Stocks

What Dow Stock Is Up the Most in 2013 With a 74% Gain?

What Dow Stock Is Up the Most in 2013 With a 74% Gain?

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is up a stunning 18.8% this year as of Friday’s closing price of 15,570.28. While an investor in the Dow 30 stocks has done quite well this year, the S&P 500 has […]

Google Chromecast Is 2013’s Smash Hit Electronic Wonder

Google Chromecast Is 2013’s Smash Hit Electronic Wonder

  Google has done it again with the release of the Google Chromecast streaming media player. It wasn’t enough that Google (GOOG) developed and offered for free the Android operating system.  As an open source OS, Android […]

Jones Soda – Back from the Dead

Jones Soda – Back from the Dead

About a decade ago, Jones Soda (JSDA) was briefly an incredible success story about a regionally popular brand which had used grassroots marketing to achieve rapid growth on a national scale. Unfortunately, the soda story fizzled when they […]

SELL EVERYTHING NOW! – How To Avoid Idiots Masquerading As Financial Experts

SELL EVERYTHING NOW! - How To Avoid Idiots Masquerading As Financial Experts

From mid November 2012 to February 19th, 2013, the Dow Jones Industrial average gained 1,400 points for a gain of almost 12%.  On February 20 and 21, the Dow Jones swooned a quick 200 points, a loss […]

Barron’s Super Bullish Cover Story – Don’t Waste Your Time Worrying About It

Barron's Super Bullish Cover Story - Don't Waste Your Time Worrying About It

Barron’s super bullish cover story this weekend raised some eyebrows in the investment world.  According to popular legend, mass market magazines in the past have had a tendency to feature investment areas right at their peaks.  The […]

Dogs Of The Dow Outperform In 2011

Dogs Of The Dow Outperform In 2011

Sometimes, the simplest investment strategy is the best. The simple “Dogs of the Dow” investment strategy mechanically selects the 10 highest yielding Dow stocks at the end of each year.  The selection is made without regard to […]

Cramer VS Roubini – Nasty

Cramer VS Roubini - Nasty

Round One? Things got real nasty as two giants in the world of financial commentary engaged in a bare knuckles brawl.  Nouriel Roubini earned his reputation by being one of the few to correctly predict the ongoing […]

The Dow Jones Is Really At 1,000

The Dow Jones Is Really At 1,000

Larry Summers Says Buy Stocks The President’s economic advisor, Larry Summers, noted last week that: “Although there could be many ways to question this calculation, that the market would be at essentially the same real level as […]

Stay Long SSO & DIA

Stay Long SSO & DIA

My initial assessment on December 3rd that the world had run of sellers has been a win so far – see Breathless Hysteria Overdone? I am maintaining my long positions in SSO and DIA. Although not quite […]