuring. Read More

Three months ago, Richard Kinder, the CEO of Kinder Morgan, offered to take the pipeline firm private at $100.00 a share. However, the offer price was recently raised to $107.50 so the stock is now trading at around $104.50; so, rather than wait for the deal to be completed, take profits now. Read More

Using its uniquely structured lithium titanate batteries—which operate just like a conventional lithium ion battery pack—not only do you get three times the power on a fraction of the charge time, you also get a battery that can be used exponentially longer at a much wider temperature range. Most important, it's drastically safer. Read More