There is a significant mismatch between organ donors and their utilisations. TransMedics’ Organ Care System (OCS) allow the organs to be transported with their multi-organ platform using warm blood perfusion and its end-to-end services between donors and patients.
Warren Buffett tells us that successful investing does not require having a high IQ or taking formal courses at most business schools. What matters most is temperament. And when Buffett talks about temperament he means rationality. The cornerstone of rationality is the ability to see the past the present and analyse several possible scenarios, eventually making a deliberate choice. That, in a nutshell, is Warren Buffett.
Axon’s mission is simple and inspiring: To protect life. It is most famous for its Taser device (which the company was started with and previously called).
No companies will tell us, the investors, that the company is not doing well or the share price is highly valued — do not buy or sell the shares. We, as investors, just need to be less gullible.
Shopify’s mission is to make commerce better for everyone. It aims to be the commerce operating system; direct to consumers without intermediaries. It helps merchants to start, manage and grow their businesses easier and simpler. It offers retail solutions, capital, logistics and advertising. It caters for entrepreneurs, SMBs and larger brand owners such as Netflix, Heinz, LeSportsac, Staples and Allbirds.
Many tend to “read” about companies’ earnings on (a) how well they “beat” the analysts’ expectations and “raise” their guidance and (b) the share price action after their earnings to conclude how well the companies fare. Are they a good way to ascertain the quality of the earnings?
A sharing of a great dharma talk by Ajahn Brahm on the four ways of letting go. It is the most popular talk on the Buddhist Society of Western Australia’s Youtube channel. There will be someone who hurt us, cheats on us or said terrible things. if we do not let it go. keep thinking…
A great read for investors and business executives. His explanation on risk, returns and uncertainty focusing on low risk, high returns (aka margin of safety) and low risk, high uncertainty is refreshing and can be contrary to conventional wisdom.
It is a good read on Guy Spier’s journey and learnings to become a value investor. To be a serious investor is akin to a professional sports person where the environment, habits and investment procedures must be worked on beyond just technical knowledge and around his irrationality. He went on to embrace the values and characters of great investors such as Warren Buffett, Charlies Munger and Mohnish Pabrai to be better investors and better people we can be. The book is not a value investment how-to.
Consumer-to-consumer (C2C) marketplace is a good place to find good bargains and to sell our unused and under-used.