Debunking the myth of ‘passive investing’

Warren Buffett has gone on record multiple times and stated that if he were to advise his family members or anyone else for that matter about investing, he would very simply tell them to put 90 percent of their savings in a low-cost index fund and the remaining 10 percent…

Apple’s upcoming innovation could be a potential threat to Google’s monopoly

The following excerpt is taken from Apple’s “Think Different” Campaign:

“Here’s to the crazy ones — the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently — they’re not fond of rules. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or…

It’s always a predicament betting against Elon Musk

If there’s anything I have learned in my investing journey, it’s been to ‘not bet’ against Elon Musk. Whenever the skeptics went ‘short’ on Tesla a vast majority of traders had lost money betting this “extraordinary billionaire visionary”.

In short Elon Musk can be compared to a ‘real-life Tony Stark’…

It’s a predicament that bitcoin continues to surge

Throughout much of human history, physical money has evolved from tokens connected to goods at warehouses to precious metals to promissory notes and now into paper and plastic notes backed by central banks. In a nutshell, any “legal tender” backed by faith can be used as money.

Ray Dalio, the…

The economic principles behind Uber’s success

Prior to its IPO, Uber was the highest-valued private company in the world. Its valuation toppled the likes of Airbnb, Lyft, and SpaceX combined. Every day around 15 million rides are taken across 500 cities in 78 countries.

Everywhere from Silicon Valley to the southern tips of Africa to the…

Going above and beyond the statistics paradigm

“Zuckerberg: Yeah so if you ever need info about anyone at Harvard

Zuckerberg: Just ask.

Zuckerberg: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS

[Redacted Friend’s Name]: What? How’d you manage that one?

Zuckerberg: People just submitted it.

Zuckerberg: I don’t know why.

Zuckerberg: They “trust me”

Zuckerberg: Dumb f…

A key takeaway from the 2007 annual shareholders meeting emphasizes the need for ‘diversifying’ in the long-term

Warren Buffett has been in the news a lot lately because of his unconventional investing decisions. Although Buffett himself has never been an advocate of market timing, he had ensured his shareholders, adequate risk protection during the past financial crashes.

His business partner, Charlie Munger, who according to Mr. Buffett…

Financing the early stages of your startup

Startups are the craze nowadays, with every aspirant trying to launch his/her idea into space only to discover that funding will impair their “dream rocket” from launching in the first place.

It's no easy feat.

Idea generation is the easy part. A couple of college graduates or high school dropouts…

S Ahmed

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