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The Interpretation of the Earnings and Price Correlated F.A.S.T. Graphs™ Made Simple

2016-01-26

Research Articles

The Interpretation of the Earnings and Price Correlated F.A.S.T. Graphs™ Made Simple At their core, F.A.S.T. Graphs™ are easy to interpret and understand. When you are clear on what the lines and shaded areas on a F.A.S.T. Graphs™ represent, you will experience an instantaneous and comprehensive understanding of the business behind the stock, and how […]

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, […]

What The Great Recession Taught Me About Dividend Growth Investing

2015-06-11

Research Articles

Introduction Ever since I first got interested in investing in stocks circa 1965 I have been confronted with a constant and persistent admonition about the next pending market crash.  In those early days I contributed much of the negativity toward stocks to a lingering overhang from the Great Depression.  Many of the people I was […]

Calculating A Stock’s Fair Value Based On Future Growth Expectations: Part 2A

2013-09-26

Research Articles

Introduction In part one of this two-part series I focused primarily on calculating the intrinsic value of a common stock based on an analysis and review of historical information and data.  Although I strongly believe that there is much that investors can learn by studying the past, I even more strongly believe that since we […]

The Truth About The Impact Of Dividend Reinvesting

2013-04-10

Research Articles

Introduction There is a growing trend towards doing-it-yourself (DIY) portfolio management.  Many individual investors have become disillusioned with professional investment management at various levels, to include mutual funds as well as custom-designed professionally-managed portfolios. Consequently, they have become motivated to take their financial futures into their own hands and manage their own portfolios. Generally, I […]

The Essence of Valuation is Soundness Not Rate of Return

2013-02-22

Research Articles

Introduction on Stock Valuation When it comes to writing about investing in common stocks, my favorite theme typically revolves around valuation.  In fact, I once had a reader dub me “Mr. Valuation.”  Which, I might add was very flattering to me.  Moreover, in the context of discussing valuation there are normally three concepts that are […]

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