Value Investing

Warren Buffett, the famed value investor with an estimated net worth of $47 billion, on Feb. 26, released his annual letter to shareholders of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B), Buffett’s holding company and primary investment vehicle. The letter provided readers with the most up-to-date details of Berkshire’s common stock investment portfolio,… Read More

Since 1993, the globe has seen the stock markets of 11 different countries lead the yearly performance race, yet not once during that time has the United States ended up in the winner’s circle. In fact, more often than not, the U.S. market ends up in the bottom half of… Read More

During quarterly conference calls, CEOs go to great lengths to talk about their company‚Äôs prospects. But if they really want to attract investors’ interest, they can back up their bullish words by pulling out their checkbooks. Stock purchases by insiders are still the clearest way to say… Read More

In the market’s remarkable run-up in the past two years that saw the major averages roughly double from the March 2009 lows, an increasing number of investors have looked to take profits in some of their best picks. As a result, some of these stocks have lost their momentum and… Read More

The market has been on fire since the dark days of the financial crisis. The S&P 500 has soared an astounding 85% since the lows of March 2009. Market returns have been propelled by more cyclical sectors like technology and consumer products, while the more defensive sectors have badly lagged… Read More