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How Investors are Falling Short on Their Returns

Hear of the investing phenomenon of home-country bias? If you’re a regular reader, you definitely have because it’s something I’ve talked to you about often in recent months, including a

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The Three Rules of Angel Investing: From Someone Who’s Tried

Salesmen rarely make good managers or business owners. But that doesn’t stop them from trying. It used to be a hallmark of American business that successful salesmen were promoted. The

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The Not-So-Contrarian Path to a Quick 250% Gain

It’s not possible for me to sit still, so to speak. So when it comes to my work – I’m a forensic accountant by trade – I’m constantly looking for

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An Early Warning Sign or Another Buy Signal?

Despite everyone’s growing concerns with… well… you name it – the economy, the president, the missiles popping off in Pyongyang – U.S. stocks are having a pretty good year. Not

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Home Country Bias: If You’re Not Convinced Yet, Look at This

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is as American as apple pie. For most U.S. investors, the 30 American companies that comprise “the Dow” are the natural starting point of building

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Why You Should Hang Up on the CEO Right Now

Can the “Joe Friday” of lenders generate big returns for your portfolio? This is the question we seek to answer in the latest issue of Hidden Profits. The model behind

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How to Laugh, Trade, and Profit All at the Same Time?

By David Dittman, Editorial Director, Dent Research “It’s difficult to make predictions,” said (maybe) Niels Bohr, Sam Goldwyn, Robert Storm Petersen, Yogi Berra, or (probably) Danish politician Karl Kristian Steincke,

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What Makes Women Better Investors

Remember that book, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus? It sold more than 50 million copies in the ‘90s! It brilliantly shed light on some of the biggest

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Angel Investing: A Graveyard if You Don’t Know What You’re Doing

If there’s one thing I’ve had (painful) experiences with, its angel investing. I invested in 15 early-stage companies, and guess what? I lost most of my money. It wasn’t because

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The Boomers Are Aging Fast… Time to Make Money Now

If you’ve followed my writing for any length of time, you know how much respect I have for Harry and his demographic work. Believe it or not, Harry, and his