General Electric Insurance Business

How the company works with its insurance business and why it’s affecting its financial statements? Is the firm’s accounting incorrect? Is it fraud? Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc       General Electric Company [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons (more…)


Warren Buffett’s And Other Investors Investment Advice – S&P 500

Low-cost automated index funds are receiving more attention in the media, and many investors praise it. Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc   Research shows that this category of investment will predominate over active asset management in the United States by 2021. This transformation will be advantageous for investors who want [...]


How Do Credit Agencies Rate Bonds? A Quick Primer

How Do credit agencies rate bonds? What are the primary independent rating services? Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc 3844328 / Pixabay   A bond  is a fixed income that investors borrow money to companies and governments. These bonds are rated by credit agencies, which studies individual companies or a government financial [...]


State Farm – A Quick Overview Of The Business

In today’s article, I would like to talk about State Farm: the largest property and casualty insurance provider and auto insurance in the United States. It has 18,000 agents and 30 operations centers. Their primary services are insurance, banking, and investing. Net income in 2017 was USD 2.2 billion, having [...]


Important Metrics To Evaluate Banks For Growth And Value Investors

Net interest margin, net interest income, bank spread and Return on Equity (ROE) - Important metrics to evaluate banks for growth investors and value investors Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc mohamed_hassan / Pixabay Some measures are helpful when analyzing businesses nonetheless once evaluating banks these indicators and ratios can enhance [...]


A Look At Mario Gabelli’s New Holdings

Mario Gabelli revealed his top six new buys for the second quarter. The companies that he bought include IAA, Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Allstate Corp, Invitation Holmes, Amber Road, and Array Biopharma. Despite investing on those companies, Mario Gabelli increased his position on Red Hat Inc, which is also [...]


Warren Buffett On Annual Reports

What does Warren Buffett look in an annual report? How does that help him to decide if it is a decent and worthy investment? These are questions that many investors want to identify. Occasionally, reading annual reports can be exhausting for the plentiful information available. Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, [...]


Oreo’s Marketing Strategy

Oreo is one of those brands that almost everyone knows and likes it. The sandwich cookie was introduced in 1912 on a Nabisco bakery in New York City and now they are the best-selling cookies in the United States generating approximately $1.5 billion in global annual revenue. The Oreo [...]


An Israeli Company That Warren Buffett Is Bullish On

Iscar is an Israeli multinational metal cutting tools company affiliated with one of the worlds' largest metalworking conglomerates, the IMC Group. In 2006, Iscar and the IMC Group were acquired by Berkshire Hathaway is one of the biggest foreign investments in an Israeli company for about $4 billion for [...]


The $100 Billion Bet

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son $100 Billion Vision Fund already invested $70 billion of its money. SoftBank’s Vision Fund was founded in 2016. In September 2016 Masayoshi Son convinced back then Saudi Arabia´s deputy crown prince to invest in technology. The Vision Fund’s largest investor is Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment [...]


Spotify’s Platform Power In 350 Words

  PhotoMIX-Company / Pixabay   Q2 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Music streaming is something that makes part of our lives. Spotify is one of the music streaming business that everyone knows. It is s the world’s leading streaming music that offers a catalog of over 35 million songs, licensed through multiple [...]


How To Find Good Businesses

How to find good businesses and what should look in a company? It is a thoughtful process that can take time to do it. It is important to look at businesses carefully and ignore everything that does not matter happening around. Viewing the companies’ financial statements before knowing its [...]


Finding Companies Below Their Intrinsic Value Today

Has value investing has been working as it worked before? The strategy that rewarded a great number of investors has been discussed recently. Buying stocks with the lowest valuations and selling those with the highest have been struggling this cycle. Q1 hedge fund letters, conference, scoops etc Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has [...]

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