Five Busted Myths About Investing

This article from Forbes explains what the author believes are common investment myths. Follow the link to the article. While we are not so sure that we agree with all of this, but we present it for your review and consideration.

1. You know what you’re buying when you buy an ETF.

2. Stocks are risky.

3. Bonds are safe.

4. Stock investing is easy.

5. Options are speculative and dangerous.

Source: Five Busted Myths About Investing

Appaloosa sues to block SunEdison unit from buying Vivint assets

David Tepper-led hedge fund Appaloosa Managemen sued to prevent SunEdison’s yieldco from taking over some of Vivint Solar’s assets after SunEdison acquires the rooftop panel installer.

The yieldco, TerraForm Power, is to acquire Vivint’s residential solar rooftop portfolio after SunEdison completes the Vivint transaction.

Appaloosa is seeking “immediate injunctive relief”, given that SunEdison’s acquisition of Vivint could close “at any time,” the hedge fund said in a filing in a Delaware court on Tuesday.

Tepper goes after TerraForm Power, SunEdisonSunEdison shares fell about 10 percent in morning trading, while TerraForm Power’s shares rose about 2 percent.

Appaloosa has repeatedly said the acquisition of Vivint’s assets by TerraForm Power was not in the interest of the yieldco’s shareholders.Funds affiliated with Appaloosa together owned 9.5 percent of the outstanding class A shares of TerraForm Power as of December.

Source: Appaloosa sues to block SunEdison unit from buying Vivint assets