Excuse the Trump-ism whether you swing his way or not. We’re here to talk stocks, not politics.

The ‘Big Tech’ moniker was coined in honor of the biggest technology companies, like present day Big Pharma and Big Oil or the former Big Tobacco and Big Steel of the now distant…


https://www.conceptdraw.com/examples/exploded-pie-chart

An investor may invest their funds across a range of investment options. This is known as asset or portfolio allocation.

There is no science to this, no absolute right answer. One’s investing persona — passive or active, value or growth, risky or conservative, real assets or securities — will all…


[This is part of a series on names analyzing appearances of the Hebrew word for name, shem, in the weekly Torah portion. Start here.]

Following last week’s Covenant of Names in parashat Lech Lecha, in which Abraham and God took turns magnifying each other’s names, we find shemfirmly entrenched with…


[This is part of a series on names analyzing appearances of the Hebrew word for name, shem, in the weekly Torah portion. Start here.]

We saw various uses of a ‘name,’ shem, last week in parashat Noah and previously in parashat Bereishit. Its uses in the Torah text, or lack…


The 7.5-year Talmud daily learning cycle started January 5th 2020. Yesterday on October 11th 2021 (I’m a day behind), we completed masechet Sukkah, the seventh masechet of the cycle.

The final chapter of masechet Beitzah begins with a Mishna that discusses activities on Yom Tov which one may have thought…


[This is part of a series on names analyzing appearances of the Hebrew word for name, shem, in the weekly Torah portion.]

We saw various iterations of ‘name’ in parashat Bereishit, the Torah’s very first parasha. …


Nowadays a name is used as a calling card, a way for others to refer to you and think of you, a label of sorts. Generally our parents either picked out a favorite name of theirs or they named us after someone.

But what is a ‘name?’ A fundamental tenet…


The 7.5-year Talmud daily learning cycle (aka Gemara daf yomi) started January 5th 2020. Today on September 1st 2021 we complete tractate (aka masechet) Sukkah, the seventh masechet of the cycle.

Hillel the Elder saw a skull floating on the water and said ‘Because you drowned others they drowned you…


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Warren Buffett sits down at the microphone as he usually does, dressed in a suit and holding a diet Coca Cola. The sea of people in front of him had been waiting for several hours, some even camped out overnight, in anticipation of Buffett’s impromptu event.


Let’s clarify some terms and get you acquainted with my investing style:

I’m a natural bear riding this bull market

Professionals / amateurs

Professionals get paid to invest, amateurs don’t. I consider myself an amateur investor as I am not paid to do it.

Of course, getting paid to do something doesn’t make one better at it, but…

Zachary DuBow

Web developer, amateur stock market investor, wannabe Torah scholar

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