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“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. - Milton Berle, Comedian   The weakness that had been on full display for the NASDAQ and the Russell 2000 over the last month has finally caught up with the S&P500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average last week. I like to use the IBD Indices as one...

IBD Meet Up at MIT – April 3rd Seminar

They broke it to me gently. The manager came up to me before a game and told me they didn’t allow visitors in the clubhouse ~ Bob Uecker, former Major League Baseball player, sportscaster, comedian Tonight, April 3rd, I will be the instructor at the IBD Meet Up at MIT in Cambridge, MA. We will cover...

“I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.”

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen. -Frank Lloyd Wright, architect The market suffered back to back heavy selloffs on Thursday and Friday causing many market leaders to pull back to areas of support.  Though we are now trading just 2-3% off highs, the decline...

“Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.”

Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius. ~ An Wang, Founder of Wang Laboratories This is a part of a market letter that I sent to my investors on 12/15/2013: Facebook Inc. (FB) Provides a social networking platform enabling members to stay connected with friends and family via facebook.com.  On Wednesday, it...

“It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop.”

The market picked up a few distribution days earlier in the week, but was able to rally back on Friday due to a strong non-farm payrolls number. The S&P 500 has now closed tight for the last three weeks, still trading near record high levels.  Beneath the surface, there has been a  handful of leaders breakdown on...

Gabe Wisdom Radio Show Appearance 8/13

 Sports Do Not Build Character…They Reveal It ~ John Wooden Legendary UCLA Basketball coach   Today at 2:35 EST, I will be a guest on the Gabe Wisdom  business radio show. We will discuss several growth stocks and the current stock market outlook. Here is the link to the archive: Gabe Wisdom Radio Show (Tue, Aug. 13...

Boston IBD Meetup at MIT

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. ~ Josh Billings, Humorist & Author   Tonight, August 8th, I will be instructing the Boston IBD Meetup at MIT in Cambridge. The topic will be: IBD Lesson 6: When to Sell and Take Your Worthwhile Profits This lesson is...

Gabe Wisdom Radio Show Appearance

Today at 2:00 EST, I will be a guest on the Gabe Wisdom  business radio show. We will discuss several growth stocks and the current stock market outlook.

“Capital will flow where it is wanted and stay where it is well-treated.”

When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author and physician Market Commentary There is an old Wall St. saying that I like to always refer to: “Capital will flow where it is wanted and stay where it is well-treated.” Walter Wriston, who is credited with this...

American Innovation

Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold ~ Maurice Setter, English football player/manager Innovation I  recently read a research piece from Merrill Lynch that focused on American Innovation. Here are a few great facts to consider: The US retains the global lead in both research and development (R&D) spending and patents...

Market Is Rallying, But Where’s The Earnings Strength?

This article ran on the front page of April 12, 2013′s Investor’s Business Daily. I share this with you as I was interviewed for this piece. – Market Is Rallying, But Where’s The Earnings Strength? Q1 Profits Rising Just 1% Dow leads the way as Europeans seek safety and Fed prints money By Ken Hoover, Investor’s Business...

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery”

“Mistakes are the portals of discovery”         ~James Joyce, writer   Don’t Fight the Fed If you have been an investor for any length of time, I am sure you have heard the phrase, ”Don’t Fight the Fed.” It simply implies that the Bernanke+ Co are in control of monetary policy and it would...