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The Perils of Growth Investing (Part 1)

December 15, 2010

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This is the first in what I expect could eventually be a long series of examples of how investing in “growth” business at high valuations can result in a serious loss of capital.  The chart below shows the share price of Betfair, a company which operates a peer-to-peer online gambling exchange.  The company sold off […]

Equity Bulls Don’t Need Quantitative Easing to be Proved Correct

October 28, 2010

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At present, there is much speculation surrounding whether or not the Federal Reserve will engage in another round of quantitative easing and if so, in what size.  Recently, stock prices have declinedon worries that quantitative easing will not occur in the size initially assumed, as this article from CBS explains: World stock markets fell Wednesday […]