Most large banks couldn't care less about their traditional and important function as prudent capital allocators. They've been incentivized not to.
Articles by Stephen Mauzy
By Stephen Mauzy | Sep 18, 2013
Legendary value investor Carl Icahn is one of my favorite investors. And when he invests, I pay attention.
By Stephen Mauzy | Sep 17, 2013
Few quotes are more insightful, yet few quotes are more ignored. I continually see investors lose money reaching for yield.
By Stephen Mauzy | Sep 11, 2013
There are basically two type types of companies: Ones that have trouble and ones that will have trouble. Most investors prefer the latter. I prefer the former.
By Stephen Mauzy | Aug 30, 2013
I'm a patient investor and I want reliable streams of income. My goal is to build wealth over time. I'm also a contrarian. When everyone is running from the fire, I generally run toward it. One investor best fits my temperament and philosophy: Carl Icahn.
By Stephen Mauzy | Aug 28, 2013
I find silver attractive because of its low price relative to my bullish long-term outlook. Why am I bullish on silver? Several reasons…
By Stephen Mauzy | Aug 23, 2013
The hot market can offer both opportunity for profit and opportunity to get burned. And right now residential rental real estate is a hot market.
By Stephen Mauzy | Aug 21, 2013
Every Daily Profit reader knows that I'm a huge fan of dividend growth. I think it’s the best strategy for building wealth and collecting income along the way.
By Stephen Mauzy | Aug 15, 2013
Few real estate bubbles swelled larger, and none burst louder, than Las Vegas. During the boom years – 1998 through 2006 – Las Vegas residential real estate prices increased 150%. That’s a 12% average annual gain, well ahead of the norm.
By Stephen Mauzy | Aug 13, 2013
Earlier this month, the Dow Jones and S&P 500 both hit new all-time highs. Many investors are thrilled to see their portfolio value growing month after month. But are the new highs a cause for celebration or concern?