Berkshire Hathaway is now the House of Cash

The potential of this are absolutely staggering. Just a few of the things Uncle Warren can do with all that cash include:
Buy America’s second largest grocer; Kroger (NYSE: KR), outright and still have $75.56 billion left in the bank. That’s amazing because Kroger reported revenues of $118.05 billion on 31 July 2017. Kroger had an enterprise value of $32.74 billion on November 10, 2017.

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Is Canadian Pacific the best Railway Stock?

This exposes the Canadian Pacific’s greatest problem: its resources are simply too limited. The railway barely seems to make enough money to cover the cost of operations, let alone expand or modernize.

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Is Bill Gates right about the Canadian National Railway?

Bill Gates’ most unusual investment; at least from a tech geek’s perspective is the Canadian National Railway (NYSE: CNI). Blomberg

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What Companies will benefit from Hyperloop?

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) – The Everything Store is basically a logistics company and Hyperloop is a next generation logistics solution. Hyperloop One CEO Rob Lloyd has even described his company’s technology as “Amazon Prime on steroids.” Hyperloop would make Amazon more profitable by greatly reducing transportation costs while speeding up delivery times. A fulfillment center in Ohio would be able to provide same day delivery for merchandise ordered in Chicago or New York by utilizing Hyperloop.

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Berkshire Hathaway Booms, is Recovery Here?

There is one scary figure in Berkshire’s first quarter results and that’s cash and short-term investments. Why has Uncle Warren stashed $96.46 billion in the bank?

An obvious and frightening reason is that Buffett and crew think the U.S. economy is on shaky economic ground. They think something is about to give in the American economy, and when it does they plan to go shopping.

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Has Kansas City Southern Turned Around?

The railroad is definitely overpriced at the $89.5 a share it was trading at on April 28, 2017. There’s nothing in the earnings report to justify that number.

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Railroads’ Problems are Hyperloop’s Opportunity

The ongoing decline of coal and railroads might be a huge opportunity for Hyperloop. Hopefully some far-sighted executive will seize upon it.

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Kansas City Southern: A Railroad in Decline?

The situation at Kansas City Southern should make investors reconsider the notion that railroads are a value investment. Changing economic conditions are calling that value theory into question. Political conditions and the potential of major technological disruption; in the form of innovations like Hyperloop, make railroads a far riskier investment than they once were.

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Is the Kansas City Southern a Value Investment?

As you can see, the Kansas City Southern is a riskier investment than other U.S. railroads because of its exposure to Mexico. Yet it is still a good value because of its low cost, profits and position as a trade corridor between the United States and our neighbor to the south.

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