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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Final Round Interview with Global Macro Hedge Fund

    Hey Guys, I have a final round interview with 2 directors at a Global Macro Hedge Fund for a position on their Corporate Credit & Equities Desk. Although it may sound redundant, how should I go about preparing? I plan on laying a foundation with ...

    - Mar 16 2015 - 5:02pm - 3 comments

  5. 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

  6. Stocks for the next 5 years

    Was wondering what stocks (top 3 or so) you would buy if you were to hold these for the next five years? stocks investing Money ...

    - May 11 2015 - 6:16pm - 2 comments

  7. 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

  8. Value high growth negative earnings

    How can I value a company that is experiencing 50% revenue growth but high operating expense? In the financials, they mentioned that that they expect to see this for the next several years. How does one project the financial statements and value this? ...

    - Dec 13 2014 - 11:30am - 4 comments

  9. 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

  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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