I haven’t written on this subject recently, but I wanted to dust if off today and get back to the basics of my message a little bit. So, let’s talk about investing strategy for the beginning investor. I say for beginning investors, but honestly this can be applicable to all levels of experience. From my own experience, talking to other experienced investors and listening to … Continue reading Back to Basics 2
(Warning, this is a long post, I am not a professional and thus it is opinion only, and my opinions are my own) Let’s address the elephant in the room, what the #$@* has been going on with Gamestop, AMC, BB, and other stocks over the past couple of weeks and does it effect the market as a whole? The answer to the first is … Continue reading Gamestop, Won’t Stop, Get it?
The post I had for today was hijacked by Bitcoin. I wrote previously about my skepticism over the future of Bitcoin as an investment vehicle. When it comes to long term investing, I can’t say I’ve changed my mind much. Honestly the $4000 dollars of intra-day movement and distance of $2100 from daily high to closing price does not make me a fan of the … Continue reading My personal Bitcoin retracement
Have you ever wanted to be an Angel Investor or Venture Capitalist, but you don’t have a couple of million in the bank or make $200,000 a year for the past two years to be considered an “Accredited Investor”, you don’t live in Silicon Valley, or know the people who can get you meetings with the founders most likely to succeed? Well the financial space … Continue reading TapRm: Investing in the future of beerlivery!
The presidential election is over and everyone is weighing in with their opinion of where the market is going. Some will tell you we are headed up and point to every gain occurring after a piece of vaccine news or an earnings report comes out as evidence that things will continue on as they had. Others will say that we are overdue for a true … Continue reading The ups, downs and sideways of current markets.
I think that it’s time that I address my views on cryptocurrency as a value investor. I have seen a lot of argument as to whether cryptocurrency deserves a place in a value investors portfolio or not. I want to take another tack than the customary first question, “Are we capable of understanding the business?”. I am not sure that anyone can 100% understand cryptocurrency, … Continue reading Cryptocurrency as a value investor asset class
Let’s talk today about a little covered aspect of Options trading called Pin risk. While all options trading carries inherent risk and should only be attempted after a great deal of education on the subject (preferably with a large amount of paper trading first to understand how trading options works without the risk), there is a misconception about some aspects of options trades that I … Continue reading A little known but large risk in options trading
This blog is set up to cover the principles of Value or Deep Value investing, and a lot of what I put in comes from my guru or Warren Buffett or Charlie Munger, however there are a lot of other investors who I like and Bill Ackman has become one I idolized. I won’t sugar coat it, as soon as he launched his SPAC I … Continue reading 8 Principles of Bill Ackman’s success
All of you know that I am not a professional investor at this point, but I am a student of history, I even have a useless degree in it. The real point is though that I have seen over and over again how cyclical history is and what happens to those who do not choose to heed its warnings. The bottom line up front (BLUF) … Continue reading Prepare for a correction
I want to raise this serious proposed change and tell you all why I am staunchly against it, and provide you with the information to let the SEC know that you are against it as well. The proposed change would raise the threshold for reporting institutional investment managers from $100 million to $3.5 billion. Why does this matter to us? To be an individual investor … Continue reading SEC Proposed Regulation Change 34-89290: Raising the reporting threshold