Investing

The stock market competitions from 2012 are coming to a close. In 2012 I had to move away from the net-net picks of 2011, getting further away from the kinds of stocks I like to own. My favorite stocks are small, asset (hopefully cash!) rich with great free cash flow. I’ll have a performance and […]

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I really dislike extreme weather. Hot weather is awful, cold weather is a little less awful. I figure there’s no limit to how much you can layer in the cold, but there’s absolutely a limit to how much a decent person can take off in the summer. Either way, I’m not too fond of weather […]

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Sally Nicholl is not yet the most productive spread bettor in the United Kingdom, but her online diary and bestselling account of her introduction to spread betting, Bets and the City, have transformed her into a cult figure in the rapidly-expanding spread betting community. She offers some spread betting tips. Spread betting is still a […]

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I got a reader question about this sentence: There are really only three limits to stock performance: the PE ratio, the potential size of the firm in the future, or the return on the businesses’ retained earnings. It’s from an article on misguided management, but it’s probably the most important thing to understand about investing. […]

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