Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The worst stock tip in history

I had a discussion today with someone who said the market may "just be taking a breather".  In 1929, college professor of economics, Irving...

The Hardest Thing in the World…

...is to do nothing.  This applies to having self-control and delayed gratification when seeing a new iPhone release come out (iPhone X, anyone?).  This...

The “Babson Break”, could it happen again?

Roger Babson was an entrepreneur, economist and business theorist.  Born in 1875, he was 54 years old by the time the 1929 bull market...

A Chipotle BOGO

Finding coupons is a great way to "invest".  If you were going to buy 2 chipotle items, now it will cost you 50% less....

A business where you have 7% chance of making a penny. Any takers?

Herbalife may take the company private by buying back its shares.  Bill Ackman has staked a huge short position betting that the company will...

‘Ominous’ Sign for Stocks

Earnings have been growing but not at the clip that the stocks have been.  P/E of many stocks are through the roof, and the...

Clorox (CLX) – Time to SELL SELL SELL?

A friend recently asked my opinion on keeping his stock in Clorox (CLX).  He said he had bought some a while ago, and had...

Weird Science: Wall Street Repeals Law of Gravity – Barron’s

The market continues to shoot upwards.  Now retail investors are jumping in, and it's the strongest inflow of the "average man's" investment money.  As...

Dow closes above 22,000: Musings on the expensive stock market

All.Time.Highs!!!!  Everyone is cheering on the financial news networks.  Truth be told, the excitement for round numbers, like 22,000, is just an artificial construct....

Starbucks is shuttering all Teavana stores – Business Insider

I personally have never understood the business model of running a completely separate store from Starbucks, that focuses on tea.  The amount of real...

When it rains, it pours for Chipotle

The media is driven by narratives, and not necessarily providing a full picture.  The current narrative for Chipotle is that their restaurants are susceptible...

Are you “momo”?

Most novice investors look at only stock prices when determining whether to buy or sell a stock.  "The stock was at 350 last week...

Here’s How To Get Free Ice Cream At McDonald’s – DWYM

I know, I know, soft serve isn't "real" ice cream, but it's free.  If you want to indulge for free, go to McDonalds from...

Low-income families spend 40% of their money on luxuries

When people come to me for help in how to invest and grow their money, I will usually ask them how much they are...

Why Amazon bought Whole Foods

I have been trying to figure out the business case for Amazon buying Whole Foods.  Since Whole Foods is basically a luxury food store,...

Costco’s online prices are lower than Amazon’s, study finds – MarketWatch

In our investment partnership meeting yesterday, we discussed Amazon's (not-so) surprising takeover of much of the retail world.  One of the partners asked what...

10 things that actually make sense to buy in bulk –...

I would recommend not buying a 5 pound jar of mayo, since it will go bad long before you get through half of it....

You are living like a multi-millionaire!

If you have an iPhone or an Android phone, you can do things that multimillionaires could only dream of doing in the mid-80s.  So...

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