Find CEOs with the X factor

MoneyWeek cover illustrationIf you want to buy stocks that will do well, the numbers are secondary, says Jonathan Compton. The key is to find the star CEOs.

Here are two simple questions about joint-stock companies (those in which you can buy and sell shares): “what is the purpose of a bank?” and “what is the purpose of an airline?” Typical answers might include: “to look after deposits”, “to make loans”, or “to fly people safely from one destination to another”. All of these answers [...]

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