Building a successful portfolio

by Bob Howard -- When you buy stocks, what are you trying to accomplish? Sure, we are all trying to make money but after that, it often gets blurry. The first thing more…

Direc-TV: It's time to buy

by Bob Howard -- When Howard Hughes was only 10 years old he built a wireless set in his house he lived in south of Houston near the Gulf of Mexico, so more…

Sun shines on unique real estate deal

by Bob Howard -- Alfred DuPont, considered the "bad-boy" of the famous DuPont family, was exiled to Florida during the late 1800's, where he soon started to accumulate large amounts of raw-land. more…

Microsoft is a stone-cold buy

by Bob Howard -- In 2000 Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) took quite a beating in the media. Everywhere you looked, the company was besieged. Initially, when the court ruling went against MSFT, there more…

Good LUK with your portfolio

by Bob Howard -- Have you ever heard of Leucadia Corporation (NYSE: LUK)? Probably not, but you should get to know this outstanding company. Now, if we were to mention Donald Trump, more…

It's a bear market! Deal with it

by Bob Howard -- Doesn't February 2000 seem like a long time ago now? Remember the good old days? Back then, analysts (with straight faces) said, "No, JDS-Uniphase (Nasdaq: JDSU) is not more…