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The 'At-Home Revolution' Is Powering This Logistics REIT... But Wall Street Is Too Optimistic

The 'At-Home Revolution' Is Powering This Logistics REIT... But Wall Street Is Too Optimistic

Senior management’s job is to understand its business’ risk-taking strategy… Many of our readers are business owners, in senior management, or even potentially retired and investing in or advising businesses. As such, they need to understand that the main job they have is to take on risk and oversee risk-taking.  Otherwise, companies won’t grow… and […]
Retail REITs Are Struggling... But One Is Bucking the Trend With Steady Returns

Retail REITs Are Struggling... But One Is Bucking the Trend With Steady Returns

When the economy moves as fast as it has over the past three months, waiting for official data isn’t an option…  Traditionally, economists use metrics such as the unemployment rate, GDP, and inflation to measure economic activity. However, when listening to investors, journalists, or even central bankers, different measures are being rolled out to help […]
The 'Illusion of Choice' Is Leading These Marketing Gurus to Massive Profits

The 'Illusion of Choice' Is Leading These Marketing Gurus to Massive Profits

A law of procrastination applies to the ‘At-Home Revolution’… We’ve all experienced this law by British naval historian C. Northcote Parkinson: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Spoken in plain English, everyone procrastinates. Parkinson originally wrote this law to talk about the unique problems in attempting to streamline government […]
Here's How a 'Blue Wave' Could Affect Your Portfolio

Here's How a 'Blue Wave' Could Affect Your Portfolio

When someone explains how big the universe is, numbers start to become meaningless… It’s just too hard for us to wrap our minds around it.  The Milky Way is 105,700 light-years wide. That’s 6.2137 x 10^17 miles (meaning, move the decimal place over 17 spots…). If we had undertook the interstellar spacecraft mission Project Longshot […]
This Platform Company Isn't Another Uber, and That's a Good Thing

This Platform Company Isn't Another Uber, and That's a Good Thing

If the product of the future can exist, it must be measurable… When the media industry first emerged, newspapers were the only source of information for the average citizen. As newspaper companies began to grow and further monetize, the publishers had an easy way of tracking their viewership. By measuring subscriptions and newsstand sales, newspaper […]
Here's What an 'Asset Light' Strategy Means for a Misunderstood Hospital Provider

Here's What an 'Asset Light' Strategy Means for a Misunderstood Hospital Provider

The real estate market has permanently shifted, and not just for business… The shelter-in-place orders have led to vastly different experiences for folks across the country. For those who live in outdoor meccas – such as Boulder, Colorado – their experience is distinct from those living in major urban areas. Residents of a city like […]
This Athletics Giant Needs More Competition to Boost Its Returns

This Athletics Giant Needs More Competition to Boost Its Returns

A popular investing metric is broken… Investors commonly use the price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio to quickly understand a company’s valuation. The same can be done for the benchmark S&P 500 or any other index to understand how cheap or expensive the entire stock market is.  In the March 23 Altimetry Daily Authority, we talked about economist […]
A Major Railroad Is Finally Emerging From the 19th Century... And That Means Big Profitability

A Major Railroad Is Finally Emerging From the 19th Century... And That Means Big Profitability

It’s the one ingredient needed for a long-term recession…  Back in September, before anyone had heard of social distancing and when the news cycle was dominated by the trade war, we discussed the conditions for a recession. While the world has changed over the past 10 months, our position has not. Major recessions are always […]
Economists Are Worried About an Economic Disaster After the Coronavirus Pandemic... But We're Not

Economists Are Worried About an Economic Disaster After the Coronavirus Pandemic... But We're Not

Here’s what the alphabet has to do with economic recovery… Earlier this month, financial-services company Northern Trust put together a piece about the shape of the recovery after the coronavirus pandemic. Over the past few months, experts have debated how a recovery will play out in the U.S. Some believe that due to government relief […]
It's a David Versus Goliath Market Struggle... And This Tech Firm Is Poised to Win

It's a David Versus Goliath Market Struggle... And This Tech Firm Is Poised to Win

It’s your final opportunity to explore the ‘Challenger Deep’ with us… In 1960, a deep-diving submarine made the first manned journey to explore the depths of the Challenger Deep – the deepest section of the world’s oceans, at the bottom of the Mariana Trench. Explorers had been plotting the sea floor for the past century […]