Monthly Archives: January 2009

It Feels Great To Be A Sloth Investor

Warren Buffett once remarked that successful investing consists of long periods of inactivity, bordering on sloth. That pretty much describes my attitude towards investing coming into the new year. If we are going to have more of the October massacre, then we … Continue reading


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Is South Korea Desperate Already?

On Thursday, South Korea announced the arrest of a financial blogger accused of undermining the country’s financial markets with his doom-mongering. “Minerva,” as the blogger is known, gained instant fame for uncannily accurate forecasts on the fall of Lehman Brothers … Continue reading

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Coming To Grips With A Harsh Year In 2009

I wish all readers of Jeflin’s Investment Blog a Happy New Year in 2009. The past year has been sobering for taxpayers, retail investors and fund managers, what with severe declines in housing, mortgages, banking, stock markets, commodities, retail, automotive, … Continue reading


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