Happy Dusshera And Symbolism Of 10-headed Demon

Wishing you all Happy Dusshera (दसरा/विजयादशमी). Indian culture is filled with many festivals and traditions. Each festival and tradition also has a regional flavour, and some of them are celebrated across India - for example Dusshera and Diwali (Deepawali - the Festival of Lights). While all festivals have many old stories, folklores and rituals, it's... Continue Reading →

Charlie Munger Speaks At Daily Journal AGM 2021

I have written many times about Charlie Munger. He is one of my idols and I try to follow every interview, every media interaction of his. He just turned 97 years old on 1st Jan 2021 (born on 1st January 1924). It's simply amazing at his age to be alive and in his senses. In... Continue Reading →

Elon Musk – The Genius

I am not yet convinced if Elon Musk is a crazy person or an amazing genius - in terms of his dreams and big bets. But this eccentric capital allocation approach suggests that he is a genius. He has grown that $180m to $167 Billion in less than 15-20 years! Yes, it's billion with a... Continue Reading →

Happy B’day Charlie Munger

I have written multiple times about Charlie Munger - partner of Warren Buffett and one of the few living people who are my idols! Charlie is a living legend and today he completes another year - his 96th birthday! Charlie was born on 1st January 1924 and still continues to be very active and sharp!... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

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