Real People, UNREAL Profits

Today I want to tell you about a remarkable group of people. These are regular men and women—just like you and me—but they’ve all done something spectacular: Each one of them went from being nearly dead broke to becoming a multi-millionaire—overnight. How’d they do it? Well, it turns out, they…

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"If You're So Rich, Why Do You Still Work?"

I crack up when I hear that question... For one thing, while I’m pretty well off, I don’t think of myself as “rich.” I’ve got a few friends who are “rich.” They’ve got 9 or 10-figures in the bank. But aside from their high net worth, they’ve got something else…

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Stock Market: Rest in Peace

I’m about to leave for my honeymoon! Next week, my bride and I are flying to Sydney, Australia, then we’ll make our way to Byron Bay and the Great Barrier Reef. Friends gave us suggestions for hotels, but we think it's more fun to rent cool apartments. To find these apartments,…

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Tags: Airbnb End Of The Stock Market

Proof – Staggering Results

Normally, the world of early-stage investing is shrouded in secrecy... The professional start-up investors known as Venture Capitalists tend to keep their investment returns a closely-guarded secret. But in a rare shift, one of the most renowned firms in Silicon Valley just made its returns public... And the results are…

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One "Commodity" You Must Own Today

Back in 2001, oil was trading at about $30 per barrel. At the time, just a single oil company (Exxon) was on the list of the world’s Top 5 Most Valuable Companies. Within a decade, however, oil shot up to $100 per barrel. All of a sudden, the Top 5…

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Tags: Mega Trend Tech Sector

Lifestyles of the Rich and Nerdy

What if you woke up tomorrow and found $10 million in your bank account? How about $100 million? How about a billion? What would you do with all that money? What’s the most outrageous thing you’d buy? Give it a think— Then you can compare it to a few over-the-top…

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Tags: Mark Zuckerberg Elon Musk

Three Paths to 30-Day Profits

Once upon a time, start-up investors had to be extremely patient: After getting in on a “ground floor” investment, they’d need to wait for years and years as the start-up morphed into a real business—the kind of business that could get acquired or go public. But recently, we’ve become aware…

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Tags: Instagram Mini IPO

Yahoo’s Loss – Your Gain!

Back in 2008, Microsoft offered to buy Yahoo for about $50 billion. Yahoo rejected the offer as being “too low.” Last week, a new deal for Yahoo came in—this time from Verizon. The deal was worth just $4.6 billion, a fraction of what Microsoft had offered. When Yahoo accepted it,…

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Tags: Uber Early-stage Investing

JP Morgan Caught Reading Crowdability

Has anyone ever “borrowed” one of your ideas and used it as their own? If I’m not mistaken, it just happened to me—and I’m thrilled. After all, isn’t imitation the sincerest form of flattery? And since it was JP Morgan doing the imitating—and since the idea it borrowed was about…

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Tags: Diversification