Category: Investing

Fundamental Analysis – Blinded By The Financial Facts

Fundamental Analysis – Blinded By The Financial Facts

Back in the day when relatively few non-professionals even thought about investing in corporate stocks and bonds, a focus on company financial statements was the gospel of conservative (meaning safer) investment theology. Investment gurus...

Modern Investment Thinking: Technical

Modern Investment Thinking: Technical

Technical Analysis — Blinded By The Math Without too much of a stretch, it could be documented that the Investment Grade Value Stock (not just “value stocks”) bubble of 1987 was caused by investor...

6 Reasons Why There Could Be A Market Sell Off In The Second Half

6 Reasons Why There Could Be A Market Sell Off In The Second Half

A Stock Market sell off may be about to begin which could take the Index lower  for the full year. These six reasons demonstrate why one of the most impressive stock market runs may...

Bargain Stock Monitor At Ten Month High-Excited?

Bargain Stock Monitor At Ten Month High-Excited?

The “Bargain Stock Monitor” is one of three market statistics used as performance expectation analyzers for portfolios that are designed and managed using the Market Cycle Investment Management (MCIM) methodology. It is derived from...

For Greater Earnings, Invest Like A Girl

For Greater Earnings, Invest Like A Girl

Adding the phrase “like a girl” to the end of whatever you were saying was a put-down, an insult, something to come to fisticuffs over. Little boys the world over hated being told that...

Small Company Shares And How To Profit From Them

Small Company Shares And How To Profit From Them

Periodically, the stock markets go through a mid-cap and small-cap excitement. We are in such a stage currently. Over the last one year, the small- and mid-cap indices have outstripped the large cap indices...

Five Filters For More Effective Stock Selection

Five Filters For More Effective Stock Selection

How much financial bloodshed is necessary before we realize that there is no safe and easy shortcut to investment success? When do we learn that most of our mistakes involve our very own greed,...

The Tools And Rules Of Stock Selection

The Tools And Rules Of Stock Selection

At least ten hands shoot into the air as the discussion turns to stock selection. The speaker smiles, responds to each, and observes: “You really need to know the depth of the water, its...

Beating the Dow Jones and The S & P 500 Bunkie?

Beating the Dow Jones and The S & P 500 Bunkie?

About a year ago this week, just before the one-year anniversary of this market rally, there were about 45 IGVSs priced 15% or more below their 52-week highs. The market seemed to be entering...

Algae Cultivation:  The Green Revolution Has Energized A New Industry

Algae Cultivation: The Green Revolution Has Energized A New Industry

Investing in eco-friendly investments has come of age, as the Green Revolution recasts the playing field for future energy production. Solar, wind, geothermal and biofuels are the wave of the future. All derive their...