Magic of Compounding

Magic of Compounding: In 1626, Peter Minuit of Netherlands bought the island of Manhattan from the Lenape people for a basket of clothes, beads and other stuff that would have been worth just $24 then. Now, you might think that the native Americans were robbed. Actually, if they were able to invest that $24 in... Continue Reading →

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Amazing Anthony Deden!

I stumbled upon this long interview (2 hrs 25 mins) of Anthony Deden who is Chairman of Edelweiss Holdings! He is amazingly articulate and his clarity of thought (in his domain) reminded me of Charlie Munger! Watch this interview at leisure and with full attention...and let it sink in...slowly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4_U6bS-cU4

Apple: The First Trillion Dollar Company

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 →

Anatomy of A Blowup

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 →

CNBC’s Warren Buffett Archive

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 →

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