Kroger’s Recent Price Weakness Might Just Be a Good Loss

Introduction Investors usually hate it when they buy a stock and the price goes down.  However, being upset with a price drop is not always the appropriate response.  There are situations where a price drop is a disaster, and there are times where a price drop is a gift.  This is a distinction that relates Read more about Kroger’s Recent Price Weakness Might Just Be a Good Loss[…]

Should You Care That The Market Is Overvalued- It Depends!

Introduction Most investors suffer from what I believe is an unhealthy (unprofitable) obsession with the stock market.  Financial writers and professional investors never tire about offering up their opinion on what the market will do next – especially short term.  Individual investors also are deeply concerned with how the markets are doing on a daily Read more about Should You Care That The Market Is Overvalued- It Depends![…]

The Active versus Passive Performance Debate Is Nonsensical

Introduction One of the most hotly contested debates in finance is the argument over which is better – active or passive investing.  Moreover, this debate has spurred numerous academic studies that claim to identify whether passive outperforms active investing or vice versa.  As a result, the current popular opinion suggests that passive outperforms active investing Read more about The Active versus Passive Performance Debate Is Nonsensical[…]

Happy 8th Birthday Bull Market! Has the S&P 500 Become Dangerously Overvalued?

Introduction According to an article in Quartz today, March 9, 2017, marks the 8th birthday of the US bull market which started on March 9, 2009.  According to the article, this is the 2nd longest and 4th strongest bull market in history for the S&P 500.  However, before we celebrate too excessively, we should pause Read more about Happy 8th Birthday Bull Market! Has the S&P 500 Become Dangerously Overvalued?[…]

Broadcom, Limited: Exceptional Growth at a Reasonable Price-With A Dividend Kicker

Investment Thesis Broadcom Limited (AVGO) has historically been, and is expected to continue to be a growth stock.  On the other hand, the company is also an attractive dividend growth stock as well.  The combination of high growth and above-average dividend yield is rare.  This becomes especially intriguing when you consider that their cash flow Read more about Broadcom, Limited: Exceptional Growth at a Reasonable Price-With A Dividend Kicker[…]