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…

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…

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…

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…

3 Ways To Hedge Your Exposure To The Stock Market

You might have heard that portfolio diversification is the key to protecting yourself from any market downturn. There are many ways to diversify your holdings, from investing in bonds to commodities to currencies to real estate. The list goes on.…

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…

3 Stocks To Buy During The Next Stock Market Correction

The stock market has been all over the place lately. With the volatility seen in the stock market, it appears that the bears are gaining strength. This aging bull market might get a correction in the near future. This is…