Listen To Buffett On Buybacks

A myriad of companies in recent years have touted the fact that they’ve been buying back their own shares to increase shareholder value. But in a recent piece for Forbes.com, Validea CEO John P. Reese says that all buybacks aren’t created equal.

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Why NOT To Change Your Portfolio

With the bull market now more than six years old, many investors are worrying that the end may be near. But in a recent MarketWatch column, Chuck Jaffe says investors should beware “bad motivations” for changing up their portfolios.
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The Two Most Important Pages Of Warren Buffett’s 50th Anniversary Shareholder Letter

Warren Buffett’s 50th anniversary letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders has now been analyzed by a myriad of pundits who have dissected just about every sentence of it. But, given that Buffett offers plenty of his trademark wisdom and wit in the 15-page communique, what are the most essential parts of the letter for investors? There’s plenty to pick from, but we think these two pages stand out.
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Buffett’s Three Investing Tips For You (and LeBron)

Warren Buffett has been making the rounds since the release of his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, and in a recent interview with CNBC he offered three tips for successful investing.

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A Ted Williams Approach To Value Investing

In his latest piece for Forbes.com, Validea CEO John Reese looks at how investors can learn from legendary Red Sox star Ted Williams.
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How To Keep Your Brain From Ruining Your Returns

In his latest column for Seeking Alpha, Validea CEO John Reese says that all investors — even Warren Buffett — are going to make mistakes and pick losing stocks. The real key to success, he says, is whether you can adopt the right mindset to get you through the inevitable ups and downs.
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Buffett’s Energy Dump

While oil prices were tumbling in the fourth quarter, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway was dumping most of its energy holdings, according to recent regulatory filings.

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