Investing Ideas Articles

We've Been Waiting YEARS for This Signal

“You can’t produce a baby in one month by getting nine women pregnant.” That quote, one of my favorites from Warren Buffett, reveals a key piece of investment wisdom: You can’t force a good investment into being; you need to have patience. The best investments, just like a baby, take…

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Tags: Virtual Reality

My Wife's Trick to Earn 15% a Year

Last Saturday night, my wife—well, future wife—and I invited friends over for a dinner party. If I’d been in charge, shopping would have taken hours… I like to traverse our Manhattan neighborhood and gather my favorite items from a dozen different spots: Citarella for its Wild Stone crab claws, Zabar’s…

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Tags: Real Estate Crowdfunding

Collect 11.3% in Safe Bear Market Income

Last August, as the market was tanking, we introduced you to an unconventional investment idea. As we explained, it let you earn double-digit yields… regardless of what the market was doing. This investment was from a new website called FundThatFlip. FundThatFlip is a crowdfunding platform. It provides financing to “house…

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Tags: Income Real Estate

How $780 Could Turn Into $500 Million

“$780?” I asked. “You’re kidding me, right?” I was in the underground garage next to our apartment, asking about rates for monthly parking. After the second-biggest snowstorm in New York City’s history, our car needed some shelter. The attendant shrugged, turned up the volume on his radio, and shuffled the…

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Tags: Wefunder

A surprising breakthrough (and an endless supply of profits)

This breakthrough is turning out to be even bigger than we’d thought. In 2014, we started telling our readers about it: We predicted it would disrupt everything from entertainment to education. But as we’ve recently discovered, not only is it already changing how we relax and learn—it’s also saving lives.…

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Tags: Virtual Reality

Your Bear-Market Protection Policy

Remember the market collapse of 2000? Triggered by the popping of the dot-com bubble, the market took years to recover. Many financial professionals believe we’re in a similar bubble today. And with the market down more than 5% this year already, some of them are concerned about a new crash—and…

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Tags: Crowdfunding For Yield

2016 Forecast: Growth Sectors

Right around this time last year, we issued our forecasts for 2015— We offered you our perspective on which sectors and investment themes would be important for the coming year. Today, we’ll review our predictions and see how they panned out... And then we’ll tell you where you should focus…

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Tags: Private Equity Pot Stocks