I Refuse to Celebrate Labor Day…Sort Of

Because the concept of a holiday celebrating the proletariat deeply offends me, I will anti-celebrate Labor Day by working on Monday, if only for a few hours.

It’s a matter of principle, you understand. We don’t have a holiday celebrating […] Continue Reading…

On CNBC: Apple a “No Brainer” at These Prices

I joined Oriel Morrison and Bernie Lo this evening to chat about Apple (MSFT) and Microsoft (MSFT) after Monday’s market meltdown:

Apple at current prices is a no-brainer to own. Yes, the upheaval in China will probably crimp growth this […] Continue Reading…

Does Berkshire Hathway Make the Cut as a “Retirement Stock”?

Warren Buffett has made his investors a lot of money over his career. Over the past 35 years, Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) has grown its book value at a compounded rate of return of 19.0%. Over that same period, the […] Continue Reading…

Value or Momentum? Try Both.

Let’s go back in time 30 years. Remember those “Taste great / less filling” Miller Lite beer commercials from the mid-1980s? You could roughly divide the world’s beer-drinking population into two rival factions: Those that insisted that Miller Lite […] Continue Reading…

Netflix: Buy It With Your Play Money

Netflix (NFLX) announced earnings last night, and knocked the ball out of the park. They raised their subscriber base by about 3.3 million people, which amounts to an increase of over 5%. The company now has 66 million subscribers […] Continue Reading…