Prospect Capital: Massive Insider Buying in this High-Yielding BDC

A high dividend yield, large-scale buying by company insiders, and recent buying by funds controlled by Joel Greenblatt and George Soros.

Sound interesting?  Then I suggest you take a look at shares of Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC), a business development [...] Continue Reading…

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Maybe Germany’s Stodgy Conservatism Isn’t So Bad After All…

The Economist ran a piece over the weekend prodding German Chancellor Angela Merkel to “Build Some Bridges and Roads” as a way of jolting Germany’s slowing economy back into growth.

My response:  Who’s going to be driving on them in [...] Continue Reading…

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The Death of the iPad?

Apple (AAPL) knocked the ball out of the park in this week’s earnings release, boosting quarterly revenues by 12% and earnings per share by 20%.  And these numbers included less than three weeks’ worth of iPhone 6 sales. (The [...] Continue Reading…

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Expected 10-Year Returns for Major World Markets

Research Affiliates, the research firm led by “smart beta” pioneer Rob Arnott, recently created a great research tool that enables you to choose any eight world markets and compare their valuations.  Research Affiliates then takes it a step further by [...] Continue Reading…

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Running a Financial Advisory Practice in the Age of the Robo-Advisor

Here’s a novel idea: Advisors might actually need to earn their advisory fees in the years ahead.  With the arrival of online financial planning sites like Mint.com and robo-advisors like Covestor, which allow an investor to mimic the trades [...] Continue Reading…

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