A stock market winner

Sep 24, 2009
Question: My wife and I are in our mid 30s and we decided to take a gamble back in Jan 09 when everyone said the world was coming to an end. We...
Posted In: Housing, Investing, Savings, stocks

Stocks for the long haul

Sep 16, 2009
Question: First of all, I really like your steady and reliable counsel. You have a great style too. Here's my question: I believe someone released...
Posted In: Investing, stocks

Buying a few shares

Aug 3, 2009
Question: I am 20 years old and am working and going to school part time. My question is, I want to invest a little money, somewhere between 100...
Posted In: Investing, stocks

Investing with the Wizard of Omaha

Jul 22, 2009
Question: I'd like to buy Warrren Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway shares. I understand that there 2 kinds brk-a and brk-b. The b-share costs about 1/30...
Posted In: Investing, stocks

Long term stock market returns

Apr 14, 2009
Question: I have just read several books on investing in mutual funds for retirement. I am 35 and would be investing about $300 a month. I want to...
Posted In: Investing, stocks

Is the Dow irrelevant?

Mar 10, 2009
Wall Street's having its best rally of the year today, and reports like this attribute it to Citigroup. The bank claims it was profitable the...
Posted In: Banks, Citigroup, Dow, stocks

Even Buffett's getting walloped

Mar 2, 2009
This morning, the Dow is trading below 7,000 for the first time since October 28, 1997. It's just got to be the bottom, right? I wouldn't bet on...
Posted In: Buffett, Dow, stocks

A ballpoint pen or a share of stock?

Feb 25, 2009
AP writer Mark Williams has a telling breakdown on the stock values of some major companies. I'll give you the highlights with up-to-the-minute...
Posted In: Citigroup, GM, stocks

Still no confidence

Feb 25, 2009
Wall Street sure doesn't think much of President Obama's speech last night. Not that I want to care what Wall Street thinks, but let's face it,...
Posted In: Banks, government spending, stocks


Dec 29, 2008
Question: We have inherited a substantial amount of stock's from Wachovia, (value around $50,000). Our question is should we keep these stocks...
Posted In: Investing, stocks