Value Investing

If there’s one thing investors should always keep in mind, it’s this: there is a potential investment idea in everything. Even in this market. For example, every item you find in your supermarket, even the supermarket itself, is a potential investment idea. There may also even be… Read More

The Greek debt crisis sent the world’s financial markets reeling, particularly across the so-called “PIIGS” nations in Europe — Portugal, Italy, Ireland, Greece and Spain, five European countries considered to be in the most questionable financial shape. The fear is that… Read More

Sometimes life throws a curveball into your windshield. Or a hurricane might sweep your SUV away. In either case, owning a piece of this company provides some additional insurance. Such is the case with Copart, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPRT), which deals in what it euphemistically terms “automobile remarketing… Read More

How many times have you walked through the aisles of your local grocery store and mindlessly grabbed items off the shelf that are staples of your home? Things like spaghetti sauce, dish soap, shampoo, paper towels… the little necessities life requires. How many times have you plucked… Read More

The ramifications of the credit crisis in the insurance industry are still being determined as regulators throughout the globe are scrambling to settle on the appropriate capital levels and financial cushions these firms must satisfy to stave off a future calamity. But despite the worries, conditions are quickly returning to… Read More

The saying goes something like this: “I have two words for you, ‘real estate‘.” These days, a lot of people may feel that those are actually dirty words. However, there are many different kinds of real estate, and one kind that never goes out of fashion. It’s… Read More