Old School Value Nugget Fest (May 15th Edition)Mike
Old School Value Articles You May Have Missed
In 1974, towards the end of the market crash, Buffett gave quick tips on how to invest during this difficult period.
He gives some uncanny and simple tips on how to buy stocks to do well in the market over the long run. This was during a time when the market had fallen by as much as 45%. Far greater than what we have experienced for a long time.
Follow that up with investment principles by Charlie Munger.
What We're Reading in the Media
Not investing related, but a deep and detailed look from another angle of how ads work on people by exploring the theory of emotional inception and cultural imprinting in advertisement.
- Emotional inception: ads implanting ideas in your mind to make you feel something when you see a product/service, compelling them to buy.
- Cultural imprinting:more social in nature. When you see an ad that you think, it imparts a positive feeling or association. You buy that product so you'd get the same positive association from the people around you. It's similar to cultural or social signaling.
Examples make it easier to understand, so read the essay to make it easier to understand.
I don't agree that blockchain is useless and rat poison. The way it is being used for speculation is. When a tea company changes their name to include the word blockchain in order to 2x their stock price overnight, that's rat poison squared.
This article hits on the point that blockchain tech has been around for 10 years, yet no one has come up with a way to make good use of it, other than speculation.
- How a Bank Glitch Let a Man Named "Milky" Get Away With Millions- a great story of an Aussie who got $2M for "free" from the bank and bailed himself out.
- The Wild Ride Of Zoox- about a company entering the self driving cab industry.
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