Monday, November 7, 2022

Don't Fool Yourself... Avoid This Common Money Mistake

By Keith Kaplan

Editor's note: Today in Empire Financial Daily, our friend and colleague Keith Kaplan – the CEO of our corporate affiliate TradeSmith – is back... On Saturday, we shared an essay from Keith busting the myth that you need a lot of starting money to be a successful investor. Today, Keith explains how a common bias […]

Saturday, November 5, 2022

This Stock Market Myth Could Be Holding You Back

By Keith Kaplan

Editor's note: Today in the Empire Financial Daily Weekend Edition, we're sharing an essay from our friend and colleague Keith Kaplan – CEO of our corporate affiliate TradeSmith... At TradeSmith, Keith uses his more than 20 years of experience as a software architect and cloud engineer to put the power of software in the hands […]

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The One Number That Can Make You a Superhero Investor

By Keith Kaplan

Ask yourself this question (and be honest when you answer)... How many times have you bought a stock and then sold it when it stumbled a bit or to pocket a small profit... only to watch as it rallied anew and then soared out of sight? Tell me that your hands weren't "clenched in fists […]

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

When Buying Stocks, Size Matters

By Keith Kaplan

Let me tell you exactly how not to buy a stock... just like younger me! Look, this happened to me a lot: I'd read a great story and get excited. And then I'd make an emotional, in-the-moment decision to buy every single time. Then I'd get cold feet minutes, hours, or days later... and I'd […]

Monday, May 16, 2022

How to Spot and Trade 'Forever Stocks'

By Keith Kaplan

Since the start of the New Year, up-and-coming growth stocks like Affirm (AFRM), Roblox (RBLX), and Shopify (SHOP) are down more than 50%... So-called "must own" tech stalwarts like Netflix (NFLX) and Meta Platforms (FB) have suffered 35% haircuts from the start of the year. When it comes to wealth building, we all know that […]

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Five Moves to Make to Step Back From the Market's Pain

By Keith Kaplan

Editor's note: In today's Weekend Edition of Empire Financial Daily, we're sharing insights from our friend and colleague Keith Kaplan, the CEO of our corporate affiliate TradeSmith... At TradeSmith, Keith uses his more than two decades of experience as a software architect and cloud engineer to leverage the power of software for everyday investors. TradeSmith […]

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Herb Greenberg

Herb Greenberg is a senior editor at Empire Financial Research. Previously, he was the co-founder of Pacific Square Research and Greenberg Meritz Research & Analytics – both independent, short-biased investment research firms. Greenberg spent more than 40 years as a financial journalist at some of the country's leading newspapers, websites, and broadcast media, where he covered almost every industry. He served as senior stocks commentator at CNBC and was financial correspondent at the Chicago Tribune. He also spent 10 years as the daily business columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, during which time he started his five-year run as Fortune's monthly Against the Grain columnist and was the morning business reporter for San Francisco's KRON-TV. When the Internet and online media were still emerging, Greenberg was one of the first mainstream journalists to make the shift online, when he became senior columnist at TheStreet. He later shifted to the same role at MarketWatch. When Dow Jones bought out MarketWatch, he added a weekend investor column for the Wall Street Journal to the mix. Earlier in his career, Greenberg was a reporter at Crain's Chicago Business and a business reporter for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. He also spent a year as an analyst at a risk arbitrage firm. Greenberg holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Miami and completed the Herbert J. Davenport Fellowship at the University of Missouri.

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