INSIGHTS
JUN
3
COSTA’S CORNER
I'm gonna raise a fuss, I'm gonna raise a holler About a-workin' all summer just to try to earn a dollar Every time I call my baby, try to get a date My boss says, "no dice son, you gotta work late" It’s the Monday after Memorial Day and it’s summertime. Eddie Cochran may have written it but The Who made it a summertime anthem. Typica...
MAY
17
COSTA’S CORNER
“Fundamentals make the market” That old sage, T Boone Pickens, came up with that basic principle of investing. While I love technical analysis, it’s the fundamentals that matter. The problem with fundamentals however, is that some of them may be skewed and being able to look in a crystal ball and discern the facts from the fiction can be ...
MAY
16
COSTA’S CORNER
“You don't tug on superman's cape You don't spit into the wind You don't pull the mask off that old lone ranger And you don't mess around with Jim” Thank you Jim Croce. A valuable life lesson for us all. Far be it for me to disparage one of the greatest investors of all time but I may just tug on Superman’s cape a little here. Berksh...
MAY
16
COSTA’S CORNER
A little information can be a dangerous thing As you can tell by now, this column is a mixed bag of opinions, advice and random facts. The idea behind the column is simple, put something out there that might be of some interest, put an opinion on it and see what comes back. I also try to educate people as well. Some things seem to be complex an...
APR
29
COSTA’S CORNER
“Everyone gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” One of several great quotes by one of the most prominent authors and feminists of the early 20th Century, Gertrude Stein. Amazingly, it is more relevant now than when she wrote it in 1932. Saying that your investment style is more rooted in fundamentals and ...