Isn’t it early for silly season?

Apple is not perfect. Just because the company has imperfections, however, is not in of itself a reason to panic. Is it reliant on its top product (the iPhone) for profits? Sure. Couldn’t you levy the same criticism on Coca-Cola? Tesla? Google? If the product you make has a sufficiently durable competitive advantage (“moat”), there’s […]

Solving Einstein’s Riddle

Today’s post doesn’t really have a thing to do with finance, economics, or stocks. I was scrolling through the Business Insider app on my phone during lunch, and came across an article called “Test your skills on this mind-bending riddle that only 2% of the world can solve” with a picture of Albert Einstein next […]

Thoughts on Twitch

Why the hell would I want to watch a stranger play a video game?? I distinctly remember thinking this when I first encountered Twitch around the time of its launch in late 2011. Afterwards, I put that thought and the company out of my mind for 2+ years until the other day, when I read […]

Russia’s foil? American natural gas exports

For those of you who have ventured over to the ‘Library’ section of my site, you’ll notice one book that is neither financial nor fiction. George Friedman’s The Next 100 Years introduced me to the idea of geopolitical thinking, the field encompassing geography, politics, and foreign relations. First of all, I was marveled by the […]