Description: Shares of Boeing (BA) – Get Report have become a disaster. Shares have declined 10% on Thursday and have fallen more than 60% from its highs. Source: TheStreet.com Date: Mar 12, 2020 Link: https://www.thestreet.com/investing/trading-boeing-ba-stock-coronavirus Questions for discussion: Summarize the reasons for the stock decline and why recent borrowing activity is a prime concern for investors? What would… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Growth & Valuation
Description: We could see a viscious cycle as recession fears rise..Morgan Stanleys Ruchir Sharma Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Mar 9, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/video/2020/03/09/we-could-see-a-vicious-cycle-as-recession-fears-rise-morgan-stanleys-ruchir-sharma.html Questions for discussion: What does Ruchir Sharma say might happen to financial markets? What do you think the probabilities are for these nightmare scenarios? What should retail investors do today?
Description: Peter Hodson: Watching these might at least give you something to do if you find yourself quarantined somewhere Source: FinancialPost.com – video report Date: Mar 9, 2020 Link: https://business.financialpost.com/investing/investing-pro/these-are-the-indicators-investors-should-be-watching-for-signs-of-a-market-bottom?video_autoplay=true Questions for discussion: What are the indicators and what are they suggesting at the moment? What should investors do, in your opinion?
Description: Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler make their case in a new book “The Future Is Faster Than You Think.” Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Mar 6, 2020 Link: https://fortune.com/videos/watch/964fb3ae-5def-4d56-8e8c-56edbbb4de90?activePlaylistName=On%20Leading Questions for discussion: What are the highlights presented in this video report? What does the message suggest about innovation, business development and investing?
Description: The other day I went into Costco to buy some toilet paper. It came as a small shock when I couldn’t find a single roll. Source: Yahoo.Finance.com Date: Mar 11, 2020 Link: https://www.yahoo.com/news/theres-plenty-toilet-paper-us-122309255.html Questions for discussion: What does the report say about human behavior and consumer products? How should investors deal with this understanding?
Description: The coronavirus crisis threatens the longest bull market in history, days before it’s set to celebrate its 11th birthday. Source: USAToday.com Date: Mar 4, 2020 Link: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2020/03/04/coronavirus-fears-could-end-bull-market-stocks-dow-jones/4943697002/ Questions for discussion: Summarize the reasons presented for optimism and pessimism for a resurgence of the bull market? What do you think will happen over the next six monthgs?
Description: Complacency lulls investors into forgetting that times were not always like this one. Source: Bloomberg.com Date: Mar 02, 2020 Link: https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2020-03-02/nobody-anticipated-coronavirus-would-derail-stocks-bull-market Questions for discussion: What is the message presented to investors in this article? Do you agree with this opinion? Do you think investors will ever change their perspective?
Description: The U.S. stock market suffered a historic pullback this week as the coronavirus spread outside of China, spooking investors and traders out of equities. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Feb 29, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/28/the-dow-just-lost-12percent-in-one-week-heres-why-and-what-likely-happens-next.html Questions for discussion: What does the article say happened and the reasons? What might happen next, according to the… Read more »
Description: Ottawa shouldn’t hide behind excuse of low prices, one portfolio manager says, but own up to regulatory hurdles Source: FinancialPost.com Date: Mar 6, 2020 Link: https://business.financialpost.com/commodities/theyve-basically-all-gone-away-havent-they-after-buffetts-lng-exit-industry-watchers-wonder-whos-left-to-invest-in-canada Questions for discussion: According to the article, what is the investment climate in Canada today? What are the reasons given for the situation? How can the situation be… Read more »
Description: For Zev Bernard, who sells baseball and softball equipment on Amazon, February tends to be one of the busiest times of the year, with athletes, coaches and fans gearing up for the new season. Opening day for Major League Baseball is in late March. Source: CNBC.com – video report Date: Feb 29, 2020 Link: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/02/29/amazon-sellers-scramble-to-keep-products-in-stock-amid-coronavirus.html… Read more »