Rough day and week, student loan forgiveness and math is brutal too

Reading Time: 2 minutes First: I am happy to say the kids to back to school. In the last 2 weeks before school starts, some days Sophia really got bored, and she let me know that. She asked me to to buy the humming bird feeder, among other things. I recall the days I shopped at Sears (hint, a… Continue reading Rough day and week, student loan forgiveness and math is brutal too

Benson Hill $BHIL a food company

Reading Time: 3 minutes (Update 09-20-2022) They released the q2 results. It looks like they burned about $50 mil cash in q2. They also made an announcement on the ADM partnership news. I am staying away from them for now. (Original 05-25-2022) They are across the street neighbor (linkedIn, web page, career page, current openings, Investor Relations, google finance… Continue reading Benson Hill $BHIL a food company

Weekend thoughts 05-07-2022: Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting

Reading Time: 5 minutes I went to Omaha last weekend, left STL on April 29 Friday, attended meeting on April 30 Saturday, and left Omaha back to STL on May 1st Sunday. The full comment and Q&A session (including the actual shareholder meeting) is broadcasted by CNBC and available at YouTube. Note when I drove to Omaha on Friday… Continue reading Weekend thoughts 05-07-2022: Berkshire Hathaway 2022 shareholder meeting

Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder meeting 2022

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Investing lesson I in 2010: pharmaceutical stocks

Reading Time: < 1 minute Maybe speculation lessons will be more appropriate. I bought 3 pharmaceutical stocks recently. With the outcome of MA senate race, US healthcare reform is unlikely be massive, which is good news for the pharmaceutical companies. I learned some lessons in the short span of trading small pharma stocks. I think it’s a good idea to… Continue reading Investing lesson I in 2010: pharmaceutical stocks

Why I don’t like Gold as long term investments?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Gold has been doing very well lately, partly due to the depreciation of dollar, partly due to the fear of inflation, and last but not least, due to speculation. I think this Yahoo Tech-ticker interview explained why I don’t like Gold as long term investments very well. More importantly, it suggested alternative investments for… Continue reading Why I don’t like Gold as long term investments?

Check into Strategic Hotels and Resorts

Reading Time: 3 minutes (Update 21Oct09) Baird analyst downgraded BEE. The stock dropped quite a bit. Also, I found the web site of Vector Group Ltd here. Vector Group bought a 7.1% stake in BEE on July 8 (SEC filing here). Note the owners of BEE includes Bill Gates (via. his Cascade Investment). A Hotel REIT list. (Original) Ticker… Continue reading Check into Strategic Hotels and Resorts

Portfolio management: lessons learned from Buffett

Reading Time: < 1 minute “Be Greedy When Others Are Fearful”: Why Buffett Didn’t Buy More at the Bottom (Yahoo Tech-ticker) More importantly, I think controlling one’s emotion is key in this market (like yesterday and today :-(. Obviously easily said than done. Yesterday I read the WSJ top page story on people trading AIG stock, most of them lost… Continue reading Portfolio management: lessons learned from Buffett