Posts From John Del Vecchio - December 0 - page 01

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Stocks

Real Value That Pays You First – and Big

It’s often said in sports that “the best defense is a good offense.” When it comes to investing – and my particular approach to portfolio-building – that means focusing on

Investing

Could this be the Straw that Breaks the Market’s Back?

The thing about financial markets is that the companies that dominate change… the leaders of those companies and the personalities that capture the market’s attention change… regulations and regulators change…

Investing

A Sugary Icon Brought Back From the Dead

How many iconic food brands could you name off the top of your head right now. Twenty? Odds are, even if you could rattle off 30, you’d miss a few

Investing

Do You Own the Worst Stock in the Market?

Great companies can be bad stocks. Now, that sounds like a neat, pithy phrase to throw around (feel free to borrow it!), but it can be a lot more nuanced

Investing

If I Were To Start My Third Hedge Fund…

As the great New York Yankee Yogi Berra once said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” That’s the way I feel about the markets. I started my first hedge

Investing

Who Knew Drop Protection Could Pay So Well?

The telephone is one classic example. The fax machine, helium, and gasoline are others. Even the Internet’s usefulness was underestimated when it was first developed. Such advances happened on a

Retirement

A Four-Step Retirement Plan

Ahhhh retirement! Most of us would love to be on a beach somewhere right now sipping a frothy Bahama Mama. But very few of us want to put in the

Housing Market

How To Stake A Claim On the World’s Most Premier Real Estate

If I asked you to think of famous buildings in the world, what would come to mind? The Chrysler and Flatiron buildings in New York? The Eiffel Tower in Paris?

Investing

Wall Street Doesn’t Want You to be a Good Investor

I spent over 20 years on Wall Street, slicing and dicing earnings reports, hundreds – sometimes thousands – of pages long to find out what companies were really worth.  For

Investing

Why Are CEOs Earning 335x More than Their Own Employees?

There’s an ongoing epidemic on Wall Street. It’s bad. And it’s been happening to regular investors like yourself for many years. But just how bad is it? Well, what if I