The Fall Of Volkswagen: How Analysts Are Reacting – Benzinga.com 09-22-15

Salient to Investors: Tim Rokossa at Deutsche Bank said the consequences of Volkswagen’s intentional cheating could be far larger than in previous auto manufacturer cases, and makes its US turnaround significantly harder: though companies who fully cooperated with regulatory agencies received lower fines. Harald Hendrikse at Morgan Stanley said Volkswagen faces

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Dividend Stocks Could Be Dangerous in 2015, Ketterer Says – Bloomberg 12-31-15

Salient to Investors: Sarah Ketterer at at Causeway Capital Mgmt said: Buying energy stocks very incrementally as oil prices eventually reach a floor and rise again but no idea when. Looks for companies with tremendous financial strength that can continue to pay dividends. Smart companies will use  their balance sheet strength to buy

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The Dumb Money Is Getting Smarter Every Day – Bloomberg 09-17-14

Salient to Investors: Amateur investors are giving up on trying to beat the market, while even the most sophisticated investors are rejecting strategies that require advanced math and managers with million-dollar salaries. ICI reports the average expense ratio on an equity mutual fund is down 25% in 10 years. Boston Consulting

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Fidelity Reviewed Which Investors Did Best And What They Found Was Hilarious – Business Insider 09-04-14

Salient to Investors: James O’Shaughnessy of O’Shaughnessy Asset Mgmt said: Fidelity found that their best performing accounts were those of people who forgot they had an account with them. The shorter you hold a stock, the more likely you are to lose money. Barry Ritholtz found that when families fought over inherited

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REMINDER: You Are ‘Shockingly’ Terrible At Investing – Business Insider 08-12-14

Salient to Investors: Richard Bernstein at Richard Bernstein Advisors found: Over the period from December 31, 1993 to December 31,  2013, the average mutual fund investor underperformed every asset class and category, including cash, except Asian emerging market and Japanese equities. The average investor would have improved performance by simply

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