As you can tell from the graph Average Wage Growth has been muted at 2.0% and Real Median Household Income has went down from $56,000 USD to $52,000 USD from 2009 to 2014, a roughly 7% drop. Furthermore, employment as a function of population (a ratio) has went down meaning the unemployment rate is a… Read More »
Tell people on facebook about this post. To help people who need need/want money. Going from 1.6 cents to $1 dollar (and beyond probably $1000 each too) like bitcoin did (bitcoins went from 1 cent to $1000 dollars in 5 years (This will happen faster though)). Now why? Instant transactions (bitcoins takes 15 – 25… Read More »
Imagine a financial exchange that acts as something like a bank where by you put your money there, you get interest to hold your money there, you can then pay like a debit card your purchases of goods, and its like a financial exchange where you can trade currencies, bonds, and stocks. There are other… Read More »
I believe this graphic from Zillow is good just in the sense that it says there is a “sizable increase” in rental burdens for people this year. Did San Francisco really go up 13% last year? Probably not but 5 – 7% is reasonable, be skeptical but be aware that the trend is… Read More »
Think about it Russia is going through a similar state that the United States went through in 1980, sky high inflation, high government expenditures and war (the United States I believe was in War with the Soviets in Afghanistan and the United States was in war with the Soviets in the Cold War). Also US productivity growth… Read More »
First off here are the specifics Market Cap: $22.04 Billion USD Dividend Yield: 1.66% a year 52 Week Range per share: $9.24 – $18.00 (your buying it cheap at $10.14 presently) PE: roughly 7*, they are worth $22 billion and they profit $4.5 billion before tax and $3 billon after tax. Why do I like this… Read More »
I make short posts but I try to be indepth. (As a note its no longer BitsharesX but Bitshares) Now first how come Bitshares (BTS) is so undervalued? Bitshares is worth $34.6 million while Ripple is worth roughly $2 BILLION and they are almost exactly the same. As found here http://coinmarketcap.com/ you can see marketcap . Now understand when… Read More »
The company is called Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ:IEP) https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ%3AIEP&ei=GTKrVOHoJu-1iALtn4CoDg . Run by Carl Celian Icahn (born February 16, 1936) an American businessman, activist shareholder and investor. He is the majority shareholder of Icahn Enterprises, a diversified holding company. This company is great for the following reason 1) It is diversified and an investment company It owns… Read More »
I find this to be a very insightful article about a companys competitive advantage (Moat), it is only 2 minutes long and worthy of a watch.
This is a very good video which talks about Moat investing (companies competitive advantages). It gives examples.