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Background It has been a year since we first introduced our factor-based quality ranking model (see “13 Stocks That Top My Factor-Based Value Investing Ranking Model“). The purpose of the model has always been to find wonderful businesses at fair prices, although the valuation consideration is not reflected by anyRead More →

I can accept anything, except what seems to be the easiest for most people: The half-way, the almost, the just-about, the in-between.” ― Ayn Rand It’s hard to believe 2018 is almost over. Given the fourth quarter investors have had to endure, the end of the year cannot come fastRead More →

Celebrating the holidays can be expensive, but marking the start of 2019 doesn’t have to be. Some food chains, ride share services and retailers are offering deals discounts and free stuff — not just free advice on sticking with New Year’s resolutions. The promos are welcome news. The holidays canRead More →