This unusual taxpayer-owned IPO did create some interesting conflicts.
U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke wants the entire world to believe that the United States is in a deflationary economic cycle and, therefore, the drastic, insane steps he is taking are justified.
Benchmarking has exploded with the industry’s propensity to slice and dice and categorize every segment of the overall investment pie.
Sometimes the inner workings of Wall Street confound the wily and the wise.
True professional short sellers are typically intelligent, above-board investors who often alert the markets and investors to overvalued securities and, in some cases, to fraud.
This year, 15 states have enacted legislation to reduce future public pension obligations.
I went back to ancient Greece and Rome and found long-running philosophical discussions about The Virtues.
There is clearly something important about the totality
of what is learned in college, but, if you want to apply all those upper-level classes in your major, you’d better study
hard or pick the right field.
It seems more likely that bond investors today are making the same mistake stock investors made back at the peak of the stock-market bubble.
The greatest investors I know all use time-tested principles and apply them rigorously in their activities.
After years of easy borrowing that helped boost economic growth, governments around the globe are dealing with evil twinsâ??high levels of debt and shrinking revenue to repay.
The unprecedented size of government in America matters to anyone who is concerned about wealth creation in this country.
The public, to no surprise, is skeptical that the new regulations will succeed. A Bloomberg poll shows nearly four out of five Americans have little confidence the measures will prevent a crisis.
To achieve outsized returns, whether in mutual funds or individual stocks, investors must avoid the hype and reliance on past outperformance.
Most investors have heard the cautionary statement “past
performance is not indicative of future results.” This oft-repeated caveat reveals its truth time and again in the investment
Another fact emerged during May. People became way too bearish. Surveys and market action both suggested a growing fear that
became almost everyone’s opinion.