Jesse Livermore’s Stock Trading Secret

Jesse Livermore is believed by many to have been the greatest stock market speculator who has ever lived.  He earned several fortunes over his lifetime. While his life ended tragically due to personal demons, Jessie left behind a legacy of investing lessons that remain applicable for every investor. I have always been fascinated by Jesse Livermore and his investing techniques. This interest has led me to discover what I consider the number one secret to his success. It’s not something that is difficult to understand or implement.  In fact, it is something so simple that you will ki...
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Investors Unfriend Social Stocks, Should You?

There’s an old saying that goes, “The faster something goes up, the faster it goes down.”   This saying can easily be applied to the rise and possible fall of social media stocks. At no time since the dot-com boom of the late 1990’s has the internet created such excitement and investor attention.  Back in the late 1990’s, if a company had a dot com name, investors would throw money at it.  Whether or not the company made money was an afterthought.  As long as it had a cute name, a good story about how it was “disruptive” to an existing industry, and an evangelical CEO, it could raise billio...
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One Of The Best Bargains Among Newspaper Stocks?

The internet has been transformational in the way business is conducted around the world.  No longer do we need to wait for the postal service, newspapers, or even television to bring us the latest information.   Today we are able to get information at the same time that the old school news disseminators.  This fact has truly hurt the traditional media sources.  Unquestionably, the newspaper business has suffered the greatest from the changes brought about in today’s digital age. As you can see from the above graphic, newspaper revenues peaked in 2000 at $65.8 billion.  Over the last 15...
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