Nobody likes a monopoly… except investors, of course. We love monopolies, as long as we can own shares. There’s almost nothing better than a lack of competition, because that gives pricing power and better margins and a nice steady stream of profits. And if you can own a monopoly company that also pays out a […]
Marc Lichtenfeld has an ad running this week that talks about a business that could be the “most profitable I’ve ever seen” — and one that’s so entrenched in our country that he says the equivalent of 10% of US GDP relies on this one company. So who is it? Well, he gets into some […]
[This article was originally published on May 29, 2014, we’re bumping it back to the top because a lot of readers have asked about it this week. The article below has not been updated or revised since first publication on 5/29/14] Gumshoe readers have been asking about the “President’s Private Stock Market” for quite a […]
Another Monday morning, another “next wave of the internet” teaser. This teaser comes in from the Oxford Income Letter, edited by Marc Lichtenfeld over at the Oxford Club, and it’s a bit of a departure from the crazy small cap names he has more often touted of late (usually for his MicroCap Tech Trader newsletter). […]
I’ve got a handful of updates for you, including one on a stock that I bought yesterday and a few other notes about recent quarterly reports from stocks I follow, but first … a teaser to solve … When I wrote about Marc Lichtenfeld’s pitch for “Spread Trusts” yesterday, I promised to also try to […]
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