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  1. "The market in turmoil"

    Well someone should say something... market not doing so well lately. Is it much ado about nothing (e.g. just a short term correction / false alarm) or is this the start of something big? Questions: a) What are the driving factors of this? China? Low ...

    - Aug 24 2015 - 7:11pm - 22 comments

  2. Recent Safe Havens for when the Market Takes a Hit

    An interesting dynamic was at play in the market's most recent connection. Money wasn't following into bonds, gold, or oil- it was flowing into the Franc, Euro, and Yen. The markets have rebounded fast and furiously off the lows but it will be ...

    - Aug 27 2015 - 6:05pm - 3 comments

  3. So...how do I read this 1500 page report?

    Ok guys so I'm attempting my first investment and so far I came across this spin-off by BHP. I read Joel's book on special sits and it all sounded too persuasive so I decided to give it a go. Now...here's the problem. BHP submited a 1500 ...

    - Mar 23 2015 - 1:56pm - 7 comments

  4. Looking back at 2013, how did my 13 picks do?

    Last year about this time I suggested 13 stocks for 2013.  The stocks I picked were a subset of my overall portfolio, stocks that I felt at the time were still attractively priced.  The stocks typified the types of companies I like to invest in, somewhat ...

    - Jan 6 2014 - 3:46pm - 38 comments

  5. Stock Ideas

    I've been pretty bad about being active in trading my PA, but I'm looking to throw some stuff in there. Hunting for ideas to look into. Pitch me! I'll throw some SBs your way if your thesis sounds interesting. stocks investments ...

    - Apr 16 2014 - 12:49pm - 65 comments

  6. Diversification..again..

    I often get asked the question "what are your thoughts on diversification?"  Someone asked me recently and I thought that newer readers might appreciate my thoughts on it as well.  I wrote about this a year and a half ago, the post generated ...

    - Mar 27 2014 - 6:00pm - 7 comments

  7. Study material: If you trade stocks, can you trade Forex?

    Does stocks and forex have similar set-ups? I'm reading Al Brooks' Trading Price Range and I'm worried since he mostly mentions stocks that I wouldn't really be able to use it. He says that the markets are made of human behavior so ...

    - Aug 26 2014 - 3:22pm - 10 comments

  8. Why Are You Investing?

    This is a philosophical post, not for myself, but for you. This question was inspired by something I read on a blog where the author stated they hoped to get rich through investing. This quip isn't an isolated case, I've heard this from others ...

    - Aug 26 2013 - 10:45am - 11 comments

  9. Guide to Trading Stocks & Options, How to Trade Stock Options

    The Guide to Trading Stocks and Options The Guide to Trading Stocks and Options will provide you much more than the strategies needed to take advantage of bullish and bearish trends. You will learn how to combine the necessary elements of strategy ...

    - Mar 26 2015 - 8:41pm

  10. Got $1000. What should I invest in?

    I'm new to the stock market, and just got $1000 to invest. I just opened an account with Fidelity. What's the next step? What stocks should I buy? stocks ...

    - Dec 26 2013 - 9:27pm - 20 comments

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