Chen Lin: Seeking Value in Junior Miners

Independent investor Chen Lin takes advantage of high metals prices by investing in companies with the financial strength to stay the course until the resource is in production or can be expanded, making the company an attractive takeover target. For metal miners, the sustainability factor is critical because it can take years to get . . . → Read More: Chen Lin: Seeking Value in Junior Miners

E-Book Pricing: This Will Not Stand

A book chosen at random from the coming week’s New York Times mass market paperback fiction best-seller list: The Midnight House, by Alex Berenson. Haven’t read it. Don’t know if I ever will. That’s not what this is about. Here’s what this is about:

Mass market paperback cover price: $9.99 Amazon Kindle e-book price: . . . → Read More: E-Book Pricing: This Will Not Stand

Economic Events on March 3, 2011

The Monster Employment Index for February was released today, and the index moved up 8 points to a value of 130, which is 4% higher than last February’s value.

The monthly Chain Store Sales report will be released today.  This report on sales in chain stores gives a look at the health of stores . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 3, 2011