Category Archives: Investments

Funny Stock Symbols

Funny Stock Symbols

The Wall Street Journal had an article about different ETF Funds suing each other because their names are similar and may be confusing to some investors, and it got me to thinking what funny stock market symbols are out there? I always liked BUD for Budweiser’s parent company, Anheuser Busch but they were sold to

What’s the Hot Sector to Invest In? Do You Even Care?

What’s the Hot Sector to Invest In? Do You Even Care?

I read an article today on CNN Money titled, “The Case for Buying Small Cap Stocks” where the author, tells the reader why not to buy small cap stocks and then in the very same article tells you why you should invest in small cap stocks.  It kind of annoyed me for two reasons: They

6 Months Later a Look at my Perpetual Income Machine

6 Months Later a Look at my Perpetual Income Machine

In February I wrote about wanting to start investing in dividend producing stocks and then I immediately wrote about creating my dividend portfolio.  Well since it has been six months I am going to review my process and review my results. Creating my Dividend Portfolio I went through my own process to determine what stocks

An Introduction to Forex Trading

The popularity of foreign exchange trading has grown dramatically over the past decade. Originally the province of large banks and financial institutions, retail forex trading has come alive in tandem with the electronic revolution all around us. The Internet and advances in data management and telecommunications software have enabled anyone that has the talent and

How Much Liquidity Do You Want?

How Much Liquidity Do You Want?

I am currently in operation horde cash, for two reasons, we want to eventually move (within a year to 18 months) and cash is king when negotiating, and two we are expecting our first child at the end of the year. I am no where near where I want to be, but as I reviewed

What Can John Wooden Teach us about Stock Analysis?

What Can John Wooden Teach us about Stock Analysis?

There are two major ways to evaluate stocks: fundamental analysis and technical analysis.  Wait, how does this apply to the legend John Wodden?   In honor of the late John Wooden, this week’s lesson is to work on your fundamentals. Groan.  Stop whining. This isn’t difficult. Fundamental analysis means assessing a company’s financial statements: taking the