Ten Takeaways From The Oracle Of Omaha

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Warren Buffet is regarded as one of the greatest investors of all time, and each year I dedicate a few hours to read his annual letter. Not only do I get smarter from reading his thoughts, I am also reminded that value investing is the tr
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The Strong Will Survive

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The energy sector has been a major source of volatility in the equity market over the past 18 months. Only the strong survive in the wild, and the same applies in the business world. Too many weak oil producers exist and must be eliminate
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A Negative What?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Late last week, Japan introduced negative interest rates on a portion of deposits held at their central bank. A negative interest rate was considered inconceivable a decade ago, but today, close to 25% of global government debt outstandin
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What Can We Gain From All This Pain?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: The first three weeks of the New Year delivered investors an 11% drawdown of the S&P 500, and many are justifiably concerned that stocks could continue to fall even further. Historical data shows that drawdowns occur very frequently b
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Is China A House Of Cards?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Concerns over China’s economy, currency, and stock market have ignited another round of volatility across global financial markets. China is in the very early innings of an economic transition that will likely take a decade or longer to a
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Google Gives Insight & Perspective For Investors

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Google Trends is a website that allows a visitor to gauge the popularity of a search phrase over a given time period. Two years ago, we were forced to endure a “government shutdown” and “debt ceiling” scare, thanks to the dysfunction from
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Annual Returns Tell Investors Very Little

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Using a single year to measure investment returns is practically useless to investors, money managers, and everyone else in the investment industry. Investors must accept down years from time to time, just as they already accept down mont
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Six Tips To Tell Your Grandchildren About Retirement Planning

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Retirement planning has become far more complicated for the younger generation versus when current retirees first got started. Follow my “Six Simple Rules for Retirement” that all Millennials should follow from the day they begin their ca
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You Say Tomato, I Say Tomato

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: Volatility exploded this week across global equity markets as investors ran for safety over fears of China’s economy, commodity prices, and interest rate speculation. Whereas traders who worry about the short term market movements interpr
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What Is NFLT And Why The Big Trade?

Below is a synopsis of this investment report: DIAS portfolios put a large amount of cash to work by buying a newly launched Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) this week. This ETF is designed to generate attractive income from sectors in the fixed income market that are expected to be less se
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