United States Investment Articles

2016 Year in Review – 17.5% yearly return achieved over 2 years

Sorry for not posting all of 2016, I wanted to let the stocks get some time to ferment/brew.  Now we can see what type of results I have been getting over 2016 and since inception.  I have actually done pretty well, here are the results. Match Group (MTCH) this stock was recommended on December 23, 2015 at… Read More »

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InterActiveCorp spins off Tinder in MTCH (Match Group) – A bright future

InterActiveCorp has spun off Match Group (MTCH), which you can find here https://www.google.com/finance?q=NASDAQ%3AMTCH&ei=KC96VtmbCcf-jAHw-LxI. Presently Match Group has 4.7 million paid subscribers and over 40 million monthly active uniques.  This will only grow and the popular Tinder App will be the driving force in Match Groups upward ascent. Why do I believe in Tinder?  Because it is… Read More »

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Will Silver and Gold ever come back? And how do markets work?

Silver is low, granted.  But it could get a lot lower if the stock market crumbles or there is a US recession.  Also gold priced in Canadian dollars is still at about $1400, granted the Canadian dollar is at 1.39 to 1 US dollar so you have lost purchasing power in other currencies. The lesson… Read More »

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Seritage Growth Properties – Warren Buffett and TheValueSwan.com Approved

Warren Buffett has recently built up a stake of 8% of Seritage Growth Properties (Ticker: SRG).  This is the Sears REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) that was spun off of Sears Holdings (Ticker: SHLD).  Now I bet your asking yourself, “Why did Warren Buffett buy this REIT?”  The answer is simple.  Seritage has the bulk of… Read More »

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First Mining Finance (CVE:FF) is going to the moon

This company is headed by a guy named Mr. Neumeyer.  Now why does this matter?  Well Keith Neumeyer built First Quantum Minerals ( https://www.google.com/finance?q=TSE%3AFM&ei=cQebVcnVL4mRmAGbka1o ) .   He took this company from a 40 cent stock to $15 dollars in about 5 to 7 years.   It is presently valued at $9.5 billion.  Then he created First… Read More »

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InterActiveCorp owner of tinder – undervalued big time

InterActiveCorp ticker symbol IACI is not valuing Tinder’s 300% growth to 50 million users or its new paid feature which I’ve read is a success. InterActiveCorp known as IAC owns match.com, Okcupid.com, about.com, investopedia.com as well as other brands. The company is trading for $75 dollars a share and is valued at $6 billion.  Right… Read More »

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A story about the author of this blog – How The Internet Has Leveled Business Forever

Prior to the early 1990s the investing business and investing in companies took a lot of work and mostly depended on connections.  Now that there is the Internet we can invest in the stock market easily, and knowledgeably, or we can invest in private companies or people from the developed world to the developing world… Read More »

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Burger King same store sales up 3% yoy, Tim Hortons up 4% yoy – Owner – Restaurant Brands International – Up 7% today

Restaurant Brands International (QSR) Owner of Tim Hortons and Burger King just released its full year and 4th quater report here http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/1488097/restaurant-brands-international-reports-full-year-and-fourth-quarter-2014-results and the stock has since rocked up 7% as of 11AM EST February 17 2015.  The stock has since rocketed up because of Burger King same store sales up 3% yoy, Tim Hortons up 4% yoy… Read More »

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Restaurant Brands International Inc. (QSR) ie Tim Hortons, the wonder Canadian fast food chain/brand.

First from an Operational Standpoint, what makes Tim Hortons stand out. If you can get a Chicken Salad Sandwich for $3.60 would you buy it? This is a sandwich about 80% the size of a footlong at Subway and actual tastes great. Have you ever tried a Chicken Salad Sandwich which is good? I havent,… Read More »

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Wide-Moat Investing Case Studies

This is a very good video which talks about Moat investing (companies competitive advantages).   It gives examples.

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