Guru Strategy Ratings: MNST, TECD, NBG All on the Move

Each week, we take a look at which stocks John P. Reese’s Validea.com Guru Strategy computer models have newfound interest in, and which they have soured on. Here’s a look at some of the stocks John’s strategies have upgraded or downgraded today.

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Winters Still Sees Values

While many major market indices are at or near all-time highs, top fund manager David Winters says you can still find value if you look in the right places.

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How To Play The Liquid Alternatives Boom

Alternative investments have taken off in recent years, and in a recent WealthTrack interview, Lipper’s Robert Jenkins and Altegris Advisors’ Lara Magnusen discuss the risks and rewards of these investment vehicles.

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Warren Pieces: Buffett on The “Investor’s Misery Index”

A periodic look through the archives of the greatest investor in history

In Berkshire Hathaway’s 1979 Letter to Shareholders, Warren Buffett talked about the impact that inflation and taxes can have on an equity portfolio and a business. Below is an excerpt from the letter.

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Five Guru-Inspired Transportation Picks

In his latest piece for Forbes.com, Validea CEO John Reese takes a look at some of the top stocks in the transportation sector.

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Why Buffett Likes Banks

While they may be known more for investing in insurance companies and firms that make and sell simple consumer goods, Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway are also quite fond of bank stocks these days. In fact, if combined into one company, Berkshire’s bank investments would represent a $50 billion-market-cap bank — the eighth-largest in the US. And in a recent piece for CNBC, Tim Mullaney says that Buffett’s big bank position shows a good deal about his investment philosophy.

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Industry Rankings: Gurus’ Strategies Say Retailers Still Offering Lots of Value

Every day, Validea.com uses John Reese’s Guru Strategy investing models to rank dozens of industries using a myriad of financial and fundamental data. The rankings include a value index, a growth index, and an overall index that takes both growth and value factors into account. Here’s a look at some of the current top-rated industries. 

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