Famed investor Warren Buffett generated fantastic returns over the course of his life by following a specific strategy of making investments in deeply undervalued companies when nobody else was interested in them. In the example quoted above, Warren Buffett took advantage of an outstanding buying opportunity in South Korea, once again committing capital to investments that were unpopular while avoiding those investments that were popular.
Short selling strategies play an important role in a complete investment portfolio. Using environmental, social, and governance (ESG) characteristics, a sustainability-focused investor can incorporate a long/short strategy into his or her portfolio by going long the firms with excellent ESG characteristics and shorting those that have poor ESG performance.
To learn more about this relatively new business structure and its application in financial services, we talked with Matt Blume and Pat Herrington of Appleseed Capital—an independent, socially responsible wealth management firm and advisor to the Appleseed Fund, a mutual fund— which has been a B Corporation since 2015.
If you are a conscious consumer, you probably make decisions in your day-to-day life to support good businesses and business practices. You may avoid certain products or companies because you disagree with their principles.
With sales beginning to rebound from depressed levels, Titan’s upside potential from the current price is considerable, which is probably why insiders are buying.
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve raised interest rates for the third time this year, with another hike expected before 2019. As interest rates continue to rise, financial institutions and consumers alike will begin to feel the effects of this policy change.