Ask For Cheap Dividend Stocks This Christmas, Buckingham Says

With Christmas just around the corner, John Buckingham says undervalued dividend stocks are on his Christmas list.
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Value or Momentum? How ‘Bout Both

Are you a value investor, or a momentum investor? In a recent piece for Yahoo! Finance, Patrick O’Shaughnessy says you’re better off being both.

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Timeless Advice From Two Investing Legends

Good investing advice is timeless, which is why this Wall Street Week with Louis Rukeyser interview with investing legends Peter Lynch and Sir John Templeton is well worth a listen more than two decades after it occurred.

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Reese On The “Quality-Value Synthesis”

Many of history’s best investors have been big proponents of investing in “quality” stocks — those that generate high returns on equity and assets, and strong, consistent margins. But Validea CEO John P. Reese says there is something very important to recognize when using quality metrics to pick stocks.

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Fisher: Gridlock Is Great

Following this month’s elections, many are fretting about the likely gridlock that will dominate the American political system. But Kenneth Fisher says gridlock is just what markets like.

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Great Pages: Peter Lynch on The Mayans and “Penultimate Preparedness”

Can a single page of a book change your investment life? We believe it can. Periodically, we highlight some of the Great Pages that have had a great impact on our investment philosophy. Today, we cheat ever so slightly, taking a bit of a second page from Peter Lynch’s classic One Up on Wall Street. But trust us, it’s worth it to see Lynch compare stock market machinations to Mayan mythology.

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Your Brain And Your Risk Tolerance

How much risk can you handle in your investment portfolio? In a recent Wall Street Journal column, Jason Zweig looked at how to answer that question — and how brain science can offer some clues.
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