Value Investing

As the U.S. government builds higher deficits, many investors have sought the safe haven of precious metals – especially gold. Rising government debt loads can trigger inflation and gold bugs see the yellow metal as a safe haven. Silver has often been seen as… Read More

The Securities and Exchange Commission shocked Wall Street today with its accusation, duly filed in Federal District Court in Manhattan, that Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) engaged in fraud during the subprime debacle. Shares have taken a dive, losing… Read More

Back in 1973, Warren Buffett began accumulating shares in The Washington Post Co. (NYSE: WPO), which at the time consisted of the prestigious namesake newspaper publication as well as a number of television broadcasting and cable television systems. More than three and a half… Read More

Everyone likes a good stock tip: a hot new Internet company, a disruptive technology, an acquisition rumor — anything that gets the adrenaline pumping. This type of hearsay-based buying and selling can net investors a buck or two now and then, but rest assured, someone already knows what you know… Read More