Monthly Archives: July 2010


U.S. Markets Mixed as GDP Growth Slows

A report released today by the White House Council of Economic Advisors shows that GDP grew at a 2.4% annual rate during quarter two of 2010. This marks the fourth consecutive quarter showing growth. The report also revised the amount of growth experienced in the first quarter of the year […]


New Positions on Covestor (AMZN, SKF)

Today let’s look at two bearish additions in the form of a short sale and an ETF. In his Opportunistic Arbitrage model Mark Holder takes advantage of opportunities he sees in the market. This includes investing in sectors that have been beaten down. This week, Holder sold short shares of […]


Covestor Live Goes Live Again

Our daily market and manager blog, Covestor Live, has had a face lift and is rapidly building its reputation. The blog, that covers the moves of our model managers, as well as the movements of the markets, news and analysis is now a featured provider on both Google Finance and […]


Dynamite Results at Teradyne (TER, INTC, TXN)

Author: Mark Holder Disclaimer: Mark Holder owns TER in his Covestor Opportunistic Arbitrage Model. July 29, 2010: Teradyne (TER) reported results that were explosive after market hours on July 28, 2010. Earnings of $.69 beat analyst estimates by $.22 or over 40% for the 2nd straight quarter. Revenue was up […]


New Positions on Covestor (EBAY, RFMD)

Let’s take a look at two positions added by our Covestor model managers this week. One manager looks beyond creative accounting for his model while the other uses a rotational approach to investing in sectors and market indices. We’ve talked about Sean Hannon’s Bottom-Up Analysis portfolio before and mentioned its […]


Don’t Lose Money (LPHI, APOL)

Covestor model manager Lance Langenhoven has an easy to remember goal for investing in his Rule Number 1 model: Don’t lose money. Langenhoven adopted this rule after reading the Phil Town book “Rule #1”. As you might have guessed already, that first rule is not to lose money. Predictably, the […]