• Buffett Is Silent About This Investment

    By Shmulik Karpf - July 23, 2013 | Tickers: BRK-B, BRK-A, BYDDY.PK

    Mr. Buffett, the famous Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B), is famous for sharing his investment wisdom with the little man. He likes to discuss many of his stock investments in the open, and he's a great fan and advocate of transparency. Over the years, many people have become better investors by carefully listening to Buffett and reading his annual letters to shareholders. But there more »

  • Are Electric Vehicle Companies Doomed?

    By Shmulik Karpf - June 5, 2013 | Tickers: BYDDY.PK, TSLA

    This past week was an exceptionally bad one for electric vehicle (EV) companies. An international electric car company named Better Place has finally closed shop and filed for bankruptcy. After several years of operation and various financing rounds led by Morgan Stanley and HSBC, investors simply grew tired of the company and threw in the towel. Approximately $1.2 billion of invested capital evaporated over night. Now that Better Place more »

  • Which Electric Car Makers Should We Invest In?

    By Anh HOANG - April 29, 2013 | Tickers: BYDDY.PK, TSLA, TM

    One Chinese automobile company, which legendary investors Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have been quite bullish about, is BYD (NASDAQOTH: BYDDY.PK). In the past five years, BYD has been considered a super volatile stock. BYD went from $3 per share at the beginning of 2009 to $22.20 in October 2009, and then it dropped back to around $3 in October 2011. At the time of writing, BYD was trading more »

  • Crunching Tesla's Forward Multiple

    By Masam Abbas - January 14, 2013 | Tickers: AAPL, BWA, BYDDY.PK, DDAIF.PK, ENOC, FSLR, F, GELYY, GM, GNTX, HAR, SPWR, TSLA

    When a company's not making a profit, all the earnings multiples you could otherwise use to measure its performance become invalid. Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) is one such case. But if it were making a profit, at what multiple would Tesla trade?

    Understanding Tesla’s nature

    In my previous post, I called Tesla "the Apple of auto industry." Just like Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is considered unique in its sphere more »

  • Following Buffett Down the China Expressway

    By Nick Slepko - January 3, 2013 | Tickers: BRK-B, BYDDY.PK, GSH, JEXYF, BK

    Prior to joining Global X Funds, Alex Ashby lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia.  He currently manages a group of six ETFs covering the consumer, energy, financial, industrial, materials, and technology sectors of the Chinese economy.  The Global X China Industrials ETF (NYSEMKT CHII) provides investors with exposure to industrial companies in China and is designed to be a transparent, cost-efficient way to get access to the growing demand for more »