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Stock Stories | Case Studies and Mental Models for Individual Investors

May 29, 2019

Mr. Market is the classic allegory first described by Benjamin Graham in his classic, The Intelligent Investor.  It's a great way to think about stock prices going up and down in the short term - it's all emotional.  Departures from intrinsic value DO exist, and it's our job as investors to take advantage of them if we...


May 22, 2019

One of the largest video game companies in the world, Activision Blizzard is known for creating hit franchises such as Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, and (as of the King acquisition) Candy Crush.  Their games are played by hundreds of millions of people monthly across over 190 countries.

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May 15, 2019

Estée Lauder always believed that every woman should feel beautiful.  Her drive for innovation in the creation of beauty products was impressive, and her and her husband Joseph worked together as a team to build one the world's biggest beauty companies.  With products sold in over 150 countries, Estée Lauder's skin...


May 8, 2019

Known as a visual search engine, Pinterest catalogs ideas and themes, providing inspiration for people pursuing goals or DIY projects.  Although Pinterest is an ad-based platform like other social media companies, it's purpose is unique, which I think is its greatest competitive advantage.

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May 1, 2019

The video-based sharing platform has grown rapidly over the past several years, resulting in an IPO in 2019.  What are the company's future prospects?

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