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2013 vs. 2007: An infographic on the Dow Then & Now

I believe Americans feel that investing in the stock market today is counterintuitive because of unemployment statistics, dysfunction in Washington and ongoing negative news about the U.S. economy....Take a visual look at what investors may be feeling in our new infographic...and you can see some of the reasons investors have thrown in the towel.

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Words of Wisdom From the Most Brilliant Investors Ever

There's a bewildering amount of advice on how to invest...so it's worthwhile, especially in today's volatile markets, to take a look at what has actually worked, as opposed to what people claim works. We've collected some of the finest wisdom on markets from the most respected and successful investors, past and present. Words: 865

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How the Dow 30 Stocks Compare According to Their Margins of Safety (+2K Views)

Benjamin Graham, known as the father of value investment, is famous for his simple, yet powerful, valuation method as first explained in his 1973 book, Intelligent Investor, and later updated in his book entitled Renaissance of Value. His "Graham Number" approach has been adapted and applied to all 30 stocks listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Index to determine which of the stocks have above average safety factors - of which only 10 do. Below is an explaination of the approach, the formula and the results for all 30 stocks. Words: 1220

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Is the Stock Market Over-priced? These Charts Provide Some Insight (+2K Views)

Secular stock market declines have ranged in length from over 19 years to as few as 3 [and] the current decline is now in its 10th year. Every time the P/E10 has fallen from the top to the 2nd quintile [as it has done recently], it has ultimately declined to the 1st quintile and bottomed in single digits. Based on the latest 10-year earnings average, to reach a P/E10 in the high single digits would require [either] an S&P 500 price decline below 540 [or] for corporate earnings to make a strong and prolonged surge. [Which is it going to be and, if it is the former, when might it occur? Only time will tell! Let me explain.] Words: 1338

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Value Investing: The Practical Application of Benjamin Graham & Warren Buffett’s Principles (+2K Views)

While the average amateur investor may be excellent in their own career field, it doesn't mean they know what to invest in, or how to pick stocks. In fact being very good at your field can give you the false sense that whatever stocks you pick or your broker picks for you must be good, because after all, you picked them and you picked your broker — and you're smart so, no doubt, those stock prices will go up. Unfortunately, the smart and talented stock-picking neophyte is not investing at all but speculating. Words: 924

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"Applied Value Investing" – A Book by Joseph Calandro

Being afflicted with an Austrian outlook can turn many a would-be investor into a permabear. Indeed, if I were truly a hardcore advocate of Austrian investing, my only assets would be a shotgun and a bag of gold because, up until now, I have never come across any writing that attempted to weld Austrian thought onto an investment framework. Words: 953

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