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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Invest Like a Gambler

Any gamblers in the house? Here’s an interesting fact for you: The odds of consistently winning at poker are about 5% to 10% -- that’s similar to the odds angel investors face when trying to pick winning start-ups. Amazingly, despite the odds, an elite group of poker players consistently manages…

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Tags: Investing Start-up Investing