Moats Series 2: How resources, restrictions and customers can be the best possible moats

In our last offering in this series, we discussed how factors like scales of operations, process advantages and location of operations can prove to be effective moats. Now we move on to next important set of factors- rare resources, stringent entry norms and customer advantages. Read on to find out how these three create formidable entry barriers for competition and ensure long term competitve advanteb for the company,

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4 False Moats That Make You Make Stupid Investment Decisions

Moat refers to the dug up water filled area that surrounded medieval forts and castles to keep the enemy at bay. In the modern economic term, the spirit of this word remains the same .An economic moat is the competitive advantage an entity has which keeps it safe from competition over a sustainable period of time. In this article we reveal four false moats that mislead investors in thinking that a company has a competitive advantage only to be proved wrong.

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