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January 15, 2021

On Getting Stolen From…


Last night, a buddy texted me. (I’m going to paraphrase a bit as this is a family site) FRIEND: Kuppy, you won’t believe what those assholes did!! ME: Wait!! What?? Who?? FRIEND: They robbed us!! ME: Who?? FRIEND: Read that press release from AT… ME: Holy Shit!! Who else do we know that owns this?? FRIEND: Dunno… You wanna rally the troops and get ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: AT
March 11, 2019

The Spread Between Growth And Value Has Gotten Crazy…


If you had to distill today’s stock market down to one overriding narrative, it would be the flow of capital into consistent growth businesses and away from anything with the slightest hint of cyclicality or earnings volatility. I full subscribe to the market’s belief that a business with steady growth should trade at a premium to the mid-cycle earnings multiple of one with more ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: AR
July 27, 2018

Air Canada Is Screwed


Ever since Air Canada announced the termination of their Aeroplan agreement with Aimia (AIM – Canada) last year, I have suspected that this was a prelude to them eventually acquiring Aeroplan. I believed this due to simple math. It will cost Air Canada $200 to $400 per cardmember to organically build their own loyalty program. Aeroplan has 5 million cardmembers, hence trying to build ... Read More
Categories: Investments
Positions Mentioned: AIM CN
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