Are Dark Pools Obscuring True Insider Sentiment?

March 25, 2008 - Dark pools are pools of stocks listed on private or proprietary electronic exchanges that allow a buyer or seller to move large blocks of stocks anonymously without causing the bumps in the price of a particular stock as would happen if an investor were to buy or sell a large position … Continue reading Are Dark Pools Obscuring True Insider Sentiment?

Diversification, Cash, and AAA-rated Instruments with Exposure to MBS — Three Signs of an Incompetent Advisor

March 9. 2008 - Diversification: The World’s Worst Investment Strategy Diversification, cash and AAA-rated instruments with exposure to Mortgage Backed Securities — If you’re deep into all three, these are three definite signs that it is time to let your advisor go. Many “professional” advisors today argue that diversification is a reason to stay fully … Continue reading Diversification, Cash, and AAA-rated Instruments with Exposure to MBS — Three Signs of an Incompetent Advisor

Why Investors Will Never Make Any Money in this Bear Market

March 3, 2008 - Out of Omaha, Nebraska, this story was picked up by the major global news services today: "OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Billionaire Warren Buffett said Monday that the U.S. economy is essentially in a recession even if it hasn't met the technical definition of one yet. Buffett said in an interview with … Continue reading Why Investors Will Never Make Any Money in this Bear Market