Learning the Wrong Lessons: Avoiding the Peter Lynch Bias

Peter Lynch is one of the all-time greats. While running the Fidelity Magellan fund from 1977 to his retirement in 1990, he generated almost hard-to-believe annualized returns of 29.2% per year. And take note that this was before the […] Continue Reading…

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Second Quarter 2015: Should You Consider Emerging Markets?

They’re cheap, most investors are scared to death of them, and yet they have been slowly grinding higher throughout 2015. Are emerging markets — and the iShares MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) — worth owning as we jump into […] Continue Reading…

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Best International Opportunity for the Second Quarter: Spain

As the first quarter grinds to an end, we don’t have much to show for it. Year to date, the market is flat.

But, that doesn’t mean it’s been boring. It’s been a choppy, volatile year as investors have tried […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Hard to Beat Risk-Free 46% Annual Returns

Even in his prime, Warren Buffett couldn’t consistently deliver 46% returns year in and year out. The sage of Omaha is good…but not that good. (Ok, there was a stretch in the 1960s when he really did generate those […] Continue Reading…

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Does Cisco Systems Belong in a Dividend Stock Portfolio?

The Nasdaq Composite crossed 5,000 this year, reaching that threshold for the first time in 15 years. It’s been a long road, but investors in the index can finally put the dot-com boom and bust behind them.

But not all of […] Continue Reading…

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