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Investment Tips For 2018

While the U.S. media focused on the rise of U.S. stocks in 2017, it was actually international stocks that gave U.S. stocks a thumping. U.S....

What Are Your Investments Really Worth? 6

What Are Your Investments Really Worth?

I don’t think that most people know what their investments are really worth. If your portfolio was created for the purpose of providing future retirement...

Common Sense Investing Reaps a $46,800 profit so far – cont 6

Common Sense Investing Reaps a $46,800 profit so far – cont

The account mentioned on the below post is further updated here.  From September 11, 2006 to February 17th, 2011 the initially invested $200,000 has gained...

Common Sense Investing Reaps a $46,800 profit so far 8

Common Sense Investing Reaps a $46,800 profit so far

Nearly five years ago, I gave a seminar at Singapore American School, on indexed investing.  The lesson was simple, existing of the following: Most stock...

Numbers That Are Accurate, But Inaccurate 3

Numbers That Are Accurate, But Inaccurate

My guess is that a fairly low percentage of people have monitored their investment performances over the past decade or more, and compared their results...

Where did my money go? 24

Where did my money go?

Most of my friends think that I’ve lost my mind.  Two days ago, I sold $700,000 worth of individual stocks that I stockpiled lovingly, mostly...

Investors–You Should Listen to a Dying Wall Street Man 6

Investors–You Should Listen to a Dying Wall Street Man

With the conflicts of interest and ignorance within the money management industry, one Wall Street veteran with brain cancer wants to stand up and be...

Am I Smart Enough to Beat the Market Indexes? 1

Am I Smart Enough to Beat the Market Indexes?

I’ve devoted all sorts of time on this site to explaining why buying actively managed mutual funds is a fool’s errand. After all expenses (most...

Women Invest Differently Than Men 0

Women Invest Differently Than Men

As the saying goes,  behind every successful man there is a woman  – and it’s the same with investing. Fess up, fellows: The masters of the...