Cassandra Does Tokyo is an Investment Banker now relocated to Japan ~~~ The Risk That Will Bite You Next Is NOT The One That Bit You Last Traumatic and painful events burnish their effect upon our brains. This happens profoundly in childhood, as well as in relationships, and most definitely as readers will know, in...Read More
Some of these mistakes have cost me wasted time, wasted money, loss of a potential investment home, and even losing a very good friend by mixing business and friendship. All this I can learn and bounce back from. What I can not live with is if my actions caused anyone else to suffer or be hurt due to my negligence. Show More Summary
The first rule of contrarian investing: "Buy when there's blood in the streets." And the coal sector sure has been hemorrhaging. The chart of the Market Vectors Coal ETF (NYSE: KOL)
When the biggest shopping day of the year strikes, you know it’s not time to focus on the full-priced investments and treats. This is the time when the good stuff you’ve been coveting and craving all autumn long has just gone on sale! Read the full post Top 5 Super Sale Bags: What’s the Deal? which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
The largest pension funds manager in Norway, KLP, is divesting completely from coal energy, according to recent reports. The money involved — around NOK 500 million (~$75 million) — will instead be invested into renewable energy companies. Show More Summary
One of the most provocative and interesting field experiments I’ve seen in this year: Poor people often do not make investments, even when returns are high. One possible explanation is that they have low aspirations and form mental models of their future … Continue reading ? The post The curse of low expectations appeared first on Chris Blattman.
So far, Ctrip has been able to gain market share across all its segments through its investments and joint ventures. The company expects the Chinese income growth to be higher in 2015 than 2014, which will translate to accelerated travel consumption, especially in the high end of the market such as outbound travels and luxury hotels. Show More Summary
When AT&T said this month it was halting a plan to give 100 cities ultra-fast Internet, it apparently didn't really mean that. The telecom giant was threatening to pull its investments in new fiber optic cables if it didn't get more "certainty" from Washington about how Internet service providers would be regulated under net neutrality, the […]
Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger provided lessons for these three investors about picking good companies and investing for the long term.
A comparison of real estate investment trusts W.P. Carey and National Retail Properties to determine the better buy.
Tony Hsieh says to think of values as a formalized definition of your culture.
By Emerson Dameron As a practicing Shambhala Buddhist, I like to think I don’t have too terribly much invested in this forthcoming holiday racket. That’s good, I suppose, because it’s stacking up to be another tough one. This year, I have lost two jobs, one rather recently. And I have twice come rather close to […]
Patagonia's Worn Wear events, held in collaboration with sharing start up Yerdle, offer a different, more sustainable vision of Black Friday.
In the year leading up to the release of the iPhone 6, Apple invested more than $1 billion in an effort to make sapphire one of the device's big selling points. Making screens out of the nearly unscratchable material would have helped...Show More Summary
India continues to be the center of attraction as a possible investment center for some of the biggest companies in the world. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is the latest to show the clearest of indication of venturing into the fast-growing online retail industry. Bloomberg’s Sunanda Jayaseelan reports that Alibaba perceives India as the second […]
BreitBurn Energy Partners is making a big investment in horizontal drilling, which hasn’t actually worked for MLPs.
As real estate investors, there are many components of the industry that must be mastered. Depending upon the type of real estate investing you plan to go into, there are different areas you must master. If you are thinking of being a fix and flipper, you must know and understand the importance of having a [...]Show More Summary
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