Posts filed under “Investing”

Apprenticed Investor: Six Keys to Stock Selection

Tscm_1I almost forgot! The latest "Apprenticed Investor" column is up, and its titled Six Keys to Stock Selection.

By now, you’ve had it with all the theory. I know what you really want: some advice on how to select stocks. So that’s our goal today. We start with a simple checklist:

1. How’s the Chart?

2. How’s the Sector?

3. What’s Your Thesis?

4. Stop-Loss

5. Risk-Reward

6. News and Earnings

I have several future columns queued up that focus on helping you develop a methodology for own stock selection — a full set of tools to see if a stock is worthy of your attention.

Prior Apprenticed Investor columns can be found here.

Category: Investing, Technical Analysis, Trading

Chart of the Week: Housing Inventory

Category: Investing, Markets, Real Estate

10 Biggest Mistakes of Novice Real Estate Investors

Category: Investing, Real Estate, Rules

More Signs of the Coming Denouement

Category: Investing, Psychology

Juiced Data

We have been watching, with no small degree of skepticism, a stream of improving Macro-economic data. Color us unconvinced. Many of the key releases have been fraught with misleading headlines obscuring much weaker data beneath, and last month was no different. From Inflation to Federal Deficit to Unemployment Rates to Industrial Output to recent GDP…Read More

Category: Economy, Investing, Politics, Psychology

Apprenticed Investor on the Radio

Category: Investing, Media, Psychology

Ken Fisher is (kinda) Wrong about Oil

Category: Commodities, Economy, Investing

Human Behaviour as a Barrier To Trading Success

Category: Investing, Psychology

Apprenticed Investor: Curb Your Enthusiasm

Category: Investing, Psychology

Unacceptable Corporate and Market (NASDAQ) Behavior

Category: Investing, Markets