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.
Have you ever wondered why it seems like every homeowner believes his or her home is worth more than the market says it’s worth? Over the last decade, with a few brief exceptions, American homeowners have consistently believed that their homes were worth more than their appraised values would suggest (at one point as much as 8% more, on average).
As part of the tax law changes that went into effect with the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, a new classification of investments was created which may allow investors to defer or even eliminate some capital gains taxes if certain conditions are met.
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.
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.