It looks as if Uber might actually do some good. This makes the supposed $70 billion valuation for Uber less of a fantasy than some of us thought.Read more
A long term threat to oil companies is electric cars. They’re coming fast and not just from Tesla, Seeking Alpha contributor Anton Wahlman calculated that 143 electric vehicles are scheduled to hit the roads by 2022.
The big year for electrics will be 2022 when 115 electric models are scheduled for rollout. Although there might not be market for those vehicles the biggest electric producer; Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) has yet to sell 100,000 cars although that might happen this year.Read more
Some contrarians will wonder if Denny’s will become a value with restaurant automation. I would say no because there will simply be too much competition particularly from supermarket operators like Kroger (NYSE: KR).
Fortunately there is a potential value investment for restaurant automation. It is ABB (NYSE: ABB), the Swiss company that makes Zume’s robots. If ABB’s robots can make pizza; they might be adaptable for a wide variety of restaurant tasks; such as burger flipping with Miso’s software. Miso’s business plan is to sell operating software for kitchen robots.Read more
Instead it is rideshare drivers; those hardworking immigrants and unemployed factory workers who make their living through Uber and Lyft that will make Pacifica a hit. As I noted last year the Pacifica seems designed for ridesharing. Some of its basic features include:Read more
If Tencent ever comes to American exchanges, it will be a good investment because of the dividend, the high return on equity and all the growth potential. If any Chinese company has the potential to grow into a tech giant rivaling Microsoft or Alphabet it’s Tencent Holdings.Read more
6. The basic value investing criteria still apply. No matter how overheated the market gets the fundamentals of value investing are still sound.Read more
One result of such programs would be that large numbers of everyday people; doctors, lawyers, schoolteachers, construction workers, contractors, cops, firemen, insurance agents, realtors, janitors, factory workers, farmers, truck drivers etc., would start building or remodeling units for affordable housing.Read more
The age of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) presents many mysteries to analysts, one of the greatest being; how is Barnes &Read more
Apple Pay users can now earn loyalty points towards free meals, drinks and other perks at 85 restaurant and fast food chains through the app.Read more
The key to success on Airbnb these days is cost containment. If you are not practicing it you will not make money.Read more