Category: investments

Are you an Investor or a Consumer?

July 28, 2014 | 10 comments

Consumers use up resources. Investors take actions that multiply their resources. Which are you? The question grabbed my attention when I read an editorial by Rich Karlgaard in the June issue of Forbes magazine, where Rich pointed out in a

Exuberance and rising stock markets

January 28, 2013 | 4 comments

The stock market in the USA has been on a bull run for five years now, and market watchers are wondering when it will end, and how badly. There was an illuminating article published last week on CNNMoney, titled, “Bull

The ultimate investment

October 2, 2008 | 4 comments

People are worried about their investments. Many are watching the value of their portfolio drop day after day by huge amounts, and they don’t know what to do about it. Sell everything? Bail out of the market? Wait? Suffer more?

Making quality investments

June 6, 2007 | 1 comment

I receive a short newsletter each month from the Edward Jones investment house, and a word of wisdom they shared this month on making quality investments caught my attention. An adviser wrote: “Quality investments are like tennis balls: They are