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Sell your Bonds and Gold and Buy Dividend Growth Stocks Before it is Too Late

2011-09-15

Research Articles

Introduction Early in their careers investment professionals are taught the importance and benefit of properly diversifying their client’s portfolios.  Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT), which was developed and promoted by academia, has taken diversification to the extreme.  According to Modern Portfolio Theory, asset allocation is the primary determinant of future returns and in the reduction of […]

5 Technology Titans Offering Growing Dividend, Capital Appreciation Potential (Part II)

2011-02-28

Research Articles

Positioning Statements and Introductory Remarks: Learning from the Past The following presentation, through the lens of our F.A.S.T. Graphs™ research tool, reveals a picture of each company’s past, present and future fundamental values. We’re often asked, and even criticized, for placing too much emphasis on historical information and values. Therefore, we offer the following positioning […]

Principles of Valuation Part 2: How to Value a Business, And How to Think About Stock Prices

2010-12-10

Research Articles

In Part 1 of this three-part series we focused on how to value slow and moderately fast growing businesses. In this article, Part 2, we will shift our focus on how to value faster growing companies. Our definition of a fast grower is one that has consistently compounded earnings at 15% per annum or better […]

Fear of Success!

2009-09-17

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Fear interferes with rational thoughts. Consequently, it has no place in the investing process. A year ago people were panicked and selling stocks, indiscriminately. Now the news is reporting a strong rally and some investors are fearful it will end and collapse again. Consider a couple of points. Many good businesses, whose earnings held up, […]

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