The Big Short

Posted on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

The Big Short If you have ever seen, let alone read, an investment fund’s prospectus, you know how excruciatingly mind-numbing they can be. One can only wish that investment firms and rating agencies had writers of Michael Lewis’ caliber. With The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, Lewis has crafted a compelling story about the financial world leading up to the Great Recession and made it as riveting . . . more »

The Big Short

Posted on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

The Big Short If you have ever seen, let alone read, an investment fund’s prospectus, you know how excruciatingly mind-numbing they can be. One can only wish that investment firms and rating agencies had writers of Michael Lewis’ caliber. With The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, Lewis has crafted a compelling story about the financial world leading up to the Great Recession and made it as riveting . . . more »

Investment Resource: Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Standard & Poor's logo There is a wealth of investing information available to you at the Santa Clara County Library District. You have online access to three valuable resources: Morningstar, Value Line, and Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage (S&P). In this blog let's focus on just one of them. S&P have been leaders in the financial services sector for over 150 years and their S&P 500 index is one of . . . more »

Investment Resource: Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Posted on Thursday, September 5, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Standard & Poor's logo There is a wealth of investing information available to you at the Santa Clara County Library District. You have online access to three valuable resources: Morningstar, Value Line, and Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage (S&P). In this blog let's focus on just one of them. S&P have been leaders in the financial services sector for over 150 years and their S&P 500 index is one of . . . more »

Value Investing with Benjamin Graham

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Security Analysis Benjamin Graham was the first champion of value investing. His works Security Analysis and The Intelligent Investor have influenced generations of investors including the legendary Warren Buffet. Both books were written over 50 years ago, but their message remains relevant today. Essentially, Security Analysis was written as a textbook, while The Intelligent Investor was written for non-professional investors. Both books advocate and explain the rationale . . . more »

Value Investing with Benjamin Graham

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Security Analysis Benjamin Graham was the first champion of value investing. His works Security Analysis and The Intelligent Investor have influenced generations of investors including the legendary Warren Buffet. Both books were written over 50 years ago, but their message remains relevant today. Essentially, Security Analysis was written as a textbook, while The Intelligent Investor was written for non-professional investors. Both books advocate and explain the rationale . . . more »

Value Line is Your Investment Tool

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Value Line Logo Are you interested in playing the stock market for the first time? Or are you an experienced investor interested in expanding your knowledge? Value Line is an investment management tool that can help both beginner and experienced investors. Value Line has the stock, bond, mutual fund, and commodity information you need. Value Line focuses on operating numbers and the quantitative expertise of their analysts to . . . more »

Value Line is Your Investment Tool

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2013 by Business_and_Finance

Value Line Logo Are you interested in playing the stock market for the first time? Or are you an experienced investor interested in expanding your knowledge? Value Line is an investment management tool that can help both beginner and experienced investors. Value Line has the stock, bond, mutual fund, and commodity information you need. Value Line focuses on operating numbers and the quantitative expertise of their analysts to . . . more »

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