September 10, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

On August 20, 2008, I was interviewed on WBBM-AM’s Noon Business Hour here in Chicago. If you have been through the site, you won’t find too much new here. We discuss Graham Corporation, Nutrisystem, Apple, Starbucks, and the overall markets and investing. You can listen to the 5 minute 13…

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June 4, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

When you buy stock in a company, how long do you plan on holding it? Forever. Ideally, yes. But we live in the real world – a world of wildly fluctuating stock prices that often turns otherwise sane investors into panicky, self-doubting lemmings. As stock prices drop…lower…lower…people tend to second-guess…

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May 15, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

In yesterday’s comments, Vik, Jeff, Miguel S, and likely a number of others that did not post comments were curious: How the heck did I find Graham, and why was I looking at it in the first place? I think that question is posed to a lot of non-conventionalists that…

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May 14, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

Thanks all for your kind words. Amazingly, my brother should make a full recovery after three and a half weeks in the hospital (including two weeks in intensive care). Without going to much into detail, he was blindsided by severe pancreatitis which almost ended his life. Thanks again for your…

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April 17, 2008 by Joe Ponzio

Jeff pointed out that the overwhelming majority of the posts on F Wall Street have discussed the “buy side” of being an investor. (And, of course, psychology and when not to buy.) Okay – now we own businesses. What’s the next step? (Grab some coffee; this is a looooooong post):

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