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The Stock Picking Era Is Over

Dan Solin | Posted 05.31.2015 | Money
Dan Solin

I'm sure Jim Cramer will be the last one to leave the burning building, but the era of stock picking is basically over. He continues to talk about index funds as being adequate for those who don't have the time to research individual stocks, but investors -- in increasing numbers -- are too smart to fall for this shtick.

Learning From the (Not So Sad) Saga of Jeffrey Vinik

Dan Solin | Posted 07.14.2013 | Business
Dan Solin

Vinik earned enormous fees. He purchased the ultimate big boy toy, a professional hockey team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. He also is a minority investor in the Boston Red Sox. Clearly, Vinik was back on his game. Or was he?

Mark Gongloff

A Cat Trounced Market 'Professionals' At Picking Stocks: Study

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 01.15.2013 | Business

What do cats and monkeys have in common, besides being adorable and often hilarious? They can both pick stocks better than investment professionals, a...