TMFValueMagnet

Jordan Wathen

A Foolish writer and value investor most interested in businesses that you can buy and hold forever. Buying stocks like Walter Schloss to hold like Warren Buffett.

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Wed Jan 21

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 7:23 PM

American Express Earnings: Better Than the Headlines Suggest

Here's why American Express's earnings were better than investors gave it credit for.

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 11:22 AM

5 Insights from Main Street Capital Corp. 4Q Update

Here are 5 things we can learn from Main Street Capital's fourth-quarter update to its investors.

Tue Jan 20

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 12:44 PM

Forget the “Lost Decade”: Some Investors Still Got Rich

The "lost decade" was anything but. Here's proof the average stock market investor is much richer than you think.

Mon Jan 19

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 8:25 PM

Cheap Stocks with Massive Insider Ownership

Here are two stocks with massive insider ownership that trade at below-market earnings multiples.

Thu Jan 15

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 11:30 AM

My Stock Got Bought Out: What Should I Do Now?

Whatever you call them -- takeovers, buyouts, acquisitions, or mergers -- these can be a boon for shareholders. Should you sell your shares and walk away, or hold on for a potentially bigger payday? Here's how to decide.

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 10:22 AM

Why These High-Yield Stocks Are Always Worse Off Than They Appear

Here's why BDC accounting leads to a better picture than reality ultimately reveals.

Tue Jan 13

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 9:49 AM

3 Things You Should Know About FHA Mortgage Insurance Premiums

Mortgage insurance premiums are set to fall. Here's why homebuyers may save thousands of dollars per year.

Mon Jan 12

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 10:31 AM

Accounting Basics: ROIC

Here's why return on invested capital is one of the best financial ratios for long-term investors.

Wed Jan 7

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 5:54 PM

5 Ways to Improve Return on Equity

Here's how return on equity works, and 5 ways a company can increase its return on equity.

Tue Jan 6

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 5:46 PM

The 5-Minute Budget That Will Make You a Millionaire

In just 5 minutes you can make a budget that will make you a millionaire.

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 5:00 PM

3 Signs Your Mutual Fund Is Hosing You

Your broker may be the only one getting rich off your savings. Here are 3 signs you're getting hosed by your mutual fund.

Mon Jan 5

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 1:55 PM

My Wish for BDCs in 2015: Better Disclosures

These stocks attract investors with big dividend yields, but better disclosures might be more effective than juicy payouts.

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 12:03 PM

5 Reasons Main Street Capital Corp. Should Have a Great 2015

Main Street Capital's outperformance should continue into 2015.

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 11:17 AM

Why Insider Ownership Trumps Insider Buying

Here's why insider ownership is a better signal for long-term investors than insider buying patterns.

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 10:44 AM

Why Your Mortgage Interest Isn't Actually Tax Deductible

Unless you own a million-dollar home, the mortgage interest tax deduction won't save you much on your taxes.

Tue Dec 30

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 4:25 PM

What Lies Ahead for Prospect Capital Corp. in 2015

Is 2015 the year Prospect Capital shares make their comeback?

Mon Dec 29

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 5:33 PM

1 Hour to Better Money Habits in 2015

Here's how to start off 2015 on the right financial footing in just one hour.

Mon Dec 22

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 5:04 PM

Does Size Matter for BDCs?

Do larger business development companies have an advantage on smaller BDCs? Let's look at how scale can impact an important line-item -- expenses.

Sat Dec 20

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 5:20 PM

Senior Loan Funds 101

Here's the simple story behind senior loan funds, which are becoming the "thing to do" among high-yield BDCs.

Tue Dec 16

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TMFValueMagnet published an article 10:38 AM

The Outrageous Fees of BDCs Need to Change

Let's compare the fees on high-yield stocks to incentive pay at other financial companies.

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