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May 18, 2012 3 comments

GM pulls Facebook ads: Even though online advertising will keep growing we knew that just putting ads online doesn’t lead to sales. Now only if the market wakes up and realizes the stupid valuation these internet companies are getting

Notes from Leucadia’s Annual Meeting: I’ve been reading this blog for a while now, it has become one of blogs that I regularly read

Interview with Clayton Christensen: Great interview w/ one of the best business thinkers. He also discusses some of the criticism towards Harvard’s MBA program

Why Steve Jobs kept secrets: Wozniak on why Steve Jobs tried so hard to keep products secret

Eddie may end up saving Sears: Eddie has finally started to sell assets and cut back Sears brand. The results are getting noticed and the stock still looks very cheap

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Weekend reading

May 11, 2012 Leave a comment

Notes from the Berkshire annual meeting: Notes from the Q&A at the Berkshire meeting

Maturation of Mark Zuckerberg: Great story on some of his decision in building Facebook

Jim Grant speech to the Fed: Great stuff from Jim Grant.

Housing market turning around: Great results from Fannie

Bill Ackman’s principles: There is a more to his activist side

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Weekend reading

May 4, 2012 Leave a comment

Workout for the brain: How exercise is good for the brain

Fortune 500 of 1812: Interesting to see which companies ruled the world a century ago

Paradigm Shifts: Great piece on investment approach

Interview w/ Charlie Munger: Always worth listening to him

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