Tag: bill-miller

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s 401k enrollment time, because of my recent job change. I have lived life without 401k contribution for several months now, although I tried to keep up with buying mutual fund Scottrade IRA account. But I found this IRA thing is not as easy my good old 401k account. Couple reasons: 1) Automatic payroll deduction

May 21, 2010

Reading Time: 2 minutes (Update March 15) Remove Bill Miller from the Masters list. His holding Countrywide Financials, Sprint, Bear Stern blew up one after another. Although his 15 years streak to beat S&P is admirable, but 3 strikes in a row, not that impressive. I gave him a rating of 4.5, between good fund managers and masters 🙂

February 21, 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes For the mutual fund, besides being the leader in its category each year, one key performance measure is to beat the bench market index. For instance, if a fund is invested in emerging markets, one key bench mark is MSCI emerging market index (EFM, an ETF tracks this index). For reference, the index is up

December 21, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today Bill Miller must be very happy, as his fund (Legg Mason Value Trust) core holdings Amazon (5% of $20 b, roughly $1 b) went up more than 20%, this is the second time AMZN came out with a blockbuster quarter this year, and the stock has been up more than 100% in the past

July 25, 2007

Reading Time: 2 minutes From CNNMoney, the full article is here: I was nine years old, and I walked in to see my father reading the financial pages of the newspaper. And they didn’t look like the sports pages or the comics or whatever. So I asked him what they were. And he said they were financial pages. And

July 20, 2007
Follow Us
Google Ads
Recent Comments
Recent Posts