All posts tagged "sma comment"

  • Alan Greenspan Believes Stocks are Cheap if Earnings Continue to Rise

    In The Wall Street Journal’s The Big Interview with Kelly Evans, Alan Greenspan talks at length about his view on the economy and stock market.  He also says he wouldn’t have done anything different given what he...

    • Posted January 11, 2011
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  • Derek Hernquist Doesn’t Get the Need to Predict

    Derek Hernquist, writer of the “Musings of a Tape Reader” blog, is critical of the constant predictions spouted by the pundits. He singles out Doug Kass, while acknowledging he has made great calls in the past, wonders...

    • Posted January 8, 2011
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  • The Market Thoroughly Convinces Investors to be Optimistic

    Paul J. Lim, senior editor at Money Magazine, has written an article published in The N. Y. Times revealing that investors made decent returns by taking on more risk in the past decade: Risk-taking hasn’t been rewarded over just the last...

    • Posted December 26, 2010
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  • The Case for Japanese Stocks

    Christopher Pavese, writer of the blog, “The View from the Blue Ridge,” touts the virtues of Japanese stocks. Pavese underscores the futility investors have faced investing in the Nikkei index over the past 20+ years: The Spectacular...

    • Posted December 16, 2010
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  • David Winters Says to Look Globally

    David Winters was on CNBC this week giving his view of the current investment landscape in a short interview with Maria Bartiromo.  Winters previously worked with the famed value manager Michael Price of the Mutual Series of...

    • Posted December 15, 2010
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  • Pitfalls of High Dividend Stock Investing

    Larry Swedroe, author of numerous investing books, points out that investing in stocks paying high dividends is no substitute for a good fixed income strategy or a diversified stock approach. While the financial media touts high-dividend stocks strategies...

    • Posted December 7, 2010
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  • Active Managers Are Doing Horribly

    Jeff Cox, CNBC staff writer at NetNet, reports on the dismal results obtained by active money managers this year. Despite the stock market’s relatively robust performance in 2010, this has been a bad year for active managers—in fact,...

    • Posted December 4, 2010
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  • Perhaps a Safer Way to Play Emerging Markets

    Daniel Fisher has written an article for Forbes highlighting several domestic stocks with large international sales exposure.  Fisher indicates that investing in U. S. based stocks is probably safer than going overseas. Forget about buying shares in...

    • Posted November 30, 2010
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  • The Dismal Performance of Commodity ETFs

    Izabella Kaminska, writing for the Financial Times, reports on the issue of rollover and contango decay in commodity exchange traded products in her article, “Commodity ETFs: even worse than you thought.” For example, looking at the following...

    • Posted November 24, 2010
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  • Just About Everything You Wanted to Know About the Efficient Market Hypothesis

    Philip S. Russel and Violet M. Torbey, both academics, have written an extensive article on the Efficient Market Hypothesis (EMH). Russel and Torbey describe the three recognized forms of EMH: First, what do we mean by an...

    • Posted November 17, 2010
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