Smart Investing Blog

A blog created for the independent investor interested in improving their investing results.

Janet Yellin’s Joker

Yesterday’s inflation report came in with a CPI increase of 1.9%, year-over-year, triggering speculation of another interest rate hike. The decision to do so belongs to Head of the Fed, Ms. Janet Yellen. Her job is to manage monetary policy to foster stable prices and maximum sustainable employment. She feels pretty good about what she’s […]

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When Oprah Loses, She Wins.

Nearly two years ago, October 23, 2015 to be exact, I wrote, “Weight Watchers, WTW, stock closed at $6.79 per share on Friday, October 16, 2015. It gapped higher in premarket trading on Monday, October 19, 2015 opening at $10.40 per share, up 53.2%. Anybody who had VectorVest RealTime could have seen this action at […]

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NEW VectorVest 7 Update Released! Version 1.33

The July update to VectorVest 7 is now available! This month brings a powerful new Derby feature and continues to improve our automated trading systems. All Green Delta Derby Filter This new Derby setting filters the Derby results to only green (positive) minute deltas for the 5, 10, 15, and 20 minute delta. This filter […]

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A Sneak Peek at the New Android Stock Advisory App

Coming soon to the Google Play store: VectorVest Stock Advisory and Portfolio Management App! Re-designed with the features investors need to analyze stocks, manage their portfolios and time the market for optimal profits. Now it’s even easier to start improving your returns anytime, anyplace and anywhere. There are plenty of trading apps on the market, […]

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Remember the NPM

NPM stands for Net Profit Margin, a very important metric of financial performance. I wrote about it in three consecutive essays (Romancing the NPM, A Whole New Dimension, and The Comeback Kids) beginning on March 5, 2010. Why am I writing about it now? Head of the Fed, Ms. Janet Yellen, presented a surprisingly dovish […]

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