Value Investing

When people think about the phone company, most naturally think about AT&T (NYSE: T), the most storied company in telecom. Though A&T has its fans — particularly dividend payers these days, with its 6.3% yield — it can… Read More

The odds are good that you’ve never met either Jonathan Seiffer or Jonathan Sokoloff. They’re worth knowing, or at least being aware of. These men may be the only people that can save a $4 billion company. Both have serious Wall Street resumes and deep experience with some of the… Read More

The Dow Jones Industrial Average has rallied more than 2,500 points, climbing from a March low near 6,500 to retake the 9,000 level. That’s a +40% advance in less time than it takes to grow a tomato. So is the market set to roar past 10,000? Or is it about… Read More

Wall Street just doesn’t understand Deere & Co. (NYSE: DE). No surprise there: There’s a Rolls-Royce dealer a few minutes from the stock exchange, but the nearest John Deere dealer is more than 50 miles away, and it mostly sells lawn tractors. The massive heavy-duty agricultural equipment, the large tractors… Read More

It’s no wonder Warren Buffett loves railroads so much — they’re a simple, easy to understand business. In fact, his investment vehicle Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-B) has a stake in three of them. This is exactly what Buffett was talking about when he said… Read More

What the mind can conceive and believe, it can insure (my apologies to Napoleon Hill). You already know from personal experience about insurance on your life, your house and your car. But maybe you didn’t know you could insure your wages, a business can insure its directors and officers, and… Read More