The Top 10 Stocks Investments of the US Senate

US Senate stock holdings

If you want to make a lot of money in the stock market, the people to take advice from aren’t the finance gurus on TV or the people on Wall Street. The people that you should follow are the elected officials sitting in Congress who are able to achieve “abnormal returns” on their investments. The good news is that these government officials have to disclose which stocks they choose to invest in, but the bad news is that this information is dated. Still, even dated information can give you a glimpse at what type of companies that those in the US Congress choose to be part of their investment portfolio. The below information is from 2012 disclosures, the latest information cu


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2 Responses to The Top 10 Stocks Investments of the US Senate

  1. Christina says:

    My politics are outside what appears to me to be a narrow American spectrum, but I do own, as individual stocks, PG, GE, IBM and JNJ. Looking at PEP. Don’t know if AAPL will ever reach an attractive buy/valuation point for me.

    I wonder though how many US Senators own stock in companies with lucrative defense contractors… I used to have a list of publicly traded defense contractor companies but lost it, darn the luck.

  2. Christina says:

    Impulsive dryad that I am, AFTER commenting, I later looked at Value Line, S&P Reports, and about AAPL. This looks like an attractive buy point; AAPL is supposedly undervalued. Mind you, I bought YHOO at $400 once upon a time. Every portfolio has its flea-bitten dog. I am going to buy AAPL this week though for my Roth and for my son’s Coverdell, if I’m this gung ho after a good night’s rest.

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