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For years Boyar Research has offered up winning stock picks for value investors to study during the holidays when it publishes a list of 40 forgotten companies set to surge in the new year. Since Boyar Research began hunting for its so-called Forgotten Forty stocks, these picks have handily beaten the S&P 500 Index. The
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Warren Buffett, the jocular Midwestern billionaire best known for his appearances in business magazines and on CNBC, has joined Twitter. Yes, that’s right, the online bastion of starlets and rappers and millions of ordinary teenagers is now an outlet for probably the most anti-technology curmudgeon of modern times. His first tweet? “Warren is in the
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A lot of hair has been pulled over the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote. Sure, there were a couple of days when there was extreme volatility, but there are more important investment truths that need to be heeded. It’s easy to take your eye off the ball when so much turmoil is dominating the business headlines. You want
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So much for Britain’s vote to leave the European Union creating an immediate earnings headache for America’s largest banks. On Thursday morning, JPMorgan Chase shrugged off June’s Brexit vote, posting better than expected second quarter results, led by stronger than forecast trading activity and continued growth at the bank’s consumer business. The results augur well for banking
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The retail investor is tip-toeing into the market this week as expected. Last week, in an interview with Forbes, Allan Conway, a fund manager for Schroders in London told me that he expected the retailer to return to the market within the next few weeks, but that flow would not last for long. “Most of
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If you want to charge the maximum possible price for anything, the strategy is simple — reduce supply. The Rolling Stones, always keen on presenting themselves as working-class louts who get paid to misbehave, nevertheless understand economics. They’re doing just four “50th Anniversary” shows, two in London, two in the United States in New Jersey.
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As part of our ongoing Best Ideas 2013 coverage, which was initiated in our recent Investment Guide, I offer you the best and worst idea from Adviser Investment’s Jeff DeMaso. Jeff works with one of the most trusted names among mutual fund and ETF money managers , Dan Wiener. Dan and Jeff produce a newsletter
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A banner with Twitter’s logo in front of the New York Stock Exchange on the day of the social… [+] network’s IPO. (Image credit: AFP/Getty Images via @daylife) Young and profit-less Twitter is a risky investment. At $42.90 a share it’s not a particularly cheap investment either. ETF issuer Global X Funds is betting it
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Manisha Thakor |44 Hometown: Columbus, IN Alma Mater: Harvard M.B.A.; Wellesley College B.A. Specialty: Indexing Day Job: Director of Wealth Strategies for Women, Buckingham and The BAM Alliance Cred: After 20 years managing money at firms like Fayez Sarofim, SG Warburg,  and Atalanta/Sosnoff Capital, Thakor started MoneyZen Wealth Management in 2012 to build portfolios of
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On the great see-saw of investing, all too often investors are on the wrong side of the trade. They should should be buying stocks when most people are selling them. Case in point is the aftermath of the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, where the majority of voters chose to leave the European Union.
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A great hedge is one that makes money while it protects you from a disaster. In April, Thomas Pound recommended Randgold Resources (GOLD) as a good investment as well as a hedge against many bad scenarios. Since then, we’ve seen a market correction caused by Brexit from which we have now recovered. In spite of
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When the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in June, ultimately tanking the British pound, traders with access to Cambridge, Massachusetts-based artificial intelligence platform Kensho had a special advantage. With a few keystrokes on Kensho’s AI-powered platform, traders quickly combed through an intelligence-grade database of information and in seconds learned that populist votes such as Brexit historically
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