Weekend thoughts w/e Apr 19 2008

Reading Time: 2 minutes Currency effects While we are heading to $4 gas (partly thanks the weak dollar), not all are victims of this trend. Think Google or IBM. Google (GOOG) and IBM reported blow out earning, while cell phone maker Nokia (NOK) reported so-so earning (or outlook) last week. One key difference is the reported currency, Google and… Continue reading Weekend thoughts w/e Apr 19 2008

A daunting task for QDII & China Invest Co.

Reading Time: 2 minutes No. I’m not kidding. Big money (billions of dollars) usually is a good thing, but not easy if one wants to beat market return in a certain time. You can ask Charlie Munger (Berkshire’s vice chairman) and he will tell you Berkshire is going to make a (market+2%) annual return from now on, according to… Continue reading A daunting task for QDII & China Invest Co.