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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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Don Yacktman on the Source of Moats (a companys competitive advantage)

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.

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A stock run by a billionaire who has made 38% compounded yearly since 1978 meaning $1000 would turn into $100 million

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 »

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