MisterValuation Stock of the Week: Boeing Company (BA)

MisterValuation Stock of the Week: Boeing Company (BA) Introduction The MisterValuation dividend growth stock of the week is Boeing.  Hopefully the stock needs no introduction to most of you.  Nevertheless, the following short business description courtesy of S&P Capital IQ should provide deeper insights into the company’s businesses. “The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries,[…]

MisterValuation Stock of the Week: Boeing Company (BA)

MisterValuation Stock of the Week: Boeing Company (BA) Introduction The MisterValuation dividend growth stock of the week is Boeing.  Hopefully the stock needs no introduction to most of you.  Nevertheless, the following short business description courtesy of S&P Capital IQ should provide deeper insights into the company’s businesses. “The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries,[…]

Anthem: Dividend Growth Stock of the Week

Anthem: Dividend Growth Stock of the Week Introduction Although there are many other factors that come into play when I am looking for attractive long-term investment opportunities, there are two primary aspects that dominate my investing approach. First and foremost, I must feel confident that valuation is, at a minimum, sound and preferably attractive.  No[…]

Retired Dividend Growth Investors: Sleep Soundly by Embracing Survivorship Bias

Introduction

Before investing in any common stock I believe it’s imperative to know as much about the business behind the stock as you possibly can.  However, there are only so many businesses that an individual investor can know anything about.  On the US stock exchanges alone, there are approximately 20,000 individual companies to choose from.  Therefore, logic would dictate that every individual investor needs a process or system for separating the wheat from the chaff. […]

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Why It’s a Mistake To Be Raising Cash In This Market

Introduction

It appears that I have become caught up in a spirited discussion regarding holding cash in investment portfolios.  However, I believe that my position on this important subject is being misrepresented.  Therefore, I felt compelled to offer this article for clarification of my true position and beliefs on the utilization of cash in portfolios. […]

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ETP UPDATE

As I’m sure most of you are aware, my timing on presenting Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) as a high risk speculation could not have been worse.  The stock plunged the following day when the company filed a report disclosing that CFO Jamie Welch was leaving and did so without posting a press release.  This created a significant amount of concern on the part of many investors.  Unfortunately, the water remains muddy regarding what this really means.  Therefore, I thought it would be appropriate to provide the following updates.  […]

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Suffering Stock Market Stress? Consider This Market with Negligible Volatility and Consistently Rising Values Instead!

Introduction

It would be an understatement to call the recent stock market activity turbulent.  High stock price volatility makes investors anxious and some people even become downright frightened.  These emotional responses are often exaggerated for people in or near retirement.  Therefore, I contend that all investors need to find ways to keep their emotions in check in order to avoid panicking, which typically leads to the making of a devastating financial mistake. […]

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Researching United Technologies: Here’s How I Do It

Introduction

One of the greatest challenges that authors face when posting articles on financial blogs is how much information they should include and how much they should exclude.  Space is limited, and many readers prefer a short write-up over long dissertations.  Therefore, most authors (yours truly included) attempt to summarize their positions in the fewest words possible.  However, this approach implies that readers will fill in the blanks between what is said and what is left out. Unfortunately, that is not what always happens. […]

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