Brian Ostroff: Looking for Value in PMs and Finding Adventure

Finding companies with growth potential is just the start for Windermere Capital, according to Managing Director Brian Ostroff. An active philosophy and deep technical expertise allow the firm to invest “anywhere along the spectrum” from exploration to production, all the way to operation. In this exclusive interview with The . . . → Read More: Brian Ostroff: Looking for Value in PMs and Finding Adventure

Debunking The Demographics Irrelevance Proposition

In a seminal paper [1] from 1958 Franco Modigliani and Merton H Miller showed why investors should not care about whether firms were financed with debt or equity. This led to the idea of the the debt irrelevance proposition and although the DIP is a theoretical benchmark rather than a real world rule . . . → Read More: Debunking The Demographics Irrelevance Proposition

The Federal Taxpayer Receipt Calculator Has a Problem

From whitehouse.gov:

In his State of the Union Address, President Obama promised that this year, for the first time ever, American taxpayers would be able to go online and see exactly how their federal tax dollars are spent. Just enter a few pieces of information about your taxes, and the taxpayer receipt will give . . . → Read More: The Federal Taxpayer Receipt Calculator Has a Problem

Economic Events on April 18, 2011

At 10:00 AM EDT, the Housing Market Index for April will be announced.  This index is created from a survey of home builders, so it shows the confidence that the sector has in the overall economy and their business.

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