Whether or not they pay attention to the “barrage of folksy aphorisms” that will be offered at Berkshire Hathaway’s upcoming annual meeting, investors should pay attention to Berkshire’s stock, Michael Brush says.
Wells Capital’s James Paulsen has been bullish — correctly — throughout much of the bull market that began in March 2009. But now, Paulsen says that a key sentiment indicator that has predicted many former declines is flashing a warning signal.
While many people are wondering whether the bull market is running out of steam, Jim Paulsen and some other top strategists think it has a ways to go.
Going against the crowd can be incredibly hard. But as Michael Brush notes in a recent Brush Up On Stocks piece, it can also be incredibly rewarding.
Can individual investors replicate the strategy used by Warren Buffett? In a recent piece for Brush Up On Stocks, Michael Brush looks at several strategists who try to do just that, including Validea.
Warren Buffett said in his recently released annual letter that he’s on the lookout for potential acquisitions for his Berkshire Hathaway, and in a recent column MSN’s Michael Brush uses Validea.com’s research to highlight some possible targets. “To find stocks he might favor, I started with a list from the investment company Validea, which has programmed computers to mimic Buffett’s actions,” Brush writes. “With the help of my favorite Buffett experts, I narrowed down Validea’s… Read More
What types of stocks might be on Warren Buffett’s Christmas list this year? Michael Brush of MSN.com says one area of the market that fits the bill is retail, and he uses data from Validea’s Buffett-based screener to back it up. Brush notes that Buffett has already been adding to his retail stake, with his Berkshire Hathaway upping its investment in Wal-Mart by almost 20 million shares in the third quarter. And, he says that… Read More