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The Best Way to Judge Past Performance: Part Two

2015-07-01

Research Articles

Introduction On virtually every financial website on the planet there is a never-ending daily stream of stock tips and recommendations.  Consequently, the investing public is literally flooded with information and advice regarding what stock to buy today or not to buy.  Some of what is offered is supported by factual information and logic, but unfortunately, […]

Hudson City Bancorp: Bum or Bum Rap?

2011-03-03

Research Articles

Since we have written extensively on Hudson City Bancorp (HCBK) in the past, we have received several requests for an update given yesterday’s circumstances. An article in yesterday’s Wall Street Journal by Corrie Driebush of Dow Jones newswires titled, Hudson City Expects to Receive Regulatory Enforcement Action, stimulated a sharp selloff in the company’s share […]

Hudson City Bancorp: Short-Term Risk, Long-Term Opportunity?

2011-01-29

Research Articles

Hudson City Bancorp (HCBK) is widely recognized as one of the most conservatively and best managed financial institutions in the country. Thanks to their conservative lending practices and prudent fiscal management, Hudson City Bancorp prospered through the great recession while other financial institutions faltered and even collapsed. This prudently run financial institution did not partake […]

Value versus Volatility

2009-12-04

Videos

All stock price movements do not mean the same thing. For example, the market collapse last year dropped most stocks. In truth, based on fundamentals some deserved to fall, while some did not. Understanding this distinction is a vital investor attribute. Today’s video will look at financials, two banks and two insurers. See if you can see […]

Fear of Success!

2009-09-17

Videos

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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