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The Misunderstanding Of Peter Lynch's Investment Style

<i>“I’ve never said, ‘If you go to a mall, see a Starbucks (NASDAQ:SBUX) and say it’s good coffee, you should call Fidelity brokerage and buy the stock.’”</i> – <b>Peter Lynch</b><p>I saw an article in Monday’s Wall Street Journal on Peter Lynch. Basically, it was a very brief piece where Lynch said that people are …

Happy Birthday, Frank Sinatra! Four Great Business Lessons From The Chairman Of The Board

Today is Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Not only was the Chairman of the Board (a sobriquet he apparently hated) the greatest singer who ever lived, he was an example of perseverance and creativity when it came to his career. Long before Steve Jobs came along, Sinatra wasn’t afraid to “think …

Why The NBA Will Eventually Overtake The NFL In Popularity And Why It Matters

The NBA is outdueling the NFL in global popularity. There are now about 100 international players in the NBA. The NFL is too distant to be counted in a two League race. The NBA’s critical mass is an economic mass as well. The NBA quite adeptly realized that changing the playing times can increase …

Turnaround For Value Investing Likely To Begin In 2016

Many value investors underperformed as the market soared over the past several years, but the tables may soon turn for quality, large-cap, liquid stocks, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Research analysts said this week.<p>“These days, value investing has been replaced by a preference for ‘growth …

A Century Of The Singer Sublime: How Frank Sinatra Still Rules Our Consciousness

He was short, scrawny and balding with a face like an old boot, a street-educated high school dropout, but Frank Sinatra wound up owning the world. How? That the immigrants’ son from Hoboken rose to the dizziest heights of showbiz and American society is, frankly, astonishing. Did you know that the …