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Why Are These 6 Dow Stocks Fairly Valued?: Part 4 of 5

2017-10-19

Research Articles

Introduction Thus far, with the first 3 parts of this five-part series, we’ve examined 60% (18 of 30) of the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  What we found so far were that the majority of these constituents are currently overvalued or at least fully valued.  Finally, with this Part 4, we will […]

A Comprehensive Look At Dividend Growth Stock Valuations Sector By Sector: Part 2

2016-08-26

Research Articles

Introduction Finding attractively valued dividend growth stocks is getting harder and harder to do.  The overall market has been on a relentless advance for many years now, and high quality dividend paying growth stocks have been leaders.  Consequently, valuations have become extended beyond historical norms and I contend prudence.  Nevertheless, there are attractive dividend growth […]

Credit Card Companies: Poised To Continue Their Charge

2014-01-10

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

In true oligopolistic fashion, the credit card industry is dominated by just four players:  Visa (V), MasterCard (MA), American Express (AXP) and Discover (DFS). For instance, here’s a look at the respective market shares over the 2006 to 2012 period:

Don’t Be the Equivalent of a Stock Market Racist

2012-09-14

Research Articles

There is no shortage of pundits and prognosticators willing to offer their opinions (rarely based on facts) as to whether or not stocks are cheap or expensive, or as to whether the markets are going to rise or fall.  In every case, the opinions and prognostications are directed as generalities such as stocks or markets.  […]

Maybe Diversification Is Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

2012-04-19

Research Articles

There’s an old cliché about real estate investing that states that the three cardinal rules are: location- location- location.  Clever pundits have borrowed upon this refrain and glibly state that the three most important or cardinal rules of investing are: diversify- diversify- diversify. However, careful analysis will reveal that diversification is a multifaceted concept that […]

9 of the Second 10 Best Performing Dow Stocks are Fairly Valued

2011-10-17

Research Articles

The Dow Jones Industrial Average Second 10 Best Performers There is a lot of discussion taking place today about whether or not stocks are good long-term investments.  Most of it is slanted towards the negative with dire forecasts of poor future returns. Implied in these forecasts of doom are opinions that stocks are overvalued today. […]

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