Investing & trading: January - March 2014 articles archive home
 
Averaging down…
…means buying more of a stock that’s sunk in price so as to bring down the average price.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 ... more
 
 
I think...
… money managers often pick a style without much real conviction. Some investment management firms even hedge their bets by offering all styles.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 ... more
 
 
No one...
...who thinks themselves a thoughtful investor would welcome characterization as a mindless speculator, yet most react to earnings announcements like a TV audience to canned laughter.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 ... more
 
 
Moody farmer
It should be an enormous advantage for investors in stocks to have those wildly fluctuating valuations placed on their holdings – and for some investors, it is.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 ... more
 
 
From Bruce Berkowitz ...
… founder of Fairholme Capital Management: Almost by definition we are running toward that which most people are running away from. How else are you going to get a reasonable price on a good company?
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 ... more
 
 
It's bizarre ...
… in any other context, no one would dare suggest that a new subject is best mastered by not studying it directly.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 ... more
 
 
One ...
... of the most amazing aspects of stock markets is how novice investors, who don’t really know what they’re doing, can succeed.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 ... more
 
 
Bruce Berkowitz’s …
… investment checklist:



1. Can you kill the investment? Is there adult supervision at the company?

2. Is the company essential? Does it depend upon the kindness of strangers?
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 ... more
 
 
Wall Street ...
… loves a good story. And when Wall Street spins a yarn, its emotional pitch drives sales.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 ... more
 
OK to be wrong
There is a complicating factor that makes the handling of investment mistakes more difficult. This is the ego in each of us.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 ... more
 
 
3 reasons to sell
Because knowing when to sell is difficult you may want to look for more than one or two warning signs before pulling out.
Tuesday, January 14, 2014 ... more
 
 
Walter Schloss
When it comes to investing, my suggestion is to first understand your strengths and weaknesses, and then devise a simple strategy so that you can sleep at night!
Tuesday, January 7, 2014 ... more
 
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