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Stock Stories | Case Studies and Mental Models for Individual Investors

Apr 25, 2018

Visa is one of the world's largest payment processors.  Their cards are everywhere and they process billions of dollars of transactions per year.  That's just part of the story - find out more on today's episode.


Apr 18, 2018

Discover Financial Services is one of the largest credit card issuers and payment processors in the world.  They create credit cards for consumers and also lend money in a variety of ways.  They also charge processing fees through their international PULSE network.


Apr 11, 2018

Today we'll talk about one of the oldest and most successful paint companies in the world, Sherwin Williams.  Can a company that's been around for over 150 years still be growing fast?  We'll discuss:

History

Company Overview

Financials

Outlook

Valuation


Apr 4, 2018

Today we begin our stock series, going through the companies that comprise the S&P 500.  The first is what has long been considered the bluest of blue chips - General Electric.  But with recent struggles, has it fallen from grace?  Today we examine:

  • A brief history of General Electric
  • General Electric's core businesses...