American Companies Drowning Under Pension Liabilities

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    American Companies Drowning

    When it comes to long-term investing, many focus solely on revenues and earnings. While clearly these are extremely important fundamentals when conducting a stock analysis, one rarely mentioned but critical variable is pension liabilities.

    Pension liabilities are, by definition, crucial to long-term investing, as costs are spread out over many years. Many investors conduct a stock analysis on a very short-term basis—quarter to quarter. Successful long-term investing means conducting a stock analysis on the next five, 10, even 15 years.

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    Original: http://www.investmentcontrarians.com/stock-market/american-companies-drowning-under-pension-liabilities/1511/
    By: Sasha Cekerevac
    Posted: February 28, 2013, 7:45 am

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