John Dorfman

Dorfman: A few thorny stocks to weed from your portfolio

Last year, the U.S. stock market would have been down but for the gains in four hot stocks that go by the moniker of FANG ...

Dorfman: My Do Nothing Club stocks may just surprise you

What happens when a stock is trendless, drifting, flat as a pancake? Chartists will loathe it. Traders will disdain it. Even long-term investors will neglect ...

Dorfman: My low-debt list has shown a profit 12 years out of 13

I love to return to stock-picking concepts that have stood the test of time. One of them is to pick stocks of companies with ...

Dorman: My 'Old Faithful' stocks have averaged a 23% return

I call it "Old Faithful." It's one of the stock screens I use regularly to find investment candidates. To pass the Old Faithful screen, a ...

Dorfman: Looking at the cheapest stock in each sector

Investment professionals often divide the world of stocks into 10 sectors, using a classification system from Standard & Poor's. What if you simply bought ...

American Railcar and HCI Group could be undiscovered gems

Attention, lovers of small stocks. Here are five small-capitalization stocks that I think qualify as undiscovered gems. American Railcar Industries Inc. (ARII), a railcar ...

Dorfman: Alaska Air, Delta and NVR Make the 30-30 Club

What is the corporate equivalent of baseball's 30-30 club, the elite group that has bashed 30 home runs and stolen 30 bases in a season? ...

Dorfman: Marathon Petroleum, Frontline on Casualty List

I like to find wounded stocks that I think have excellent recovery potential. That's the point of my Casualty List, published at the end of ...

Dorfman: A twist in this year's stock-picking contest

For years, I ran a stock-picking contest in this column. It was a lot of fun, but there was one problem. In a contest based ...

Dorfman: In your portfolio, why limit yourself to U.S. companies?

Donald Trump wants to keep out some foreigners. But what's your attitude toward foreign stocks in your portfolio? The All-American approach may not be the ...

Dorfman: My favorite shares on Nasdaq

Nasdaq stocks are a bit like sandwich cookies. Some people don't even want them in the house. Others binge on them. Nasdaq and the New ...