IFB282: In Defense of the Top 5 Companies in the S&P 500: Things Investors May Not Know

Welcome to the Investing for Beginners podcast! Today’s episode will be a discussion about the top 5 companies in the S&P 500 index specifically on things you may not know about them as a beginner investor. Listen on as Dave and Andrew give interesting facts and tidbits about each companies and how it will propel their value more going forward.

Timestamps of the episode:

-Apple turns a dollar into three like magic and how it can continue this magic in its business moving forward. [02:10]

-Google’s stickiness is more “sticky” than you think especially on children today. [08:43]

-The amount of cash these tech giants have can be mind boggling and presents a dry powder for ripe opportunities. [14:40]

-Microsoft is building behind the scenes platforms that most people don’t appreciate much and will be a huge value drive going forward. [16:50]

-Amazon web services or AWS as popularly called is a behemoth in cloud services and everybody is playing catch up still until now. [23:20]

-Berkshire Hathaway’s energy company’s scale and size deserves more attention. [28:18]

-Dave gives a good advice on beginners in looking to invest in the S&P 500. [33:10]
Note: Timestamps may differ and are approximate, depending on your podcast player.

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