Low Beta Investing: The Anomaly of Lower Risk And Greater Returns

Greater risk means greater rewards.  That’s the mantra we’ll taught about stock market investing.  Take the risk of investing in the stock market and you could lose money… but you might also make considerably more than you would in a bank account, or money market fund.

“Without risk there is no reward.”

That’s the story we’re told as newbie investors anyway…

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Lessons On Investing: Kraft-Heinz

Last time I wrote one of these “Lessons On Investing” posts, the chosen stock was a HUGE success.  It was one of those successes that everyone dreams about investing in.  The kind that make you rich.  I still criticize myself for not investing in the company 20 years ago.  That company was Apple, Inc.

Investing successes are great of course, but we can also learn from investing failures.  Some people even say you learn more from failures than you do from successes…

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Investing Ideas: October 2018

I’d like to nickname this October’s Investing Ideas the “falling knife” edition.  A new bear market may have finally begun.  Why do I think this?  My stock screens have been a sea of red the last couple of weeks, with values falling far from the high-water marks.

While a bear market is not necessarily bad thing, investing when 12 of the last 14 days have been negative feels a lot like trying to catching a “falling knife”…

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Investing Ideas: June 2018

Yes, it’s time once again for a monthly “Investing Ideas” post!  In my continuing quest to find good places to invest excess cash, I’m always searching for interesting stocks, funds, REITs, ETFs, bonds and preferred shares to potentially buy.

Week after week, I’m hunting for good investment ideas.  I end-up passing on a lot of frogs that probably aren’t going to be princes…

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Investing Ideas: May 2018

Yep, it’s time once again for my monthly “Investing Ideas” post!  In my continuing quest to find good places to invest excess cash, I’m searching for interesting stocks, funds, REITs, ETFs, bonds and preferred shares to potentially buy.

Week after week I’m hunting for good investment ideas.  In general, I try to find good returns by investing in businesses with a significant margin of safety, a growing stream of dividends, and good returns on capital…

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