Making investment decisions on a map

In what parts of the organization should I invest? This is something that comes from common sense (the less common of the senses). And it is that the understanding of the business priorities, the purpose of the company, the context where you are in a given moment, etc. all that is going to be part … Read more

Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

The FASB Accounting Standards Codification is the source of authoritative generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) recognized by the FASB to be applied by nongovernmental entities. They provide updates from time to time about different topics. An example: Archer Daniels Midland I was reviewing this company and how the free cash flow turned negative in 2017. … Read more

Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB)

ICB is an industry classification taxonomy launched by Dow Jones and FTSE in 2005. The ICB uses a system of 10 industries, partitioned into 19 super-sectors, which are further divided into 41 sectors, which then contain 114 sub-sectors. In you can show these indicators. For instance 9500 technologies.  

US Balance sheet

This page contains a lot of information that you can consult about US economy: The recent communications of the Federal Reserve announcing the use of 2.3T$ can be seen and compared with 2008 figures: There are many other charts and information you can see. My problem: I first have to increase my knowledge to … Read more Share Price vs. Fair Value has an indicator called: Share Price vs. Fair Value I love it, it allows me to simplify so many things. It’s shown as (stock used Allianz (ALV)): The chart is nice and simple to understand, but the important thing is how the Fair value is calculated, How is the Fair Value calculated on … Read more

Fundsmith annual shareholder meeting

This video:, is the annual shareholder meeting of Fundsmith. Apart of presenting the results of the year, they review a set of economic fundamentals and behaviors that are communicated in a very didactic way. Basic strategy principles The investment strategy has three pillars that are summed up by the acronym ODD: Only invest in … Read more

Jodi Oil

I found this web that publishes different data related to the oil production and their derivates. You can download the data and prepare more detailed reports, or you can use the graph chart available to draw simple charts.