Tips by Glenn Curtis

In recessionary periods or bear markets, doing your homework is extremely important because overpaying for a stock can have catastrophic consequences....
During recessionary periods, individuals aren't able to spend as much money on high-tech gadgets or big-ticket items, such as cars or high end...
Ignoring Catalysts: The financial pundits, trade journals and business schools teach that proper valuation is the key to stock selection. This is only...
Catching the Falling Knife: Investors love to buy companies on the cheap, but far too often, investors buy in before all of the bad news is out in the...
Failing to Consider Macroeconomic Variables: You have found a company you want to invest in. Its valuation is superior to that of its peers. It has...
Forgetting About Dilution: Be on the lookout for companies that are continuously issuing millions of shares and causing dilution, or those that have...
Not Recognizing Seasonal Fluctuations: You can't fight the Fed. By that same token, you can't expect that your shares will appreciate even if the...
Missing Sector Trends: Some stocks do buck the larger trend; however, this behavior usually occurs because there is some huge catalyst that propels...
Tags: warnings, trends
Avoiding Technical Trends: Many people shy away from technical analysis, but you don't have to be a chartist to be able to identify certain technical...
If a company has been consistently reporting bad news and its stock has been in decline, a risky proposition would be to buy the shares in a...