All posts tagged "barrons"

  • Interactive Brokers PortfolioAnalyst
    Interactive Brokers is Best According to Barron’s

    Barron's magazine reports that Interactive Brokers is the best overall brokerage service in their annual rankings.

    • Posted March 7, 2015
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  • David Zier - Convergent Wealth
    Barron’s Top Ranked Advisor David Zier’s Contrarian Advice

    Barron’s top-ranked financial advisor out of Maryland with over $10 billion in assets under management, David Zier, shared his insight on CNBC’s “Halftime Report” yesterday. Zier’s research reveals that stock market performance is overwhelmingly positive following an...

    • Posted April 11, 2013
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  • Top 10 Stocks for 2012

    This is the time of year when many investment publications create lists of stocks they foresee as being superior bets in the coming year. I’ve compiled several of the selections below with my opinion on the validity...

    • Posted December 20, 2011
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  • Banks Don’t Make Money Over Time

    As the financial stocks show absolutely no signs of strength amid all the hoopla of Apple, Chipotle and Netflix, I recall an old post by Barry Ritholtz regarding the inability of our esteemed money changing institutions to be profitable over time.  Ritholtz cited a column by...

    • Posted July 20, 2011
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  • Value Weighted Indexes Have Outperformed the Market

    This week’s Barron’s magazine features an interview with Joel Greenblatt, the author of several investing books. The most interesting takeaway from this interview is Greenblatt’s research into value-weighted indexes. Greenblatt states an index focused on the cheapest...

    • Posted May 16, 2011
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  • A Positive Review of the Oil Industry

    Barron’s features an article by Dimitra Defotis who points out the attractiveness of North American oil stocks in a rising oil price environment.  Oil is one of my favorite groups since it’s a resource that is in great demand...

    • Posted January 18, 2011
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  • Some Stats from the Bullish Action

    It’s no secret that the equity market has been screaming to the upside. Mike Santoli of Barron’s points out how we’re getting into nosebleed territory historically (at least short term): Another bout of European fiscal and banking...

    • Posted November 8, 2010
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  • Chinese Stocks are on a Tear

    Michael Kahn at Barron’s reports on the Chinese stock market which has made a significant move up. After a week long holiday break, the Chinese market soared over 11% in seven days before ending its winning streak...

    • Posted October 20, 2010
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  • Demographics Don’t Bode Well For the Economy

    The 45 to 54 year old age group is considered by some, including David Rosenberg and Harry Dent, as a driver of economic growth. The 45- to 54-year-old demographic expanded as a group every year from 1984...

    • Posted August 30, 2010
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  • Medtronic Appears Cheap

    I purchased Medtronic (MDT) on Wednesday at $30.90 in my personal account. So it was nice to see a blog post from Vitaly Katsenelson supporting the opinion that MDT is a buy. Apparently Barron’s featured a negative...

    • Posted August 27, 2010
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