Investment Strategy

Another Common Investor Mistake: Not Having a Playbook!

Does a professional football team in the NFL go out on the field without a playbook?  Do small...

Investment Strategy

How About A Long-Term Positive Outlook for a Change?

It seems to me that we have been bombarded by the media over the last few years about how bad...

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Ignoring Other Opportunities When the Situation Has Changed!

I cannot tell you how many times I have seen this mistake committed (including me) in my 17 years...

Recent Blog Posts

  • Trying to Catch a Falling Knife and Other Similar Mistakes!

    Over the years, I have found many people who are not in the investment business, find analogies like the title of this article much easier to understand than Wall Street gibberish like “head and shoulders patterns”.   “Trying to catch a falling knife” refers to a stock falling in price, giving a potential owner a chance to buy it cheaper, when […]

    Posted on June 22, 2011 3 comments
  • Mid-year 2012 outlook update: “Are we there yet?”

    I titled this post “Are we there yet?” referring to a situation all of us have been in when driving a long distance and wondering when we are going to arrive.  The kids are tired of being in the car and want to take a break… any kind of break.  This market has been one long exhausting ride […]

    Posted on June 18, 2012 0 comments
  • Another Common Investor Mistake: Not Having a Playbook!

    Does a professional football team in the NFL go out on the field without a playbook?  Do small business owners start their company without a business plan?  Do construction companies start building something without architectural designs?  I think we all know the answer to these questions…  But I am astounded by how many people both […]

    Posted on January 22, 2012 0 comments
  • Update on Mr. Market’s condition–Changing day to day…outcome uncertain.

    This market is as difficult to invest in as I have ever seen in eighteen years of being in this business.  Why do I say that you ask?  Because, although hindsight is 20/20 (and that is a big caveat) I cannot remember a time where the market felt so hostage to the economic and particularly […]

    Posted on December 13, 2011 3 comments
  • Market update — Where are we now and what to do…

    Wow, yesterday’s action was one wild ride.  So do I think we found a bottom?  The simple answer is I don’t know.  Bottoms are identified long after the fact, but in my opinion I don’t believe so.  The Nasdaq composite New lows expanded from the previous low in August (August 8th, 725 vs October 4th […]

    Posted on October 5, 2011 0 comments

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