Moat versus Growth Investing: 50 years Lesson

In Moat versus growth investing, companies could be classified into growth categories or moat categories. Investors need to be very careful in this field.
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Dell Computer is the hottest stock in the 90s, the XPS maker recorded 120,000% capital gain from February 1990 to April 2000. Today, the business is declining as the PC industry’s fate dictates. Dell did not join the top 10 best stock performers in the last 10 years (2010-2020) – far from it. When someone chats with us about moat versus growth investing topics – we always take Dell as an example. Meanwhile, an old company like Boeing with a strong competitive advantage has become one of the best stock performers for the last 50 years.

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Cash Flow Statement Analysis: Drying.exe

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We begin this chapter with Bill Ackman’s answer when the billionaire asked about how he defines a great business. Our attention is the first metric he mentioned “Simple, predictable, free cash flow,1. Like Ackman, when performing Cash Flow Statement Analysis, we always interested in free cash flow – and Microsoft gives us a warning alert.

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Value Investing 101: Economic Moat, Buffett No. 1 Criterion

Value investing evangelist, Warren Buffett ever revealed his investing secret: “The most important thing [is] trying to find a business with a wide and long-lasting moat around it. Protecting a terrific economic castle with an honest lord in charge of the castle.”

What is economic moat? Could Qualcomm wireless patent classified as economic moat? Disney raise its Disneyland ticket every year and Apple sell iPhone more and more expensive, do they show us economic moat?

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Clash of The Titans: Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google – Which is The Most Capital Efficient?

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The weird acronym, FAAMG – which consists of the five largest companies by market cap (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google) – has an impressive return of 39% this year, leaving the 495 companies that rise only 6% in the dust. While those five have a great reputation as tech titan, investingdeck try to examine which is the most efficient in capital use.

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