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Is Jim Cramer's diversification advice insane?

Dear Mr. Market:

Have you ever heard of a guy named Jim Cramer? If you’re a seasoned investor you certainly know of the television personality, best-selling author, and host of CNBC’s… 693 more words


Gold's Bleak Outlook

Gold. The word itself brings a lot of joy in the minds of Indians (especially the ladies out there :P). But, is gold a great investment in the current economic conditions ?? 627 more words


The bull market case for narcissism

If you’re pretty vain, you’ll probably think this story is about you. But really it’s more about how your vanity is making investors a lot of money these days. 363 more words

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Black Monday

The market was bullish since 1982 being influenced by new computational advances, low interest rates and a “merger mania”. The mentality after the “merger mania” became from the fact that investors believed that mergers were equal to growth, then more mergers meant that the company would grow indefinitely: a ridiculous mentality. 306 more words


Investment Criteria Issues: Remember This Riddle

We should all remember one of Abraham Lincoln’s favorite riddles when looking at an investment idea that doesn’t quite make the numbers nor has any substantial qualitative prospects: 70 more words


Long Straddle: Making profits in highly volatile conditions.

Frequently sought by some investors and often avoided by many others, volatility represents how much and how quickly the value of a security or market fluctuates over a period of time. 632 more words


BlackRock's Fink favors equities in Europe over U.S.: CNBC

n”>(Reuters) – BlackRock Inc’s chief executive officer Larry Fink said on Thursday that he is bullish on European equities and believes that Europe’s GDP will beat that of the U.S. 238 more words