Tesla’s earnings and the continued shift to EV and renewable energy The continued shift towards EV and renewable energy has been a boon for Tesla. The company reported revenue of US$10.4 billion, up 74% year-over-year. Here are four key takeaways: Tesla is expanding by replacing internal combustion engine (ICE) cars. According to the company, in
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In this week’s article we will be discussing super apps and Grab. What are Super Apps? Super apps are apps that offer multiple functionalities in a single app. These apps strive to be the operating system of your life (Figure 1). Super apps typically start off by providing a core function that meet two criteria:
In this week’s article we take a tour of various metrics investors can use to assess different companies across different verticals. We will discuss: Cash conversion cycle (for retailers) Cash surplus/deficits after paying back shareholders (to asses oil companies) Customer acquisition cost (for subscription services) Everyone knows that the retail business is highly competitive and
The many Bitcoin bubbles Cryptocurrencies – Bitcoin, specifically – have undergone many boom/bust cycles over the past decade. Since 2014, we can count at least 3, possibly 4 (if we include the latest run-up) Bitcoin bubbles (see Figure 1). Each cycle lasted between 2 to 4 years, and, on average, after each bubble burst, Bitcoin’s
What comes to mind when we think about today’s Russian economy? For me, and probably for many others as well, it is two words—oil and sanctions. Russia has always been highly dependent on oil exports. However, in 2014, things took a turn for the worse as a sharp drop in oil prices combined with western
How to spend US$2.3 trillion President Biden announced its long awaited massive infrastructure plan. The proposal is audacious. Here’s how he and his administration plan to allocate the US$2.3 trillion spending package (Figure 1): Some key takeaways: One of the key focuses of the plan is investments in fighting climate change. A major part of
Hot Money in China In a previous post, we discussed how increasing yield in the US can have a potential impact of reversing the flow of hot money. Hot money investors take advantage of the yield differences between one country and another. They tend to borrow at a lower cost in one country to purchase
Investors from India are attracted to MNCs because they assume that there is a higher level of governance, technological proficiency and transparency. Investors have the choice – they can either (1) invest in these MNCs through the US stock market or (2) invest in the Indian subsidiaries of these companies since they are publicly traded
The Roblox IPO and the vertical gaming social media Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix once said that they compete with a broad set of competitors, from Facebook, Youtube to Disney and Fortnite, to get users’ screen time, and more often, they lose to gaming than to other streaming providers. In the landscape of media consumption,
The US 10-yield is rising, and that’s causing a market sell-off. In this article we discussed why the yield is rising and the implications on the US stock market and the economies of the emerging markets. What is happening? The US Treasury yield is rising. The 10-year Treasury yield is the benchmark for other interest
In this week’s article, we will be discussing two things: The reshuffling of EV supply chain and Coinbase’s upcoming IPO.
In this week’s article, we want to talk about the trend of digitizing expensive and difficult transactions (buying a house).
In this week’s article, we will be discussing Tesla’s US $1.5 billion Bitcoin purchase, and Uber’s 2020 earnings.
In this week’s article, we will be finishing our round up of earnings reports of the rest of the big tech, namely Amazon’s, Facebook’s, and Google’s earnings. We will also compare Amazon’s ad revenue with other social media giants.
In this article, we will discuss the GameStop saga and Apple and Tesla’s reported earnings.
In today’s article, we discuss Netflix’s Q4 2020 earnings, and how Amazon and Disney competes against Netflix.
In this week’s article, we will continue our deep dive into Amazon.
In this week’s article, we want to talk about Amazon, the everything store. And we mean everything.
2021 US stock market predictions made by the large investment banks & Tesla’s Q4 2021 vehicle delivery numbers
In this post, we talk about 2021 US stock market predictions made by the large investment banks and Tesla’s Q4 2021 vehicle delivery numbers. Stock market predictions are mostly incorrect It is a time honored tradition to make a stock market prediction as we transition to a new year. All the major investment firms do
Government policies accelerating adoption of EVs The secular shift towards electrification of transportation has begun. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, transportation accounts for a quarter of global energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, and road transportation makes up 72% of that. In an effort to curb greenhouse gas emissions and to develop industrial capabilities
To say 2020 has been tumultuous is an understatement in itself. In this article, we’ll glance back at some of the highlights of the year, through the lens of the market.
In this article, we discuss what halted Ant Group’s long anticipated IPO and how this would affect Ant.
In today’s post, we want to talk about the challenges of adding a company as large as Tesla to the S&P 500 index, Tesla vs. Berkshire Hathaway, and the Electric Vehicle bubble.
In this week’s article, we discuss Airbnb’s recovery.
In this week’s article, we will be discussing the path forward and what comes next. When can we expect wide-scale control of the pandemic?
In this article, we will be discussing the outcome of the US election and its implications on the market, and average revenue per user (ARPU) tech giants generate in the US.
In this week’s article, we want to discuss Facebook’s, Amazon’s, Microsoft’s and Google’s earnings.
We are at the beginning of the earnings season again here in the US. In this week’s article, we will be discussing Tesla’s earnings, Netflix’s earnings and the most profitable companies in America you never heard of before.
In this article, we discuss changes in the market as confidence continues to increase with the likelihood of Biden and the Democrats winning the election (US election is on November 3rd).
With less than a month remaining before the US election, we want to give you a primer on the differences in Trump’s vs. Biden’s policies and how these can impact the market.
In this article, we will be discussing the increasing trend of electric vehicle companies going public through SPAC.
Why did Microsoft purchased Bethesda? to expand the total addressable market for its cloud service (Azure)
Why the Tax Collected at Source (TCS) on Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) Transactions is Not an Additional Cost and Tips to Manage the Upfront Cash Outflow
In this article, we take a deeper look into the 5% Tax collected at Source (TCS) on foreign remittances introduced in the Finance Bill 2020.
In this week’s article, we will be covering the news of NVIDIA buying Arm, and Nikola’s fraud allegations.
In this article, we take a deep dive into the business of space; specifically space internet, with SpaceX and Amazon as leading players.
Tesla slipped after not being added to the S&P 500. The US IPO market is heating up again. AirBnB, Asana, Palantir and others have filed to go public in the coming weeks. We summarize the upcoming IPOs.
Learn more about Shopify business – how it empowers ecommerce and has a dual business models (software-as-a-service and payments). Also learn about the rebound in US housing market
Q2 2020 earnings summary of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google. Learn how COVID-19 has affected the businesses of these companies
Trends of US investing by Indian investors on Vested Finance
In this week’s update, we discuss the gold/silver rally in recent months
In this week’s update we show why the stock market is not the economy, and dive deeper into Lemonade’s sky high valuation.
Tesla’s share price surged after the company announced near record
We’re entering the 3rd month of the global lockdown and many
It’s no secret that the food delivery business is booming
The US government is making inroads to release a bill that will de-list
The tit for tat between the US and China continues. This time, around the strategic
In this week’s update: US central bank buying Bond ETFs; Investors piling into gold;
As predicted, Netflix saw strong subscriber growth of 15.8 million
Tesla just reported Q1 2020 earnings. The company surprised everyone
The economic impact of lockdown to Indian Economy – based on learnings from the US, China and Europe
As the world continues to grapple
It’s no secret that the prolonged global lockdown due to the COVID-19
US, China, and India Bounce – Amazon’s Just Walk Out – FB’s and Google’s revenue to be impacted by COVID-19
Even though the number of COVID-19 cases continue
As India enters its lockdown period, many of our readers might be wondering
Nike reported revenue that was above analysts’ expectations
India’s foreign exchange reserve fell by US $5.35 billion
Our coverage of COVID-19 and
After a slew of reports of new cases in South Korea and Italy, and
A tale of two earnings: Tesla and Facebook. One company delivered
Apple was one of the best performers in 2019. The company announced its earnings
Netflix reported its Q4 2019 earnings this week. The company outperformed
Tesla is a remarkable company. It is the first US car company to go public since 1956
As 2019 is coming to an end, we thought it would be good to look back
Sundar Pichai got a promotion. Larry Page is
Many of you have asked about Saudi Aramco’s upcoming IPO. The company will
In life, your success is the result of the different choices you make, compounded over time.
We are excited to announce that our app is out on iOS
Tesla reported a return to profitability. Last week, we reported Tesla’s strong Q3
Netflix reported its Q3 2019 earnings this week. The company reports that international
After a sharp increase earlier in the year, the company’s share price
The We company, or more commonly known as WeWork is IPOing in the US in September 2019.
Cloudflare is planning to list on the NYSE on September 12th 2019.
It’s hard to follow the news about the US economy without hearing about the
I am really excited to be sharing this week’s edition of Vested’s MasterClass with you today.
As part of the Vested MasterClass series, we will be interviewing thought leaders across
Facebook was slapped with an unprecedented US $5 billion fine
Slack S-1 filing. The company has filed with the SEC and is expected to IPO
Amazon Go Stores are Amazon’s cashier-less physical retail stores.
Zoom will be publicly listed on the NASDAQ this week [week of April 18 2019],
On Friday March 29th 2019, Lyft (a ride-sharing company that operates in the USA
On January 2nd 2019, Tim Cook released a letter to investors to announce
With more than 139 million paying subscribers, Netflix is the largest streaming
The year 2018 has not been kind to Facebook (FB). Still reeling from
In the last week of November, Microsoft briefly overtook Apple as the most valuable
Both Uber and Lyft (Uber’s primary competitor in the US) have submitted paperwork for
It is no secret that Amazon is expanding its business into other sectors.
On November 26th 2018, Amazon announced the release of Gravitron,
An Initial Public Offering (IPO) is an event where a private company makes
For the savvy Indian investor, investing in Chinese companies listed in the US
This is part 2 of our in depth analysis of Netflix’s content acquisition strategy.
Before we delve into Netflix’s content acquisition strategy, it would
In our previous post, we have introduced the concept of FAANG
Originally coined by Jim Cramer of MSNBC, FANG is a group of high performing
Post announcing our revamped stock detail page with quarterly and annual data, returns table, and key financial ratios
Wire instruction to fund your Vested Finance investment account
5G is not only faster, but also cheaper per unit data, and comprises not just a single approach, but multiple approaches. You can deploy 5G with various frequencies
We discuss why silver and gold have rallied as governments around the world have introduced large stimulus packages and how investors can gain exposure through various ETFs
how to invest in US stock market from India
When it comes to investing, personal discipline and portfolio balance are key.
FAANG, an acronym coined by CNBC’s Jim Cramer in 2013 has become
Investing In Indian Markets vs US Markets: The Pros and Cons
Some of you might be monitoring the oil price fluctuations and considering
We are excited to announce our expanded offerings.
The rise of COVID-19 (coronavirus) globally has stalled international
Building a portfolio that is resilient to negative economic factors
We outline the benefits and downsides of US investing from India
Many investors from India ask us: Why invest directly in the US stock
If you are wondering how to choose
When Warren Buffett was 11 years old, he bought 3 shares of Cities
In this week’s update, we want to give you an introduction to value investing
The US stock market has enjoyed a 10 year bull market (a period where share prices
Amazon’s (AMZN) share price performance has lagged the broader
If you had invested ₹ 4,921 (USD $100) in January 2010 in the SENSEX
To help you better evaluate stock
We can repeat the same exercise above, but change the holding period to 5 years.
In the olden days, software was stored in physical media (CD/DVD), packaged in a box
Vested’s mission is to make investing in the US stock market simple for investors from India.
Vested’s mission is to make investing in the US stock market
ETF stands for Exchanged Traded Funds. It is a collection of many stocks/bonds
A dividend is a distribution of a company’s profit to its shareholders.
Over the last 10 years, India’s stock market has yielded great returns.
When investing in equities, Indian investors must be aware that the realized