"In the world of business, bad news often surfaces serially. You see a cockroach in your kitchen; as the days go by, you meet his relatives," said Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett.
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"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty," said the late British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill.
I cannot give higher marks to John's style of approaching the market. My wife has learned so much from him that we are actually having conversations about the global economy. Wow! You will learn money management, the concept of risk versus reward, and how to take advantage of trades that are worth taking. Thanks John!
"Where a calculator on the Eniac is equipped with 18,000 tubes and weighs 30 tons, computers in the future may have only 1,000 vacuum tubes, and weigh 1.5 tons," said Popular Mechanics magazine in 1949.
"Every Napoleon meets his Watergate," said Yogi Berra, former manager of the New York Yankees.
I have just seen the movie “Dunkirk” for the second time, a film that is close to me because I knew several of the participants. A boat that made the crossing memorialized with a bronze plaque moored in the canal in front of my West London mansion for several years. I also recall a lunch
If you think that an energy shortage is bad, it will pale in comparison to the next water crisis. So, investment in fresh water infrastructure is going to be a great recurring long-term investment theme. One theory about the endless wars in the Middle East since 1918 is that they have really been over water
There is a method to my madness, although I understand that some new subscribers may need some convincing. Whenever I change my positions, the market makes a major move or reaches a key crossroads, I look to stress test my portfolio by inflicting various extreme scenarios upon it and analyzing the outcome. This is second
"I only invest in beer-drinking countries, never wine-drinking countries," said Ben Horowitz, co-founder of venture capital firm Andreeson Horowitz.
"Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open," said Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone.