I have been seeing a few articles pop up about how bearish Wall Street is about the current rally. The chart below courtesy of Merrill Lynch has been popping up for the past few months. Apparently it is telling me that analysts have not been this bearish for about 30 years. To be honest I…Details
I have always been surprised at the claims by stock analyst/fundamental analysts that they are intimately familiar with the workings of a given organisation and that this familiarity somehow translates into a perception of where price is going. Within the world of the corporate buyout the analyst is king and has enormous resources at their…Details
This is quite an interesting video from a group known as Sensibleinvesting.tv. I do agree with its overall thrust – fund managers of all ilks do a rubbish job for the extraordinary amount of money they rip off investors. They do such an ordinary job because they cling to ideas that simply no longer have…Details
I get a newsfeed from FinAlternatives its always good for which hedge fund has gone broke, which one is being investigated for insider trading and which one is mysteriously relocating to a country with no extradition. This morning I popped in to take a look and saw the following headline – Hedge Fund Pay Up…Details
I am somehow subscribed to the ASX’s Investor Update. In the latest edition I came across the following article – Ten Questions When Picking Junior Miners I have striped out the ten questions. 1. What commodities are being explored for? 2. Where are the projects? 3. Are the projects of significant scale? 4. Is there…Details
I am thinking of having t-shirts made with the logo shown below on them. I think I should send one to every commentator who appears in the media gibbering on about the market.
I would like to make an addendum to the title. It should really read Why Analysts Should Not Be Investors nor be allowed to give any form of advice to the unsuspecting public at all… Back in October, Andy Zaky put out his sixth “buy” recommendation on Apple stock. The first five — in July 2006, November…Details