There are a number of ways to keep up with stock picks from hedge funds and other major investors. Investors can get a fairly comprehensive look at their long portfolio several weeks after the end of each quarter, when hedge funds file 13Fs with the SEC, and we have found that the included information can be use to develop investing strategies (for example, the most popular small cap stocks among more »
Guitarists have Eric Clapton, actors Al Pacino, and basketball players have Michael Jordan. Investors are fortunate enough to have Warren Buffett, who not only is an incredibly successful investor, but a highly respected philanthropist. Lecture halls turn to complete silence when the Oracle of Omaha steps up to the podium--everyone wants his secrets.
If you follow his company and pay attention to its business, you can see that he keeps more »
With the memory of Hurricane Sandy still fresh for many of those affected by last October’s tropical storm, insurance claims continue to roll in for those seeking reprieve for damages. While a largely negative event for insurance companies, most do not assume all of these risks and are able to pass on a significant amount to a secondary sector, known as the reinsurance industry. Reinsurers exist to help spread more »
This is part two of a ten-part series, which I will be publishing every week until the entire portfolio has been introduced. You can see Part One here, where I discussed my first addition, Abbott Laboratories.
Since I’ve become interested in dividend-paying companies, and I am constructing a model portfolio of my own that I am presenting to the Motley Fool community, I plan on digging deeper into individual more »