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Wed Dec 17

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 8:28 PM

Don't Forget to Check This Before Investing in a Bank

As a general rule, you shouldn't invest in a bank if it doesn't generate a considerable portion of net revenue from noninterest income.

Thu Dec 11

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 9:06 PM

26 Things I Learned From Old Books on Investing

If you want to learn the timeless wisdom of investing, you need to go directly to the source. Here are 26 of the most important lessons about investing from five of the genre's greatest books.

Wed Dec 10

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:37 PM

Why Wall Street Banks Are Less Profitable Than Their Main Street Peers

A new report from the Bank for International Settlements finds that banks with trading operations are less profitable than traditional lenders.

Tue Dec 9

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:19 PM

The Best (and Maybe Only) Way to Beat the Market With Bank Stocks

If you want to beat the market with bank stocks, then there are three things you need to do.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 2:31 PM

The Surprising Thing I Learned From Rereading Benjamin Graham's "The Intelligent Investor"

Most people associate Benjamin Graham with value investing. But you might be surprised to learn that he was an early and adamant proponent of indexing.

Fri Dec 5

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 9:41 AM

Warren Buffett Does Things That You Shouldn't Try at Home

Legions of investors look to the Oracle of Omaha for investment ideas. But following his lead isn't always the best of ideas.

Wed Dec 3

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:14 PM

The Key to Successful Investing Isn't What Most People Think It Is

While many of history's greatest investors are contrarians, there's a more fundamental explanation for their success.

Tue Dec 2

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 8:20 PM

Could the World Economy Get Any Worse?

Problems in three of the world's biggest economies cast a shadow over hopes for robust economic growth.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:45 PM

15 Things This Legendary Investor Looked for in Stocks

One of the founders of modern investing shares a timeless list of the most important things to look for in a common stock.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 4:02 PM

1 Number Reveals the Essence of Great Bank Stocks

Banks that parlay cost savings into competitively priced loans are able to slowly but consistently increase the durability of their competitive advantage.

Mon Dec 1

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 8:10 PM

10 Investing Lessons That Have Stood the Test of Time

Timeless investing anecdotes from one of America's greatest stock speculators.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 6:30 PM

10 Rules for Smart Investing from One of America's Greatest Stock Speculators

10 invaluable insights from one of America's most successful investors.

Tue Nov 25

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 2:08 PM

For Bank of America to Succeed, It Must Clean Up its Culture

There are two things we know with a high degree of certainty. First, having a good corporate culture is critical to producing outstanding shareholder returns. Second, Bank of America doesn't have a good corporate culture.

Mon Nov 24

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 8:17 PM

Dear Brian Moynihan: You’ve Done a Good Job so Far, But Now Comes the Hard Part

With the end of Bank of America's legal fiasco right around the corner, investors should not delude themselves into thinking that BofA's biggest challenge is behind it.

Thu Nov 20

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:49 PM

Here’s What Happens When Bankers Are Tested for Honesty (You Won’t Be Disappointed)

A recent study by Swiss economists finds that the business culture in the banking industry undermines a person’s inclination to be honest.

Wed Nov 19

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 7:20 PM

7 Insightful Lessons From One of America’s Best Bankers

Every year, M&T Bank's Robert Wilmers writes an especially insightful letter to shareholders. Here are seven lessons from the past 10 years.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 4:30 PM

Why Duracell Is a Classic Warren Buffett Deal

In Duracell, Warren Buffett has found yet another company with a durable competitive advantage.

Tue Nov 18

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 8:38 PM

1 Reason to Invest in Wells Fargo: It Has the Shortest Rap Sheet of Any Big Bank

There are a lot of reasons to love Wells Fargo, but one of them is certainly the fact that it gets in much less trouble than its peers on Wall Street.

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 3:03 PM

A Simple Truth About Banks: Over the Long Run, Most Don't Make Money

Bankers are susceptible to the same behavioral biases that cause individual investors to underperform the market.

Sun Nov 16

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JohnMaxfield37 published an article 3:15 PM

The Hidden Penalty That's Weighing on Bank Stocks

Postcrisis regulations that require banks to hold more capital also have an important impact on taxes.

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