On a beautiful day in September with the crisp coolness of October in the air I went to a local community fair. It’s like traveling back in time with the 4-H livestock exhibits, the touching floral arranging displays, and the gleaming jars of jams, jellies and pickles. The green and yellow John Deere logo is still omnipresent. Sure, there are web site competitions and digital photography displays now but more »
Some stocks just have ill-luck following them everywhere. If Mr. Market pounded Titan Machinery’s (NASDAQ: TITN) stock after its first-quarter results, the second quarter wasn’t any better – its shares lost a massive 22% in a single day.
I am not going to waste time trying to comprehend why the markets reacted this way, but what I know is this – the huge drop has popped up a great opportunity more »
A new year, a new beginning, a time of optimism, and a time for us to forget about a 2011 where the market, including dividends, increased by less than 3%. So if we're to be optimists, and believe in an improved economy where stocks will beat corporate bonds, the companies that will benefit most from this change would be the companies that are at the base of our economy more »