U.S. Government Just Gave Investors Part of their “Super Stock” for Free (Sort Of)

By Justin J. Carbonneau (@jjcarbonneau) —  Sometimes someone says something that hits you like a ton of bricks. Well, in early January Warren Buffett was on CNBC and one of the topics he was discussing was tax reform and its impact on the value of stocks (see full video here, pick it up at the 17 min mark). In classic Buffett fashion, he makes a few very salient points that are worth digging into. Buffett… Read More

How To Keep Emotion At Bay

Through the wonders of modern technology, it is simpler than ever to employ a systematic, proven approach to investing. But, as Chuck Jaffe notes in a recent MarketWatch column, investors need to be careful to keep emotion at bay when using systematic approaches. “All too often, investors believe they have found that prized vessel to prosperity — right up to the point where the system stumbles or fails, or where it turns up a ‘buy’… Read More