Investments

Conservatism: De-Risking the Profitability Factor

Profitability metrics are often the main focus in the search for high-quality stocks. But Profitability is not a defensive factor and may expose investors to a company’s aggressive profit-chasing, among other unintended risks. So, how can such risks be mitigated? By incorporating an additional quality dimension that…

The Day Inflation Broke – The Reformed Broker

Posted November 11, 2022 by Nicole Samoroukova Welcome to the latest episode of The Compound & Friends. This week, Michael Batnick, Warren Pies, and Downtown Josh Brown discuss the latest in markets, inflation, the effects of seasonality, what could be next, and much more! You can listen…

Americans Are Falling Deeper in Debt as Inflation Continues to Rise

Over 88% of Survey Respondents Report a Significant Impact on Household Budget We almost forgot about inflation. For over 25 years the annual increase in the Consumer Price Index has been below historical averages. For most of that time, inflation has held near or below 2% a…

Huge Concessions, Cheap Labor, and Where Sellers are Hurting Most

The housing market has shown homebuyers both fierce love and abuse throughout 2022. At the start of the year, offering anything other than twenty thousand above asking was seen as an insult to a seller. Now, the seller is offering you a foot massage on your way…

Asset Owners “COP” In on Climate Change

The UN Framework on Climate Change (UNFCC) is set to convene the 27th annual Conference of the Parties, commonly known as COP27, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, next week. The goal is to assess global progress in addressing and mitigating the impacts of climate change, and myriad voices…

Clips From Today’s Halftime Report

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Are The Benefits Of Business School And An MBA Worth It?

The thought of going back to business school appeals to those who want to boost their income and advance in their career. However, business school can cost anywhere from $20,000 to $150,000 per year, so it is critical that the benefits of business school will outweigh the…

HELOC vs. Home Equity Loan

If you own a home, you likely have a lot of money tied up in your home equity. If you want to use that equity without selling the home you’ll face a choice: a home equity line of credit or HELOC vs. a home equity loan. Let’s…

The “Energy of Money” and Why You’re Looking at Debt All Wrong

Interest rates have become a hot topic over the past six months. Back in 2020 and 2021, homeowners were bragging to their friends about their rock-bottom mortgage rates and how they secured financing at three percent or less! But times have changed, and seven percent interest rates…