Hunting for Value in European Stocks

I’ve been bullish on European stocks for the past year based on their vastly cheaper valuations relative to the American market. I’m not quite willing to jump into the Greek market just yet, as there aren’t many liquid stocks […] Continue Reading…

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Closed-End Bond Funds Near Their Deepest Discounts Since 2008

While most of the world’s attention has been on the China market meltdown and the Greek debt showdown, closed-end bond funds have quietly been priced to deliver solid total returns over the next 12-18 months. To take advantage of […] Continue Reading…

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7 Stocks to Fund a Happy Retirement

I spend a lot time thinking about my investments. It sort of comes with the job description. But when I eventually retire, I don’t intend to spend my days with my eyes glued to a monitor. I want to […] Continue Reading…

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NYSE Halts Trading: What You Need to Know About the NYSE Glitch

I covered the NYSE trading halt for InvestorPlace. Here is a short excerpt. You can read the full article here.
The New York Stock Exchange halted all trading today due to an unspecified technical issue. A headline like that is […] Continue Reading…

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AAII Sentiment Survey: ‘Running of the Bulls’

It’s that time of year again.

Tomorrow morning, thousands of adventurous (or phenomenally stupid) young men from around the world will run with the bulls in the streets of Pamplona.

I was one of those adventurous (let’s be honest — phenomenally […] Continue Reading…

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