Tag Archives: Individual investor

Book Value Incentives People

Life in the weird zone continues. It’s 2020. There’s also a full moon, but full moons don’t last 365 days (unless you get into some tricky lunar orbital mechanics, but I digress.) Understanding people is so difficult that religious leaders, … Continue reading

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Contrarian Rebellion

This will not be a shock for folks who know me, but once upon a time I went dancing. In the midst of a crowd where I didn’t fit in, I realized an entertaining way to rebel legally is to … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Implodes MicroVision

When bad news hits, I prefer to wait a day before writing about it, unless telling the story is therapeutic. A company I’m invested in was hit by ripples from coronavirus. It wasn’t because an employee was infected. It was … Continue reading

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Semi Annual Exercise EOY 2019

Sigh. The too common refrain. Companies making progress in a rising market, but their stocks languish from too little good news, delays, or damaging tweets outside their control.  This is my regular exercise to understand what I own, why I … Continue reading

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Corporations Meet Owners MVIS 2019

Another year, another annual stockholders’ meeting for MicroVision (MVIS). I’m somewhat speechless; but not entirely so, which shouldn’t be a surprise to people who know that I speak through writing. (In the real world I prefer to listen unless I’m … Continue reading

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Ten Years Of Dream Invest Live

It started the day after the election. Barack Obama had been elected. A dramatic change was taking place from the Bush/Cheney era. The world sighed in relief. America wasn’t as crazy as it looked. The ‘it’ in this case is … Continue reading

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Summarizing MVIS At CES From Home

Maybe this could all fit in a tweet. Here’s a draft. MVIS at CES2018 = Moviphone + etc. Ok. Done. But, you know there’s more to say. The Consumer Electronics Show is where the buzz is built for the gadgets … Continue reading

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Spreading News – MVIS And CES2016

It works in investing. It works in the rest of the world, too. People are better information sources than companies. Thank you, residents of the Internet. Companies can be guarded, ambiguous, or more concerned with private than public conversations. People … Continue reading

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Corporations Meet Owners MVIS 2014

People crave stories, poems, plays on words. Analysts crave data. Investors deal in both. Investors in startups have so little data to pick from that investing becomes speculating. When words are the main source of information, it is best to … Continue reading

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Drunken Frat Parties

Discussion boards are powerful and unregulated, which means I use them, but only with lots of filters. Some are populated with people expressing considered opinions as if it was a collegiate debate society. Many are empty except for a solitary … Continue reading

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