Investing in M&A


Companies that are set to merge or be acquired often look like strong investment opportunities. This is especially true when their stocks are trading below the stock price proposed in the deal. However, stock price differentials are rarely due to an uninformed market. Instead, the shares are being discounted because of the large number of […]

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The Big Bad Mutual Funds


History The history of the mutual fund can be traced back, actually as far as the 18th and 19th century.  The idea that we know today was really formalized in the 30s and 40s and became prominent in the 1950s.  Rapid growth in the stock market through the 80s and 90s drove even more money into mutual funds.  To […]

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