From Dividend Growth Stocks:
One of the most asked questions I get is, “When should I start investing?” The implication is that now is not a good time. Either the market is too high after the recent run up, or the market is too scary after the recent declines. There are always reasons for not investing today. What’s the secret to picking the right time to start investing?
If you are a [...]
This from the WSJ online:
Meanwhile Theophilus Hodges, a 36-year-old property manager, stopped into an E*Trade branch in downtown Chicago on Friday morning specifically to open an account to buy Facebook shares, he said.
“If it wasn’t for Facebook I wouldn’t be here,” he said as he left the branch to go to his bank and transfer money into his new account. “I missed out on Groupon when it went public, so [...]
PROS: It’s extremely popular and will do well … It’s one of top Internet sites on the planet and name recognition alone goes a long way. FB could add strategic partners and business in future. They have long term potential & probably worth $40 per share or more (maybe $456 – LOL)
CONS: Ultra high P/Es (like buying Google in early days – name mostly not great earnings/dividends) With the FB [...]
Warren Buffett’s stake in Bank of America Corp. increased in value by $154 million after President Obama and the U.S. Justice Department announced a $25 billion foreclosure abuse settlement with the five largest U.S. banks Thursday, records show.
Buffett invested $5 billion in Bank of America (BofA) on Aug. 25, 2011. As part of his investment deal, Buffett gained warrants that allow him to buy 700 million shares of Bank of America stock [...]
Manhattan apartment prices dropped in the first quarter as condominium sales plummeted and new- development deals made up the smallest share of the market in almost seven years.
The median price of all properties that changed hands in the quarter fell 9.9 percent from a year earlier to $782,071, appraiser Miller Samuel Inc. and broker Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate said in a report today. Total sales were little changed at [...]
Thank you stock market casino. made another $300 since yesterday. My total net gain so far this week $1,290 exceeding my goal of $1,000/week.
[21-July-2010] 14:41:19 Sent NEW STOCK Order: BUY 1000 Shares of fitb at LIMIT of 11.51 Day AUTO Route
14:41:19 Order ID: 6568223536
14:41:20 Order Placed : Buy 1,000 FITB at LIMIT of 11.51 Day : OrderID=6568223536
14:41:22 Filled – Bought 1,000 FITB at 11.5099 : Buy 1,000 FITB at LIMIT [...]