Category Archives: Investing 101

Has Warren Buffett Lost His Touch?

Warren Buffett is #4 on Forbes Richest People In The World (CBS News). Period. End of Story. He is worth $67.5 billion all by himself, separate from his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway. Much of what we talk about here has to do with what Warren Buffett and others have been able to do consistently over decades.… Read More »

Do You Have The Temperament Of A Stock Investor?

It’s Tuesday and time for a Warren Buffett quote: “The most important quality for an investor is temperament, not intellect. You need a temperament that neither derives great pleasure from being with the crowd or against the crowd.” (Motley Fool) What Is Temperament? Merriam-Webster defines temperament as a “characteristic or habitual inclination or mode of… Read More »

Ready To Buy GE or WMT? Watch This First

Please note that I do not own either GE or Walmart (WMT) stock. In this video, I go through my quick evaluation of both stocks using their financials. Most companies report financials about once per quarter so you have the chance that your information can be a little stale. Still, it is the best public… Read More »

Week In Review 6/14/2020

Let’s start with a little financial market review this week: Tesla Shares Surpass $1,000 On Semi Truck Production Memo – Tech Crunch Restaurants Parse Extensive And Conflicting Guidance As They Reopen – WSJ $410 Million Mega Millions Winning Ticket Sold In Arizona – USA Today Jim Cramer: The lesson from Wall Street’s biggest sell-off since… Read More »

Should I Make A Big Bet Within My Portfolio?

You own stock in 10 companies that you know very well (or should). Do you buy each in equal dollar amounts? What if you know, really know, based on its financials or some other logical factor that one company stands the best chance of growing quickly? Is there anything so wrong with making it 15%… Read More »

Is Being Hooked On Financial News Keeping You Broke?

We are all adrenaline junkies. The market goes up, we want to buy. The market goes down, we want to sell. It is an exciting roller coaster. What if, just if, what you watch or read on CNBC, Bloomberg, or Forbes, is just noise. It makes you feel like you must take action. But in… Read More »