Insurance companies enjoy a two-sided business model: they earn cash from premiums paid on the policies they write and then again through investing the large pools of their accumulated capital. In recent years, insurers have been a great place to look for investors interested in both diversifying into the financial industry as well as producing yield from their stock investments.
This trend has continued in recent weeks, as several of more »
Fund analysts are routinely sifting through the less popular, smaller cap stocks that stay out of the public eye, hoping to find arbitrage in these less-efficiently priced securities. When they succeed, they can uncover huge percentage gainers that fit under the sub-$5 billion market cap area. We have done our own analysis of many of the top funds’ largest small-cap holdings to compile a list that has proven to 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 »