All posts tagged "Ken Heebner"

  • S&P 500 Support and Resistance
    Investing Links of Interest – July 3, 2013

    Lawrence C. McMillan, of McMillan Analysis Corp., utilizes technical analysis to divine the future of the market. He doesn’t see the bull market continuing until the S&P 500 pushes through the 1,630 level and explains why. Excerpt:...

    • Posted July 3, 2013
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  • Bill Miller - Legg Mason
    Actively Managed Mutual Fund Holders are Getting the Shaft

    The Street reports that, on average, actively managed large-cap funds are having an extremely poor year. According to Goldman Sachs, 72% of 261 large-cap core funds are underperforming their indices. Only 16% of large-cap growth funds are...

    • Posted December 16, 2011
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  • Heebner, Berkowitz, and Miller: Mutual Fund Underachievers

    Ken Heebner, Bruce Berkowitz and Bill Miller, heralded as super investors, have seriously lagged the market so far this year. Funds run by these three “luminaries” were recently reported to have negative returns, while the S&P 500...

    • Posted June 28, 2011
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  • Ken Heebner Downfall Supports Efficient Market Theory

    Charles Stein at Businessweek highlights the dangers of investing with the hot hand. In the tradition of Bill Miller, Ken Heebner failed to deliver when it mattered most; when his assets under management exploded. Ken Heebner started...

    • Posted June 28, 2010
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  • Guru Performance 2008-2009 recently posted an interesting article on how 50 gurus performed during the recent bear market and subsequent recovery from the ashes. Number one on the list is Donald Yachtman with a positive return of 17.8 percent...

    • Posted March 23, 2010
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  • How Investors Underperform

    Bob Veres explains how people investing in the top-performing mutual fund over the past decade, the CGM Focus fund, have lost money on average over the past 10 years. They accomplished this feat by chasing performance and...

    • Posted January 12, 2010
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  • Prediction Results: Gary B. Smith, David Dreman, John Bogle, Brian Wesbury, & Ken Heebner

    Results from predictions made by gurus, pundits and money managers last year continue to reveal the difficulty of making accurate forecasts of the economy and markets. Click on spreadsheet for larger image: Gary B. Smith was on...

    • Posted October 25, 2009
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  • Ken Heebner, "The stock market is the place to be"

    CNBC featured several commentators after the Fed decided to leave rates unchanged. Ken Heebner was bullish based on the fact that cash is generating little return and slack in the economy equates to little inflation and room...

    • Posted September 24, 2009
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  • Ken Heebner’s CGM Focus is Underperforming

    As of May 29th, Ken Heebner’s CGM Focus fund was down 3.4%, versus a 1.8% gain for the S&P 500. It isn’t unusual for a star manager to post stellar returns and once big money starts to...

    • Posted June 2, 2009
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  • Prediction Results: Gary Kaltbaum, Ken Heebner, Lazlo Birinyi, Jeremy Siegel, and Gary B. Smith

    Click on spreadsheet for larger image: Another round of prediction results exposes the givers of stock picks as the Charlatans they are. Gary Kaltbaum was the lone holdout as his year 2008 pick of Oracle (ORCL) outperformed...

    • Posted May 2, 2009
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