In the rapidly changing world that we live in today, speed is everything. For this very reason, mergers and acquisitions are taking the upward trend while organic growth is focused on at a lower level. Companies are willing to pay a higher cost for ready made businesses in order to save the time it takes to either enter a market or penetrate deeper. Recently, Crane (NYSE: CR) acquired privately held more »
The more we learn about the economy the more we realize that nothing is for certain, and that predictions are usually worthless. In fact, with a hundred years of market data at our fingertips, there is only one pattern that consistently emerges.
The stock market tends to go up.
In what will be an ongoing thought experiment on the value of ignoring short-term news in favor of long-term, dedicated investing more »