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Follow columnist Kathy Kristof as she shares lessons from her real-life investment portfolio.
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Our Practical Investing columnist, Kathy Kristof, invests in a “smart” index fund that hasn’t proven all that bright through the recent dark days of the market.
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The tech giant’s share prices have gotten pummeled lately, but its business still has staying power.
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When share prices stumble, you can take advantage of buying opportunities.
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Currency risk hurt one of columnist Kathy Kristof’s holdings — giving her one good opportunity to offset capital gains.
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I have several contingency
plans for a down market, none of which require
tons of sacrifice. So I’ve
opted to hold less cash.
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I can exchange my AV Homes stock for Taylor Morrison Home shares, receive 60% in cash and 40% in stock, or take the payment in cash.
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My stocks are doing so well it’s hard to find a laggard to sell to raise cash for new purchases.
Our Practical Investing columnist, Kathy Kristof, explains her formula for buying stocks -- the same strategy as Peter Lynch and other touted value investors.
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Even if trade talks with China head south, I think Boeing can prevail.
It isn’t just the shopping experience that has sold me on the stock. I also love how Costco runs its business.
Our "Practical Investing" columnist happily seized the moment to buy two stocks that had been on her wish list for a long time: Costco and Boeing.
The market ran so fast that the relatively conservative portfolio of Kiplinger's Practical Investor simply couldn't keep up.
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Tesla gets all the attention, but with actual profits, GM can afford to finance innovation.
When you've got a novel to write, but still have bills to pay, well-timed stock sales can help keep the balance.
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Though Apple is already largest holding in my portfolio, I'm sorely tempted to buy more.
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It may seem like you’re facing the storm of the century every time you turn on the news, but the markets have survived far worse.
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One pick, Lazard, is a global investment banking firm. Its reasonable share price provides a margin of safety.