Last week (on 9th Aug) IKEA opened the first store in India in the southern city of Hyderabad and it was an instant rage. IKEA mania led to stampede and more than 40,000 people visited the store on first day! They did a sales of Rs 2.4 Crore ($350K) including Rs 11,00,000 from food sold... Continue Reading →
Apple recently touched market capitalization of $1 trillion! Here are some interesting facts: Apple IPO valuation (Dec 12, 1980): $1.2 billion Apple valuation on 2nd Aug 2018: $1 trillion Stock return since IPO: 50,000% Apple va Nokia rivalry: Valuations today: Apple: $1 trillion Nokia: $30 billion Valuations when iPhone was released in 2007: Nokia: $110... Continue Reading →
This is far from the complete compilation of the funniest and wittiest moments of Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger - not even 1% of what the duo have given over their combined life of 182 years! But it is a good place to begin exploring... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-LJq4y-xS1I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDTOFaowXAw
Berkshire Hathaway AGMs from 1994 to 2018
I read the following news about Jet Airways: JET AIRWAYS posts loss after 11 straight quarters of profits Loss higher than past 6 quarters of profit combined Fuel costs and higher other expenses dent numbers It reminded me of the following side explaining Nassim Nicolas Taleb's assertion of "Anatomy of A Blowup" Few days ago,... Continue Reading →
Yesterday I posted a short blog post with link to 2018 Annual General Meeting of Berkshire Hathaway. I watched the Live telecast of the AGM till very late night (as per India Time). Some days back I posted a blog on Charlie Munger and shared some of his videos. Few days later I wrote another... Continue Reading →
Here is an intereting Infographic: Making the Jump from Millionaire to Billionaire, and How Long That Takes Source: http://www.visualcapitalist.com/jump-millionaire-to-billionaire/ Some very good insights based on this...will write some other day.
Here is a very good article written by Vijay Govindarajan, Shivaram Rajgopal and Anup Srivastava published on Harvard Business Review Blog. Why Financial Statements Don’t Work for Digital Companies Some of you may not be able to access the link, so I am reproducing the article here with due credits: On February 13, 2018, the New York... Continue Reading →