Adventures in Financial Analysis

My continuing journey into the world of finance.



Victory Via A Bayesian Framework – Final Verdict

I posted earlier about my Diplomacy game (read the full post through the link to the left, otherwise there is a short recap below) and how I was determined to view the game through a Bayesian lens in an attempt to avoid biases…. Continue Reading →

Victory Via A Bayesian Framework

Bayes formula has shown up yet again in the CFA Level 3 curriculum. It’s the gift that keeps on giving! I love the idea of probabilistically thinking about things in order to make better decisions. It is just a rational… Continue Reading →

A White Knight to the Rescue

I have been chronicling the trials and tribulations of Kreurig Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) for almost a year now. I’ve written four posts before which are listed and linked below in chronological order: Was David Einhorn Correct All Along? Revisiting David Einhorn’s… Continue Reading →

Achieving Goals

At approximately zero-two-hundred hours on the 21st of December CET, I submitted my final quiz. This wasn’t just any ordinary final quiz. This was literally my final quiz in Creighton University’s Master of Investment Management and Financial Analysis (MIMFA). With the click of a mouse,… Continue Reading →

A Kold Kall

I have blogged a few times about the struggles of Keurig (GMCR) here, here, and here. Their latest product, the Keurig Kold does not seem to be doing as well as GMCR had hoped. In the picture above, the Keurig Kold… Continue Reading →

Born To Be An Analyst

I have always been fascinated by the Myers Briggs personality tests (MBTI) that break you down between two choices among four categories: Extrovert or Introvert INtuition or Sensing Thinking or Feeling Perceiving or Judging This leads to 16 possible personality type combinations…. Continue Reading →

Revisiting David Einhorn’s Short Play

I am not supposed to revisit Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) until next month, but the stock has fallen off a cliff since my original post, so I thought I would take a look at it now and see what is going on. For a… Continue Reading →

One Year Ago Today….

Adventures in Financial Analysis was launched one year ago today. It has been a busy year and the next year promises to be just as busy. I am actually a bit surprised at how well the website has done. I… Continue Reading →

Git Some Github

So my first Coursera class with John Hopkins University has started and I am excited to be part of the Data Science specialization. While the Data Science classes focus on health and medicine, the mathematical and statistical concepts behind the subjects are universal… Continue Reading →

I Am The 1%

No, I am not a billionaire. I am definitely in the minority though,….when it comes to my choice in calculators. After my observations from the CFA Level 1 Exam, I paid extremely close attention to everyone’s calculators when I wrote… Continue Reading →

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