Indra Senihardja

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How to successfully launch your startup?

It’s great that now you have the product ready to be given in the hands of the consumer and launch your startup.<p>The idea seems good but it ain’t easy …

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique for speculators, gamblers, arbitragers, hedge funds, and individual investors willing to …

Investing

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

3 pieces of advice from a value investor who started with nothing and is now worth over $100 million

Just think about how much you could learn from someone who came from nothing and now has a net worth of over $100 million.<p>How much would you spend to get insight from a successful investor who started late in life, had all the odds stacked against him, yet still made it big?<p>Would you do what he did …

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers

A comprehensive guide to planning, preparing, and tailoring your pitch to find new investors for a startup, land new customers, find a partner--in short, to turn your idea into a reality.<p>You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need …

Business Strategy

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

A List of Educational YouTube Channels For Day Traders

Watching a video can be better than reading in some respects when you want to learn something. You can see someone take a specific action or listen …

Trading

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

How Hedge Fund Billionaire James Simons Is Changing Math Education

Before Renaissance Technologies founder James Simons became a hedge fund billionaire, he taught math.<p>Now, Simons, who has an estimated net worth of $18 billion, is supporting math education through the National Math Festival on Saturday April 22 in Washington, DC. The one-day event will have …

The One Habit of Self-Made Millionaires

Master the trait that separates the millionaires from the middle class.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The more time Lewis Schiff spent speaking about the seven behaviors of highly successful entrepreneurs from his book <i>Business Brilliant</i>, the more he became …

Self-improvement

Want to Transform Your Organization? Here's Your Roadmap.

A 125-year-old global logistics company created the ideal culture for continuous improvement -- and gave the rest of us a roadmap for success.<p>When human resources executive Chris Buhl took the HR helm in North America for Kuehne + Nagel, a leading global logistics company with nearly 70,000 …

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39 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Charlie Munger that Will Make you Smarter

That quote kickstarted my own reading habits and helps me regularly read over 100 books a year.<p>Charlie Munger is the billionaire business partner of …

Warren Buffett's 10 Best Pieces of Advice Ever

Warren Buffett is arguably the best-known, most respected investor of all time. Buffett is also known for his folksy charm, and his memorable quotes …

6 smart questions to get you the most useful customer feedback

<b>Goal</b>: When someone decided not to use your product, wouldn’t you want to find out why?<p>You may discover that they found another product, your prices were too high, your product was poorly designed, or perhaps they were just kicking the tires around.<p>Armed with this knowledge, you can make changes to …

Customers

10 Tips to Master Your Time as a Business Owner

Thankfully, you don't have to be a member of the Avengers or Justice League to master time. You just need to follow these 10 incredible time-management tips.<p>If you had a superpower, what would it be?<p>I'm sure that some of you would answer super-strength, you could fly, or maybe even invisibility. …

Time Management

Americans Aren't Afraid of One or Two Money Problems—They're Afraid of 13

Americans say their financial anxiety has worsened.<p>No one ever said that managing your finances and saving for retirement was easy. If it was, we’d …

Retirement

Private equity is hoarding $971 billion — here's where that money will go

The oil market is wobbling, and that spells good news for private-equity firms.<p>That's according to Ernst & Young's latest report led by Jeremy Barnes and Charles Berkeley, which surveyed 100 private-equity firms around the world. Private-equity firms are sitting on a $971 billion cash pile, the …

9 signs you aren't as good at investing as you think you are

One of the most effective ways to get rich is to invest your money.<p>The good news is, you don't have to be an expert to invest— but there are a few basics everyone should understand before putting your money to work. Even if you think you know what you're doing, we tend to think we're better …

Investing

How to Get a Perfect Credit Score

What is a perfect credit score? Using the popular FICO scoring method, the magic number is 850, which is difficult, but not impossible to achieve. By learning how the FICO formula works, we can get some insight on how to get an 850 credit score, or close to it.<p>Unfortunately, the specific formula by …

Another Hedge Funder Admits That Hedge Funds Are a Scam

This is either the ultimate form of self-awareness, or the ultimate form of self-delusion.<p>Wall Streeters, as a group, are not known for their humility. They are a collection of chest-thumping, ego-raging (mostly) men who think highly enough of their own intelligence that they brazenly take risks …

Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund -- Investing in Stocks the Easy Way

The Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund is an excellent way to invest in stocks without doing much homework.<p>The <b>Vanguard Total Stock Market Index</b> …