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Review of Ben’s Portfolio

This portfolio will follow our modernized Benjamin Graham value investing approach, starting with $100,000 and $10 commissions.  Taxes are ignored.  For ease of calculation, cash will not be given any interest. This week I decided not to make any transactions. The performance of First Data Corp (FDC), Intel Corp (INTC), and John H. Harland Co. (JH) was encouraging, while a couple companies in the […]

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Commentary

Undervalued Company of the Week – DG

The company of the week this week is Dollar General Corporation (DG), a discount retailer that offers an assortment of general merchandise.  As we did last week, we will be looking reviewing the company using Warren Buffett’s approach for the Business & Management Review.  We will also use Benjamin Graham’s overall philosophies to guide our […]

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Commentary

Browsing the News

Looking through the news today there are several interesting articles that should be highlighted. Ford reported a loss that widened to $5.8 billion in the third quarter; this was the largest loss in fourteen years for Ford. Jeff Skilling was sentenced  to over twenty-four years in prison following the fallout at Enron and his guilty […]

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Commentary Saturday Market Review

The Market This Week

The Dow this week passed the psychological barrier of 12,000 on Thursday, a mark the Dow has never surpassed. As earnings season progressed it helped fuel the rally until Friday when disappointing numbers were released from Caterpillar. This weeks snapshotDJIA: Up 41.86 or 0.35%S&P 500: Up 2.98 or 0.22%NASDAQ: Down 14.99 or -0.64% The Dow […]

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Portfolios

Review of Enterprising High ROIC Portfolio

This portfolio is made up of the 15 enterprising stocks that are trading at the highest Return On Investment Capital (ROIC).  The first week of each month we will review the list, and make any trades necessary to get the portfolio to match the list.  Every week we examine the portfolio’s performance against the S&P 500 […]

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Portfolios

Review of Enterprising Value Portfolio

This portfolio is made up of the 15 enterprising stocks that are trading at the greatest discount to their intrinsic value.  The first week of each month we will review the list, and make any trades necessary to get the portfolio to match the list.  Every week we examine the portfolio’s performance against the S&P 500 and […]

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Portfolios

Review of Defensive High ROIC Portfolio

This portfolio is made up of the 15 defensive stocks that are trading at the highest Return On Investment Capital (ROIC).  The first week of each month we will review the list, and make any trades necessary to get the portfolio to match the list.  Every week we examine the portfolio’s performance against the S&P […]

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Portfolios

Review of Defensive Low PE Portfolio

This portfolio is made up of the 15 defensive stocks that are trading at the lowest PE Ratio.  The first week of each month we will review the list, and make any trades necessary to get the portfolio to match the list.  Every week we will examine the portfolio’s performance against the S&P 500 and […]

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Portfolios

Review of Enterprising Low PE Portfolio

This portfolio is made up of the 15 defensive stocks that are trading at the lowest PE Ratio.  The first week of each month we will review the list, and make any trades necessary to get the portfolio to match the list.  Every week we will examine the portfolio’s performance against the S&P 500 and […]

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Portfolios

Review of Defensive Value Portfolio

This portfolio is made up of the 15 defensive stocks that are trading at the greatest discount to their intrinsic value.  During the first week of each month we will review the list, and make any trades necessary to get the portfolio to match the list.  Each week we will examine the portfolio’s performance against […]

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