Author: Lawrence Hamtil

How Retirement Plans Changed How We Own Stocks

How Retirement Plans Changed How We Own Stocks

The Tax Policy Center recently published a study that breaks down the ownership of American equities.  The findings are astounding.  Compared to 1965, ownership of equities in taxable accounts is down roughly 80%.  The bulk of equities are now owned in tax-deferred […]

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Fears Of Executive Overreach Are Not New

President Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travel from certain countries is certainly a hotbed issue, and it goes without saying that everyone has a strong opinion on the matter.  I have neither the expertise nor the desire to discuss the […]

Stock Spin-Offs: A Global Perspective

Stock Spin-Offs: A Global Perspective

“The facts are overwhelming.  Stocks of spinoff companies, and even shares of the parent companies that do the spinning off, significantly and consistently outperform the market averages.” – from You Too Can Be a Stock Market Genius by Joel Greenblatt Though it was […]