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October 2009



So now what?

October 30, 2009 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: APWR.DL , VZ , HOGS.DL

I've kind of been the opinion that the fair value price for the market (S&P 500) is around 1050.   We had a period of irrational exuberation and expectations that there was going to be a healthy recovery.  Now that this fantasty has vanished, we're looking at the stark reality of the world of equities.    Here are the factors that I think are at play.  [more]



Decrease your risk or increase your reward?

October 05, 2009 – Comments (3)

I saw someone post a tip in their blogs that you should not invest more than 20% of your portfolio in any one stock or fund, no matter how highly you think of the stock.   I assume that this is a risk management philosophy.  I pondered that a bit, because I tend to take a very different take on my short-term investing.    If you're talking about long-term investing, sure I agree.    For short-term, if I think I've locked onto a great stock at a great price, why would I not want to take a large position in that stock?     [more]

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