Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | April 27, 2018 1:11 pm ET Value investors haven’t been wandering in the wilderness for 40 years, but it’s starting to feel that way. Over the past 10 years, the S&P 500 Value Index of companies selling at low prices relative to their earnings, revenues and net worth has returned an average...Read More
You Are Not Alone: The Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
Image credit: Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting, 2011, photo by Timbu via Flickr By Jason Zweig | April 29, 2018 10:07 pm ET With tens of thousands of investors from around the world about to converge on Omaha for the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting next weekend, this seems like the perfect time to ponder the meaning of the event. The...Read More
Do Index Funds Cost 100 Times As Much As You Think?
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | April 20, 2018 12:30 pm ET David Winters, a veteran value investor, has a provocative idea: Index funds aren’t the dirt-cheap choice we all believe them to be. These autopilot portfolios that seek to match the market, not to beat it, have become the most popular investment vehicle in history....Read More
Do You Like That Stock, or Do You Just Love its Ticker?
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | April 13, 2018 12:13 pm ET Just about every investor wants safety, income and growth. A small real-estate investment trust — Safety, Income & Growth Inc. — claims to offer exactly that. Its ticker symbol? SAFE. Yet investing nirvana is never within easy reach, and financial labels don’t...Read More
Can Big Tech Stocks Grow Without Limits?
Image Credit: Christophe Vorlet By Jason Zweig | April 6, 2018 12:30 pm ET The more flippant the investing cliché, the more you should question it. Consider “the bigger they are, the harder they fall.” At their lows this week, the technology shares that have until recently been the stock market’s darlings — Facebook, Amazon.com, Netflix,...Read More