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Mark Foster Interview with Emerging Managers Monthly

2020-02-21T10:46:02-05:00

Kirr Marbach Making Tough Decisions For Successful Long Haul The following is an exerpt from Emerging Manager Monthly's January 2020 Edition. Equity manager Kirr Marbach & Company has been around for more than 40 years based in part on having the conviction to make the hard decisions when necessary. Perhaps no decision evinces [...]

Mark Foster Interview with Emerging Managers Monthly2020-02-21T10:46:02-05:00

“Just OK is Not OK,” so follow Packers’ unconventional way to success

2020-02-19T15:07:49-05:00

“Just OK is Not OK,” so follow Packers’ unconventional way to success Mickey Kim / January 10, 2020 Whether you’re an NFL team trying to make it to the Super Bowl or an investor who wants to generate better-than-average long-term results, your odds of success are greater if [...]

“Just OK is Not OK,” so follow Packers’ unconventional way to success2020-02-19T15:07:49-05:00

2019 Q4 Client Letter

2020-02-19T16:11:31-05:00

Dear Clients: What a difference year makes! ‘Twas the night before Christmas (2018) and the December stock price collapse reached a crescendo (DJIA -653.17 points) as investors seemingly lost their collective minds on fears of the Federal Reserve raising short-term interest rates too quickly and the threat of the on-again tariff/trade spat [...]

2019 Q4 Client Letter2020-02-19T16:11:31-05:00

New tools help weigh investment merit of college choices

2020-02-19T12:09:29-05:00

New tools help weigh investment merit of college choices Mickey Kim / December 6, 2019 A college education is one of life’s costliest investments, so you want to maximize your return on that investment. Parents naturally want their children to have the brightest future possible, which traditionally meant [...]

New tools help weigh investment merit of college choices2020-02-19T12:09:29-05:00

Is WeWork the “canary in the coal mine” for profitless “unicorns?”

2020-02-19T12:01:43-05:00

Is WeWork the “canary in the coal mine” for profitless “unicorns?” Mickey Kim / November 8, 2019 It’s true they don’t ring a bell at market tops (or bottoms), but we’re pretty sure the “Unicorns” (privately-held technology companies, typically losing tons of money, but valued at $1 billion [...]

Is WeWork the “canary in the coal mine” for profitless “unicorns?”2020-02-19T12:01:43-05:00

Did tide finally turn in favor of “value” stocks in September?

2020-02-18T11:48:52-05:00

Did tide finally turn in favor of “value” stocks in September? Mickey Kim / October 11, 2019 The following is an excerpt from Kirr, Marbach & Co.’s third quarter client letter. The third quarter of 2019 marked the first time since 1997 when the S&P 500 had a [...]

Did tide finally turn in favor of “value” stocks in September?2020-02-18T11:48:52-05:00

How Colts QB Andrew Luck’s retirement explains the inverted yield curve

2020-02-11T11:29:31-05:00

How Colts QB Andrew Luck’s retirement explains the inverted yield curve Mickey Kim / September 13, 2019 The talking heads have been aflame about the recent surprise retirement of Andrew Luck (29), the Indianapolis Colts’ 4-time Pro Bowl quarterback and the inversion of the yield curve, both “sure” [...]

How Colts QB Andrew Luck’s retirement explains the inverted yield curve2020-02-11T11:29:31-05:00

Study shows “behavior gap” continues to destroy investor returns

2020-02-18T10:54:45-05:00

Study shows “behavior gap” continues to destroy investor returns Mickey Kim / August 16, 2019 We clearly can’t control trade wars, the markets or White House tweets, but our behavior is up to us. Suppose you got spooked last December and sold your stocks as the market’s collapse [...]

Study shows “behavior gap” continues to destroy investor returns2020-02-18T10:54:45-05:00