Posts for "Investing"

Lessons from 2012: Wait Before Lighting That Victory Cigar

From Sizemore Insights
January 11, 2013 at 12:15 pm
The market, like the Greek gods on Olympus, has a cruel streak.  It seems to enjoy toying with us mere mortals, and it seems to enjoy teaching us a little humility as well. This ... (more)

Buying and Selling Shares: The Basics

January 10, 2013 at 8:22 pm
Most people have heard of stocks and stock trading. Many people recognize the name “Wall Street” and associate it with shares and making money. Some may have dabbled in the ... (more)

McDonalds is the Microsoft of Burger Joints

From Sizemore Insights
January 10, 2013 at 12:16 pm
If McDonalds (NYSE:$MCD) were a tech company, it wouldn’t be Apple (Nasdaq:$AAPL) or Google (Nasdaq:$GOOG).  It would distinctly be Microsoft (Nasdaq:$MSFT). Yes, I realize ... (more)

Is Sears the Next Berkshire Hathaway?

From Sizemore Insights
January 10, 2013 at 11:51 am
I originally penned this articled in December 2011.  Given Sears stock action in the year that has passed, it’s worth another read. A well-respected value investor buys ... (more)

A Hangover in Booze Stocks?

From Sizemore Insights
January 9, 2013 at 4:21 pm
For the past year, it’s been a swinging-from-the-chandeliers party in booze stocks.  High-end alcohol distillers have kept investors buzzed in an otherwise sobering stretch. Diageo ... (more)

My Favorite Tobacco Stock is…Intel?

From Sizemore Insights
January 8, 2013 at 12:03 pm
Yes, you read that correctly.  My favorite “tobacco stock” is Intel Corp (Nasdaq:$INTC). Lest you think I’ve lost my mind, I am aware that Intel does not sell or market ... (more)

Daimler: Ride in Style in 2013

From Sizemore Insights
January 7, 2013 at 5:21 pm
This piece orginally appeared on InvestorPlace as Charles Sizemore’s submission for the 10 Best Stocks of 2013 contest. The auto industry is a truly wretched business to ... (more)

5 Investment Tips for Recent College Graduates

From Steadfast Finances
January 7, 2013 at 7:00 am
People think that life after receiving that diploma is just one big party. It is a time to celebrate your independence, reaching the legal drinking age and having money of your ... (more)

Sizemore Capital’s 2012 Year End Letter to Investors

From Sizemore Insights
January 3, 2013 at 1:53 am
The following is an excerpt from Sizemore Capital’s Letter to Investors.  The full PDF version can be downloaded here. You can breathe now.  2012 has passed, and the world ... (more)

Shariah Law: Not Good For Stocks In 2012

January 2, 2013 at 10:47 am
What can you say about the stock market in 2012? It was a great year. If you sat on the sidelines thinking that 2012 would be a down year then you definitely missed out. 2011 ... (more)

Abandon Ship On HP

From Buy Like Buffett
December 28, 2012 at 6:11 pm
The current fiscal cliff talks have caused a number of stocks to pull back in value. There are quite a few stocks who have become decent buying opportunities while others have ... (more)

Why Personal Savings is Critical

December 28, 2012 at 2:00 pm
As someone who has always advocated for sound finances, one of the many habits I have stressed, both as a writer and in my normal conversations with people, is the belief in maintaining ... (more)

Top Technical Indicators in the Stock Market

From Everything Finance
December 26, 2012 at 8:42 am
Top Technical Indicators in the Stock Market is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!As W. D. Gann had rightly said “I ... (more)

My Financial Resolutions for 2013

From Everything Finance
December 25, 2012 at 9:20 pm
My Financial Resolutions for 2013 is a post originally published on: Everything Finance - Everything Finance - Its all about Money!I’m not a big believer in the whole Mayan ... (more)

Ooh la la! The Bullish Case For French Stocks

From Sizemore Insights
December 21, 2012 at 11:27 am
The country has a socialist president, one of the most overbearing state sectors of any developed country, some of the highest taxes in the world, and its concept of democratic ... (more)

Why I am Almost Always Bearish on Investing in Physical Gold and You Should be Too

From My Journey to Millions
December 20, 2012 at 10:14 am
Evan’s Note: This Post is from a new blogger who was able to highlight why I don’t like gold as an investment much more eloquently than I would have been able to. Scott ... (more)

Benefits Of Business Start Up Loans

December 19, 2012 at 6:07 pm
Business start up loans have many benefits and they can really help a business get started quickly and easily. A business start up loan can give any business, regardless of the ... (more)

Investing Outlook for 2013

From Sizemore Insights
December 18, 2012 at 1:26 pm
There are still a few weeks left in 2012, but focus has already shifted to 2013.  The next year will be a “make or break” one for some of the investment themes we’ve been ... (more)

Scrumptious: Valuing Companies Is A Lot Like Baking – Facebook Edition

From Weakonomi¢s
December 18, 2012 at 1:10 pm
Depending on who you ask, Facebook has either had a great year or a bad one. Most expected when the company went public that it would immediately become a $75-100 billion company. ... (more)

First Steps in January to Sorting Out Your Debt

December 18, 2012 at 11:00 am
January is often a depressing month for many of us. We are still in the depths of winter, Christmas and Hogmanay have both been and gone and worst of all, we are left with the ... (more)

What Will Gold Do in 2013?

From Sizemore Insights
December 17, 2012 at 8:56 am
Gold is a frustrating investment, even for its proponents.  Actually, “disciple” is probably a better a better word for the truly-committed gold investor.  More than any ... (more)

MLPs: The Ultimate Asset Class for 2013

From Sizemore Insights
December 14, 2012 at 11:22 am
I saw a headline this week that really caught my eye: “Saudis Cut Oil Output to Lowest in a Year.” Generally, Saudi Arabia cuts its oil output for one and only reason: demand ... (more)

December 2012 Dividend Champion Watchlist Update

From My Journey to Millions
December 13, 2012 at 10:35 am
Every few months I like to update the watch list for my Dividend Investment Portfolio (last update was in October of 2012).  As explained in great detail below, I apply various ... (more)

Ultimate Credit Sesame Review

December 12, 2012 at 2:00 pm
Most financial blogs have already written reviews regarding the Credit Sesame site and its exciting offers. However, for those of you who are still unaware as to what this is and ... (more)

Diageo: Sometimes, You Just NEED Tequila

From Sizemore Insights
December 12, 2012 at 11:12 am
Sometimes, you just need tequila.  It’s not really a matter of wanting it. Perhaps it’s due to an inner self loathing, or perhaps it has something to do with the naughty fun ... (more)