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Stock Selection Options by Category: Part 2A

2018-10-30

Research Articles

Introduction In part 1 of this series titled “How Many Stocks Should I Own?”  found here, I focused primarily on how many stocks an investor might need to hold in a stock portfolio for adequate diversification.  In this part 2, my focus will shift to category selections. Instead of how many stocks to own, this […]

U.S. Bancorp: Don’t Forget About This Fair Valued Bank

2014-04-15

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

If you were to survey the field to name major banks, we’re guessing that U.S. Bancorp (USB) wouldn’t top too many lists. Instead, the likes of J.P. Morgan (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Bank of America (BAC) or Citigroup (C) would probably come to mind. Yet with $361 billion in assets, the Minneapolis based U.S. Bank […]

Is The Financial Crisis Over For Financial Stocks?

2013-08-02

Research Articles

The cause of the financial crisis of 2007 -2008, also known as the Great Recession of 2008, is attributed to many different theories.  However, one of the most common theories is an easy money regulatory environment that led to an abundance of subprime loans, which in turn inflated real estate prices to bubble levels.  Additionally, […]

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.  […]

Volatility Is Not Risk

2012-04-12

Research Articles

This article was inspired by Roger Nusbaum’s post on his Random Roger blog – Sunday Morning Coffee on Sunday, April 8, 2012.  Roger is a highly respected financial blogger that I believe is genuinely interested in providing his readers meaningful and prudent investment advice and guidance.  Therefore, I have a great deal of respect for […]

Dissecting the Dow: 21 of the 30 Dow Stocks are Undervalued, 6 are Fairly Valued, and Only 3 Appear Overvalued

2011-10-19

Research Articles

Introduction In this final segment, we will cover the 10 poorest performing DJIA stocks since 1995.  In part one which covered the best 10 performing DJIA stocks; we saw a group of companies that could best be described as consistent above-average earnings generators.  Consequently, it makes sense that they were the best performers since we […]

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