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Is The Increase In Volatility Signaling A Dangerous Market Environment?

2016-11-12

Research Articles

Introduction Over the last several weeks stock price volatility has increased significantly above norms.  All of a sudden it is not uncommon to see stock prices moving 5%, 10% or more in a single trading day.  Interestingly, this volatility is occurring both to the upside and the downside.  Common sense would suggest that the intrinsic […]

Chicago Bridge & Iron: A Solid Company With An “Out Of Whack” Dividend

2014-05-07

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

By means of introduction, the Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI) is an energy infrastructure firm and a major provider of government services. We’d give you three guesses as to where and how the company began, but we don’t believe you’d need that many: Chicago Bridge & Iron was founded in 1889 in Chicago, Illinois […]

Stocks for 2014: Something for Everyone: Part 1

2014-01-10

Research Articles

Introduction Chuck Carnevale My biggest pet peeve regarding common stock investing is how so many people have a tendency to over-generalize this asset class.  Commonly held beliefs such as investing in stocks is risky, or that the stock market is overvalued, or that the fed is driving stock prices, etc., are just a few examples […]

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

2013-05-16

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

Before analyzing a company for investment, it’s important to have a perspective on how well the business has performed.  Because at the end of the day, if you are an investor, you are buying the business.  The FAST Graphs™ presented with this article will focus first on the business behind the stock.  The orange line […]

Stocks 2014: Investing for Growth – The Power and Protection of High Compounding Earnings Growth – Part 2

2013-01-16

Research Articles

As I become more mature (translate: gotten older), my investment philosophy has slowly evolved into a more conservative posture.  When I was a younger investor I felt I had time on my side, and therefore, was willing to take on greater risk as long as I believed that greater rewards could follow.  In other words, […]

Energize The Growth Component Of Your Portfolio With Chicago Bridge & Iron Co

2012-06-06

FAST Graphs At-A-Glance

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co (CBI) potentially offers high growth at a very reasonable price. Although the company does exhibit the occasional bout of cyclicality, long-term earnings growth has averaged over 16% per annum. Consequently, long-term buy and hold shareholders have earned returns that have exceeded the market by a large margin. Some of the […]

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