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Yet Another Value Blog β€’ 1395 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. The loan book for NYCB is in worse shape than expected, potentially facing huge losses due to rent-regulated properties and increasing expenses.
  2. Despite the challenges, NYCB has over $7 billion in tangible equity, which could help the bank navigate through the crisis.
  3. Insider buying at NYCB following a special update call shows confidence in the institution, highlighting efforts to stabilize the stock amid a tough situation.
The Bear Cave β€’ 653 implied HN points β€’ 15 Feb 24
  1. The Bear Cave has raised concerns about B. Riley's ties and financial exposure to an accused fraudster, Brian Kahn, as well as regulatory and disclosure issues at the company.
  2. Short seller Marc Cohodes referred to B. Riley as the "biggest pound-for-pound financial fraud" he has seen.
  3. New evidence presented by The Bear Cave includes a potential departure of B. Riley's audit engagement partner, contradicting statements about a loan to Brian Kahn, and engagement of outside counsel by B. Riley's auditor in response to concerns.
Mule’s Musings β€’ 443 implied HN points β€’ 16 Feb 24
  1. An ongoing gamma squeeze at SuperMicro has led to a significant buying pressure, possibly due to high volumes of options expiring.
  2. The significant demand for shares due to in-the-money calls can lead to billions of dollars worth of shares needing to be accounted for.
  3. After the gamma squeeze peaks, there may be a period of share buying, but ultimately, there are expectations for SuperMicro's stock to stabilize and return to normal.
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PETITION β€’ 2456 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. The post discusses underperforming retailers like The Container Store Inc. ($TCS) specializing in storage solutions.
  2. The Container Store Inc. is known for its premium pricing compared to competitors for products like coat hangers and laundry baskets.
  3. The company's history involves acquisitions by PE firm Leonard Green and Partners LP and an IPO in 2013.
Compounding Quality β€’ 1690 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) have shown impressive performance, but sustainability is a key consideration
  2. Facebook (Meta Platforms) has a massive user base, over 3.96 billion monthly active users
  3. Companies like Apple, Netflix, and Google have interesting founding stories and have evolved significantly over time
Yet Another Value Blog β€’ 1159 implied HN points β€’ 27 Jan 24
  1. The concept of an opportunity cost stock is important in investing for making trade offs and decisions.
  2. Buffett's choice of Wells Fargo as his opportunity cost stock highlights the importance of timeless industries and consistent returns.
  3. Flexibility and adaptability are crucial in managing opportunity cost stocks as circumstances and information change.
Yet Another Value Blog β€’ 2103 implied HN points β€’ 10 Jan 24
  1. The rental car companies Avis and Hertz are trading at extremely low multiples compared to their earnings.
  2. Investors have concerns about the sustainability of the earnings of rental car companies due to potential overearning from increased rental prices and undervaluation of depreciation from high used car prices.
  3. Despite the record earnings of rental car companies, there are serious bear cases to consider, such as inflated earnings potentially dropping significantly in the future.
Yet Another Value Blog β€’ 1513 implied HN points β€’ 13 Jan 24
  1. Investing in low-cost index funds can be a smart choice for non-investors.
  2. Trying to outperform the market with individual stock trading is challenging and can be risky.
  3. It's important to learn the basics, understand finding an edge, and align investments with expertise when pursuing investing as a hobby.
Snowball β€’ 550 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. Tesla stock has dropped significantly, raising questions for long-term investors.
  2. The Chinese government aims to regain investor trust in their financial markets after a significant drop in the CSI 300 index.
  3. Generative AI is disrupting the entertainment industry, potentially leading to more immersive storytelling experiences.
The Wolf of Harcourt Street β€’ 393 implied HN points β€’ 01 Feb 24
  1. The newsletter discusses investing in NU Holdings as a new position due to its growth potential in Latin America.
  2. The author shares insights on adding to their Auto Partner position, seizing an opportunity when the stock price dropped.
  3. The author presents a buy list, highlighting Evolution and NU as stocks to watch and potentially add to the portfolio.
Compounding Quality β€’ 904 implied HN points β€’ 14 Jan 24
  1. Luxury goods have enduring appeal and never go out of fashion
  2. The company being highlighted is a strong player in the luxury industry with a diverse portfolio of brands and global presence
  3. The company has shown strong financial performance with consistent revenue and cash flow growth, making it an attractive investment option
Philoinvestor β€’ 491 implied HN points β€’ 26 Jan 24
  1. NVIDIA's stock price increased significantly faster than its earnings, raising questions about its valuation.
  2. The launch of Chat GPT led to a surge in demand for GPUs and an uptick in NVIDIA's stock.
  3. Microsoft's $10 billion investment in Open AI and the AI hype train are contributing factors to the current market dynamics.
Invariant β€’ 609 implied HN points β€’ 21 Jan 24
  1. Analyzing investments should involve a holistic reflection and critical thinking.
  2. Consider the importance of probability and odds in decision-making.
  3. Recognize that in financial markets, competition influences opportunity and the importance of value over price.
Value Investing World β€’ 117 implied HN points β€’ 10 Feb 24
  1. Having a long attention span and moderate obsession can lead to good results, even if you're reasonably smart.
  2. Learn from successful individuals through resources like videos, podcasts, and fireside chats.
  3. Consider exploring different perspectives on investing, behavioral biases, and market trends to broaden your knowledge.
Modern Value Investing β€’ 353 implied HN points β€’ 28 Jan 24
  1. Chinese stocks have underperformed global peers, but a potential reversal could be imminent due to recent policy changes and low valuations.
  2. The Chinese government has taken measures to support the stock market, including a significant rescue package and regulatory changes, indicating a shift in approach.
  3. Factors like global underweighting of Chinese stocks, a recovering Chinese economy, and potential monetary policy adjustments suggest a positive outlook for investing in Chinese stocks.
Tidefall Notes β€’ 98 implied HN points β€’ 11 Feb 24
  1. Short attacks on tobacco stocks can lead to short-term dips in stock prices, but may not significantly impact a company's overall value or trajectory.
  2. Investing in undervalued sectors like tobacco stocks with strong financials and low valuations can offer potential for growth and profitability.
  3. Understanding industry trends like the shift to next-gen products in tobacco can help investors anticipate stock reratings and capitalize on emerging opportunities.
Asian Century Stocks β€’ 805 implied HN points β€’ 10 Jan 24
  1. Cocoa prices have spiked due to poor crops in West Africa, leading to challenges for chocolate producers.
  2. The tightness in the cocoa market is expected to persist, but historically, markets tend to return to balance within three years.
  3. High cocoa prices impact processors and chocolate manufacturers, who eventually pass on costs to consumers over approximately two years.
Mule’s Musings β€’ 77 implied HN points β€’ 12 Feb 24
  1. The post discusses the performance of different companies in the automotive and optics sectors, highlighting particular stocks like NXPI, IFX, FN, COHR, MKSI, MPWR, ACLS, SLAB, RMBS, and ARM.
  2. It mentions an observation that automotive stocks are performing poorly while optics stocks are doing well.
  3. There is a note about Rambus having a breather and SLAB putting a bottom in, suggesting potential shifts in their performance.
Invariant β€’ 609 implied HN points β€’ 14 Jan 24
  1. 22nd Century Group focused on developing low-nicotine cigarettes but didn't consider if consumers wanted the product.
  2. The company struggled with profitability and faced challenges even after receiving authorization for their products.
  3. Shifting focus to a different product with conventional nicotine levels came too late for the company to recover.