Below are some of the best reads for investors from around the Web:
Interesting study. You know how Fortune magazine compiles a yearly list of "America's Most Admired Companies"? Well, it turns out that "admired companies" do better in the stock market than unadmired companies.
So Marc Faber, why don't you tell us how you really feel? "When I look at the U.S. I can't figure out how they are going to solve their problems."
I picked this post because "Stock Market Experts" clearly are on this list: the six most statistically full of s**t professions." Wine tasters are another one.
___________Lessons learned from a 21-year-old lottery winner.
Go Bill Miller! Bill thinks stocks are going to melt up.
Which companies are advertising in the Super Bowl? These are often good stock picks over the next year.
Hedge fund manager Barton Biggs is still bullish but is cautious of developing bubbles. His book on the global stock markets during World War II is an investment classic. Maybe one of the best investment books ever.
Interesting analysis of a micro-cap trading for less than cash. How this plays out will be an interesting lesson. I don't like to play micro-caps that trade for less than cash because the management team would rather milk the cash than get new jobs after they liquidate the company.
What would Big Picture guy Barry Ritholtz do if he were Fed Chairman. For one thing, knowing Barry as well as I do, he'd probably LOVE testifying all day long in front of Congress. And you better bring him some cookies, damn it!
Meet James Altucher at The World Money Show Orlando, February 3-6, 2010 at the Gaylord Palms Resort.
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