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A 90/10 rule that protects all us two-brain investors

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, you have two brains, competing, keeping secrets, communicating back and forth. Listen to the chatter. …

Embrace Low-Frequency Trading

I love Michael Lewis’ writing, but I have some surprisingly good news to share about the high-frequency trading scandal revealed in his new book:<p>High-frequency trading is not likely to hurt disciplined, long-term, low-frequency-trading investors. In fact, it might even help.<p>Yes, it is almost …

Combing the markets for ‘golden opportunities’

<i>Brian Pinchuk is a portfolio manager at</i> Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management <i>in Montreal.</i><p><b>What are we looking for?</b><p>At Lorne Steinberg Wealth Management, we are always on the hunt for value and the opportunity to buy a dollar for 50 cents. Purchasing a company's shares at such a steep discount not only …

Three top stock picks from Northland’s David Cockfield

<i>David Cockfield is managing director and portfolio manager of Northland Wealth Management. His focus is on Canadian equities.</i><p><b>Top Picks:</b><p><b>Crescent Point Energy Corp.</b><p>Crescent Point is a very well managed Canadian oil company focused on the Bakken oil play in Saskatchewan and North Dakota. The company …

Buy these 11 tech stocks while they’re down

The miniature tech bubble of 2013 has come to its inevitable conclusion with an unholy stock price shellacking for the sector's high flyers. Facebook Inc. stock, for instance, went from $24 (U.S.) in June of last year to $70, only to fall $14 since.<p>Despite the carnage, few investors doubt that …

The Dip In Tech Stocks Means A Buying Opportunity For Facebook, RetailMeNot, Netflix And Yahoo

Without question, 2014′s second fiscal quarter has gotten off to a rough start, what with the recent slowing of momentum stocks and overall sluggishness in U.S. equity markets. But true to the spirit of Warren Buffett’s famed counsel to “be greedy when others are fearful,” one Stifel analyst says …

13 Stock Losers of 2013 Set For A 2014 Rebound

The bull market of 2013 did famously well; so well, in fact, that investors were eager to punish any stock with the slightest hint of negativity, whether or not a slip-up was actually an indicator of something more problematic about the company. However, just because investors may have been hasty …