Is Opportunity Knocking For Investors?

Buy Low Sell High If you have heard it once, you have heard it one thousand times. This age-old advice is the epitome of the saying “it’s easier said than done”. In recent months, my favorite sector, the financial sector has taken a beating. Many of my favorite stocks are now boasting dividends in the mid to high single digits. These dividend yields are quite a bit higher than the

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Believe It Or Not There Are Still Good Investments Out There

In investing, as any business, placing substantial value on the opinions or actions of one individual is not healthy. However, when that person is Warren Buffet and the subject is the stock market, ears tend to perk up. Of course, Mr. Buffet is regarded by many as one of the greatest investors ever. On Tuesday, through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc., he invested US$5 billion in Goldman Sachs, a

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Are Dividend Investors Idiots?

In a recent article by John Heinzl (Globe and Mail) he asks himself if, as a dividend growth investor, he and all other dividend investors are idiots? Heinzl outlines the feelings that we typically have every so often as dividend investors. That is, missing out on the “multibaggers” that everyone is talking about around the water cooler at work. Here is a quote that sums up how us dividend investors

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Buffett and Lampert Seize The Day!

I love it when one of my thoughts, such as my recent article on opportunitic investing, gets confirmed by some of the world’s greatest investors. Please note that this is sheer luck on my part and I am not comparing myself to Buffett and Lampert. Home Depot (HD), the world’s largest home-improvement retailer, gained on news Edward Lampert, the billionaire who built his fortune by investing in beaten-down retail stocks, bought a

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