• Trine: Riding With Cable Cowboy's Sidekick 10 Jul 2020 14:05 Why I’m Long Trine I track over 100 SPACs seeking deals, but based on my criteria have focused on my top ten which I plan to write about starting with Trine (TRNE). It is crucial to understand the specific terms of the SPAC securities you invest in. Some …
  • Get Outdoors: Split Rock Lighthouse reopens Wednesday 10 Jul 2020 13:28 Courage Kenny virtual events, ongoing via Zoom. Preregistration required. Free. Among upcoming events: "Get Outdoors Parks and Trail Series" — Connect virtually with Courage Kenny staff, volunteers and other participants to share your favorite …
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals Hears Arguments That Lawsuit Against Disney For 'Pirates' Shouldn't Have Been Dismissed 10 Jul 2020 06:54 from the argh dept Back in 2019, we wrote about a lawsuit filed against Disney by two writers that pitched a piratey movie to the company. The writers' screenplay about Davey Jones, they said, was so similar to Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean …
  • Patna, Bhagalpur to lockdown, other Bihar districts may follow 09 Jul 2020 23:31 Bhagalpur, which has seen Covid-19 cases go up from 500 on July 1 to 693 on July 8, has announced a lockdown from July 9 to July 16. (File) Following a sharp spike in Covid-19 cases, the district administrations of Patna and Bhagalpur in Bihar have …
  • AbScent founder Chrissi Kelly co-authors survey supporting link between Covid-19 and loss of smell and taste 09 Jul 2020 23:07 THE founder of an Andover-based charity has co-authored a global crowdsourced survey of Covid-19 patients to provide important new evidence linking smell and taste changes to the virus. The loss of smell, taste and chemesthesis - or sensitivity to …
  • India Coronavirus Updates, July 9: Covid deaths per million population is 15, global avg more than its four times, says Health Min 09 Jul 2020 20:36 Health workers decontaminate their PPE kits after checking houses in a containment zone in Navi Mumbai on June 8, 2020. (Express Photo: Amit Chakravarty) Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday said …
  • Under lockdown again, Bhagalpur caught between fear of disease, economic impact 09 Jul 2020 20:30 Written by Dipankar Ghose | Bhagalpur | Published: July 10, 2020 1:50:05 am Variety Chowk in Bhagalpur on Thursday. (Express photo by Dipankar Ghose) Two men stand at Variety Chowk, an intersection in one of Bhagalpur’s most popular marketplaces. A little …
  • Buffett, Munger Explain the Most Important Metric to Look for When Investing 09 Jul 2020 18:55 At the 2008 Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) annual investor conference, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) and Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio) were asked whether they would invest in a business without being able to talk to its management …
  • Lockdown imposed in parts of Bihar, Bengal; UP caseload breaches 30,000 mark 09 Jul 2020 08:35 Health workers decontaminate their PPE kits after checking houses in a containment zone in Navi Mumbai on June 8, 2020. (Express Photo: Amit Chakravarty) Coronavirus (Covid-19) India Updates: A week into the second phase of the nationwide ‘unlock’, the …
  • Henley's Portrait Unveiling Stirs Emotions, Sparks Memories 09 Jul 2020 07:34 At a time when our collective focus is arguably on ensuring that we distance ourselves from those around us, it's particularly gratifying to have cause to come together in celebration. That was the scenario July 6, when a small group of Academy leaders …
  • Total lockdown in Patna, Nawada from July 10 09 Jul 2020 01:14 Patna: The Patna district administration has reimposed lockdown for 7 days from Friday and it will remain in force for four days in Bhagalpur and Nawada following the highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in state on Wednesday. The lockdown in …
  • Websites of many universities replete with spelling howlers 08 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA: If one visits the websites of different universities in Bihar, it becomes evident that language teaching has taken a back seat in educational institutes. Even the opening pages of the sites contain messages replete with howlers. The website of …
  • VCs to decide exam modalities with priority to pupils’ health 08 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA: The seven-member committee of vice-chancellors constituted by governor-cum-chancellor Phagu Chauhan to suggest ways for ensuring smooth conduct of examinations has reportedly authorized the universities to decide the modalities as per their own …
  • BJP planning to forge a balance between its allies in Bihar amid tension 07 Jul 2020 18:34 March to Gwalior The state unit of the Congress in Madhya Pradesh has decided to temporarily shift its head office from Bhopal to Gwalior. A search is on for a bungalow for state unit president and former chief minister Kamal Nath. He will move to Gwalior …
  • Kharif crop coverage on right track in state 06 Jul 2020 23:02 PATNA: Thanks to more than normal rainfall since June 1 for the first time in many years, the Kharif crop coverage, including paddy transplantation, has been on the right course in the state, agriculture minister Prem Kumar said. As to paddy, the area …
  • A Buffett move that even Buffett won't follow 06 Jul 2020 05:31 By Dhirendra Kumar My cigar butt strategy worked very well while I was managing small sums. Indeed, the many dozens of free puffs I obtained in the 1950s made that decade by far the best of my life for relative and absolute investment performance.” That’s …
  • Tesla Might Continue to Hurt Short Sellers 05 Jul 2020 20:43 With a market capitalization of over $200 billion, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) is the most valuable automaker in the world as of July 2. More than anything, the company's stock has defied the odds of famed short sellers, including Andrew Left of Citron …
  • Bihar Congress leader asks Chirag to leave NDA 04 Jul 2020 23:24 PATNA: Bihar Congress MLC Prem Chandra Mishra on Saturday said LJP chief Chirag Paswan should get out of the NDA alliance if he was not happy with the state of affairs in Bihar. This comes a day after Congress leader Rahul Gandhi held a three-hour virtual …
  • COVID-19 death toll climbs to 84 in Bihar; no. of cases 11,111 04 Jul 2020 17:28 Patna: With six more fatalities, the COVID-19 death toll has climbed to 84 in Bihar, while 197 fresh cases have pushed the state’s tally of coronavirus patients to 11,111, according to a health department bulletin. The state has 2,816 active coronavirus …
  • UP’s gun problem: Illegal firearms in the state a serious concern 03 Jul 2020 21:26 At least eight UP police personnel, including a DSP, were killed in an encounter with criminals in Kanpur. The encounter took place when the police team was on its way to arrest Vikas Dubey, a history sheeter facing 60 criminal cases, on the intervening …
  • Get Outdoors: Learn archery basics, compass navigation 03 Jul 2020 12:17 Compass Navigation and Orienteering, 5:30-7 p.m. July 7 and 20, Bayfront Festival Park, Duluth, and Aug. 18, Quarry Park, Duluth. Learn compass skills and practice them on a basic orienteering course. All experience levels welcome. Course may include …
  • Tech playing out in a big way worldwide; RIL India’s best bet 03 Jul 2020 09:48 Buy things which are scarce and rare and will make profits on a sustainable basis, says Manish Chokhani, Director. I really want to try and understand from you, what is happening in the world right now? I wish I knew the answer. The legendary Charlie …
  • STREET DOGS: On the contrast principle 03 Jul 2020 03:55 BL PREMIUM 03 July 2020 - 05:05 Michel Pireu From Charlie Munger at Farnam Street: A great experiment that Cialdini* does in his class is he takes three buckets of water. One’s hot, one’s cold, and one’s room temperature. And he has the student stick his …
  • Process to fill vacant posts begins: Munger University 02 Jul 2020 23:48 PATNA: Munger University has begun the process of filling 38 vacant posts on contractual basis. The last date for receiving online applications in this regard is July 17. The posts include deputy registrar, programmer, assistant general, auditor, assistant …
  • NDA in a bind as LJP sulks over two of 12 council seats 02 Jul 2020 23:48 PATNA: The coming October-November assembly elections and CM Nitish Kumar’s efforts to fill the vacant 12 legislative council seats from the governor’s quota have brought into open the “fissures” in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) in the state. …
  • What Is Often Forgotten About the Superinvestors 02 Jul 2020 22:02 Over the past decade, I've spent hundreds, possibly thousands of hours studying, researching and writing about the greatest investors of all time. A lot of my time has been spent researching the so-called Superinvestors of Graham and Doddsville, a …
  • Warren Buffett on His Lack of Insight into Real Estate 02 Jul 2020 19:45 A couple of weeks ago, I wrote an article on Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) and real estate. In the article, I discussed Buffett's real estate investments over the years and speculated as to why he has never shown as much interest in property as …
  • Assistant Physicians: COVID-19 Draws Notice to New Type of Doc 02 Jul 2020 16:49 Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The expansion of the physician workforce to fight COVID-19 is shining a spotlight on a group of physicians whose scope of practice has been …
  • Bihar: LJP sacks party leader for saying NDA is intact 02 Jul 2020 14:34 LJP president Chirag Paswan(File photo) NEW DELHI: Triggering speculation, the LJP sacked a district president of the party on Wednesday for stating that the ruling National Democratic Alliance in Bihar is intact, as it asserted that a final decision on …
  • Seat-sharing buzz as top BJP leaders meet Nitish 02 Jul 2020 00:10 Patna: BJP national general secretary and Bihar in-charge Bhupendra Yadav, state president Dr Sanjay Jaiswal and deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi held a one-and-a-half-hour long meeting with JD (U) chief and CM Nitish Kumar his 1 Anney Marg residence in Patna …
  • Charlie Munger on Managing Your Portfolio in a Turbulent Market 01 Jul 2020 15:18 The stock market’s performance in the first half of 2020 was extremely volatile. It declined 34% within a five-week period, before experiencing a rally that pushed it to within 5% of its price level from the start of the year. Therefore, some investors may …
  • Berkshire Hathaway Meeting: 1997 Morning Session 01 Jul 2020 15:18 In 2018, CNBC launched the Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) Archive, “the digital home to the world’s largest video collection of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)”. The website includes complete video footage from every Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)( …
  • Warren Buffett: How Do Businesses Build an Economic Moat? 30 Jun 2020 17:37 It’s a well-known fact that Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) likes business with durable competitive advantages that aren’t shared by the other businesses in the field - what he likes to call an economic moat. This was a departure from the strategy he …
  • Charlie Munger: Sometimes It's Better to Raise Prices 30 Jun 2020 15:54 Some companies have built a business model based on the idea of offering a product at a lower cost than all of their competitors. At the opposite end of the spectrum, other companies have made a name for themselves by offering products that are more …
  • Searching for Advice in a Crisis: Lessons From Seth Klarman 30 Jun 2020 15:24 Investors are currently facing a very uncertain market. On the one hand, it looks as if asset prices have been rescued from further declines by the Federal Reserve's efforts. On the other hand, the coronavirus crisis is still rumbling on, and there…
  • 4 Stock Selection Strategies for Ambitious Investors 30 Jun 2020 15:24 If you’re building a stock portfolio, you’ve got a lot of choices set before you - especially if you have a sizable budget to work with. How, then, do you know which ones to choose? It’s not an easy decision, and there are dozens of different schools of …
  • Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.1 per cent in May 30 Jun 2020 09:56 By PTI NEW DELHI: The retail inflation for industrial workers dipped to 5.1 per cent in May due to lower prices of certain food items and kerosene oil. The retail inflation for industrial workers is measured through Consumer Price Index for Industrial …
  • Kolkata STF helps Bihar cops bust arms factory 30 Jun 2020 02:47 Kolkata: The Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police on Sunday helped Bihar cops unearth an illegal arms factory operating out of a remote village along Vaishali-Muzzaffarpur border for seven years. Seven persons have been arrested and 43 unfinished …
  • Eye on Bihar polls, Central govt clears Begusarai bridge project 30 Jun 2020 01:19 Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published: June 30, 2020 5:33:17 am Rajya Sabha MP Rakesh Sinha told The Indian Express, “At a time when the Central government has been pushing the policy of getting markets to farmers and rural India, the construction …
  • Multiple Road Closures Scheduled In Highland & Milford Townships 30 Jun 2020 00:24 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] Multiple road closures are scheduled throughout in July and August in Highland and Milford Townships. The Road Commission for Oakland County has approved a permit allowing Consumers Energy to close multiple roads in …
  • Experts for revival of endangered foodgrain 30 Jun 2020 00:18 PATNA: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal for being ‘vocal for local’ is catching people’s attention, there is hardly any effort to revive the production of ‘vanishing’ foodgrains and include them in one’s daily diet. Environmentalists and …
  • Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett on EBITDA 29 Jun 2020 20:40 As I mentioned last week, Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio) and Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) have long had a skeptical streak in them. Historically, they have spoken out against what they perceived to be the excesses in the financial industry, …
  • Dividend Growth Investing Star 29 Jun 2020 19:41 The Franchise Group (FRG) is a new member of the Russell 2000, but the company and its management have a much longer history worth expanding on in light of the recent equity raise. Brian Kahn is the CEO of the Franchise Group. Brian is also the Managing …
  • Warren Buffett’s $137 Billion Question 29 Jun 2020 18:18 Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is arguably the greatest value investor in history. Over the course of nearly six decades, he has turned Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (BRK.B) into a veritable cash-printing machine. As of the end of the first quarter, the …
  • Learning Charlie Munger's Investment Strategy Through a Case Study 29 Jun 2020 15:57 If you had to pick one sentence to describe Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio)'s investment philosophy, it would have to be: Have patience and be willing to act with conviction when the time is right. The billionaire investor and vice chairman of …
  • POLITICO Playbook: Is one thing going well for Trump? 29 Jun 2020 10:21 DRIVING THE DAY IS THERE ONE THING GOING WELL for President DONALD TRUMP right now? He’s getting smoked by JOE BIDEN. The coronavirus is raging. Governors and local leaders are closing states and municipalities again. The president’s campaign is being …
  • Bihar: Illegal arms factory unearthed, 7 held 29 Jun 2020 02:52 The seized raw materials which are used for manufacturing illegal weapons, in Vaishali district on Sunday PATNA: A joint team of West Bengal police, special task force of state police headquarters and Vaishali and Muzaffarpur police unearthed an illegal …
  • Covid toll 62 in state, tally crosses 9k-mark 29 Jun 2020 01:20 Patna: Four more Covid-19 deaths were recorded in the state, including one in Patna district, even as the number of coronavirus patients crossed the 9,000 mark on Sunday. Altogether 245 patients were tested positive for the virus in the state on Sunday, …
  • Illegal arms factory unearthed, 7 held 28 Jun 2020 23:31 PATNA: A joint team of West Bengal police, special task force of state police headquarters and Vaishali and Muzaffarpur police unearthed an illegal arms factory and arrested seven persons on Sunday. The police team raided the house of one Saheb Raj at …
  • Revisiting The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville 28 Jun 2020 10:13 As part of my research process for another article, I recently re-read Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)'s now-famous essay, The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville. Even though the article was written nearly four decades ago, it still contains …
  • Govt school teacher held with arms 27 Jun 2020 22:47 BHAGALPUR: Police on Friday arrested a government middle school teacher, Pradip Ravidas, and seized a country-made carbine and live cartridges from his possession Pradip, a teacher at Lattipur Mushari Middle School under the Bihapur police station area in …
  • Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett on the Problem With Earnings Projections 27 Jun 2020 16:47 To the casual observer of the financial markets, it would appear that earnings estimates are the most important metric that investors consider. Think about it: what is the first thing that flashes across a Reuters terminal, or the chyron at the bottom of a …
  • JD(U) for single-phase assembly election in Bihar 27 Jun 2020 00:08 PATNA: JD(U) on Friday advocated for single-phase assembly election in state. Talking to reporters after the all-party meeting convened by Bihar chief electoral officer (CEO) H R Srinivasa, JD(U) MP from Munger Rajiv Ranjan alias Lalan Singh said, “No …
  • 190 fresh cases take state Covid count to 8,678 27 Jun 2020 00:08 Patna: The number of Covid-19 cases in Bihar inched towards the 9,000 mark on Friday with 190 new cases, including a two year old in Patna, taking the total count to 8,678 in the state. However, the number of active cases in the state now stands at just 1, …
  • Nike: Digital Shines, but a Tough End to 2020 26 Jun 2020 23:31 On Thursday, Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE) reported results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2020. Revenue for the quarter declined by nearly 40%, which reflects the impact of retail closures around the world throughout much of the quarter. Revenue declined in all …
  • ‘Business is excellent’ as Lake County restaurants open doors to limited indoor dining 26 Jun 2020 21:26 From left, Lee Munger of McHenry, owner of Granny’s Lakeside Diner in Antioch, checks in with regular customer Bob Coffman of Venetian Village in Lindenhurst. Images from Lake County dining establishments on June 25, 2020. (Karie Angell Luc / Pioneer …
  • 5 Profitable Global Stocks to Consider for 2nd Half of Year 26 Jun 2020 21:20 According to GuruFocus’ Global Market Valuation pages, countries with high projected market returns include Singapore, Turkey and Indonesia. As such, five stocks with high profitability potential over the second half of the year are Erbosan Erciyas Boru …
  • Lightning death toll in Bihar surges to 96 26 Jun 2020 15:28 Representative image PATNA: The death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar surged from 83 on Thursday to 96 on Friday. It has been the highest ever single day death toll due to lightning strikes in Bihar. Officials at the state control room of disaster …
  • Doug Lewandowski column: Finding a smile out on the bike path 26 Jun 2020 14:19 A smile, when it comes, is a gift. That flicker of delight seems to arrive most often when I greet people I value: partner, family and friends. It also tiptoes up to me upon waking, where memory acts as a kind of randomly spinning Rolodex. It’s nice to …
  • Get Outdoors: Women's hiking group plans Duluth excursions 26 Jun 2020 14:19 Superior Hiking Trail Association "Fourth Fridays," 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 24, Grand Marais; Aug. 28, Duluth; Sept. 25, Schroeder; and Oct. 23, Silver Bay-Finland. This series of volunteer opportunities during the trail-building season are a way for …
  • Appointment of new assistant professors likely to begin soon 25 Jun 2020 23:33 PATNA: The newly constituted Bihar State University Service Commission (BSUSC) is likely to initiate the process of appointment of assistant professors against 8,000 sanctioned vacant posts in the state. BSUSC secretary Upendra Nath asserted that the …
  • Berkshire Hathaway Might Continue To Underperform For Longer Than You Think 25 Jun 2020 20:14 Source I am saying "no" to investing in Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (BRK.A) (BRK.B). In case you felt the author of this article is anti-Buffett by reading the title, let me clear your doubts by confirming that I believe Warren Buffett is the …
  • BSEB Matric exam 2019: 162 expelled, 56 impersonators held 01 Mar 2019 09:39 PATNA: The matriculation exam conducted by Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) concluded peacefully on Thursday at 1,418 centres across the state with the examination of optional papers including home science, music and dance among others. The exam was …
  • BSEB: 162 expelled, 56 impersonators held in Matric exam 28 Feb 2019 16:45 PATNA: The matriculation exam conducted by Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) concluded peacefully on Thursday at 1,418 centres across the state with the examination of optional papers including home science, music and dance among others. The exam was …
  • Four policemen injured in attack while trying to destroy illegal liquor den in Bihar 11 May 2017 00:21 SHEIKPURA: Four policemen including a Station House Officer were injured when a mob attacked a police team that had gone to Chandi village in Bihar's Sheikhpura district to destroy an illegal liquor den.    Sheikhpura, Sub-Divisional Police Officer ( …