Aswath Damodaran: It Is Moneyball Time!

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In his latest Data Update 1 for 2022, Aswath Damodaran says – It is Moneyball Time! He also provides four reasons why you should not always trust big data. Here’s an excerpt from the update: The Moneyball Question When I first started posting data on my website for public consumption, … Read More

Aswath Damodaran: Growth Investors Have Become Lazy

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In his latest interview with the Prague Finance Institute, Aswath Damodaran explains why growth investors have become lazy. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Damodaran: I would argue that growth investors are becoming lazy now. Host: And are they becoming lazy… are they becoming lazy because of cheap money, quantitative … Read More

Aswath Damodaran: My Karmic View In Investing

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In his recent interview with Poli Finance, Aswath Damodaran discussed his karmic view in investing. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Damodaran: I’ll be quite honest. I think every market, every group of investors thinks they’re special. They think you value tech companies you think you need a special valuation … Read More

Aswath Damodaran: Greater Disclosure Is Hurting Investors

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In his latest piece titled – Disclosure Dilemma: When more (data) leads to less (information)!, Aswath Damodaran explains why greater disclosure is actually hurting investors rather than helping them saying: As companies disclose more and more, investors should be becoming more informed and valuing/pricing companies should be getting easier, right? In … Read More

Aswath Damodaran: A Warning For Investors That Are Considering Joining The ‘If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them’ Crowd

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In his latest interview on CNBC, Aswath Damodaran provides a warning to investors who may be considering joining the ‘If you can’t beat them, join them crowd’. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Question: More broadly Cuban’s point, and I’m sure he’ll accuse me of oversimplifying, but I think his … Read More

Aswath Damodaran: The Venetian Glassmaker – Dumbing-Down Valuation Techniques

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In a recent interview with Barron’s, Aswath Damodaran discussed glamour stocks, gig-economy companies, buying Tesla, and valuation techniques including how investors can dumb-down their valuation process to the bare minimum. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Barron’s: Tell us about teaching stock valuation. Aswath Damodaran: Everything I know about valuation I’ve … Read More

Aswath Damodaran: When So Called Pros Bet And Make Money It’s Skill, When Robinhood Investors Make Money It’s Speculation. Why?

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In this interview with CNBC, Aswath Damodaran highlighted the hypocrisy of commentary coming from so called professional investors and market commentators towards Robinhood investors, some of which have been generating outsized returns. Here’s an excerpt from the interview: Q: Robinhood often gets the focus here especially because they’re part of … Read More