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Bubble, Crash, Bubble, Crash, Bubble…

Must read commentary from John Hussman “Stock prices rose and long-term interest rates fell when investors began to anticipate the most recent action. Easier financial conditions will promote economic growth. For example, lower mortgage rates will make housing more affordable […]

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Brand Index Investing

By Larry H. of intelligentinvestors.org In my post last month I discussed a passive investing strategy that (if used with discipline) could result in phenomenal gains.  Sticking with that theme I developed a strategy I call “Brand Index Investing.”  This […]

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Great Interview With Alice Schroeder Via Simoleon Sense

My friend Miguel of http://www.simoleonsense.com/ conducted a great indepth interview with Alice Schroder the author of The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the Business of Life. Miguel stated: I know what you’re thinking, “Miguel I’ve read every book about Warren Buffett, I’ve […]

Sentiment Update: Significant Jump in Bearish Sentiment

Sentiment Update: Significant Jump in Bearish Sentiment

By Seeking Delta of http://seekingdelta.wordpress.com/ The NAAIM (active money managers) sentiment survey was not released this week so we only examine the AAII (individual investors) survey in this post. AAII Individual investors’ outlook for the next six months decreased slightly from […]

Another Red Flag for Universal Travel Group

Another Red Flag for Universal Travel Group

By Ben Strubel of Strubel Investment Management, LLC The red flags surrounding Universal Travel Group (UTA) are numerous. First, there is the company’s musical chairs approach to auditors; UTA has been through three auditors in one month. On September 1, […]

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More on Profit Margins

By Seeking Delta of http://seekingdelta.wordpress.com/ An update to last week’s look at how QE2 may impact corporate profit margins. First, a chart of S&P 500 revenues and profits. This view complements the profit margin chart from last week.   Profit has recovered to […]

SPONSORED POST: An Interesting Biotech Stock: ImmunoCellular

SPONSORED POST: An Interesting Biotech Stock: ImmunoCellular

Ever since the approval of Provenge six months ago crowned Dendreon the king of cancer vaccines, investors have been browsing biotech high and low for its prince. According to seasoned healthcare stock-picker Peter Kolchinsky, PhD—a portfolio manager for RA Capital—Los […]

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Berkshire Hathaway: Another Quarter, Another Derivatives Swing

By Jordan of www.investmentunderground.com Berkshire shares are looking cheap again for value investors as the company approaches earnings after the close on November 5th. Berkshire’s earnings constitution is always in flux, with major acquisitions, debt financing and personnel announcements unique […]

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Looking For More Than Just Free Candy

Posted by Christine of Small Investing Insights October 31, 2010 halloween – when else can you go up to complete strangers, say a few words and get free stuff. fine, you have to dress up, try to look scary (or cute) and fake fresh enthusiasm each […]

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Friday’s Economic Data: Green Light for QE2

By Seeking Delta of http://seekingdelta.wordpress.com (This article was first published friday October 29,2010) There was no shortage of economic data released today however there were no major moves in the indices as everyone seems to be waiting for the Fed’s […]