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How to Evaluate a Home Builder 0

How to Evaluate a Home Builder

Having your very own home can be very rewarding as you do not have to worry about making expensive improvements that you will just leave behind like when you are renting.  When it comes...

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RIDING THE HOG

Harley-Davidson has been one of my favorite companies for several years now. A very “Buffett-esque” company, if you will, Harley-Davidson (HOG) earns consistently high returns on equity, sports very strong margins, reinvests a chunk...

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Eternal Technologies (ETLT.OB)

I received an email earlier today from a reader suggesting a micro-cap value company, Eternal Technologies, Inc. (ETLT.OB). Operating in China and incorporated in Nevada, the company offers embryo-transfer services, large-scale improvement of livestock...

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Soon to come…

I’ll be publishing something cliche to the extent of “Where to Look in 2007″ within the next few days, but don’t expect anything too special. I don’t like touting stocks when I don’t have...

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Submit Your Own Idea

Given the oustanding quality of readers’ analysis and comments I’ve received on the site and through email, I’ve added a Submit an Idea page to promote more of a community atmosphere. I always love...

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Over-Stimulation

It’s hardly a problem when it comes to sex, but it’s a big problem when it comes to investing. What, was that too forward? Okay, fine. I apologize. But seriously… When investing, it’s easy...

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USG Corp. (USG): Behind the Sheetrock

USG has gotten a fair deal of press given Warren Buffett’s holding in the company and its emergence from Chapter 11 Reorganization to handle its asbestos liability claims. Plenty of folks are calling it...

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Concord Camera (LENS): Still Room to Fly

I wrote about LENS two weeks ago in a post briefly discussing my basic thesis on the stock. To briefly sum up the general idea, LENS, despite the terrible economics of its core business...

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Newsletter added.

Bad news is no posts today as I was busy setting up the newsletter with the help of a friend (thanks G!). Good news is that there is now a newsletter signup. Obviously I...

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People, people, people.

In his Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits, Philip Fisher pointed out that the force that creates “an outstanding investment vehicle…is essentially people.” Warren Buffett says that one of his main tasks in evaluating a...