What It Really Means to Be "Alpha"

Mod note (Andy): throwback Thursday, this originally went up September 2012

I'm fairly new here, and deciding what to write about in a blog entry might seem easy...

Guilt by Association Breeds Value

There's certain industries, ideas, and geographical pairings that can make a business undesirable to the majority of the market. Of course the idea of investing in a Cypriot...

A Perfect Storm

For better or for worse, there's a very unique feeling when everything goes completely according to plan yet nobody seems to care or notice. Such is the case with our favorite...

10 Facts/Headscratchers from the Ongoing TSLA Saga

So plenty has happened since my last post on Tesla, and to the untrained eye it seems like only good news coming from the Tesla hype-mobile. Well, despite my own thoughts on...

TSLA: Taxpayers Stuck with Lifeless Assets

Mod Note: this was originally posted on 3/7/12

Everybody loves a gimmick, whether it’s the novelty of the high-flying social media companies run by twenty-somethings...

Generous Number Crunching on TSLA Q1 Profitability

Racking my brain to somehow arrive at profitability for Tesla in the first quarter of 2013 has me coming up empty. Some numbers for you, accompanied by my explanations of where...

Your Safe Questions Won't Get You the Offer

This was originally posted on 10/3/12

For those of you who know my background at all, I'm in the process of full-time recruiting mainly for buy-side positions, and the...

WH's Interview Stock Pitch Checklist

This was originally posted on 10/26/12

For many positions, the stock pitch is the biggest part of the interview. It gives the interviewee the opportunity to explain...

SAVE without Spirit: Priceline’s Compromise Engine

This was originally posted on 2/11/12

Depending on who you are, the most important factor in making your travel decisions is going to be one of the following: service...

Take Your Cash to Workday: Riding the U$$ Enterprise Software Sector

In a year where most high-profile initial public offerings were an absolute disaster, a lesser-known company called Workday, Inc started trading in the public markets in one of...

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