Category Archives: General

Stock Picking Contest – 2012 Q1 Update

I haven’t posted anything for awhile, but I’m starting to get some free time again and have a bunch of half written articles, so if you’re lucky, I’ll get some of them finished up and posted soon.  Anyway, an easy … Continue reading

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Mistakes

So I’ve been at this value investing thing for awhile now, and along the way I can definitely say that I’ve made my share of mistakes.  Or growing pains as I like to think of them.  Anyway, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Stocks for 2012

One of the blogs I read on a semi-regular basis participates in a stock-picking contest each year. In the contest, bloggers from a number of different finance sites pick four stocks that they ‘own’ for a year. Any stock or … Continue reading

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Let’s get that Snowball Rolling…

Last time I talked about compound interest and how time and the rate of return were able to supercharge the effects of compounding.   Time in the market is something that can’t really be controlled as there’s only so many years … Continue reading

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It just takes a little snowball to start an avalanche…

So I’ve decided to take a break with the discussion on stocks and investing styles and the like with this post.  Instead I’m going to talk about the 8th Wonder of the World (as Einstein famously noted), compound interest. Compounding … Continue reading

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Micro-Cap Investing is for Me!

A few posts ago, I put up an analysis of Crystal Rock Holdings where I mentioned that it is a micro-cap stock.  What this means is that the total market value of all of the outstanding common shares at the … Continue reading

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Stock Options Overview

Options trading is regarded by many as a high-risk, high-reward investing strategy that can make or break fortunes almost overnight.  However, in my opinion, options are one of the most useful, misunderstood investment instruments for long-term buy-and-hold investors.  By adopting … Continue reading

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