Google passes its toothbrush test

Jason Sedawie

Decisive Asset Management

Google (GOOG) had one of the largest ever one day gains in terms of market value increasing by $65 billion last Friday. The GOOG co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin made more than $4 billion each on Friday. TGIF drinks are on them! The rise was nearly as much as their $70 billion cash balance making GOOG the second largest company in the world behind Apple. Youtube and the new CFO's focus on cost deserve credit for the rise. Watch time on Youtube is up 60% year on year the fastest growth in two years. Mobile watch time has more than doubled from a year ago with the average user spending more than 40 minutes per session. The CEO Larry Page is famous for conducting the toothbrush test for investing. Any investment has to be meaningful enough to be used once or twice a day like a toothbrush. Youtube passes this test with over a billion users I have to keep reminding myself that its still only 10 years old. Find out more about Google and Youtube at (VIEW LINK)

Jason Sedawie
Jason Sedawie
Executive Director
Decisive Asset Management

Jason has a background in investment management, accounting and online retail. Together these three perspectives give Jason a unique view on investment trends in global markets.


No areas of expertise

I would like to

Only to be used for sending genuine email enquiries to the Contributor. Livewire Markets Pty Ltd reserves its right to take any legal or other appropriate action in relation to misuse of this service.

Personal Information Collection Statement
Your personal information will be passed to the Contributor and/or its authorised service provider to assist the Contributor to contact you about your investment enquiry. They are required not to use your information for any other purpose. Our privacy policy explains how we store personal information and how you may access, correct or complain about the handling of personal information.


Please sign in to comment on this wire.