Data

Sources
We read a lot of news, papers, reports, blogs, etc daily. We follow and talk to a lot of investors, and we meet several business people. If we think the underlying source is credible and we are authorized to reproduce it, we update the stats. We also do our own research and fact checking.

Hat tip
Many times the data sources are obvious. Making the point is not. So we acknowledge those “proxy” sources.

Updates
At the closing of every calendar quarter. Financial market data, as of last business day of the quarter (closing of market). We observe Pacific Time (UTC-7).

Roundups
We round up a lot. The main goal is to give a simple/clear/digestible data point as to the magnitude/trayectory. Not the exact real-time data point. The raw data and tabulated calculations are available in the .xls version.

Geo
Unless specified for a country, data is global or most probably USA specific.

Period
Unless specified for a time/date, data is of current year or latest publicly available.

Nomenclature
Whenever possible we default to the International System of Units and its unit symbols and to the standards set by the International Organization for Standardization.
Why the SI? https://twitter.com/MaxFagin/status/1058062588771164161
On the .pdf version we list every abbreviation used.

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Declaration of interests
Conflicts of interest are unavoidable. And as the saying goes “no conflict, no interest”.  To ensure the independence and integrity of our research we are transparent about our financial interests in the companies that are mentioned. See our declaration here.

Mistakes
Please email us and happy to correct mistakes or other things that need to be amended.

Investor relations
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Collaborators
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