wikinvest Sr. Director
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Every year in the fall, Forbes publishes its annual list of America's Best Small Companies: 100 public companies with sales under $1 billion.
Forbes looks for small companies with strong sales growth, expanding profit margins, and high returns on equity - the signs of a prospering, efficient business.
These are great characteristics, of course, but to consider... read more
Investing wisely is one of the most traveled paths to building wealth.
As in business, investors need to be wary of costs. Money management fees, fund and ETF expense ratios, trading commissions, and, most importantly, tax costs can rob an investor of large portions of investing gains.
Today, I want to relate a very simple investing strategy that can save you thousands of... read more
Magic Formula Investing (MFI),
as described by hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt in
The Little Book that Beats the Market, consists of ranking stocks by earnings yield
(cheap) and return on capital (quality), adding the rankings together, and buying from the
resulting lists. Below are stocks that have moved into, and dropped out of, 3 of the MFI screens
used by... read more