Emotions And Investing | Successful Investing

Investor’s Business Daily (www.investors.com) is currently running a series of articles on emotions and investing. Dealing with emotions and money is a very important part of investing success.  In fact, their effect plays a major part in how well you do financially. Emotions Are Not Your Friend! Emotions are not your friend when it comes to investing.  The primary emotions… Read more »

Growth Stocks Getting Crushed | Stock Market Investing

Growth Stocks - AMZN chart

Over the last couple of months and especially in the last few days, growth stocks  (also known as momentum stocks) have been getting hammered.  Leading growth stocks such as Twitter (TWTR), 3D Systems (DDD), Solar City (SCTY), Amazon (AMZN), Qihoo 360 (QIHU), FireEye (FEYE), Splunk (SPLK), Palo Alto Networks (PANW), and even Whole Foods (WFM) have seen declines… Read more »

Stock Market Corrections – Put Them To Use!

As the stock market is currently in a correction, now is not the time to forget about stock investing.  Smart investors use corrections as a time to prepare for the next upleg. Great opportunities are created out of stock market corrections.  Corrections serve to temper or reduce excessive bullishness or optimism, and bring stocks back… Read more »

QIHU trade exit

This morning I exited the remaining 50% position in Qihoo 360 (QIHU) position at $88.22.  I originally bought QIHU at $35.29 on May 6, 2013. The signs are there that the stock market is about to undergo its biggest correction since the bottom of the financial crisis in 2009.  If am am wrong, then I… Read more »

New Highs In The Stock Market

July 12, 2013: The Stock Market is back into a confirmed uptrend. The Dow and the S&P 500 made new closing highs today.  The markets have already priced in an interest rate hike, although the Fed has not yet acted on its announcement of tapering its bond purchases.  Fears of continually rising interest rates have subsided, and investors… Read more »