2013 in review

I didn’t write nearly as much as I wanted to this year, mostly due to school, but 2014 should hopefully see more. Please check back in the next few days to see what I mean. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York CityContinue reading “2013 in review”

Portfolio X-Ray: Telsa Motors

Note: Read this introduction to see what I am doing in this series. About Tesla Motors Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA), as its name suggests, is categorized as an auto manufacturer. Unlike Ford or General Motors, which focus primarily on cars with internal combustion engines (ICE), Tesla instead manufactures and sell cars with purely electronic powertrains and engines.Continue reading “Portfolio X-Ray: Telsa Motors”

Portfolio X-Ray: Starbucks

Note: Read this introduction to see what I am doing in this series. About Starbucks Yet another company in my portfolio that is kind of ubiquitous to most American consumers. Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) sells coffee and other things that go well with coffee, or in the words of the company itself: “Starbucks is the premier roaster, marketerContinue reading “Portfolio X-Ray: Starbucks”

Portfolio X-Ray: Amazon.com

Note: Read this introduction to see what I am doing in this series. About Amazon.com Amazon.com (Nasdaq: AMZN) is pretty well known, so I’m not going to go into much deyail about what they do. The company went online in 1995, primarily as a retailer of books. They managed to survive the dot-com bubble, a time when everyContinue reading “Portfolio X-Ray: Amazon.com”