Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Zombie Stocks – The Deals of the Decade?

Zombie Stocks – The Deals of the Decade?

December 10, 2009 by Buddy · 1 Comment 

There was a phenomenon that occurred in 2008 and 2009 that has never happened in the investment community in the USA.  Every stock in the financial sector got hammered.  Some large financial flagships like Lehman Brothers were taken out.  Investors lost billions.  Governments around the world shored-up the remaining wounded financial companies.  Many had their [...]

It’s A Boy! – Start That UGTMA Account

It’s A Boy! – Start That UGTMA Account

July 20, 2008 by Buddy · 1 Comment 

When is the right time to start investing in your child’s college education?  You can wait until you get home from the hospital.  After all, there are more important things to do then.  But don’t wait too long.  There are many important things you should do for your infant when  he or she is young.  [...]

College Cost – Ouch!

College Cost – Ouch!

July 20, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

As your family navigates through the road of life there are few expenses that are as great as college costs.  If you are a business owner, development of your business may cost more.  If a family member has a life threatening medical condition, such as cancer or heart condition, that could cost in the hundreds [...]

Ceradyne, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRDN)

Ceradyne, Inc. (Nasdaq:CRDN)

July 19, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

Ceradyne is a diversified ceramics company that manufacures products primarily for the defense department and industrial applications. Like so many other equities, it has been slaughtered in mid 2008. Why? We could find no good reason, other than global sentiment. The order was entered to “bottom fish this equity if it reached a [...]

The Value of Current Level II Data

The Value of Current Level II Data

July 19, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

Only a few months ago, professional traders could place trades with great confidence.  They could visually determine the market depth from their DOMs, or Depth of Market trading platforms.  Examples include Trading Technologies’ X_Trader and the built in platform of Interactive Brokers.
Recently, however, sophisticated order types have entered the stage.  These platforms allow traders, including [...]

The Purpose of Investment Buddy

July 18, 2008 by Buddy · Leave a Comment 

Investment Buddy is born out of wanting to help other people save, invest, spend wisely and retire comfortably. Contributors to Investment Buddy come from varying careers. Their talents are different and may sometimes provide you with more than one alternative to sound investing. They include nationally recognized syndicated speakers and authors, business and community leaders, [...]