"Boring" Investments Deliver Big Gains

We often write about exciting technologies... About companies that can change the world: Robotic exoskeletons, 4D Printing, drones – ideas that get the heart pumping. But the fact is, you don’t need to invest in “cutting edge” technologies to earn big returns in the private stock market. Sometimes, “boring” companies…

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100 Pre-IPO Investments, 1 Click

Wayne recently shared a great real-world story… It was about private investors trouncing public investors on the same investment: Investors who bought shares of ReWalk Robotics (NASDAQ: RWLK) at the IPO made 116%. But investors who got in before the IPO made 381%. In another story that might sound familiar, public investors in Facebook lost money…

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New Oil & Gas Deal: 920% Returns?

Investment opportunities in crowdfunding are rapidly evolving: Initially, we showed you how to invest in start-ups for capital appreciation. Then we showed you how to invest in Real Estate and “Peer-to-Peer” loans to earn yield. Today we’re going to show you a new type of crowdfunded opportunity: Crowdfunded Oil & Gas Projects. The specific deal we’ll share today…

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The Dawn of Publicly Traded Startups

Editor's Note: We had an overwhelming response to last week’s interview with Lou Basenese, where we discussed a type of start-up that’s publicly traded. So we called Lou, the founder of Disruptive Tech Research, and asked him to put together a few more articles for you. Here’s the first one. Enjoy. Last week, I…

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This Tiny Company Could Ruin Apple’s Week

It was the media event of the year... Apple (AAPL) executives took to the stage yesterday to make two major announcements: The first was the launch of the new iPhone: the iPhone 6. It’s a beautiful device -- and, yes, it’s likely to be a great success. But what had…

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Earn $3,079 a Month in Easy Income

I spent Labor Day in the Finger Lakes region of New York, visiting my sister. But while we were relaxing in the sun – drinking local Riesling and feasting on fat, ripe tomatoes from her garden – my money was hard at work. In particular, one of my crowdfunded investments…

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Invest in the Next Vitamin Water

Inc. calls it “One of the smartest, most disruptive startups.” The New York Times says it’s a “Welcome change to the status quo.” A few years ago, a similar start-up was acquired for $4.1 billion, making its early investors insanely wealthy. And just last week, a company in the same sector was…

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