How to Buy Renminbi

Nov 13, 2011 by

Numerous articles have been written about how the Chinese Renminbi (also known as the Chinese Yuan) is undervalued, relative to the...

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A Managerial Approach to Inves...

Nov 2, 2009 by

You may have noticed that I never seem to talk about P/E ratios, candlestick charts, or other quantitative measures of performance. I...

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Social Lending

Oct 4, 2007 by

Many readers may have money in CDs (certificate of deposit) or savings accounts paying low interest rates (1%-5.5%). Many readers may...

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The Downsides of the Lower Int...

Sep 23, 2007 by

Ben Bernanke lowered the rate by 0.50% last week. It’s been great to see my stock portfolio substantially recover as a result....

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Transferring Money Abroad

Jun 15, 2007 by

Some of my readers have relatives that live in countries other than their own. Many Americans send money to family members living...

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What's your burn rate?: A...

Apr 9, 2007 by

When people are running start-ups, they often calculate their “burn-rate,” the rate at which they expend their financial...

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Inflation: Savings Accounts Ar...

Jan 15, 2007 by

Recently, one reader wrote: Honestly I know very little about ETF’s and so therefore, I would take my money – all $2,000...

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Leverage: The Financial Amplif...

Dec 8, 2006 by

Definition: Leverage: Using borrowed money to finance an investment. Imagine that you had $2,000 and wanted to invest in Google, which...

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