Month: December 2008

Dogs of the Dow for 2009

If you have not had the opportunity to work with the MSN Money Stock Screener, you should. It provides for a great ways to find investment ideas that could, after some research, turn up a few winners. In fact, the first component of the research process for The Disciplined Investor’s...

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GMAC is Giving Away Your Money

GMAC, the main source of auto loans for General Motors (GM), was recently approved as a bank holding company allowing them to access funds from the Federal government. Within days after the approval, taxpayers provided the lender with $6 billion of funds through the TARP in an effort to help...

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Idiot Investing: Paul B. Farrell says Losing is Winning

OK, you hit a nerve. I can’t hold back any longer simply biting my tongue. I apologize in advance.

According to Paul B. Farrell, the money losing lemming of Marketwatch’s Lazy Portfolio strategy, ┬áit is a good thing to do nothing with your investments as they lose and lose big…

According to...

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S&P 500 Earnings…Is that right?

There is an interesting battle going on. On one side is the tag-team of the Fed and the Treasury. On the other is corporate America’s ability to maintain profitability in the face of this severe downturn. Sometimes they are working together with a common goal, while other times they seem...

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The Magical Cure for ALL of Our Investment Woes…

American Funds has recently put out a concerning report on their website. It is aimed at advisors who are looking for ways to approach their clients to help smooth over any hard feelings from the pain and harm inflicted during 2008 on buy-and-hold mutual fund portfolios.

My first question is: Where...

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