• Sara Lee (SLE) - Assured 20% Return and some more - Case of Special Dividend
    Sara Lee (SLE) - Assured 20% Return and some more - Case of Special Dividend   Company: Sara Lee. Currently trading at: USD 19.59Situation Or Trade: Upcoming USD 3.00 a share special dividend in addition to the current 2.5% annual dividend yield.Timeline: 6 monthsCatalyst : This stock will... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • Top Insider Stocks Of The Week July 16 – July 22, 2011
    Top Insider Stocks of the Week by Insider Trades. Here is a sheet of the insider buys and sells from last week filed with the SEC Form 4. In total, insiders reported sales within the recent week in an amount of USD 2.635 billion. Buys in an amount of USD 3.9 million were announced by insiders.... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011 AAPL, ABCO, ACTG
  • (CLNO, USG, MOH, BCR) Stocks to Watch by
    Cleantech Transit Inc. (CLNO) Biomass can be understood as regenerative (renewable) organic material that can be used to produce energy. These sources include aquatic or terrestrial vegetation, residues from forestry or agriculture, animal waste and municipal waste. In laymen's terms, that... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • India week ahead - 25th - 30th July 2011
    This week Indian markets moved up 0.9 %, traded within the range. A break below 5580 was not convincing, so the bulls got active back again. The global cues too helped along with falling inflation in India. The Greek debt issue is easing slowly with EU accepting to clear the first installment... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • 2011-Q2 Performance Review
    After each quarter-end, I review my asset allocation and year-to-date total returns by category. The attached PDF contains my actual asset allocation as of 2011-Q2. Below is a high-level summary of the information contained in the PDF: Continue Reading »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • 31 Years of Investing Wisdom in 5 Minutes
    Profit From Zacks Investment Research Earnings Estimates Revisions Free Trial of Zacks a leading investment research firm focusing on equities earnings estimates and stock analysis for the individual investor, including stock picks, stock screening, portfolio stock tracker and stock screeners.... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • Recent Debt Ceiling Increases by Party
    I was unable to find a detailed recent history of debt ceiling votes in one location. Thus, I decided to compile it myself. I'm planning on researching who voted for and against the debt ceilings throughout their political careers. Also, I'm planning to see the frequency of if changing... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • Don't LOOK Now: Classic Disruption Is Taking Place In Advertising
     (RTB) - "Go Ahead, Write Off Real-Time Technologies If You Want. Soon They Will Be Running Everything"And this really is a "classic" article - that is a MUST READ for LOOK shareholders who peruse this instablog here, at SeekingAlpha.The author (Ari Paparo), is the... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011
  • Cheapest Large Caps With Highest Expected Growth As Of July 2011
    Here is a current sheet of America’s cheapest Large Caps that have the highest expected growth for fiscal 2012. Stocks from the sheet have a market capitalization of more than USD 10 billion and an expected earnings growth of at least 20 percent for the next year but have a price to... More »
    Jul. 23, 2011 NOK, TI, PHG
  • What Makes a Good Business - Part 1
    According to Warren Buffett there are two things that make a good business. #1 The business earns a high Return on Invested Capital #2 These high returns are guarded from competition by a MOAT (a "durable competitive advantage") And there is another thing that makes a good business... More »
    Jul. 22, 2011