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  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. The Top 5 Large Cap Value Mutual Funds for 2016

    Understand the advantages of investing in large-cap value securities, and learn the best large-cap value mutual funds to ...
  4. 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 ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. 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 ...
  7. 2 Perfect Stocks Based on EV/EBIT (HP, AHC)

    Using EV/EBIT ratios in a search for perfect stocks shows strong returns.
  8. 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 ...
  9. VBR: Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF

    Find out about the Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF, and explore detailed analysis of its characteristics, suitability, recommendations ...
  10. 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 ...
  11. Perfect Stocks Based on Book Value (HDNG, CLMS)

    Searching for perfection can improve long-term returns.
  12. 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 ...
  13. 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 ...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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 ...
  16. 2 Stocks Below Net Currrent Asset Value (GEOS, TWMC)

    Investing in net current asset bargains is not easy but it can be very profitable
  17. 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.
  18. Value Momentum Based on Book Value

    Combining value and momentum can lead to favorable results.
  19. 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 ...
  20. 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 ...
  21. 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 ...
  22. Warren Buffett and Berkshire's Productive Assets

    Here are some methods to measure whether an investment will be "productive."
  23. 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. ...
  24. 10 Books Every Investor Should Read

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

    Learn how this simple calculation can help you determine a stock's earnings potential.
  26. 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 ...
  27. Is Warren Buffet's Investment Strategy Suitable for Your Financial Profile?

    Learn about how investors may not be able to replicate Warren Buffett's value investing strategy. See how they can still ...
  28. 3 Accomplished People Who Dropped Out of Wharton

    People who became successful despite dropping out of the legendary Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
  29. Want ETFs But Hate To Buy And Hold? Try Active ETFs

    Choosing between passive and active ETFs depends on your beliefs about active management's value.
  30. The Rise And Fall And Rise Of Bitcoin

    A look at the reasons behind the recent spectacular surge in bitcoin prices.
  31. Berkshire Hathaway's 4 Key Financial Ratios (BRK.B, BRK.A)

    Read about the key financial ratios to analyze Berkshire Hathaway. Understand why Buffett likes companies with low debt/equity ...
  32. 6 Famous Words of Advice From Business Leaders

    Here are some words of motivation from leaders who measured their success by more than the (substantial) money they made.
  33. How to Identify Mispriced Stocks

    Find out how to identify mispriced stocks. Learn about intrinsic and relative valuation methods based on fundamentals, and ...
  34. Is it Time to Hedge Your Stock Portfolio?

    Recent weeks have seen stocks, credit and even emerging markets start to recover. Unfortunately, the gains haven’t been driven ...
  35. America's Top CEOs and Their College Degrees

    You might expect all of America's top CEOs to have a business degree from an Ivy League school, but they hail from a variety ...
  36. Brookfield Property Partners' Impressive Portfolio of Assets

    Brookfield Property Partners represents a unique opportunity to invest in commercial real estate markets at a discounted ...
  37. Costco Gains as Oil Prices Remain Low

    Understand what oil prices are doing to the economy and how Costco is being affected. Learn whether or not Costco is a good ...
  38. This is What Warren Buffet's Portfolio Looks Like (BRK.A, WFC)

    Learn about some of the major holdings Warren Buffett has in his portfolio. Understand how these companies fit his value ...
  39. Warren Buffett and the Media Industry

    While most people believe traditional media is dead, Warren Buffett sees an opportunity.
  40. This is What Bill Gates's Portfolio Looks Like (BRK.B, CNI)

    Find out about the stocks Bill Gates has in his portfolio. Learn about the close personal and business relationship Gates ...
  41. 4 Mutual Funds Warren Buffet Would Buy

    Learn about four mutual funds Warren Buffett would invest and recommend to his trustee, and discover detailed analysis of ...
  42. Markets Are Tanking: Time to Buy Like Buffett

    Learn about three value stocks Warren Buffett holds in his portfolio. See how Buffett uses market declines to find good deals ...
  43. 4 Value Stocks Worth Your Immediate Attention (LNCE, CVS)

    Here are four stocks that offer good value and will likely outperform the majority of stocks throughout the broader market ...
  44. Procter & Gamble Restructures, Sheds 100 Brands (PG)

    All businesses face adversity, and Procter & Gamble is no exception. We take a look at recent developments affecting this ...
  45. Pick 401(k) Assets Like A Pro

    Professionals choose the options available to you in your plan, making your decisions easier.
  46. The Biggest Risks of Investing in Berkshire Hathaway Stock (BRK.B)

    Learn about the risks of investing in Berkshire Hathaway. Understand how issues of succession, credit downgrade risk and ...
  47. A Look at 6 Leading Female Value Investors

    In an industry still largely predominated by men, we look at 6 leading female value investors working today.
  48. Value Investing Strategies in a Volatile Market

    Volatile markets are a scary time for uneducated investors, but value investors use volatile periods as an opportunity to ...
  49. The Top Five Public Railroad Stocks in the U.S.

    We offer a breakdown of the seven Class I railroads in North America based on their annual revenues.
  50. 3 Strategies for Trading Mutual Funds

    Learn some of the most commonly used investment strategies employed by mutual fund managers or that can be employed by individual ...
  51. 3 Stocks Warren Buffett Sold in Q2 2015 (PSX, NOV)

    Learn from Warren Buffet, world-renowned investor and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway. Uncover his most recent investment decisions ...
  52. Is Texas Instruments a Good Value Play? (TXN)

    Find out whether investors and analysts believe that Texas Instruments would make a good value play at its current valuation, ...
  53. Warren Buffett: The Road To Riches

    Find out how he went from selling soft drinks to buying up companies and making billions of dollars.
  54. Why Did Berkshire Go For eVolution Networks? (BRK, DNOW)

    Warren Buffett makes an unusual but possibly lucrative addition to the Berkshire Hathaway portfolio
  55. Finding Value in the Selloff Rubble

    Globally and in the United States, stocks are now in correction mode, with the recent erosion in equities in emerging markets ...
  56. 3 Stocks Near Their 52-Week Lows

    Discover some stocks that are currently trading near their 52-week lows, which may be undervalued and offer a good buying ...
  57. Avoid These 3 Value Trap Stocks

    Investors are wise to do their homework and avoid the following companies that might be value traps.
  58. The 3 Biggest Misconceptions of Dividend Stocks

    To find the best dividend stocks, focus on total return, not yield.
  59. What Rising Volatility Means for Momentum

    After remaining torpid for most of the year, equity market volatility is once again rising.
  60. Benefits & Risks of Trading Forex with Bitcoin

    Want to trade forex using bitcoins? Don’t jump on the bandwagon until you compare the risks to the benefits.
  61. How To Trade Forex With Bitcoin (XOM, EXPE)

    We look at ways to trade forex with bitcoin and the pitfalls in doing so.
  62. 3 Value Stocks Millennials Should Consider (COF, GILD)

    Understand what a value stock is and why a value stock would be attractive to a millennial. Learn about three value stocks ...
  63. 4 Cybersecurity Value Stocks to Watch For (CHKP, FEYE)

    Discover how huge data breaches to major companies have caused an upswing in the cybersecurity industry, and top stocks investors ...
  64. Warren Buffett's Latest Bet: The Riskiest Yet?

    Warren Buffett just made the biggest — and possibly riskiest — acquisition of his career.
  65. Backtesting Value-at-Risk (VaR): The Basics

    Learn how to test your VaR model for accuracy.
  66. Are Stock Buybacks Always Good for Shareholders?

    Stock buyback programs aren't always done with the interests of shareholders in mind. It's important to try to understand ...
  67. Is It Wise to Copy George Soros's Investment Strategy?

    One of the most successful investors ever is George Soros. Does that means you should follow his investing strategy?
  68. Is There Still Opportunity in Japanese Stocks?

    Japanese stocks’ strong performance has prompted market watchers to question whether there’s still a case for adding exposure ...
  69. Value or Growth Stocks: Which is Best?

    The answer to the age-old growth versus value debate depends on a number of factors. Here's what to consider.
  70. Is PayPal Worth More Than eBay? (PYPL, EBAY)

    Examine the online payment processor, PayPal, and discover its projected value increase as a standalone company, separate ...
  71. Five Wildly Successful Value Investors

    Warren Buffett is not the only investor who has benefited tremendously from adopting Graham's approach to investing.
  72. 3 Reasons Costco Has Membership Fees

    There's more to Costco's membership fees than meet the eye.
  73. Seven Investing Books For Your Summer Reading List

    It’s almost 4th of July, the season of summer reading. Picking up a book during your holiday can be a great opportunity to ...
  74. 6 Books for Millennials Interested in Investing

    Reading books about finance and investing is a great way for millennials to effectively invest their time and pocket money ...
  75. Should You Copy How Warren Buffett Invests?

    Buffett has proven to be one of the most astute investors of all time. Can you emulate his success?
  76. 5 Great Investors Who Aren't Warren Buffett

    Here are five other investors, not named Warren Buffett, that are also considered to be the best of the best in the industry.
  77. Guts, Grit And Grind: What It Takes To Be A Value Investor

    Guts, Grit And Grind: What It Take To Be A Value Investor.
  78. Why Zynga Might Be the Most Undervalued Stock of 2015

    Learn why Zynga, despite having fallen off most investors' radar, might be the most undervalued stock for 2015 and a winning ...
  79. Why Higher Rates Could Be Good News For Consumers

    While rates remain extraordinarily low by historical standards, in the last few months we have witnessed a modest change ...
  80. What Is The Value In Value Investing?

    Value investing has its advantages, but it also has significant drawbacks. We look at the pros and cons.
  81. Risks & Rewards Of Investing In Bitcoin

    Since Bitcoin is not a company and therefore does not have a publicly traded stock, how can you invest in it?
  82. 7 Investing Mistakes Warren Buffett Regrets

    Even the “Oracle of Omaha” has made a few money mistakes investing, from losing billions by passing on stock options to companies ...
  83. Is it Wise to Diversify with Small-Caps?

    Historically, it's always been a good idea to add small-caps to your portfolio. But doing so right now will require more ...
  84. Should You Average Down When Trading Stocks?

    Averaging down on a stock can allow you to avoid having to admit you are wrong. On top of this and given enough time, the ...
  85. Can Bitcoin Kill Central Banks?

    Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer unofficial currency that operates without government or central bank oversight. Can Bitcoin kill ...
  86. Are These the Top 3 Value Stocks of 2015?

    A look at three value plays for the long-term investor.
  87. 7 Sentences Successful People Never Say

    Success & wealth are not something that can be accomplished overnight. Here, we interviewed more than a thousand millionaires ...
  88. Why 2015 Does Not Look Like Y2K

    The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index hit a new record last week, as a broader rally in stocks helped nudge it past ...
  89. What is Warren Buffett's Net Worth In 2015?

    How much is Warren Buffet worth in 2015 and what holdings does he have?
  90. Value Investing & Short Selling Are Like Oil & Water

    To be a good value investor, you need to find and buy bargain stocks but more importantly, you have to stick to the trade ...
  91. Manage Investments And Modern Portfolio Theory

    Modern Portfolio Theory suggests a static allocation which could be detrimental in declining markets, making it necessary ...
  92. 6 ETFs to Fight Your Recession Jitters

    Are you worried about a recession? If so, consider these 6 ETFs.
  93. Worried About a Recession? Then Buy These 5 Stocks

    What makes these stocks so resilient? And how did they perform during the last crisis?
  94. What Education Do You Need To Become A Billionaire? (MSFT, ORCL)

    What kind of education does it take to become a billionaire? We take a look at the formal and informal education of the world's ...
  95. 12 Experts Explain The Secret To Buffett’s Success

    We interviewed some of America’s biggest money experts, and threw them a gauntlet: Tell us the secret to Warren Buffett’s ...
  96. Buffett’s Most Misunderstood Investment Advice

    Warren Buffett is undeniably the most successful investor in history. He's constantly ask for advice, and he is never short ...
  97. What Is Cold Storage For Bitcoin And Why Does It Matter?

    With increasing incidents of hacking in the world of digital currency, cold storage offers a safe place for the cryptocurrency ...
  98. What Happens If Your Insurance Company Goes Bankrupt?

    When insurance companies go bankrupt or face financial difficulty, it's bad news for policy holders.
  99. A Look at the 5 Richest People in the World

    Who are the five richest people in the world and how did they manage that feat?
  100. The Strange New World Of The Bitcoin Exchange Futures Market

    We explain the basics of the Bitcoin exchange and futures market.
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