Friday File: Checking in on SharesPost, plus some updates

A fairly quiet week in Gumshoedom — we’ve also got a new column from Dr. KSS today, which you can see here, and what follows is my “Friday File” thoughts on a few investments I’ve written about recently. I spoke with Sven Weber, manager of the SharesPost 100 Fund (PRIVX) on the phone earlier this […]

Friday File: Altius, Disney, REITs and More

Apparently Apple had some sort of news this week, and I guess the Federal Reserve is supposed to do something next week, eh? Well, there are thousands of market pundits who will tell you all about those things — and dozens who will tell you that the world is going to start coming to an […]

When to “buy the dip?”

When looking into “buy the correction” ideas, a key problem is getting your head around when a stock has finally “blown off” any excess valuation — fundamentals aren’t falling for most stocks, at least not for the stronger, growth-oriented names in the market, but the stocks are falling anyway… why? Well, obviously we have the […]

Why did Grenville drop 20%? Are we Triggering Stop Losses Now?

It’s been a heckuva week, eh? I have no idea whether this is really the “capitulation” washout that so many investing pundits have been looking for, or whether we’ll keep falling on Monday or will bounce back after the week ended so roughly, but I do have a couple thoughts to share with you about […]

“The best Motley Fool investing idea since AOL and in the 1990s”

That’s our pitch today — that the new “themed” technology investments being teased by the Motley Foolians are as good as David Gardner’s push for AOL and back in the days before the Motley Fool published their current Stock Advisor newsletter. The ad letter actually comes in from a different Fool employee, Todd Etter, […]

Television 2.0 — “The $2.2 Trillion War for your Living Room Begins Now”

The folks at the Motley Fool have pitched a lot of “big change” stock ideas over the years, from the “end of ‘Made in China’” (3D printing) to the “Death of Microsoft” (cloud computing), and these email campaigns always get a lot of attention from Gumshoe readers … both because they’re well pitched and because […]