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Monthly Archives: October 2011

Drugs Are Good Money!

GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK:LN) is a giant drug manufacturing and distribution company. It is traded in London and in America. While the American stocks are going up slowly they also pay quarterly dividends. However, the English stocks are doing very well. They have gone up from 1,096 English pounds in February to 1,373 pounds last week.… Continue Reading

The Transcendent Investment Management Two-Pronged Approach

Transcendent Investment Management works in 15 markets across the United States, using efficient, data-driven research processes to select, purchase, renovate and then rent out or resell properties.  With their buying and selling approach, they are able to capitalize on short term value anomalies and buy to rent. This allows for both stable cash flow and… Continue Reading

STAAR Surgical Company Improves Earnings And Announces New Products

STAAR Surgical Company (STAA) is a medical supply company specializing in ophthalmologic equipment. The company has been operating for 25 years and specializing in implantable lenses for the use in cataract surgery “IOL” and implantable lenses used for refractive surgery “ICL.” Starr has manufacturing plants in California (2 plants), Switzerland and Japan and markets in… Continue Reading

Buyer Beware

An interesting pattern occurred with PriceSmart Inc. (PSMT) between August 12th and today. Between August 11th and Aurgust 22 there were a number of articles in leading financial websites, extolling the real financial virtues of PriceSmart. Indeed, in March the stock was selling at $33 and by August 18 it was up to $52.60. It… Continue Reading

Leading Indicators Show That The Recession Is Here.

The recession is definitely here according to Lakshman Achutham, the co-founder of Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI). The ECRI exists to predict economic recessions and recoveries and prides itself that it has never given a “false alarm” that a recession is coming. The ECRI operates by studying 12 “leading economic indicators” which show where the… Continue Reading