Investing Ideas Articles

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 Ethereum

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 Food & Beverage Start-Ups

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 Marijuana Investing

Our Upcoming Battle with China

China is killing us. In 1990, it produced less than 3% of the world’s manufacturing output. By 2015, that number had increased to nearly 25%. Today it produces about 90% of the world’s computers, 70% of its mobile phones, and 63% of its shoes. But now the Chinese government is…

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Tags: China Robots

Trump-care 2.0

If President Trump follows through on his promises, the Affordable Care Act could disappear in 2017. For some, this will be a welcomed change. Between soaring premiums and high deductibles, many believe that “Obamacare” is deeply flawed. For others, however, Obamacare has been a godsend. Under the program, 22 million…

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Tags: Technology Donald Trump

Profit From a Pro Sports Team (without gambling)

When you think about who makes the big bucks from professional sports, two groups of people come to mind: The players and, of course, the gamblers. But as it turns out, a third group makes more money than both of them: The owners of professional sports teams. Can you imagine…

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While U.S. Companies Fall Apart, Here’s What I Do...

America’s largest companies are facing an epic crisis. It’s been taking shape for 20 years. But now things are reaching a boiling point. If left unchecked, this crisis could completely ravage the face of American industry... Wipe out billions of dollars in market value... And cost thousands of U.S. workers…

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My #1 Secret To IPO Profits

2017 is shaping up to be a big year for technology IPOs. You may have heard about potential IPOs for Snapchat, Spotify and Uber, and now dozens of other start-ups have become IPO contenders, too. It might be tempting to invest in these IPOs, but should you? You might not…

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