Stocks

Market Outlook 2017

In last year's market outlook article, I wrote that only a recession or Black Swan would kill the current bull market. Absent either, the bull would continue.  In 2016 the US economy did not experience even a ...

DEVELOPED VS. EMERGING MARKETS: WHERE TO INVEST?

A reader from Norway made an interesting comment on Twitter in response to the article Two Crashing Stocks I'm Starting to Like. In that piece I discuss the buying opportunities Amazon and Apple are in the proc...

TWO CRASHING STOCKS I’M STARTING TO LIKE

I find it impossible to buy things that keep going up in price be it clothes, hamburgers or stocks. On the flip-side, when prices drop, I get an irresistible urge to reach for my wallet. That's why I'm starting...

The Stock Market Crash of 2016

Forecasting market tops and bottoms is impossible. The surest way to lose one's credibility is to come out strongly in favor of an event that never arrives. Still, with so many people on the sidelines, waiting ...

Contrarian Investing: Oil stocks for the long haul

Oil, at the time of writing, is headed down towards the mid $30s. As markets tend to overshoot on the downside, mid $20s is not out of the question. How long it stays there is anyone's guess as only a few playe...

World’s 3 Safest Stocks For Novice Investors

The more I try to learn about stocks the more I think it's gambling Thus spoke my German friend who has never bought a stock in his life. His comment got me thinking. How can I best explain that investing ...

Investing 101: Contrarian Stock-Picking Strategies

The feedback from the interview I did with Borderless concludes that it was entertaining but my investment philosophy was unclear. I agree. By attempting to keep answers brief and avoid coming across as a boist...

Why I Put $20 000 In These Two Stocks Today

How to profit from Seadrill (SDRL) British Petroleum (BP) Today I put US $10k into each of these companies. I believe they will prove immensely lucrative long-term buys or potentially quite profitable short-...

Investing: How Stock Markets are Rigged…

...and how you can profit from them Most people don't dare invest in stocks. They've fallen for the myth that only the big-shots can win and profit. By that they mean the banks, financial institutions, billion...

Should You Invest in Poland?

Why Polish stocks face the same long-term headwinds as the rest of Europe About a year ago I was considering buying EPOL, the most common Dollar denominated country ETF for Poland. I ended up not pulling the t...

How to Start Investing in Stocks

Two simple things you must do to begin investing It sounds too scary and you don't dare risk it. You've read articles about people losing everything in the stock market. Seen movies where immoral brokers scam ...
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