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Facebook

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.  Einstein How simple or complex should an investment thesis in Facebook be? John and I made an investment in Apple a little over two years ago.  It was the first time that I felt like I had departed...

The Amazon and UPS of China

JD.com is a new investment for Saber Capital, and other than a few small special situations, it's the first core investment I've made since January. JD is one of the two dominant online retailers in China. Unlike Alibaba, it operates an Amazon-style business of owning...

Taro Update

Taro reported their latest quarterly results on Tuesday evening.  Despite the sharp increase in stock price on Wednesday, John and I have both changed our minds on this company's prospects and thus have decided to sell. The thesis rested on a reliable business with a...

Simple Businesses: Flooring Edition

In the near future, I would like to discuss my (and partially John's) approach to filtering by using the S&P 500. One company I was researching as I was thinking about my filters was Floor and Decor (although it isn't in the S&P 500). As a short introduction...

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