Alert: High-Flying New Investment Sector

On a recent afternoon, about 100 miles north of San Francisco, a small object could be seen flying above a crystal clear lake. But it wasn’t a bird or a plane. It was a bit more unusual than that: It was a flying car! As The New York Times reported,…

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Get Paid To Eat at Your Favorite Restaurant

Last Saturday night, I went out with old friends to a classic downtown restaurant called Alta. Alta specializes in Spanish “tapas”—small plates that are meant to be shared. As always, Alta was packed, and over a few pitchers of sangria we started fantasizing about how amazing it would be to…

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Don't Fall for This Wall Street Scam

We’re going to play a game today… It’s based on the TV game show, Let’s Make a Deal. I’ll present you with a deal, and you decide if you’ll take it. Ready? OK, here’s the deal: Send me $10,000, and over the next few years, I’ll invest it for you.…

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Tags: Mutual Funds Retirement

Better Than Bitcoin: 251% Profits in a Month

Last month, I published an article about bitcoin… In particular, I explained that bitcoin had just reached an important milestone: For the first time in its history, it had become more valuable than gold. But in that same article, I told you how you might be able to cash in…

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Tags: Bitcoin

How the Ultra-Rich Make 1,000% Returns

In the early 2000s, The Oakland A’s baseball team did something unexpected: It started winning. The reason for its success? It used computer models to build the right team. No more scouting for talent based on intuition. No more bias against pitchers who threw funny or looked funny. And no more favoring overpaid…

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Tags: Alternative Investments

A Dead Simple Solution for a Better Retirement

In our articles last week, Wayne and I opened up a big can of worms: The retirement crisis. As we showed you, the average retiree has next to nothing saved for retirement... And nearly half of all Americans have nothing saved at all. But now that we’ve identified the problem, it’s time…

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Tags: Retirement

Is Bitcoin Gold 2.0?

Last Friday marked a major milestone for bitcoin investors. Not only did the digital currency reach an all-time high of $1,293 (a 313% increase in just 12 months)... But for the first time ever, bitcoin became more valuable than one of the most stable and valuable commodities in the world:…

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Tags: Bitcoin

The Next Harley Davidson?

James Dean had one. So did Peter Fonda in “Easy Rider.” And so do all the Hells Angels today I'm referring, of course, to the coolest thing on two wheels: Motorcycles.  But now an innovative start-up is creating a new kind of motorcycle— And as you’re about to learn, you…

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Tags: Valuation

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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Tags: CB Insights

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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Tags: Marijuana Pot Stocks