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Portfolio Review: Apple

Being the largest company in the world by market capitalization, there is a lot written about Apple. Obviously the Company is widely followed, and you would expect the market for its shares to be as close to efficient as a market can be, so what chance of outperformance is there?  470 more words


Portfolio Review: General Mills

I made my investment in General Mills (GIS) in late November 2013 and paid $50 per share. The shares have not moved significantly since then and I believe the original thesis for the investment holds, but given that I have not written about it yet, I want to take this opportunity to describe it in more detail. 756 more words


Portfolio Review: Dr. Pepper Snapple Group

I made an investment in Dr. Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) in June 2013 at $46.37 per share. The shares are up 30% since then, which is a much higher return than I would have expected in a year. 938 more words


Portfolio Review: Xerox

Company: Xerox Corporation ($XRX)

Investment Thesis: (1) Xerox is increasingly a business services company. (2) The printer business (“Document Technology”) is an ex-growth cash cow and will continue to generate cash for a long time. 969 more words


Portfolio Review

I think one’s “cost basis” is one of the biggest biases affecting most investors. The way professional investors are remunerated perpetuates this, but it affects personal investors just the same. 50 more words

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Preview: ACP Portfolio Review and Walk 2014 ,

 If you  will be able to travel to Atlanta in October, Atlanta Celebrates Photography (ACP) is holding its annual photography festivities again this fall. Included is a great opportunity to have your portfolio work reviewed. 194 more words

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Yesterday morning, we learned that a Malaysian passenger liner had been shot-down over the Eastern Ukraine Region, which is controlled by the Pro-Russian Separatists.  The Financial Markets worldwide dropped significantly.   207 more words