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Jennifer Schonberger

Jennifer Schonberger

Staff Writer, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
The Other Oracle of Omaha
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The Other Oracle of Omaha

Veteran fund manager Wally Weitz seeks big cash-producing companies selling at discount prices.
June 22, 2012
5 Stocks From the New Class of Rising Blue Chips
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5 Stocks From the New Class of Rising Blue Chips

Smaller than the big names you're used to hearing, these midsize companies dominate their industries nonetheless.
June 6, 2012
CSC Small Cap Value Fund: Investing Like Buffett and Graham
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CSC Small Cap Value Fund: Investing Like Buffett and Graham

This fund's manager pays homage to the two investing gurus by buying cheap and cheaper stocks.
June 1, 2012
Why Gross Domestic Income Is a Better Barometer of the U.S. Economy
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Why Gross Domestic Income Is a Better Barometer of the U.S. Economy

Using income as a yardstick puts a different spin on the economy.
June 1, 2012
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Starbucks: Cup Half-Empty or Half-Full?
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Starbucks: Cup Half-Empty or Half-Full?

The stock has stumbled recently, but the company appears to be doing just fine, and we expect a refill of stock value soon.
May 11, 2012
Facebook's IPO Status Update
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Facebook's IPO Status Update

The popular social network’s disappointing first-quarter earnings report suggest that its initial public offering may not be a sure thing.
May 2, 2012
Tomorrow's Biotech Winners Fuel Fidelity Funds
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Tomorrow's Biotech Winners Fuel Fidelity Funds

Fidelity Select Biotechnology and Fidelity Advisor Biotechnology contain a mix of the tried-and-true and the speculative.
May 1, 2012
No Bubble for Tech Stocks
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No Bubble for Tech Stocks

Microsoft is a deal, but some social media firms will go bust.
April 9, 2012
A Change in Business Strategy Proves Profitable for Macy's
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A Change in Business Strategy Proves Profitable for Macy's

The department store chain has thrived in a tough climate for retailers that cater to middle-income consumers.
March 21, 2012
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The Return of American Century Legacy Large Cap
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The Return of American Century Legacy Large Cap

American Century returns to the leaders list with a fund that uses computers to pick stocks.
February 27, 2012
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Artisan Small Cap Stalks Companies with Big Potential
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Artisan Small Cap Stalks Companies with Big Potential

Artisan Small Cap invests in firms with accelerating profits.
February 27, 2012
6 Tech Stocks for Dividends
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6 Tech Stocks for Dividends

These big-name companies are poised to perform well and pay dividends this year.
February 15, 2012
What You Can Learn From Shareholder Letters
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What You Can Learn From Shareholder Letters

A less-than-candid letter to shareholders could be a red flag.
February 6, 2012
Great Deals in Munis
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Great Deals in Munis

The little-known Managers AMG GW&K Municipal Bond Fund looks for bargains among the highest-quality tax-free bonds.
January 23, 2012
Should Investors Climb Aboard Carnival’s Damaged Stock?
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Should Investors Climb Aboard Carnival’s Damaged Stock?

Intrepid investors can cash in on catastrophes like the Costa Concordia shipwreck, but Carnival's prospects remain unclear.
January 20, 2012
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

Even at half-price, Green Mountain’s stock will give you the jitters.
January 1, 2012
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Ethics Pay Off for Parnassus
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Ethics Pay Off for Parnassus

This small-cap fund focuses on growing firms at cheap prices.
January 1, 2012
Robert Shiller Predicts Home Prices Will Fall Some More
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Robert Shiller Predicts Home Prices Will Fall Some More

Despite an uptick in home prices, the noted economist sees more trouble ahead for the housing market.
January 1, 2012
Investing in Better Quality Junk
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Investing in Better Quality Junk

This high-yield bond fund pays well while keeping risk down.
January 1, 2012
The Case for Investing in Emerging-Markets Bonds
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The Case for Investing in Emerging-Markets Bonds

These once-risky investments are gaining favor among investors as developing nations are becoming more stable. Here's how to invest.
December 27, 2011
Breaking the Caffeine Habit
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Breaking the Caffeine Habit

Even at half-price, Green Mountain's stock will give you the jitters.
December 22, 2011
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The Cook & Bynum Fund's 10-Stock Portfolio
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The Cook & Bynum Fund's 10-Stock Portfolio

This large blend fund is off to a fine start. But its concentrated approach carries big risks.
November 29, 2011
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How the SEC Can Help Lessen Market Volatility
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How the SEC Can Help Lessen Market Volatility

Investment strategist Ed Yardeni says a return of the uptick rule, which makes it harder to sell stocks short, could help make a smoother ride for sto…
November 7, 2011
6 Stock Ideas from Value Investing Pros
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6 Stock Ideas from Value Investing Pros

Leading bargain hunters share their thoughts on stock picks to buy, short or avoid.
October 27, 2011
Nicholas Equity Income Fund
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Nicholas Equity Income Fund

A focus on yield and cheap stocks helps this fund hold down risk.
October 24, 2011
13 Turnaround Stock Picks Selling Near or Below Their March 2009 Lows
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13 Turnaround Stock Picks Selling Near or Below Their March 2009 Lows

Pick up shares of these quality companies while they're relatively cheap.
October 12, 2011
Deal Hunters May Be Disappointed This Holiday Season
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Deal Hunters May Be Disappointed This Holiday Season

Shoppers will find only modest discounts this holiday season.
October 5, 2011