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Investing in Tesla, Inc. (TSLA)

In this week’s video blog post, I look at Tesla’s business model, all the risk factors, and contingent liabilities outlined in the company's annual report. I also look at Tesla's key ratios and financial statements, perform a Discounted Cash Flow…

The Wealth Of Nations – Book Of The Month

The Wealth of Nations, written by Adam Smith, is truly a masterpiece. Billionaires such as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have admired and praised Adam Smith's writing. Here's a video form Berkshire Hathaway's 2015 shareholder meeting, where Warren Buffett and…

Solvency Crisis Looms Over The Economy

The Federal Reserve and the US government together have injected more than $6 trillion into the economy. The US government's spending directly puts money in the hands of its citizens either by creating government jobs, or by sending out paychecks…

Why Is Universal Basic Income (UBI) Detrimental For The Society?

As the gap between the haves and have-nots grows, the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI) seems very appealing to the populous. In this week's blog post, I will talk about how the entire concept of UBI is flawed. I…

The Federal Reserve Kicks The Can Down The Road

The US Stock market has been all over the place. Mr. Market becomes euphoric when any bad news is released, which isn't "that bad". Needless to say, the euphoria continues when there is any good news. With Federal Reserve's "whatever…

Security Analysis – Book Of The Month (1/2)

The Security Analysis, written by Benjamin Graham and David Dodd, was the textbook that Warren Buffett used in college, when he studied under Ben Graham. Buffett attributes his investment success and valuation skills to this book. Some of you might…

Disconnect Between The US Economy and The Stock Market

The stock market, for the most part, reflects the condition of the economy. So, if the economy is in a bad shape, then the stock prices will drop and reflect those worsened economic conditions. Mr. Market has this bad habit…

3 Key Takeaways From Berkshire Hathaway’s 2020 Shareholder Meeting

The annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting was held virtually on May 2, 2020. Charlie Munger was unable to make a trip to Omaha to answer shareholder questions with Warren Buffett, however Greg Abel was there on stage as Buffett's side…

Warren Buffett And Charlie Munger’s Life Advice

It is the first weekend of May, and this is when Berkshire Hathaway holds its annual meeting. I was supposed to be in Omaha, Nebraska this weekend, but my travel plans and the in-person shareholder meeting was canceled due to…

Should Public Companies Be Allowed To Fail?

Shareholders are the owners of public companies. The CEO is elected by the shareholders to undertake the daily operating decisions of the company. It is important to understand that running a business is a risky endeavor, and business officials are…

If Something Cannot Go On Forever, It Will Stop.

The US Economy is in uncharted territory. All non-essential businesses have shut down to curtail the spread of virus, the Federal Reserve is flooding the market with cash by buying just about anything it can get its hands on, the…