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Valuing Twitter Inc Is Not As Easy As It Sounds

Valuing Twitter Inc Is Not As Easy As It Sounds

Twitter’s using a pro forma earnings metric for valuation purposes is seen as “uniquely treacherous” by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein.  The analysts noted that the company’s stock-based compensation is very huge, and this makes it difficult to correctly value […]

Facebook Account Hack: The Bug Has Now Been Fixed

Facebook Account Hack: The Bug Has Now Been Fixed

Facebook account security was recently found to be not so good by Indian security researcher Anand Prakash. FB users can normally try passwords ten to 12 times before the social networking site cuts them off. But Prakash noticed that on beta.facebook.com, these protections were […]

Myths To Ignore In Emerging Markets

Myths To Ignore In Emerging Markets

Myths To Ignore In Emerging Markets by Sammy Suzuki, AllianceBernstein Investors are fleeing emerging equities en masse. We think they need a new playbook. Great investments can still be found across the developing world—just not in the usual places. Macro […]

HBO Will Never Be Like Netflix: Time Warner CEO

Netflix has been time and again been compared to Time Warner’s HBO for its critically praised original programming. But now the successfully running premium cable network has made it clear that it never intends to become more like its online peer. Programming aimed […]

Harbor Conference (Very) Brief Notes

Harbor Conference (Very) Brief Notes

HARBOR CONFERENCE– A recap of some long, short views at Harbor Investment from Bloomberg (via Jones Trading)   ·         Fairholme’s Bruce Berkowitz: Preferred shrs of Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac are worth liquidation value; sees significant margin of safety in assets […]

Vera Bradley to Open Flagship Store in SoHo

Vera Bradley to Open Flagship Store in SoHo

FORT WAYNE, Ind., March 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Vera Bradley, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRA) (“Vera Bradley” or the “Company”) today announced its plans to open a flagship store in the SoHo Historic District in Manhattan. The location is scheduled to open […]

Huge Investment Risk

HOW WARREN BUFFETT THINKS ABOUT RISK

“There are two main dangers in life: risking too much and risking too little.” – Jimmy Chin What is risk? According to modern portfolio theory, risk can be divided into two elements: systematic risk andunsystematic risk. SYSTEMATIC RISK Systematic risk – also called […]

Notes On 100 Baggers

Notes On 100 Baggers

Notes on 100 Baggers: Stocks That Return 100-to-1 and How To Find [email protected] The math: 14% CAGR for 30 years. Long holding periods. Rarely sell, and never sell for non-investment reasons. Coffee can method: find the best stocks you can […]