Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sorted Weekly Tweets

My week on twitter: 34 retweets received, 1 new listings, 33 new followers, 40 mentions. Via: Sep 27, 2012   Energy   Natural Gas Cars Are On The Road; Potholes Remain Optimistic that CNG & LNG will get enough distribution 2b viable $$ Sep 29, 2012 United Airlines will study Delta’s refinery bid […]

Book Review: The Value Investors

Value investing shares several attributes which are mentioned in the final chapter of this fine book: Humility in portfolio construction. Valuation, though difficult, is important. Good value investors read widely. It’s not just math, but understanding competitive advantage. Having a good sell discipline. Having the right attitude in investing This book examines 12 men in […]

Too Much Investment

Investment is usually a good thing, but it can be overdone.  How?  Let me list some of the examples: China has overinvested in export industries, infrastructure, and housing, among other things at present. The US and most of the developed world overinvested in housing, or at least, borrowed too much against it.  The same applies […]

Industry Ranks September 2012

My main industry model is illustrated in the graphic.  Green industries are cold.  Red industries are hot.  If you like to play momentum, look at the red zone, and ask the question, “Where are trends under-discounted?”  Price momentum tends to persist, but look for areas where it might be even better in the near term. […]

Sorted Weekly Tweets

Federal Reserve Policy / Treasury Yields   Great Tips-pectations Future inflation expectations are rising. Twenty year TIPS are flat to expected CPI $$ Sep 22, 2012 ‘Titanic battle’ over deflation about to sink long bonds: Gross Didn’t he say this in 2011 & lose? Try, try, again? $$ Sep 22, 2012 Lacy Hunt […]