Category Archives: Investing

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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Tenets of Value Investing – Mr. Market

For those of you unfamiliar with Mr. Market, he is an analogy that Ben Graham introduced to explain volatility in the markets.  Every day, Mr. Market provides a price for every stock in the market that he is willing to … Continue reading

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My aren’t we picky…

Something I’ve been thinking about a lot recently is how to rank a lot of seemingly cheap companies against one another.  Due to the recent market turbulence, there have been a lot of companies trading at very low levels in … 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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CSS Industries Analysis

Even though it’s been awhile since my last post, I haven’t forgotten about the blog or investing in general.  For those of you so inclined, my most recent analysis of CSS Industries has been published on Gurufocus as an entry … 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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