Is the CAPE Ratio providing a warning for investors – OFR

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While no single tool, ratio or source should be used to evaluate the economy and its financial stability. The Office of Financial Research (OFR) provides a free bi-annual report, and a really cool heat-map, on their version of what’s happening in the economy. Its called the Financial Stability Monitor, here’s their latest report and here’s their really cool heat-map. “This … Read More

Minimizing Your Downside Risk – Ty Cobb Batted .367 Cos He Got On Base!

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(Image Credit: http://www.outsidepitchmlb.com/) Like baseball, investing is more about safe hits that’ll get you on base rather than hitting home runs. The importance of calculating down-side risk rather than upside gains is one of the most overlooked concepts in stock market investing. Of course Warren Buffett is often quoted as saying, “Rule No.1 is never lose money. Rule No.2 is never forget … Read More

Hang out with losers if you want outstanding results in the stock market

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(Image, Do You Have a Friend Who is a Loser? Get Rid of Em!, accessed 18 July 2016, http://persuasive.net/) Let’s face it, no-one wants to hang out with losers. But when its comes to investing, these are the exactly the types of stocks most likely to provide outstanding returns. The problem is there’s one undeniable fact in stock market investing and that … Read More