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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 […]

How Can You Avoid Value Traps In this Market?

2016-01-22

Research Articles

Introduction When the stock market turns bad, like it has been recently, investors find it extremely difficult to remain positive.  As a result, people tend to be more cynical during bad times than they would normally be during better times.  When this happens, it becomes all too easy to paint every stock in the stock […]

How To Calculate The Intrinsic Value Of Your Common Stocks: Part 1

2013-09-20

Research Articles

Introduction Every investor in common stocks is faced with the challenge of knowing when to buy, sell or hold.  Additionally, this challenge will be approached differently by the true investor than it would by a speculator.  But since I know very little about speculation (trading or market timing), this article will be focused on assisting […]

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 […]

Why Accomplished Dividend Growth Investors Can Ignore Price Volatility

2013-03-21

Research Articles

Introduction For a lot of reasons, dividend growth investing is becoming more and more popular every day.  The historically low interest rate on fixed income is perhaps one important reason for this trend.  However, an equally important, and perhaps even the most important reason, might just be that investors are better informed on the dividend […]

VF Corp: Fundamental Stock Research Analysis

2013-01-18

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 […]

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