Chart o’ the Day: How quickly things have changed

I came across this infographic from Wharton via 13D Research and I think it makes a powerful point about how quickly things have changed.

One of the biggest posts of the year here on TRB was “Just own the damn robots.“, where I talked about the mood right now surrounding the automation meteor headed right for us. This is another way of understanding the reality:

Getting bigger by market cap – and by revenues – with less people is the new normal. It’s not going back the other way. The only escape for our children is to join the education arms race and hope they choose the right major – or to embrace entrepreneurialism and create their own jobs.

 

Full Disclosure: Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities, please see my Terms & Conditions page for a full disclaimer.

What's been said:

Discussions found on the web
  1. Has Amazon Killed Value Investing? | Investing Daily News commented on Nov 25

    […] assets such as plants, machines, equipment, and buildings. A report from 13D research, by way of The Reformed Broker, noted that the five largest companies by market capitalization in 2007 were mostly in […]

  2. Has Amazon Killed Value Investing? – Profit Coder commented on Nov 25

    […] assets such as plants, machines, equipment, and buildings. A report from 13D research, by way of The Reformed Broker,  noted that the five largest companies by market capitalization in 2007 were mostly in asset-heavy […]

  3. Has Amazon Killed Value Investing? | Day Traders Finance commented on Nov 25

    […] assets such as plants, machines, equipment, and buildings. A report from 13D research, by way of The Reformed Broker,  noted that the five largest companies by market capitalization in 2007 were mostly in […]

  4. Has Amazon Killed Value Investing? - Financhill commented on Nov 25

    […] assets such as plants, machines, equipment, and buildings. A report from 13D research, by way of The Reformed Broker, noted that the five largest companies by market capitalization in 2007 were mostly in […]

  5. Has Amazon Killed Value Investing? | The Suss commented on Nov 25

    […] assets such as plants, machines, equipment, and buildings. A report from 13D research, by way of The Reformed Broker,  noted that the five largest companies by market capitalization in 2007 were mostly in asset-heavy […]