Arturo Neto, CFA
Growth at reasonable price, REITs, portfolio strategy, dividend investing

CBL & Associates: A Detailed Look At The Transformation Reveals A Potentially Sharp Upside Move

Uncertainty is the enemy of investing. When there is any uncertainty around the predictability of a company and its earnings, 'smart investors', or so they are called, tend to stay away. You could argue that this approach is a smart approach; after all, preservation of capital is the most important prerequisite of growing capital. But investing involves risks and while avoiding them will certainly result in capital preservation, it will not lead to attractive absolute returns. After all, if you don't take risk, you should expect to earn the risk-free rate. That rate, as measured by the 10-year Treasury, is currently about 2.5%. Some may argue that this return wouldn't even cover the rate of inflation.

In my opinion, these...

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