Ruzbeh Bacha

Are women better traders and investors than men?

Are women better traders and investors than men?

7 mins. to read

Back in 2015, when I was raising funds for my FinTech start-up CityFALCON, I mentioned that our most active user on the platform is a woman who trades from home while her family is out. I would never have imagined of the reaction that I got then: “this clearly can’t be one of your target…

The ONE ratio that reveals how expensive tech stocks really are

The ONE ratio that reveals how expensive tech stocks really are

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– FANG Stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google/Alphabet) have rallied a few times in the last 4-5 years. This seems to be the case with other tech stocks as well. – The rise in the tech stocks has not only been because of the wider rally in the markets; it is also supported by the rapid pace…

Ignore what you read: Tesla is not worth more than GM or Ford

Ignore what you read: Tesla is not worth more than GM or Ford

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It’s all about the Enterprise Value For the last few days, you would have probably seen headlines such as “Tesla is worth more than Ford – and GM is in sight” and people arguing about whether Tesla is worth being valued at the same level as GM and Ford.  All those discussions highlight a major issue…

16 must-watch movies for traders and investors

16 must-watch movies for traders and investors

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Not too long ago we reviewed what the hit film The Big Short can teach us about value investing. (See the original post here.) The blog post prompted us to take a look at what other finance and investment themed movies are out there. We at our FinTech start-up CityFALCON and London Value Investing are…

Will SnapChat snap, crackle or pop?

Will SnapChat snap, crackle or pop?

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– Post their IPOs, tech companies go through four phases: Euphoria, Pessimism, Optimism, and Realism. – Snap Inc is obviously in the Euphoria stage. – Price data of seven big tech IPOs show that most companies stay below their listing price in the first 180 days after IPO. The only exception from the companies analysed…

NVIDIA’s GPUs in the AI and VR revolutions

NVIDIA’s GPUs in the AI and VR revolutions

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– NVIDIA’s stock has rallied 3x in the last year and now trades at a market capitalisation of $63bn. – NVIDIA is leading its way in the GPU market and benefiting from significant progress in the fields of Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and Big Data. – For an amusing demonstration of how…

Who will be the winner in cloud computing and AI?

Who will be the winner in cloud computing and AI?

11 mins. to read

Cloud computing and AI are becoming staples of everyday life – even if you don’t know it. The cloud is ubiquitous (by design and by adoption), and artificial intelligence – a completely different area in tech – is reaching into our lives in ways previously unimaginable. Even at our FinTech start-up CityFALCON, we are looking…

Why it’s time to short Apple

Why it’s time to short Apple

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– Apple has struggled to innovate over the last several years compared to the other technology companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Tesla. – If a portfolio comprises technology stocks, shorting Apple may provide downside protection to your portfolio if and when the market corrects. – Investors have to be careful when shorting stocks,…

Modi’s demonetisation sell-off is a buying opportunity

Modi’s demonetisation sell-off is a buying opportunity

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In keeping with the Indian Government’s reform agenda, on 8 November Prime Minister Modi announced the immediate withdrawal of Rs. 500 & Rs. 1000 notes, in a move to reduce black money in the system, curb funding of illegal activities and address the problem of counterfeit notes. The decision to withdraw these two denominations –…

Why and how to invest in India

Why and how to invest in India

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Summary – India is starting to represent the new breed of high-growth emerging market, as Indian GDP grew by 7.5% in 2015, outpacing Chinese GDP growth (6.0%) for the first time. – While China has spent the past several years developing infrastructure and reaping the economic growth benefits of an emerging middle class, it is…