Investing Words of Wisdom (Part 1)
Wise words from great investors...
"Dividend stocks have several advantages, since 1926 dividends have accounted for about 42 per cent of investor returns, while being less volatile than the market. To some extent the dividend acts like an anchor, slowing the stock down. The beauty of dividends is that you get paid, whether or not the market is up."
Howard Silverblatt, senior index analyst with Standard & Poor’s
"Don't get the wrong idea about dividend mutual funds and ETFs. They're still a…
What Can You Learn from Someone Who Has Returned 586,817%?
Since 1964 Warren Buffett has been able to increase the book value of shares in his company by 586,817%. Therefore I believe he is the best person to answer the following question:
Question: If value investing is so easy, why isn't everyone doing it?
"I can only tell you that the secret has been out for 50 years, ever since Ben Graham and Dave Dodd wrote Security Analysis, yet I have seen no trend toward value investing in the 35 years I've practiced it. There seems to be some perve…