My latest project: Graphite Investing

I’ve been writing for the metals and mining industry for several years now. It started with some work I did for an oil and gas magazine back in 2002 or 2003. That morphed into an interest in the mining industry (especially junior resource companies) and I’ve done a ton of writing for the industry. I […]

Financial apocalypse or bonanza? A rant against the newsmedia

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… or, at least that’s the case according to the newsmedia. There’s a problem with the economy and it is NOT the Eurocrisis. It is the newsmedia. Newsmedia companies need to sell more papers and get more eyeballs on their websites. So they are […]

10 blog posts a financial advisor or investment professional should write

Blogging is a great way for financial advisors and investment professionals to build search engine optimized traffic and connect with their target market. If you are a financial professional, here are 10 blog posts that you should write: Write about how to do high quality fundamental research to truly understand what makes an investment worthwhile. […]

Just read: ‘Why Retail Investors Still Avoid Stocks’ at BusinessWeek

If you invest, or if you pay attention to the economy, read this article. Period. Why Retail Investors Still Avoid Stocks – BusinessWeek. Great insight from Brad Barber of the University of California, Davis. And retail investors (that’s the regular folk who invest their hard-earned money) should particularly pay attention to the answer to the […]

Just read: ‘Iceland’s Haarde Is First Leader Indicted Over Crisis’ at BusinessWeek

Wow. This is crazy! Iceland’s former Prime Minister Geir Haarde (who served as Finance Minister from 1998 to 2005 and then as Prime Minister from 2006 to 2009) has been indicted for economic mismanagement that led up to the economic collapse of that country in 2008. Iceland’s Haarde Is First Leader Indicted Over Crisis – […]