Rogers’ Shorts and Longs

Jim Rogers says that European countries are still avoiding their main problems — too much spending and too much debt. He tells Bloomberg that proposed solutions to the Eurozone crisis that don’t address those issues may make markets rally in the short term, but won’t solve the long-term issues. Rogers also questions whether the Euro […]

Faber: Don’t Expect Too Much From Rally

  Marc Faber of the Gloom, Boom & Doom Report says equities may rally in the short term, but he doesn’t think it will be a long-lasting bullish move. “The rally came from a very oversold level,” Faber tells FOX Business Network. “We have a very strong support on the S&P between 1100-1150. And usually the […]

Hulbert: Black Friday Not A Market Predictor

While the success of retailers on Black Friday can send stocks up or down in the very short term, Mark Hulbert says investors shouldn’t think that such market moves are a harbinger of things to come for the rest of the year. “The initial reports of how retailers are doing on Black Friday are an […]

New Data On “What Works On Wall Street”

History has shown that investors who stick to disciplined, fundamental-focused strategies give themselves a good chance of beating the market over the long haul. And one of the investment gurus who has compiled the most data on that topic is James O’Shaughnessy, whose book What Works on Wall Street became something of a bible for […]

Five More Tech Sector Plays for Buffett

In his latest article for Seeking Alpha, Validea CEO John Reese says that Warren Buffett’s recent IBM buy actually isn’t all that out of character for the tech-wary Buffett — and says other “Buffett-esque” tech stocks are out there right now. “While Buffett’s IBM move was surprising given [his previous tech sector] comments, it wasn’t […]

Gabelli on How NatGas Can Help the Jobs Problem

Top value investor Mario Gabelli says increased efforts in the shale and natural gas arenas would help spur job growth, make the U.S. less dependent on imports for energy, and help with the country’s deficit. Gabelli also tells FOX Business Network that tax reform is key to helping American competitiveness, and says he’s finding interesting […]

Doll: Political Will Needed to Fix European Situation

Blackrock’s Bob Doll says that he thinks Europe is already in a recession, and that solving the continent’s debt crisis is not a matter of economics but instead one of political will. Doll tells Yahoo! Finance’s Breakout that he thinks political leaders will eventually show that will, but that the longer they wait the worse […]

Shiller on “The Neuroeconomic Revolution”

The field of neuroeconomics has gained a lot of traction in recent years. But Yale Economist Robert Shiller says a “neuroeconomics revolution” has only just begun. In an article for Project Syndicate, Shiller says this revolution has “passed some key milestones quite recently”, in particular the publication of Paul Glimcher’s Foundations of Neuroeconomic Analysis. “Much of […]

Buffett On The Prowl in Japan

Warren Buffett is looking for investment opportunities in Japan, saying that neither the huge earthquake that devastated the country earlier this year nor the recent scandal surrounding Olympus Corp. have soured him on Japanese firms. “There are lots of opportunities in Japan,” Buffett said during a visit to the country to visit a tool-making company […]

Keeping Confirmation Bias at Bay

As emotional creatures, human beings are prone to a multitude of behavioral biases that can help them in daily life, but hurt them badly in the investing world. Even the best investors can slip up and let these biases lead them astray, so today we’ll take a look at an article written earlier this year […]