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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Sessions on Valuation, How do you really Value a Company? NYU Stern School Of Business

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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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An investment for the decade Fairfax India Holdings – (FIH.U) going up possibly 10x in 10 years.

The guy that runs this is named Prem Watsa and is nicknamed the “Warren Buffett of Canada” as he has made consistantely great investments since near the beginning of his career at in 1985. Even in the 1 year chart for Fairfax Financial Holdings, the company is up 50%+ year over year. He has recently… Read More »

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Cryptohedge.io – CFSassets – CFSgold – Market Making Bots – 20% to 50% yearly return? Maybe – Black Swan proof? Maybe

The bitshares ecosystem is on fire with the announcement that the development of a new DAC (Decentralized Autonomous Corporation) + Bitassets (Assets under the Bitshares SuperDAC/Brand), ie Cryptohedge.io and CFSassets is coming online. Lets cut to the skinny, what is going on?  Basically Cryptohedge.io is releasing market making bots and is going to back it up… Read More »

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