I'm late to the party but Glaxosmithkline (LSE: GSK) is the latest stock to find a home in the Shares and Stock Markets Portfolio mainly to add some ballast to an otherwise speculative stock selection. I opened a position on Monday but hadn't had time to update the website due to my focus on the private business which is the reason why the Shares and Stock Markets portfolio … [Read more...] about Long Glaxosmithkline Plc At £14.87: A Relatively Unpopular Large Company
What is the value of the stock market is a valid question since I'm about to launch a new portfolio and the value of the stock market has a direct influence on how that portfolio will be comprised. To cut a long story short if the stock market is overvalued then I'll purchase more bonds than stocks. The same goes for when the stock market is cheap: I'll buy more stocks … [Read more...] about The Value Of The Stock Market And S&P 500 PE Ratio
So this week we learnt Vladimir Putin put an end to the Wolfowitz Doctrine as expertly pointed out by Zero Hedge by firing missiles from the Caspian Sea, through Iran and Iraq to hit ISIS targets 1,500km away in Syria. Putin really is taking Obama to the cleaners. he did it in Ukraine and my prediction is he'll do it in Syria. We also learnt that he NYSE (the largest in … [Read more...] about Here’s A Big Fat Warning About The Stock Market
A reader has recently asked two very interesting questions after reading the post on Volkswagen's potentially criminal behavior and subsequent 40% share price decline: Do you think it has currently dropped enough, or is this just the start, to create an excellent Margin of Safety? Are there any other largely unpopular companies following along the Graham model that you … [Read more...] about Are There Any More Relatively Unpopular Large Companies Like Volkswagen?
How To Start Value Investing In 30 Days is a free ebook that shows you how to use one of Benjamin Graham's strategies straight from the pages of The Intelligent Investor. It is the lowest-risk and simplest value investing strategy that I know of. Yet the strategy itself is not simple. It makes asks you to commit to a style of investing that has proven to work and stick … [Read more...] about How To Start Value Investing In 30 Days