Financial Ratios to assess investment performance: the Treynor and Sortino ratios

Guest post by Shivam Patel Ever hear a friend rave about a hotshot portfolio manager who doubled his money in a year? Chances are your friend had a...

The Wall Street For Dummies Guide

Andrew Sather is our friend from Investing for Beginners who specializes in avoiding value traps and risky stocks. His model portfolio, which is posted monthly on his...
Everyday investors

Can Everyday Investors Succeed in the Stock Market?

Guest post by John from Everyday Investors I remember the call like it was yesterday. I was listening to a woman bemoan her recent $15,000 loss in a...
Private Equity

Private Equity Explained

Hey Survivors, I'm Andrew, an Intern at Lindsay Goldberg - a private-equity firm in New York City. I'm a guest blogger today on WSS! There's a decent chance...
Warren Buffet

The Basics of Value Investing

Hey WSSers! This is Andrew, guest blogger on Wall Street Survivor. Last week I blogged about the dynamics of the Private-Equity industry, where we learned the basic differences between Private-Equity...

6 Steps to Simplify Your Investment Strategy

Investing in stocks can be...tough. It sometimes feels like you're running around with a black box over your head. This Post is Brought to Your By Our Partner,...