January - March 2006 articles archive home
Don’t let anyone try
... unless a forecaster can predict within a reasonable time, at the very worst to the year, that something is going to happen, their forecast is worthless.
Friday, March 31, 2006 ... more
Buy and hold is for suckers
They've done an amazing job, “Buy and Hold ” is the second most misleading marketing slogan ever, after the brilliant “rinse and repeat” message on every shampoo bottle.
Thursday, March 30, 2006 ... more
Bad news, what’s that?
If you’re not sure whether we’re still in a bull phase, or don't believe bull markets just shrug off bad news or think a company’s share price is chiefly determined by its earnings ...
Wednesday, March 29, 2006 ... more
What to do?
The second-best performing equity fund in the UK over the past year is a humble tracker fund, which simply replicates a particular stock market index.
Tuesday, March 28, 2006 ... more
Frictional costs
In this year’s letter to Berkshire Hathaway sharholders Warren Buffett tells the story of the Gotrocks - who, generation after generation, got richer by the aggregate amount earned by its companies.
Monday, March 27, 2006 ... more
Feels like autumn
Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders contains the usual folksy missives and investment insights, but this year there was a slightly autumnal air about it.
Friday, March 24, 2006 ... more
If you’re not sure
Nasdaq’s recent £2.4bn bid for the London Stock Exchange. The price can only be justified if you believe the boom in share-trading of the past couple of years.
Thursday, March 23, 2006 ... more
For the Bulls Wednesday, March 22, 2006
When the rules change Monday, March 20, 2006
Not such thing as a sure thing Friday, March 17, 2006
Why it matters Thursday, March 16, 2006
A crime was committed. Wednesday, March 15, 2006
As with the market Tuesday, March 14, 2006
Cramer’s Rules Monday, March 13, 2006
Blinded by the glitter Friday, March 10, 2006
The Big Owe Thursday, March 9, 2006
The fat years Wednesday, March 8, 2006
King, once again Tuesday, March 7, 2006
In Theory Monday, March 6, 2006
Too good to be true Friday, March 3, 2006
A real success story Thursday, March 2, 2006
How do you make a million? Tuesday, February 28, 2006
Pennies from heaven Monday, February 27, 2006
Gaia’s revenge Friday, February 24, 2006
Get real Thursday, February 23, 2006
What's to contend with? Wednesday, February 22, 2006
In DA’s we trust Tuesday, February 21, 2006
Love’s a dangerous thing Monday, February 20, 2006
Sounds like fun Friday, February 17, 2006
Plain talk, please. Thursday, February 16, 2006
Good news, bad news Wednesday, February 15, 2006
Tough day for some Tuesday, February 14, 2006
Knowing when Monday, February 13, 2006
The talent myth Friday, February 10, 2006
Unlikely as it seems Thursday, February 9, 2006
Comparing apples Wednesday, February 8, 2006
A material world Tuesday, February 7, 2006
It’s so simple Monday, February 6, 2006
Getting smart Friday, February 3, 2006
Same again? Thursday, February 2, 2006
Why not? Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Yes, it does Tuesday, January 31, 2006
Hopson’s choice Monday, January 30, 2006
Happy, then rich Friday, January 27, 2006
What’s enough? Thursday, January 26, 2006
Star-spangled bumpkins Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Wishful thinking? Tuesday, January 24, 2006
Beyond P/Es Monday, January 23, 2006
What('s) pleasure? Friday, January 20, 2006
What a silly thing to say. Thursday, January 19, 2006
Smart people believe dumb things too Wednesday, January 18, 2006
Why gold? Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Be a cheapskate Monday, January 16, 2006
Another myth Friday, January 13, 2006
Rainwater Prophecy Thursday, January 12, 2006
Too simple Wednesday, January 11, 2006
Who knows? Tuesday, January 10, 2006
Get Real, Get Going Monday, January 9, 2006
What ladder? Friday, January 6, 2006
A truism Thursday, January 5, 2006
A little advise Wednesday, January 4, 2006
Fat-pitch strategy Tuesday, January 3, 2006
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