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Quick Tip for Fighting Confirmation Bias

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Confirmation bias occurs whenever individuals deliberately search for information that corroborates whatever decision they have either made, or would like to make. Lack of objectivity thus results which is harmful for overall portfolio returns

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Current Ratio Backtest

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Discover the results of a detailed 14-year backtest of the performance of the current ratio stock fundamental. The highest 80% of stocks by current ratio significantly underperformed the S&P 500 equal weight index.

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Why do value stocks outperform growth stocks?

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Value stocks tend to outperform growth stocks over long term. This is well known. The reason is often deceptively simple.

64 Best Dividend Stocks for 2014

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Our picks for 2014. These dividend paying stocks offer the best values for a value conscious dividend investor.

Did Our Stock Picks Beat Magic Formula Investing in 2013?

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Did our Top Buy picks outperform the Magic Formula® Investing screens they came from in 2013?

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New Stocks to Consider from Magic Formula Investing 1/5/2014

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Weekly roundup of stocks moving in and out of Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula Investing screens.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: Dividend Income Progress Update - December 2013

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Once again it is time for a goals/progress update. I am pleased to report that annualized dividend income increased in December, extending the streak to 42 consecutive months of increases after June 2010's decline. Since I began publicly tracking annualized dividend income in November 2007, it has increased in 71 of the last 73 months...

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Another Great Year for VSG Portfolio & Summary of Global Market Indexes in 2013

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We closed out 2013 with 38.30% total returns, comfortably out pacing major US and Global market indexes.

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Dividend Growth Stocks: 4 Higher Yielding Basic Materials Stocks With Growing Dividends

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The Basic Materials Sector includes companies involved with the discovery, development and processing of raw materials. This includes companies engaged in the mining and refining of metals, chemical production and forestry products.

5 Leadership Traits That Stock Investors Should Look For

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Finding management with good leadership traits is a crucial part of stock analysis. Here are 5 traits to look for.

Dividend Growth Stocks: Procter

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The Procter & Gamble Company is a leading consumer products company markets household and personal care products in more than 180 countries. Linked here is a detailed analysis and commentary...

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Dividends Offer an Instant Rebate on Your Purchase Price

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Imagine that you had the foresight to put $25,000 to work in Realty Income (O) in December 2004, after it became a dividend achiever. Over the next decade, the company keeps expanding, and grows the monthly dividend payments to its loyal shareholders from $0.109375/share to $0.1821667/share. As a result, you collect $15,000 in dividends over the next ten years.

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Magic Formula Investing Weekly Roundup 12/29/2013

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Weekly roundup of stocks moving in and out of Joel Greenblatt's Magic Formula® Investing screens.

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Is SanDisk (SNDK) a "Growth-at-a-Reasonable-Price" Investment?

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SanDisk is a pure play on flash memory. At over 25% revenue growth combined with an earnings yield over 11%, is this an unqualified buying opportunity?

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Neustar Inc. (NSR) Stock Analysis

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Stock analysis of Neustar (NSR), a provider of communications information services. Predictable revenue streams and high switching costs are the highlights, but is the stock cheap enough?

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