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Barel Karsan

Benzinga Contributor

November 23, 2011 6:44 AM
Though he studied under Ben Graham and has adopted many of Graham's investing principles, the world's greatest investor is not your typical value in ...
October 14, 2011 6:21 AM
Investors with huge amounts of assets under management (e.g. pension funds, sovereign wealth funds etc.) are buying US government debt at an astonis ...
October 08, 2011 6:01 AM
Investors rely heavily on the financials that companies release. But managements have significant leeway when it comes to creating its results. In ...
October 06, 2011 6:15 AM
The US private sector likely created approximately two million jobs in the month of September. That appears to be in stark contrast to the paltry nu ...
October 05, 2011 6:11 AM
PetMed Express (PETS) is an online and over-the-phone retailer of pet medications. Its returns on capital have been strong for over a decade. During ...
October 04, 2011 6:52 AM
For various reasons, value investors are encouraged to use an average of several years worth of earnings as an estimate of a company's earnings powe ...
October 02, 2011 6:50 AM
While there is no doubt that free enterprise gives rise to recurrent episodes of speculation, the features that are common to these episodes are ra ...
October 01, 2011 6:31 AM
While there is no doubt that free enterprise gives rise to recurrent episodes of speculation, the features that are common to these episodes are ra ...
September 30, 2011 6:27 AM
When the cost of a commodity is well below its asking price, something is amiss. Such is the case with gold, as major producers are able to dig it o ...
September 29, 2011 6:39 AM
One of the reasons many market observers believe this recession will be a long one is the growth in consumer debt over the years. As consumers now f ...
September 28, 2011 6:41 AM
A few short years ago, major media outlets would post daily articles reporting the price of oil and how demand is far exceeding supply. Not long bef ...
September 27, 2011 6:26 AM
So many of the net-nets discussed on this site are illiquid, and therefore shunned by you, the investor. But when the market takes a dive like it ha ...
September 26, 2011 6:34 AM
In the current climate, there is no shortage of potential value investments. Unfortunately, certain managements are eroding that value, rather than ...
September 24, 2011 6:36 AM
While there is no doubt that free enterprise gives rise to recurrent episodes of speculation, the features that are common to these episodes are ra ...