Protect Yourself From Cocky Founders

The numbers are clear: 3 out of 4 start-ups fail. For the founders of these companies, that means years of working around the clock, endless uphill battles, low or no pay... And at the end of the road, 75% of them will have nothing to show for it. It makes you…

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Tags: Diversification

76 Gruesome Confessions

Just before 11 p.m. on a recent Sunday evening, we were alerted to the presence of a gruesome set of written confessions. We quickly inspected them, but found no revelations of adultery, theft, or murder. No--their subject matter was of a far more unusual type: They were confessions of failure… More…

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Tags: CB Insights

Why Kids Are The Best Investors

Peter Lynch was a rock star of a stock picker. During his 13 years at the helm of Fidelity’s Magellan Fund, he racked up 29% annual returns. To put that in perspective, a $50k investment would have grown to $1.4 million. How did he accomplish this feat… and how can you…

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Tags: Peter Lynch Oculus

One Simple Way to Find Great Trading Ideas

Everyone has their own way of finding new trading opportunities. Some folks swear by technical analysis. Others trade on news or upcoming corporate actions. We, on the other hand, are big fans of using our research into early-stage tech companies to guide our public stock market trades. And it looks…

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Tags: Uber Private Alpha

Get Paid To Go On Vacation

I’m writing this from a white-washed island in Greece called Folegandros. Yes, it’s summertime… And I’m honoring the age-old investor tradition of “Sell in May, go away.” Typically, I can’t get paid to travel like this… But thanks to a new crowdfunding opportunity, now I can. And so can you.…

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