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A Case for Value Investing

July 24, 2017

Numerous studies show that an investor earns more over time by investing in stocks selling below their intrinsic value by a variety of measures. It’s known as value investing. But most investors aren’t value investors. This article explores why, with the main reason being that investors don’t have long enough time horizons. They focus on […]

A Case for Preferred Stocks

March 6, 2017

We sold preferred stocks from the Retirement Watch portfolios last July. They’ve since declined a bit as interest rates rose. This article makes the case that preferreds are the only part of the markets potentially trading at a discount and in particular favors two preferred stock issues, both from banks. But the recommendation comes with […]

The Competition Between Growth and Value Stocks

April 14, 2016

The second edition of The New Rules of Retirement continues to rise on’s rankings, though it won’t be available for another 10 days or so. The pre-publication interest and orders are gratifying. This significant rewriting of the first edition covers all the financial aspects of retirement, and then some. You can learn more about the […]

Why Aren’t There More Value Funds

April 28, 2014

Even advocates of efficient markets and index funds acknowledge that value stocks perform better over time than the indexes and growth stocks. This isn’t a secret. Yet, investors don’t flock to value stock funds. This essay offers a number of reasons why, but the bottom line is that investors aren’t always rational and don’ always […]

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