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