Identifying Competitive Advantages with Matthew Cochrane

  FEATURING: THE MOTLEY FOOL’S MATTHEW COCHRANE   2/ IMHO best way to value banks is P/B ratio. Don’t like using metric for asset-light businesses, but for banks w/ assets on balance sheets, it’s perfect (Assets-liabilities) or Book value / Shares outstanding = Book value per share Share price/book value per share = P/B ratio … Continued

Solving Student Debt with Ramp Capital

FEATURING TWITTER’S @RampCapitalLLC Q: Can you tell us about the origins of Ramp Capital and your philosophy on the increasingly popular #FinTwit? A: The origins of Ramp Capital go back to around 2013. Another anonymous blogger, Zero Hedge, recognized a phenomena where, at the close of the market every day, some mysterious buyer was coming into the … Continued

“Some Losses Hurt Worse Than Others”

FEATURING JEFF MACKE Click to view $LYFT in YCharts “Some losses hurt worse than others” A private investor, director, author, social media personality, and former hedge fund manager — Jeff Macke is a lot of things. While he admits the “social media personality” moniker was somewhat of an accident, Jeff has taken his stature as … Continued