Should you invest in the defense industry? If you do, how would you begin assessing the contenders? Here are some factors to consider.
Jonathan's Latest Articles
The rivalry between the US and China is a fact of life. Investors can't change it, but they can look for ways to exploit it.
Every value investor will encounter value traps, and many will fall into one. Understanding them can help limit the damage.
Growth investing means picking companies that will be the future winners. Learn which growth investing strategies work and their limits.
There are many economic data , some more sensible than others. These wacky economic indicators are definitely on the fringe!
Pepco is a discount retailer that stands to gain market share as European shoppers, stressed by energy costs, look for better deals.
Profit margins are a key element in analyzing companies, but many investors get confused by the different types of margins.
E-commerce has emerged as a dominant feature of the retail landscape, but how can investors choose the next winners? Let's look.
George Soros is famous for political controversy, but he's also one of the most successful investors of his generation.
A Market bubble occurs when asset prices outstrip fundamental value. Let's look at how they work and how you can trade them.
Biotech companies offer huge potential but are notoriously difficult to evaluate. Here's a look at some factors to consider.
Interest rates are a core part of the financial conversation today. Here's a look at how rate movements affect different asset classes.
Capital structure is a term that describes who owns a company and where it gets its money. Why does it matter and how can you use it?
Pharma is often avoided by retail investors, as it feels overly complex. We explain the basics of investing in the pharmaceutical industry.
Benjamin Graham's "The Intelligent Investor" is one of the most recommended investing books. Is it still relevant today?
The European energy crisis will have repercussions worldwide. We take a closer look at what's happening and what it means.
Investing in semiconductors can be profitable but the complexity of the industry is challenging. Here's a basic primer.
Seth Klarman is a low-profile fund manager with a remarkably consistent record of market-beating returns. We take a closer look.
Can you invest in foreign stocks? US investors have several options for moving their investments to a global level. Here's what they are.
Evaluating a company's management is a core stock-picking skill. Here's a look at some ways to judge management quality.