GURU: Investing With the Best Minds in the Business

Last week, I took a look at how the “Investing All-Stars” were positioning themselves for the remainder of 2012.Then—as now—the Eurozone crisis hung over the capital markets like the proverbial Sword of Damocles.  Given the difficulty of investing under […] Continue Reading…

Spain and Italy: Different Problems, Same Crisis

The Greek election came and went without much in the way of market reaction.  It would appear that “Mr. Market” is tired of hearing about Greece and has now moved across the Mediterranean to Spain.

But for all the wailing […] Continue Reading…

How to Spot a Value Trap: Research in Motion

Question: When looking at cheaply-priced stocks, how do you know which ones are solid value stocks and which ones are dreaded value traps?

Answer: The value stocks eventually recover, whereas the value traps do not.

I realize that my answer is […] Continue Reading…

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…