How to Get Started Investing

I recently did an interview with personal finance site Mint.com.  We touch on common investor misconceptions, getting started as a rookie investor and what I look for in an ideal stock investment.  You can view the original interview here. […] Continue Reading…

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Where To Be Invested in the Fourth Quarter: Emerging Markets

This is not a fun time to be invested outside of U.S. borders.  Concerns over Fed monetary tightening–and thus dollar strengthening–have sapped investor enthusiasm for overseas markets and particularly emerging markets. But it is precisely now, when valuations are […] Continue Reading…

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StockTwits Banter: Reactions to the Bill Gross Departure

“Bond King” Bill Gross shocked the bond market today by announcing that he was leaving PIMCO–the company he founded in 1971 and grew into an international bond powerhouse–to manage a total return bond fund for mutual fund manager Janus […] Continue Reading…

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Derek Jeter Retires This Week, But These Five Investing Legends Are Going Strong

On Thursday, September 25, Derek Jeter will take the field at Yankee Stadium for the last time.  A winner of five World Series and selected to the All-Star team fourteen times, he will be remembered as one of the […] Continue Reading…

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Five REITs That Consistently Raise Their Dividends

Over the course of his hockey career, Wayne Gretzky repeated several variations of a truly fantastic quote: “I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.”

Gretzky attributed the quote to his father, and he […] Continue Reading…

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