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Is Casper Worth A Look After A Sleepy Public Market Debut?
April 08, 2021
While I am not an active investor in the IPO market (if the smart money is selling, why would I want to pay a premium to take stock off their hands?), I do sometimes get enticed by busted IPOs; those...
Tags retail stores
There are a lot of bullish opinions on the long-term prospects for third party delivery apps like DoorDash (DASH) and Uber’s (UBER) food delivery segment. When thinking about their business models, the...
Digital Art From Obscure Artist Fetches Nearly $70M
March 12, 2021
File this under things that make no sense whatsoever: Beeple NFT becomes most expensive ever sold at auction after fetching over $60 million
Tags tech and telecom
So far in 2021 the yield on the benchmark 10-year government bond has surged from 90 basis points to over 150 (hopefully you refinanced your mortgage last year) and higher rates have many investors...
Tags market / general
Reader Mailbag: Investing in the Online Gambling Market
February 15, 2021
Reader Question: Online sports gambling has the potential to allow integrated gaming resort operators to scale their revenue dramatically beyond their physical footprint capacity. Do you see the online...
Reader Mailbag: Merits of Shorting Tesla
February 12, 2021
Reader Question: I am curious of your take on the benefits of shorting tiny amounts of TSLA at these levels (~$850). At +800B valuation there isn't almost any room to grow reasonably. The reward of...
Reader Mailbag: Overstock, tZERO, and Crypto Hype
February 11, 2021
Reader Question: How much is tZero contributing to OSTK's PR and balance sheets? How much actual business/revenue value are generally crypto companies generating versus stock valuation pump due to the...
Reader Mailbag: Playing the Covid-19 Vaccine
February 10, 2021
Reader Question: Do you think it is too late to invest in the players involved in developing vaccines for Covid-19? If not, is it better to go with the large companies or the smaller upstarts? I think...
Reader Mailbag: GameStop and Possible Regulatory Reform
February 09, 2021
Reader Question: Do you think regulators should make any reforms to prevent future instances of the GameStop saga (and do you think they actually will)? I am usually a proponent of simple regulatory...
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AMC Entertainment: What A Difference WSB Makes...
February 01, 2021
Well, it hasn’t even been 2 weeks since my last post on movie theater chain AMC Entertainment (AMC) , but wow have things shifted. The massive trading interest in heavily-shorted GameStop (GME) from...
Time for another reader mailbag blog post?
January 28, 2021
It feels like a good time to do another reader mailbag post. Submit your investing/market related questions in the comments below or via twitter ( @peridotcapital ) and I will do my best to answer many...
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AMC Entertainment Moving Closer and Closer to the Brink
January 20, 2021
When it comes to playing the return to normalcy post-pandemic, there are well positioned “reopening” stocks (typically those who entered the last 12 month period with strong balance sheets) and there...