Stock Selling Strategies to Know When to Sell Stocks

February 19, 2008 | Read Now

Written by Jae Jun follow me on Facebook Twitter Stock Selling Strategies Buying stocks is easy, but do you have […]

Interest Rates & Macro Economics

February 17, 2008 | Read Now

At Old School Value, we are looking to buy great businesses. If buying a great business is the objective, interest rates and macro economics should not affect your overall decision. Lately, the fed has been slashing rates and although it may provide a quick 1 day rally, it is short lived and forgotten. Buying stocks on the assumption that prices will rise due to a rate cut is pure speculation.

Diversification: Old School Buffett Style

February 6, 2008 | Read Now

Do you diversify? Diversification must be one of money managements most important concept. When you speak to just a regular financial advisor they will probably mention that you haven’t diversified enough. Have you diversified lately?

Low Risk = High Return??

February 3, 2008 | Read Now

Doesn’t sound right does it? And it’s not what Wall Street tells you either. If Wall Street is conventional, the Old School way is anything but conventional. High risk is considered to produce high returns. You are subject to those unpredictable variables which give you the “lose it” or “win it big” factor.

Buffett, Investing & Baseball

February 2, 2008 | Read Now

What do all these things have in common? Buffett and investing definitely go together, but how does baseball fit in? Buffett, a fan of baseball, regularly uses baseball analogies to compare his investment methods. In the investment world, where Mr Market is the pitcher, Buffett is one of the best batters in the world. As always, Buffett is kind enough to share his techniques and strategy to all those that listen. Marks of a truly great sportsman.

Are You A Speculator or Investor?

January 29, 2008 | Read Now

A lot of people have the notion that putting down a sum of money in a 3-4 letter ticker is an investment. They straighten their back, pull their shoulders back, chin up and proudly announce that they are “investors”. Funny how these people only go as far as to say “the market is crazy isn’t it?”, and are usually the ones that buy and sell the most. They consider long term to be 1 or at most 3 months.

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