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Back in December 2013, I wrote my 3 rd article, which highlighted the importance of using the historic P/E to know when to purchase a stock. The basic idea was that by looking at the historic P/E, you might find that some companies are traditionally valued at a premium to the market.
Given the growing body of scholarly work over “risk factor” investing, especially the growing number of risks cited as factors, one has to wonder: what exactly is a “factor”? In terms that admirers of Rodgers and Hammerstein will remember: is a feature of an investment a risk factor because it’s r
New York City is the center of capitalism and financial markets. However, hiding underneath the towering skyscrapers is an organization that defies the free market forces by siphoning off increasing amounts of city and state taxpayer dollars.
Do you continue to see opportunities for venture capital firms (VCs) to deliver good performance given the risks associated with venture capital today? There are three main things all VCs need to do to achieve good results.
Not all that long ago, “stock-picking” entailed tedious, relentless research. In order to get the complete financial picture of a firm and its shares, individual investors had to scour the pages of financial newspapers or pore over scores of thick, dull annual reports.
This article originally appeared in the December 2012 issue of the AAII Journal. When searching for stock investing candidates, it may be easy to come up with a list of meaningful screening criteria, but building and applying a cohesive set of criteria can be challenging.
A couple weeks ago, Tadas Viskanta of Abnormal Returns ran a series of links to posts he described as “criminally overlooked.
It has become accepted, conventional wisdom that investors underperform their investments by timing those investments badly.
These days more and more of my clients approach me with the wish to build their own Miami home. Current homes for sale in Miami just don’t meet all their requirements and they don’t want to wait anymore for that perfect home to become available but rather just create it themselves.