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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Litecoin $230 million market cap – going higher – the bull market has begun

Litecoin ( http://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/litecoin/ ) has made a significant run lately from $60 million to $230 million and in our opinion is on its way to even bigger returns. Granted me writing this article can usually spell the end of times for a run up, we may even correct some such as 40% but any drop… 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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Vale (VALE) The Brazilian Huge Iron Ore Producer is at 80% off

Vale https://www.google.com/finance?q=NYSE%3AVALE&ei=CzlFVemqHoSXiQKt74DIAw was trading 10 years ago at $60 USD  dollars, now its trading at $8 USD .  It lost $1.6 billion last quarter (Adjusted earnings per share of 61 cents) but it is essentially a government company.  Iron ore is trading at $56 USD dollars per dry metric ton as of March 2015 while it was… Read More »

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How to develop your best Investment Ideas – 2 minutes long

 

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(RSX) Market Vectors Russia ETF – Up 14% in 2 months

Previously I said investing in Russian Bonds was a good idea.  It turned out to be right as Russian bond yields have come down considerably as you can see here http://www.tradingeconomics.com/russia/government-bond-yield Russian businesses are highly undervalued at 1 – 3 times earnings (PE, Price/Earnings Ratio).  Meaning your buying businesses at 80 – 90% off based on… Read More »

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Some low risk Mutual Funds that deliver 9 – 10% yearly backtested 10 to 15 years

Im sorry if this idea is not sexy enough for some but making a solid 9 – 10% yearly (a 5% to 6% dividend plus appreciation) is good in my books.  Your money is doubling in 7 years which is not bad http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rule_of_72). These 2 mutual funds are balanced funds and with no further ado here… Read More »

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A video about a Special Situations trade with 30% automatic upside but has some downsides

This trade is not in the opinion of the management/owner of this Blog TheValueSwan.com .

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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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