Monday, November 25, 2019

Thinking in Bets

Annie Duke became a poker champion by conquering (or at least, mitigating) her natural human biases. In Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don't Have All the Facts, she discusses how readers can avoid the pitfalls of some biases that are common to all of us.

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Vista Outdoor Catches a Bid

About eight months ago, I wrote about Vista Outdoor as a potential value stock. Since then, I have not loved the progress the company has made. Asset sales took longer than expected and at lower prices, restructuring costs ballooned, and revenues continued to plummet despite what looks to be a recovering firearms market.

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Permanent Record

Edward Snowden rocked the world when he revealed the details of the US government's warrantless surveillance program on the world's population. In Permanent Record, he discusses these decisions that have led to his current exile in Russia.