Is IBM Stock A Buy In 2020? – IBM Stock Analysis

This week, I build on my last week's blog post. In this video blog, I fundamentally analyze IBM's stock. I review IBM's key ratios, derive the intrinsic value using Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis, and look at expected rate of…

IBM Business Segments, Risk Factors, and Contingent Liabilities

In this week’s video blog post, I look at IBM's business model, top 5 risk factors, and contingent liabilities outlined in the company's annual report. As value investors, it is important to review the company's fundamentals before deciding to invest…

Amazon Stock Analysis – Business Segments, Key Ratios, And Intrinsic Value

In this week’s video blog post, I fundamentally analyze Amazon's stock. I look at Amazon's business segments, review the key ratios, derive the intrinsic value using Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) analysis, and look at expected rate of return from this…

Amazon Business Model, Risk Factors, and Contingent Liabilities

In this week’s video blog post, I look at Amazons business model, top 5 risk factors, and contingent liabilities outlined in the company's annual report. In the recent months, Amazon has gained a lot of attention since it is a…

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…

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…

My Thoughts On The Current Stock Market Condition

The bears have taken over the stock market, and the market volatility has spiked up due to financial and economical uncertainty. For the past couple years, as a value investor, I have been sitting back and looking at the stock…

Is Coronavirus The Black Swan For The Stock Market?

Economy is like a machine, which has multiple interlocked gears that need to function in harmony. As Ray Dalio explains in How the Economic Machine Works, anytime there is a problem in one gear, the other gears will be affected…

Current Market And Economic Conditions Across The World

Investors pay close attention to how their individual stocks are doing. While it is important to scrutinize your individual investments, it is also crucial to pay attention to global economic conditions. Globalization is a boon and bane at the same…

The Little Book Of Behavioral Investing – Book Of The Month

As an investor, I find that it is very important to understand how the human brain works. Emotional turmoil, overconfidence, and biases are the three biggest traits that can make an investor lose everything. Behavioral finance recognizes that there is…