Black Swan Events

As we have come to find, significant events (both globally and domestically) can have considerable impacts on the financial markets. Further, such events can...

The P/E Ratio Explained

Investors often use a variety of calculated metrics to determine whether the current price of a stock is “worth” their investment. By this, we...

How Setting Short-Term Goals Can Save Your Long-Term Finances

It is often very simple for us to think about our long-term goals. In fact, many of us have lots of long-term goals that...

Understanding Competition Before You Invest

Frequently, we have expressed the idea that it is wise for investors to choose to invest in companies that they know – and especially...

Risks Associated With Demographic Trends

If you keep up with current events in the United States — which should be relatively safe to assume as you are a reader...

What Are Mergers And Acquisitions?

If you have ever had a conversation with an investment banker, or somebody interested in investment banking, you have likely heard of mergers and...

Investor Relations

A common mistake made by new investors, and in some cases, more seasoned investors too, is predominantly focusing on sell-side research when making buy/sell/hold...

Signs Your Portfolio May Be Over-Diversified

We recently discussed the issue of over-diversification and some of the most common side effects that investors generally report from having over-diversified portfolios. These...

Introduction To Stock Buybacks

At its core, the term “stock buyback” simply refers to the repurchasing of shares of stock by the company that issued them. In other...