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May 30, 2018

The offspring of Altria, Phillip Morris International is one of the world's largest tobacco producers.  It was spun off in 2008 and is making headway in switching over from its traditional products to RRPs (reduced risk products), which heat tobacco but do not burn it.


May 23, 2018

Today we talk about America's largest tobacco company - over the decades it has been one of the most profitable stocks in the history of the U.S. stock market.


May 16, 2018

What's one of the most influential media companies in the world?  It's beloved by millions, and the stories told through its business have been in the hearts and minds of many people for decades.  Today we discuss one of the most dominant entertainment companies in the world.


May 9, 2018

Today we continue our discussion of the major credit card companies, and we're looking at American Express.  It has a storied history and has changed it's approach throughout the decades.  Now it's a credit card powerhouse that is also a massive bank (it's kind of like Discover's big brother).  In this episode we...


May 2, 2018

It's our first mental model podcast episode here on Stock Stories!  Mental models are incredible tools for improving decision making.  They are often simple, but highly practical thought experiments that force us to look at problems in different ways.  Today we discuss our first mental model: inversion.