What Says the Investing All-Star Team?

I’ll let you in on a little secret, dear reader. In those moments when I have doubts, I like to look over the shoulders of great investors to see what they are doing. (Actually, it’s really not much of […] Continue Reading…

What Happens if the Euro Dies?

Lest I be labeled a doom monger, I want to be clear on a few things. I do not believe that the Eurozone will break up. Greece could—and probably will—be asked to leave sometime this summer, but most would […] Continue Reading…

Diageo: The Ultimate 12- to 18-Year Play

Have you ever noticed that new “premium” vodka brands seem to pop up every other year, yet the quality scotch brands you see on shelves today are the same ones you might have seen in your grandfather’s liquor cabinet?

There […] Continue Reading…

Luxury: Buy What China’s Wealthy are Buying

“A few years ago, I said: if people do not watch it, Europe will become an open-air museum for traveling Chinese. Well, we are halfway there.”

The quote above was from a Financial Times interview with Johann Rupert, Chairman of […] Continue Reading…

European Dividend Stocks: What You Need to Know

For all the talk of dividend investing in recent years, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the average U.S. stock, as measured by the S&P 500, still yields a paltry 1.9%.

Even the Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF […] Continue Reading…