What’s Next for the Luxury Sector?

The luxury sector has been in the headlines this week, though the outlook has been muddled.  High-end home goods retailer Williams-Sonoma (WSM) beat earnings estimates on Wednesday, initially sending shares higher.  Unfortunately, the details were a lot less impressive.  [...] Continue Reading…

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International REITs: Looking to Asia

Every portfolio needs an allocation to real estate.  It is an income-producing asset class with a strong built-in inflation hedge and favorable tax treatment.  And at a time when paper profits can be fleeting, real property can offer a [...] Continue Reading…

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The Best Stocks of 2013, the Syria War and More on Straight Talk Money

In Part I of  my interview on Straight Talk Money, I chat with Mike Robertson and Peggy Tuck about the Best Stocks of 2013 contest and how to invest in the event of American involvement in the Syrian War.

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Investing in Africa, Bill Gates’ Toilet and More on Straight Talk Money

In Part II of  my interview on Straight Talk Money, I chat with Mike Robertson and Peggy Tuck about investing in Africa, Bill Gates’ plumbing-free toilet, Brazil and the currency war, and how to invest in the event of [...] Continue Reading…

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