A Long-Short Story
Thinking about an absolute return strategy during a period where some major market indexes are at, or near, all-time highs may not sound intuitive, but...
Tech True Believers Hard to Find
Tech stocks have been in a three-year funk, having come out of the late 1990s dot-com bubble with little more than a thready heart beat. With a slew of important product updates this year, including the Microsoft Vista operating system, I figured that this was the time to commit to...
Cheap Blue Chips
Managers of large-cap funds have good reason to feel exasperated. For seven straight years, small-blend funds have outdone large-blend, according to Morningstar. Is that losing...
Is it Real or is it Virtual? Virtualization and virtual machines have been getting a lot of attention lately. This is mainly due to the increased...
The Promise of Micro Caps
When it comes to investing, few asset classes evoke more enthusiasm and consideration than micro-cap stocks. While the historically strong performance of micro-cap stocks make...
Harvesting Those Losses
At the beginning of 2003, many observers argued that the vaunted tax efficiency of exchange traded funds was likely to be unimportant for the foreseeable...
At Long Last: U.S. Trading in Single-stock Futures
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--The two exchanges that will light the candle on single-stock futures on Friday are preparing ceremonies for the occasion. At the Nasdaq-Liffe Market, its...
Market Commentary -- 12 pm
May 28, 2002 -- Stocks are solidly lower as investors are uncertain about the health of the economy after a slight dip in Consumer Expectations...
Death, Taxes and Diversification
We know the taxman cometh. The question remains, h
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