The advantage of being an unsophisticated investor

No one could accuse me of being a sophisticated investor. I don’t have an M.B.A. I never studied accounting. I’ve never worked on Wall Street (and never will). The reasons for why I don’t qualify as a professional investor are many. Too many to list. Despite my lack of pedigree, I’m successful at finding worthwhile […]

Should you sell your shares in Apple?

My mother asked me this question a couple of days ago. Shares in Apple dropped 10%. Tim Cook admitted iPhone sales in China were poor. Before this day, Apple shares had already dropped 35% from its high of $233. Apple… No Longer a Great Investment? For investors, Apple has for a long time been a […]

Best and Worst stocks of 2018

This is a fortuitous time to be looking back at 2018’s best and worst stocks. As I write this the Dow Jones has dropped over 4000 points since it’s high in October. You’re wondering, “How could this possibly be a good time to talk about stocks?” It’s because one of the most valuable lessons of […]