Category: IAC

SPACs: the most ludicrous bubble we'll ever see... why not $IAC?

Posted On July 22, 2020
There are a lot of things about financial markets that confuse me these days. For example, I'm confused by the pricing of a bunch of consumer experience type stocks (high end restaurants, movie theaters, etc.).

Markets in (semi)Panic 3: not even a semi-panic yet

Posted On February 26, 2020
Every now and then, I'll write a "markets in Panic" post. It's generally on the heels of a 10-20% decline when people are freaking out a bit. The last one I did was in December 2018. That post didn't quite mark the bottom; the market would drop another 5-7% over the next week before bottoming […]
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Reviewing my three worst mistakes of the year: $QRTEA $I $SYNL $ANGI $IAC

Posted On December 13, 2019
It may be the middle of December, but the year is prepping to wrap up for me. I'm going on my honeymoon this afternoon, and while I have skillfully negotiated with my wife that I will be allowed to work a little during the honeymoon, there are limits to how much a man can negotiate....

Some things and ideas: October 2019

Posted On October 31, 2019
Some random thoughts on articles that caught my attention in the last month. Note that I try to write notes on articles immediately after reading them, so there can be a little overlap in themes if an article grabs my attention early in the month and is similar to an article that I like later […]

Some things and ideas: February 2019

Posted On February 28, 2019
Some random thoughts on articles that caught my attention in the last month. Note that I try to write notes on articles immediately after reading them, so there can be a little overlap in themes if an article grabs my attention early in the month and is similar to an article that I like later […]

Some things and ideas: January 2019

Posted On January 31, 2019
Some random thoughts on articles that caught my attention in the last month. Note that I try to write notes on articles immediately after reading them, so there can be a little overlap in themes if an article grabs my attention early in the month and is similar to an article that I like later […]

Christmas Ideas for 2019: Honorable Mentions $CHTR $GLIBA $IAC $MSG $MEIP $GAPFF $CVI $I

Posted On December 13, 2018
In yesterday's post, I introduced my Christmas Ideas for 2019 series (I wrote it early morning and somehow managed to misspell Christmas in the title; a misspelling that will live in infamy on twitter for the rest of time). Today I wanted to run through some "honorable mention" ideas that I thought about profiling for […]

Matching with IAC $IAC $MTCH

Posted On October 12, 2017
IAC Interactive (IAC; disclosure: long) represents the opportunity to invest in a company trading for roughly the same price of its publicly traded equity stakes despite the presence of world class capital allocators with a proven history of realizing shareholder value at the opportune time, hundreds of millions in net cash on their balance sheet, […]