Ben Black

Ben Black

CoreAndExplore

Recent articles


Exxonmobil: Value Play or Value Trap?

ExxonMobil has looked bleak for a while, and shares have plunged. Which begs the question, has the price fallen low enough to warrant plunging in for some deep value, or is Exxon more of a value trap?


Ford Is Just Getting Revved Up

While pricing competition from peer automakers is currently putting pressure on profitability, Ford is laying the groundwork for strong growth with a greatly expanded selection of models.


Why Apple Truly Is a "No-Brainer" Investment

While Carl Icahn's public endorsement of Apple may be derived out of shameless self-interest, there's little doubt that the company provides a very compelling story for investors, particularly those concerned with balance sheet fundamentals - quite simply, Apple stock has yet to be appreciated for the value it offers.