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How to invest in insurance companies

Posted by on July 27, 2009 in How to invest series

Insurance is often described as banking without money given it engages in a risk management business model using other people’s money. In normal times, insurance companies are stodgy widow and orphan stocks returning a modest return but with a level of safety. For example, using the period of 1993-2003 (i.e. pre-bubble), the S & P [...]

How to invest in REITs

Posted by on July 13, 2009 in How to invest series, Real Estate

Real estate investment trusts (REITs) tend to elicit differing opinions in this current market environment. Many bears believe that the combination of a lack of cheap capital and falling vacancies spells trouble for REITs in the near future. Others believe that the steady stream of rental incomes from various sources should tide the industry over [...]

How to invest in bank stocks

Posted by on June 29, 2009 in How to invest series

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