Investors can rationally expect their portfolios to perform much better by investing in low cost, passive products. The average investor should expect the market average return minus the fees and expenses they incur. That is a mathematical fact, not open to any kind of debate.
At first glance, it may be hard to see what not to love about this stock. But, as is often the case, the devil is in the details…
Free cash flow, as we’re often told, is the amount of money the company has left over after its costs of doing business, and maintaining or expanding its asset base. It is supposed to be the money a company has left over to return to investors. Yet, in the case of Dell, only about 1% of it was actually returned to investors in the form of dividends.
If you’ve ever heard or read anything about retirement planning or investing, you’ve probably seen illustrations of the power of compounding returns. But, there are still so many people who ignore this. It is crucial that you don’t.
The Bible very clearly teaches us to employ diversification as an investment risk management tool. This article describes how to do that, using a simple example.
If you, or your financial advisor, actually have a method for choosing in advance those mutual funds that will outperform, you both need to quit your current jobs. Go start up a fund of funds investment operation today. You’ll be billionaires. If you can’t do that, start considering the strong possibility that individual stocks or index funds are the most prudent option for your personal investing.
Jeff Bezos urges patience from his investors, and appears to strongly believe in his business strategy. By extension, that means that he believes shareholders and long term employees will be rewarded greatly over the long run. Clearly some investors share his sentiments. The stock price is going up even as profits are going down.
This article discusses common investor mistakes, especially those found among beginners.
There are many different types of scams that target investors. Some specifically target Christian investors. One quick way to spot them: pay attention to whether or not they appeal to your sense of greed.
This article makes the case that dividend focused investing is one of the best ways for Christian investors to implement biblical instruction.