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Investors have several options to copy Warren Buffett's strategy
Q: How can you find out which mutual funds are the biggest investors in Berkshire Hathaway stock? A: Investors prone to hero worship usually have a handful of investors on their list. And Warren Buffett is often on the list of peoplemany investors would like to emulate. Buffett's investment success
A few new mutual funds are worth buying
Read this to discover five new mutual funds you must own today to make a million dollars and avoid a life of poverty and shame! OK, we don’t do that, even in this era of search engine optimization. And, to be honest, most new mutual funds aren’t worth the paper their prospectuses are printed on.
Top 10 investor traps list leveraged mutual funds
The North American Securities Administrators Association has released its annual list of top 10 investor traps, and it includes a rare offering from the mutual fund industry. Leveraged funds, which use futures and options to amplify returns, made their debut on NASAA's list, thanks to increasing
Is it a good time to add small-company stocks to portfolio?
In springtime, you may think about what your grandmother told you about farming. "If you feed the horses, you feed the sparrows, too," she'd say, with a twinkle in her eye. Of course, your grandmother grew up in the city and would also say things like: "Fertilize a flower, stab a weed."
GE stock may not be electric, but it should be OK
Q: I've owned General Electric stock ge for nearly 10 years and have been disappointed with its performance. What is wrong with it? A: It's easy for investors to beat up on General Electric. Since the start of this decade, the stock is down 37%. Yes, patient investors have been collecting a
You can get historical returns for selected stock indexes
Q: Is there a website that will give me the average return of large U.S. stocks between a certain time period, such as 1980 and 2007? A: Getting the day's stock quotes is pretty simple. Just about every financial website, including this one, can give you today's prices on all the major stock market
GE is diversified, but it doesn't diversify your stocks
Q: Does General Electric stock ge add any benefit to a portfolio that already contains a collection of large U.S. stocks? A: If you've been investing for a while, you've probably seen firsthand how diversification can be a big benefit. When you put pieces of your portfolio into different types of
In a recession, there are few safe ports for investors
Q: Assuming we're headed into a recession, what can we expect from the markets, and will markets outside of the U.S. follow suit? A: The R word is at the top of many investors' minds. I'm not going to sugarcoat this: If the economy dips into recession, it won't be a happy time for your portfolio.