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February 2007



The Sell-Off

February 28, 2007 – Comments (1)

The winter sell-off has arrived! China got hammered today, Philippine shares were down 7.9%, Hong Kong was down 1.8%, Malaysia fell 2.8%, India's BSE fell 1.3%, and U.S. stocks fell the largest percentage since 2003. In short, there is a bubble effect going on just like there was last year. People have all of a sudden freaked out and gotten scared of stocks after people worry about an economic recession.  [more]



Why Stocks?

February 11, 2007 – Comments (3)

Some of you may be wondering why I am so interested in stocks. What do stocks offer that other investments don’t? Well, to start, I think investing in a business is more exciting than buying debt (bonds), real estate, even gold. But excitement isn’t what we’re looking for, we’re looking for the investments that will gain us the most money in the quickest amount of time. Stocks have by far been the best long-term investments that are legal and available to the public.   [more]



Whoda Thunk It

February 05, 2007 – Comments (1)

Out of the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) countries, China's been the worst performer over the past ten years. The top performer? India. I never would have guessed that, but that's how it's been. See this article for more on the topic (definitely worth reading):  [more]

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