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  1. Is Warren Buffett Down on His Kinder Morgan Bet? (KMI, BRK.A)

    Assessing how Buffett's KMI trade might have so far performed has revealed why his acquisition might have been mistimed. ...
  2. Why Now May Be the Moment to Get In On Value

    Find out why the market’s almost immediate plunge to start 2016 cast a pall over what might have been shiny prospects for ...
  3. Internal Rate Of Return: An Inside Look

    Use this method to choose which project or investment is right for you.
  4. Borrow These Retirement Savings Tips from the Rich

    What can you learn from the wealthiest investors when it comes to saving for retirement? Here are their top tips.
  5. How To Use The P/E Ratio And PEG To Tell A Stock's Future

    While the price-to-earnings ratio is commonly used for assessing stock prices, the price/earnings-to-growth ratio offers ...
  6. Top 5 Positions in Markel Corp's Portfolio (MKL, KMX)

    Discover if the top five stocks in Markel Corp.'s portfolio can help boost your own portfolio performance against the volatile ...
  7. 5 Predictions for Virtual Reality in 2016 (F, SNE)

    Discover the top five predictions for virtual reality (VR) in 2016, and why this is the year that it may finally get a mainstream ...
  8. This Is What Charles Koch's Portfolio Looks Like (AAPL)

    Read about the business portfolio of Charles Koch, billionaire owner and chairman of Koch Industries and noted libertarian ...
  9. Harris Associates: Investment Manager Highlight

    Take a look at the executive management and investment professionals team that leads the private investment firm of Harris ...
  10. Mohnish Pabrai's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Discover how Mohnish Pabrai became a successful value investor and why he wants to give most of his wealth to the poorest ...
  11. Alwaleed bin Talal: Saudi Arabia's Warren Buffett

    An overview of how Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal became Saudi Arabia's wealthiest man and most successful investor.
  12. Concentrated Vs. Diversified Portfolios: Comparing the Pros and Cons

    Examine the relative advantages and disadvantages of utilizing either a concentrated or a diversified investment portfolio ...
  13. Dan Loeb Vs. Warren Buffett: Is Loeb Right? (BRK.A, BAC)

    Find out what triggered Daniel Loeb's comments about Warren Buffett and whether his claims of Buffett's hypocrisy have any ...
  14. The Top 5 Positions in Eddie Lampert's Portfolio (IBM, SRG)

    Check out the top five equity portfolio holdings of RBS Partners LP, the hedge fund created and managed by Eddie Lampert, ...
  15. Warren Buffett's Portfolio: 3 Reasons for Liberty Global (LBTYA)

    Find out what Warren Buffett sees in telecommunications giant Liberty Global, of which he holds an $814 million position ...
  16. Richard Perry's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Learn how Richard Perry, through hard work and determination, was able to found and lead one of the world's most successful ...
  17. Ambarella's 4 Key Financial Ratios (AMBA)

    Discover if shares of beaten-down chip maker Ambarella have been unfairly punished or still have more downside with these ...
  18. AMD Vs. Nvidia: Comparing Chip Makers in 2016

    Discover why a diversified AMD and a focused NVIDIA have worked out differently in terms of their financials.
  19. Whitney Tilson's Success Story: Net Worth, Education & Top Quotes

    Take a look at ultra-successful hedge fund manager, Whitney Tilson, and learn about his background, investing philosophy ...
  20. 3 Investments With the Best Long Term Track Records

    Take a look at the three asset classes with the best risk-adjusted performance since 1990, and find out why the Sharpe ratio ...
  21. 10 Tips for the Successful Long-Term Investor

    These guiding principles will help you avoid common folly during the decision-making process.
  22. The 4 Cheapest Stocks in the S&P 500 Index

    Analyze the four cheapest stocks in the S&P 500 Index and discover how the U.S. equity market selloff and corporate actions ...
  23. Going RIA? Consider These Top Transition Hacks

    Here are some best practices for advisors moving from a broker-dealer format to a registered investment advisor platform. ...
  24. 2 Consumer Staples Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (WBA, FLO)

    Consider the fundamentals for Walgreens Boots Alliance and Flowers Foods as post-earnings report price reductions create ...
  25. How to Make Money in Augmented Reality

    Discover how advertisers use augmented reality content to engage consumers and boost sales. Augmented reality allows consumers ...
  26. Why Is the Market Punishing American Express?

    American Express shares lost over 40% of their value in 2015. We examine some of the factors contributing to this fall.
  27. Is Warren Buffett's Optimism Right or Wrong?

    Warren Buffett disagrees with politicians on the economic future of America. Which party is correct?
  28. How Top Value Investors React to a Market Crash

    How these five renowned value investors profited from market crashes in history.
  29. 2 Industrials Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (XLI, AME)

    Watch for Ametek and Steelcase to climb above their respective 50-day moving averages for the first time in 2016 as a result ...
  30. 2 Consumer Discretionary Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (BLMN, TIF)

    Discover whether consumer discretionary stocks Bloomin' Brands and Tiffany $ Co., which are trading at their 52-week lows, ...
  31. Will Virtual Reality Alter Business Reality in 2016?

    2016 is not the first time that virtual reality has been forecast to strike gold. The previous hype cycle, however, ended ...
  32. Economist Guide: 4 Lessons Warren Buffett Teaches Us

    Learn how Warren Buffett's most famous investment advice can teach investors to manage their own money and practices.
  33. The Top 5 Positions in Bruce Berkowitz's Portfolio (SHLD, AIG)

    Learn more about successful value investor Bruce Berkowitz, along with information about his hedge fund and the top five ...
  34. The 3 Best Performing Asset Classes in the Last 20 Years

    Find out which three asset classes have been the best performers over the last 20 years, and why looking at just nominal ...
  35. Top 5 Positions in Warren Buffett's Portfolio

    Find out which stocks hold the top five positions in Warren Buffett's portfolio and comprise more than two-thirds of his ...
  36. Top 5 Positions in Whitney Tilson's Portfolio

    Take a look inside the portfolio of hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson, director of T2 Partners Management LP, and learn about ...
  37. Top 5 Positions in Charles Brandes' Portfolio (ERJ, MSFT)

    Learn about Charles Brandes' investment philosophy and largest positions. To which industries is Brandes exposed and how ...
  38. Top 5 Positions in David Dreman's Portfolio (ASB, WTFC)

    Explore David Dreman's top five holdings, and learn about Dreman's investment philosophy. Discover how the portfolio reflects ...
  39. Warren Buffett's Portfolio: 3 Reasons for Kraft Heinz Co.

    Find out why Warren Buffett suddenly has a $22 billion position in the newly merged food powerhouse, Kraft Heinz Company.
  40. 2 Tech Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (IMOS, BCOR)

    Consider technology sector stocks as interest rates rise, since they typically have low debt loads. Find bargains among stocks ...
  41. 2 Healthcare Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows Worth Buying (ACHC, ALQA)

    Adopt a strategy of value investing and buy undervalued stocks in the defensive health care sector, such as Acadia Healthcare ...
  42. Warren Buffett and the Mania of Mr. Market

    The stock market, or Mr. Market as conceptualized by Warren Buffett and Benjamin Graham, is an erratic, moody individual. ...
  43. Top 5 Positions in Lee Ainslie's Portfolio (LBTYK, ARMK)

    Find out what the top five stocks are in the equity investment portfolio of Lee Ainslie, manager of the Maverick Capital ...
  44. GAMCO Investors: An Activist Investor Analysis (GBL, AC)

    Read about famous investor Mario Gabelli and his activist firm, GAMCO Asset Management, which faced a series of challenges ...
  45. Small Cap Vs. Mid Cap Vs. Large Cap Stocks in 2016

    Find out what to expect from small-, mid- and large-cap stocks in 2016, learn and why markets might not perform much better ...
  46. Warren Buffett's Portfolio: 4 Reasons for AT&T (T)

    Discover why Warren Buffett has a $2 billion position of AT&T in his Berkshire Hathaway portfolio.
  47. Bitcoin Vs. Litecoin Vs. Dogecoin: Comparing Virtual Currencies

    Read about several of the world's most widely used cryptocurrencies, and learn more about how they function and perform in ...
  48. 3 ETFs that Replicate Buffett's Investment Strategy (MOAT, XLF)

    Discover three exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that investors seeking to emulate the investment strategies of Warren Buffett ...
  49. 3 Predictions for TV in the Next 10 Years

    Understand current technological trends in the TV industry and what has changed in the past. Learn about three predictions ...
  50. How to Invest Your Excess Cash in Undervalued Securities

    Learn how even small investors can shoot for substantial capital gains by starting to invest their excess cash in undervalued ...
  51. 5 Methods To Avoid Value Traps

    Learn about five key factors that can help investors identify and avoid value traps in their stock market portfolio selections.
  52. Invesco’s Top Funds for Retirement

    Here's a list of Invesco investments—retirement funds—that may work for you if you have the time to let them mature over ...
  53. Should You Be Betting with Buffett Right Now?

    Following Warren Buffett's stock picks has historically been a good strategy. Is considering his biggest holdings in 2016 ...
  54. Performance Review: Emerging Markets Equities in 2015

    Find out why emerging markets struggled in 2015 and why a half-decade long trend of poor returns is proving optimistic growth ...
  55. The 5 Best Stocks That Pay Monthly Dividends (PSEC, LTC)

    Get the scoop on five of the best stocks that pay regular monthly dividends, offering investors looking for regular income ...
  56. If You Had Invested Right After Berkshire Hathaway's IPO (BRK.A)

    Learn how much you would now have if you had invested right after Berkshire Hathaway's IPO, and find out the classes of shares ...
  57. 3 Long-Term Investing Strategies With Strong Track Records

    Learn why discipline and a statistically valid investment strategy can help an investor limit losses and beat the market ...
  58. What Does the Fire Monkey Mean for Your Portfolio?

    The Chinese new year this year corresponds to the monkey, a quick-witted, playful, tricky figure that means well but has ...
  59. The 3 Best Vanguard Funds for Value Investors in 2016

    Find out which of Vanguard's value funds are the best for building a solid core-satellite value investing strategy for your ...
  60. Warren Buffett's Investment Lessons for Retirees

    For those in retirement, Warren Buffett's clear, timeless advice on investing is worth a look.
  61. Is Buffett's Bet on Oil Right for You? (XOM, PSX)

    Oil stocks are getting trounced, but Warren Buffett still likes one of them. Should you follow the leader?
  62. The Top 5 Financial Penny Stocks for 2016 (CPSS, ASRV)

    Learn about some of the most promising penny stocks in the financial services sector that investors can consider adding to ...
  63. Volkswagen: A Value Play for 2016? (VOW.DE)

    Understand why Volkswagen could be a good value play for 2016 depending on your outlook regarding the company's current EPA ...
  64. The 4 Best Fidelity Funds for Value Investors in 2016

    Discover the four best mutual funds administered and managed by Fidelity Investments that specialize in investing in value ...
  65. Where to Ride Out the Volatility

    The one word that characterizes financial markets today: volatile. Take a look at these three considerations.
  66. Warren Buffett's 2015 Portfolio Report Card (BRK.B, WMT)

    Learn how Warren Buffett's portfolio performed in 2015. Read about an unusual position Berkshire Hathaway took in Phillips ...
  67. Warren Buffett: Be Fearful When Others are Greedy

    It is prudent for the investor to understand when the party has gone on long enough and the clock is about to strike midnight. ...
  68. Investing in Growth Vs. Value in 2016

    Examine the arguments and implications for a value-investing strategy versus a growth-investing strategy as the stock market ...
  69. The Top 3 Small Cap ETFs for 2016 (VBR, DES)

    Obtain detailed information on three of the most promising small-cap exchange traded funds (ETFs) that could outperform for ...
  70. Fidelity Equity Funds Overview

    Learn all about Fidelity's equity funds, such as investment-style, large-, mid- and small-cap funds, and international-, ...
  71. Value Vs. Growth ETFs: How Do You Choose?

    Learn about the primary characteristics of value ETFs and growth ETFs, and discover how to choose the between the two when ...
  72. Fidelity Portfolio Manager Spotlight - Joel Tillinghast

    Get to know one of Fidelity Investment's top mutual fund managers who has delivered outstanding performance for a quarter ...
  73. Where Does Warren Buffett Keep His Money?

    Understand who Warren Buffett is and how he made most of his net worth. Learn about the main places and investment vehicles ...
  74. The Case for Investing in Japan

    Learn why despite Japanese equities’ recent volatility, Japan remains one of the most compelling stock markets globally.
  75. The Top 5 Value ETFs for 2016 (RPV, VBR)

    Take a look at five value-based ETFs investors should consider as they head into 2016, and find out why Vanguard may be king ...
  76. 4 Signs Your Value Stock May Be Overvalued

    Value investing can make you money, but you have to look for traps. Overvalued stocks often correct, which means investors ...
  77. The Top 3 Small Cap Value ETFs for 2016 (JKL, DES)

    Discover the top performing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the small-cap value equities category for investors to consider ...
  78. The Top 5 Mid-Cap ETFs for 2016 (DON, VO)

    Check out five ETFs that could be well positioned heading into 2016, especially with a Federal Reserve that's expected to ...
  79. The Top 5 Small-Cap Value Mutual Funds for 2016

    Understand how small-cap value equities offer opportunities for capital appreciation, and discover the best small-cap value ...
  80. The Top 5 Mid-Cap Value Mutual Funds for 2016

    Understand how mid-cap value stocks play a role in strategic asset allocation, and learn the best mid-cap value mutual funds ...
  81. 2 Perfect Stocks Based on EV/EBIT (HP, AHC)

    Using EV/EBIT ratios in a search for perfect stocks shows strong returns.
  82. IJJ: iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF

    Understand how the iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value exchange-traded fund presents an opportunity for investors to diversify ...
  83. VBR: Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF

    Find out about the Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, and explore detailed analysis of its characteristics, suitability, recommendations ...
  84. IJS: iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value ETF

    Learn how the iShares S&P Small-Cap 600 Value exchange-traded fund is managed, which benchmark it tracks and for whom it ...
  85. Perfect Stocks Based on Book Value (HDNG, CLMS)

    Searching for perfection can improve long-term returns.
  86. 3 Biotech Blue-Chip Companies to Keep an Eye On (AMGN, BIIB)

    Discover three blue-chip biotech stocks you should keep your eye on in 2016. Despite recent struggles in the industry, these ...
  87. 4 Stocks You Didn’t Know Warren Buffet Owns (VRSK, CBI)

    Learn about four less well-known publicly traded companies with common shares held by Berkshire Hathaway, a famous company ...
  88. A New Reason Behind This Strategy’s Outperformance

    One of the great anomalies of investing: The historical long-term outperformance of smart beta or factor-based strategies relative ...
  89. Is Buffett's 90/10 Asset Allocation Sound?

    Warren Buffett made waves when he said 90% of his wife's bequest would go toward stocks. Is it a good idea for typical investors ...
  90. 2 Stocks Below Net Currrent Asset Value (GEOS, TWMC)

    Investing in net current asset bargains is not easy but it can be very profitable
  91. How to Attend Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting (BRK.A, BRK.B)

    An overview of what is required to go to the Berkshire Hathaway Annual General Meeting.
  92. Value Momentum Based on Book Value

    Combining value and momentum can lead to favorable results.
  93. IWD: iShares Russell 1000 Value ETF

    Learn about the iShares Russell 1000 Value exchange-traded fund (ETF), which invests in value stocks that are included in ...
  94. The Top 3 Mid-Cap Value ETFs for 2016

    For investors looking for potential growth with mitigated risk, here are three of the top ETFs with a focus on mid-cap value ...
  95. KIE: SPDR S&P Insurance ETF

    Learn about the SPDR S&P Insurance exchange-traded fund, which follows the S&P Insurance Select Industry Index by investing ...
  96. Warren Buffett and Berkshire's Productive Assets

    Here are some methods to measure whether an investment will be "productive."
  97. Top 5 Books For Young Investors

    Reading these respected tomes written by finance legends will help you begin your journey into investing on the right foot. ...
  98. 10 Books Every Investor Should Read

    Want advice from some of the most successful investors of all time? Check out our reading list.
  99. PEG Ratio Nails Down Value Stocks

    Learn how this simple calculation can help you determine a stock's earnings potential.
  100. What Exactly Does Warren Buffett Own? (BRK.B, PSX)

    Learn about large changes to Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. See why Warren Buffett has invested in a commodity company even ...
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