Mid January 2022 Portfolio Update

Hi everyone, I did a mid-month video portfolio update at this link here. The start of the year has been tumultuous to say the least, but I have mostly not changed the composition of my portfolio much (with one exception in CRWD). In the video, I discuss the position change, what I hold and why at a general level, investor psychology and strategy, and more.

December 2021 Portfolio Review

Welcome to my thirteenth publicly written portfolio update (and 7th on ExponentialDave.com). My portfolio is up 320% as of writing on 12/31/2021 from when I started tracking my results in January of 2020. This means that, $100 invested in the ExponentialDave portfolio on January 1, 2020 would now be worth $420, which is more than a quadruple (4x). Meanwhile my benchmark, WCLD, is “only” up 99% since January of 2020, and the S&P 500 is up 47% since January 2020. For the period from January 1st, 2021 through 12/31/2021, my portfolio is up 30%, meanwhile WCLD is down 2%, and the S&P 500 is up 29%.

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September 2021 Portfolio Analysis

Welcome to my tenth publicly written portfolio update (and 4th on ExponentialDave.com). My portfolio is up 445% as of writing on 9/19/2021 from when I started tracking my results in January of 2020. This means that, $100 invested in the ExponentialDave portfolio on January 1, 2020 would now be worth $545, which is more than a quintuple (5x). Meanwhile my benchmark, WCLD, is “only” up 135% since January of 2020, and the S&P 500 is only up 37%. For the year 2021 through 9/19/2021, my portfolio is up 68%, meanwhile WCLD is up 17%, and the S&P 500 is up 20%.

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June 2021 Portfolio Analysis

Welcome to my first portfolio update on ExponentialDave.com! This is my seventh publicly written portfolio update in total. My portfolio is up 247% as of writing on 6/15/2021 from when I started tracking my results in January of 2020. Meanwhile my benchmark, WCLD, is “only” up 90% since January of 2020. For the year 2021 until 6/15/2021, my portfolio is up 7% year to date, meanwhile WCLD is down 0.5%.

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Hypergrowth Continues in Snowflake’s Q1 2021

Years ago, I used to wish that Amazon would spin off AWS, or Microsoft would spin off Azure, allowing me to invest in their cloud services without also having to invest in all the other low margin things Microsoft and Amazon do. But last year, something better came along. That something is Snowflake, a leader and pioneer of the “data cloud”. Snowflake hit a big milestone in this quarter of processing more than 1 billion queries in a single day!

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