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The Biggest Mistake of Warren Buffett’s Career

Warren Buffett is a hero to many investors, myself included.  His record speaks for itself: 18.3% annualized returns in Berkshire Hathaway’s ($BRK-A) book value over the past 30 years compared to just 10.8% for the S&P 500.  And his returns in the 1950s and 1960s, when he was running a much smaller hedge fund, were [...]

My Favorite Tobacco Stock is…Intel?

Yes, you read that correctly.  My favorite “tobacco stock” is Intel Corp (Nasdaq:$INTC). Lest you think I’ve lost my mind, I am aware that Intel does not sell or market cigarettes or other tobacco products. Intel is the world’s premier designer and manufacturer of computer processors. But while Intel is not a tobacco company, it [...]

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Review of Nassim Taleb’s Antifragile

We all know what “fragile” means.  But what is the opposite of fragile? If you are like me, your instinctive response would be “robust” or perhaps “durable.”  But you would be wrong. Something that is fragile is damaged by an unexpected shock, whereas something that is robust or durable is able to withstand it.  To [...]

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Investing Lessons: Avoiding the Peter Lynch Bias

The single most important lesson I’ve learned about being a successful investor is the need to maintain emotional detachment.  Any feelings you may have towards a stock are unrequited.  If you love a stock, it will not love you back.  And if you hate a stock, it will not give you the satisfaction of responding [...]

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It’s Time to Stop Bogarting Cigarette Stocks

You know you have reached a certain level of immortality when your name becomes a verb, and I can think of no better example than the American actor Humphrey Bogart, perhaps best known for his role in that all-time classic Casablanca. “To Bogart” a cigarette is to leave it dangling sloppily in your mouth, even [...]

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Bond Investing. JAMES Bond Investing.

Bond is back.  And so are the product placements. Skyfall—the latest film in the James Bond franchise—opens in theaters next month, but the marketing blitz has already begun.  This week’s Economist opened with a two-page advertising spread for an Omega Seamaster watch—“James Bond’s Choice”—featuring Daniel Craig. Not only does Craig endorse the Omega brand personally [...]

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