10 Top Dogs of the Dow Jones - Index September 2013 List
Originally published at “long-term-investments.blogspot.com”. Kenneth Fisher is an American businessman, founder and chairman as well as CEO of Fisher Investments, a money management firm headquartered in California. Fisher writes the monthly “Portfolio Strategy” column in Forbes magazine. Ken Fisher is one of the richest Americans and part of the Forbes 400 list of world billionaires. Funds run by Ken Fisher at Fisher Asset Management were valued at USD 34.91 billion.
100 Most Attractive Stocks Bought By Popular Investment Gurus
Investment gurus are asset or fund managers with big amounts of cash under management. They became popular by big returns and spectacular investment strategies. I talk about investors like George Soros and Warren Buffett. They all have one thing in common: The average return beats the market and if they invest, the market follows.
I made a screen of the biggest stock buys from 49 super investors over the recent six month and ranked them in my 100 best guru buy list. They all bought 594 stocks within the past half year.
The top stocks are now Berkshire Hathaway and Google. Berkshire was bought by 16 stock market professionals and Google by 15. Half of the top ten buys came from the technology sector. Investors still love this field because of the high growth potential and strong cash flows. But technology stocks are no big dividend payer. That’s why I did not invest much of my private wealth in technology stocks. That’s a bad strategy because if you want to have growth, the sector is one of the safest bets for the time being.
524% Return With The Best Technology Growth Portfolio – Cloud Computing
Apple (AAPL) crossed an amazing milestone in after-market trading yesterday, when its market capitalization exceeded $500 billion for the first time. To put this in perspective, the tech juggernaut is now more valuable than the gross domestic product of Poland, Belgium, Sweden and even Saudi Arabia.