New Stocks From Magic Formula Investing This Week

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What new stocks entered the Magic Formula screens this past week? Are there any worth considering buying? We take a look in this article.

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Two Questions on Fixed Income from the Mailbag

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From my readers: What are your thoughts on Pimco’s new strategy for its flagship fund? This concerns me because its one of the few “safe” funds in my company’s 401k plan. I haven’t heard anyone critique this and thought you’d be the best that I know of. It seems...

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On LinkedIn Endorsements and Registered Investment Advisors

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From my readers: What are your thoughts on Pimco’s new strategy for its flagship fund? This concerns me because its one of the few “safe” funds in my company’s 401k plan. I haven’t heard anyone critique this and thought you’d be the best that I know of. It seems...

Performance - Week Ending 09/19/2014

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Market volatility creates angst for the ignorant, and opportunities for investors.

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Bruce Berkowitz's Fairholme Buys Sears Shares

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Bruce Berkowitz's firm Fairholme Capital just filed a 13D with the SEC regarding shares of Sears Holdings (SHLD).  Per the filing, Fairholme now owns 24% of SHLD with over 25 million shares.

This means Berkowitz has added to his position size by over 850k shares since the end of the second...

Oaktree Capital Discloses Molycorp Stake

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Howard Marks' investment firm Oaktree Capital has filed a 13G with the SEC regarding shares of Molycorp (MCP).  Oaktree now owns 9.1% of the company with over 24.47 million shares.

This is a newly disclosed stake and the filing was required due to activity on September 11th.  The filing...

What We're Reading ~ Hedge Fund Links 9/19/14

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Brevan Howard's Charlotte Valeur talks strategy [FINalternatives]

Seth Klarman cautions against complacency bubble [ValueWalk]

Picking hedge funds is hard [Abnormal Returns]

Highland Capital on whether the bull market in US airlines will continue [Harvest]

Don't forget the 'hedge' in hedge...

Can Individual Investors Invest Profitably in the Stock Market with Value Investing?

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An anonymous user asked me to answer a question on quora the other day. Wanted to share my short response as it’s a common question. Plus, everyone has different experiences and ideas so I also want to hear from you at the end. The Question Can an “individual investor” invest...

Checklist: Cheapish Cohort passes, just

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A positive AGM update on Tuesday fails to provide an explanation why Cohort is so undervalued. Its long and short-term prospects appear solid enough.
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Volatility Can Be Risk, At Rare Times

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There is a saying in the markets that volatility is not risk. In general this is true, and helps to explain why measures like beta and standard deviation of returns do not measure risk, and are not priced by the market. After all, risk is the probability of losing money, and the severity thereof....

Retirement – A Luxury Good

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From my readers: What are your thoughts on Pimco’s new strategy for its flagship fund? This concerns me because its one of the few “safe” funds in my company’s 401k plan. I haven’t heard anyone critique this and thought you’d be the best that I know of. It seems...

CVS Health: Trading Below Fair Value And Strong Dividend Growth

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CVS Health Corporation is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the U.S. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

Dividend Growth Stocks: Raytheon Company (RTN) Dividend Stock Analysis

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Raytheon Company, the world's sixth largest military contractor, specializes in making high-tech missiles, advanced radar systems and sensors, defense electronics, and missile-defense systems. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

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Share Sleuth Digest: Choosing a strategy that suits

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It’s tempting to determine which investment strategy to use by how much value it’s expected to generate per unit of effort, but there’s probably a better way.
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What We're Reading ~ Analytical Links 9/17/14

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Edge, time arbitrage and the shame of short-term thinking [Lux Capital]

A fireside chat with Charlie Munger [WSJ]

Buffett on market valuation [Brooklyn Investor]

Bears at their lowest level since 1987, now what? [Yahoo]

8 lessons from the first year of a registered investment advisory firm...

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