How to Use P/E Ratios to Buy Low

Steven Check, editor of The Blue Chip Investor, studied the newsletter’s gain on its position in McCormick & Company (MKC), the spice company, to demonstrate the importance of investing when stocks are trading at low valuations. “As of this issue, we’re selling our position in This...
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Dividend Edition: Three Insurance Stocks

Warren Buffett has become one of the world's most successful investors by learning to recognize value. And insurance is one of the industries that the Oracle of Omaha has consistently turned to in search of that value. While Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has made recently...
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Microsoft: The Best of Both Worlds

Last week, I went snowboarding in Vermont for a couple days. I booked my hotel room at the very last minute, only a couple of hours before I left on Wednesday. There were a few reasons for my procrastination, including a blizzard menacing Northeast...
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Wells Fargo (WFC)

Wells Fargo (WFC, NYSE) is the fourth-largest bank in the U.S., with over 10,000 branches and $1.2 trillion in assets. The company almost doubled its size by acquiring failing Wachovia at the end of 2008. Although WFC had to write down the value billions...
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