Monday, November 30, 2015

Best Books of 2015

These weren't actually written in 2015 (most of them anyway), but rather I read them in 2015. I went through all the books I read this year, and have ranked them below, as holiday gift ideas for you!

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Where Are The Customers' Yachts?

This Warren Buffett recommendation is all about how Wall Street works. Though it was written decades ago, it's all still relevant, as human nature, and therefore the way Wall Street conducts business, hasn't changed.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The Greatest Salesman In The World

The Greatest Salesman in the World is a novel about how one can become the greatest salesman in the world. Though the story is interesting, I don't think I learned much from it at all.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


John Rockefeller was the richest person in the world for quite a stretch of time. In the Charlie Munger-recommended book Titan, Ron Chernow biographs his life.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Monday, November 16, 2015

Shake Those STTs

The price volatility of STT Enviro continues. Over the last few months, I've written about this stock both when buying and when selling. Once again the price has dropped.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Laws of Thermodynamics: A Very Short Intro

I find most technical books written for the layman difficult to understand, and this one is no exception. In The Laws of Thermodynamics, Peter Atkins tries to teach us about the interactions of heat and work, and for the most part he succeeds.

Thursday, November 5, 2015

The Little Book Of Talent

There is an increasing amount of evidence that talent is not as innate as most people believe. Skillfulness is actually acquired through practicing and how one practices. In The Little Book of Talent, Daniel Coyle offers some 50 tips on the best way to get really good at anything.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

KING of Value

A year ago, I wrote about King Digital as a potential value stock. Yesterday, the stock closed about 50% higher than it's level one year ago, as the company accepted a buy out offer.