Your no B.S. guide to losing weight in the New Year

2019-01-01

Want to lose weight in 2019? It’s time to cut the crap. And that’s not just the junk food sabotaging your diet, or the time suckers keeping you from working out. We’re also talking about the fad diets, fitness trends and questionable studies that have made reaching and maintaining aRead More →

Netflix poaches CFO from Activision Blizzard

2019-01-01

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Updated Lists Of Stocks Topping Our Ranking Model

2018-12-31

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 →

3 Reasons For Hope In The New Year

2018-12-31

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 →

Ring in 2019 with these freebies and discounts

2018-12-31

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 →

Five Important Prices For 2019

2018-12-31

For 2019, I suggest watching five different prices and the markets that they reflect. These five prices are U.S. Bond Prices, the price of oil, the value of the renminbi, and the value of the British Pound, the value of the Euro. Last year in December 2017, I suggested thatRead More →

The best and worst stocks of 2018

2018-12-31

One very important theme for investors during 2018 has been the return to volatility, as investors worry about Federal Reserve tightening and President Trump’s trade dispute with China. The market always looks ahead, and another important focus for investors is the massive cut in the maximum federal income-tax rate forRead More →