Colby’s First Quarter Update

The first quarter of 2021 has been interesting so far. It has gone exactly how I expected in some ways and has gone very differently in others. The EV pump due to Biden being elected has seemed to stall out already, which is much earlier than I expected it to start to fizzle out. TheContinue reading “Colby’s First Quarter Update”

Boeing Takes Flight (Kind of)

It’s been two long years since they did it last, but Boeing (BA) has finally managed to pull ahead of Airbus (AIR) and beat them in monthly deliveries 26 planes to Airbus’ 21. Boeing delivered 21 737 MAX’s which is 6 less than December. It will be a big deal for Boeing if they canContinue reading “Boeing Takes Flight (Kind of)”

Big Time Diesel

Originally I had planned to do an article about the biggest large diesel engine manufacturers, but as far as public companies go it really turned into a two horse race between Caterpillar and Cummins (every other manufacturer is either privately owned or not on a North American Exchange). The five biggest diesel engine manufacturers are:Continue reading “Big Time Diesel”

Colby’s Top 5 picks for 2021

So, this will be my first top 5 picks article, 2020 was interesting and very volatile which is actually a really good thing in my opinion, lots of fear and speculation in the market is a fantastic opportunity to make money, though I’m sure there are a lot of people that did not enjoy theContinue reading “Colby’s Top 5 picks for 2021”

Saved by the Bell

One of the companies I have been thinking about writing an article about recently is BCE Inc. which owns Bell Mobility among other things. BCE is one of Canada’s largest corporations and owns a large variety of entities within their corporation including part of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens. Bell as we knowContinue reading “Saved by the Bell”

Upside to a Recession

There are a few ways that a good company can do to take advantage of a recession. One of the things that are sometimes done to try and boost the economy is for interest rates to be lowered making it easier for companies (and people) to borrow money. Rather than borrowing to go into moreContinue reading “Upside to a Recession”

Not the Seattle Kraken

Kraken Robotics Inc. is a marine technology company based out of Newfoundland. They design, develop and market advanced sensors for unmanned underwater vehicles for military and commercial applications. One of the main things they are known for is Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS), which they are recognized as a world leader in innovation for this technology.Continue reading “Not the Seattle Kraken”

Is SS&C Technologies a Good Buy?

There is a decent chance that you have never even heard of this company, which is kind of funny considering they are the world’s largest hedge fund and private equity administrators as well as the largest mutual fund transfer agency with 45 Trillion in managed assets. SS&C Technologies (SSNC) has over 22,000 employees in 35Continue reading “Is SS&C Technologies a Good Buy?”

Banking On The Banks

Berkshire Hathaway run by Warren Buffet is betting big on banks right now, especially on Bank of America (BAC). Regulators have recently approved Berkshire to acquire up to 25% of Bank of America. Since then Berkshire has spent 2.1 billion for 85.2 Million shares bringing their current holdings of BAC to 11.9%. Bank of AmericaContinue reading “Banking On The Banks”