95% Cash!?

I couldn’t believe my ears... I’d been enjoying a pre-flight cocktail at the George Bush Airport in Houston, casually chatting with some folks at the bar. Most of them were well-dressed professionals in their late 50s. Soon, the topic of the stock market came up—and as they told me, they…

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Three "Smart Money" Investments

Historically, venture investors have focused on one primary sector: Technology. Sure, what it means to “invest in tech” has changed over time… In the 60s, for example, it meant backing the makers of silicon chips, whereas today it might mean backing drone start-ups, or artificial intelligence companies… But tech is…

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Warning: Could This Be Your Next Medical Emergency?

Uber’s Latest Initiative: Flying Cars Mark Moore, an aircraft engineer who spent the last 30 years at NASA, just joined Uber. His new initiative is called Uber Elevate. Will it fly? » Russian Hackers Cheat Slot Machines—and Casinos Have No Fix In June 2014, the Lumiere Place Casino in St.…

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Marijuana Goes Mainstream

Last week, I received an e-mail from the Chief Market Strategist at Convergex, one of the most well-respected financial technology firms in the country. The topic of the e-mail? Marijuana Investments. Matt and I have been writing about this trend for a while now... However, when a firm like this…

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IPO Conspiracy Revealed...

Fortune just dropped a bombshell: The pending IPO of SnapChat—one of the most anticipated tech IPOs since Facebook—might be a hoax. You can’t make this stuff up. As Fortune reported on Monday, it’s become aware of a “conspiracy theory” that Snap’s massive IPO is just a ploy. But a ploy…

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Tags: Snapchat End Of The Stock Market

Billionaire's Doomsday Prophecy...

This App Is Better Than Your Dermatologist Researchers at Stanford University have created a technology that can tell if your rash is a cancer concern, or a harmless pimple—and it can do it just as well as a human doctor » The End of Crappy Wi-Fi Is Near Everybody hates…

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Our Upcoming Battle with China

China is killing us. In 1990, it produced less than 3% of the world’s manufacturing output. By 2015, that number had increased to nearly 25%. Today it produces about 90% of the world’s computers, 70% of its mobile phones, and 63% of its shoes. But now the Chinese government is…

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[Video] Your Worst Nightmare: Glass Bullets

Mexico Explores Buying Twitter and Shutting It Down There’s a strange idea circulating among Mexican currency traders. Instead of spending serious money to defend the peso against anti-Mexico tweets, Mexico should just buy Twitter and shut it down » Cost of Raising a Kid Hits $233,610 And that’s just the…

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