Investment

Hela February 15, 2019

Real estate professionals — and flippers in particular — spend a great deal of time analyzing the markets, but the only thing we really need to know is which way is it heading. There’s a way to make money in any market, any economy, if you are paying attention and trusting the plan. I want […]

Hela February 15, 2019

If you’re like most people, you’re wondering one thing right now: can stocks keep soaring following December’s nosedive—even after spiking 8% in January? The answer? Absolutely. To get at why I’m so sure, we’ll first go a couple steps further than headline-driven “first-level” investors do. Then I’ll give you a way you could double (or […]

Hela February 15, 2019

Isaiah Wynn, taken No. 23 overall in the 2018 NFL draft, saw his rookie season with the New England Patriots end before it began. (Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)GETTY What was supposed to be Isaiah Wynn’s rookie year ended on a Thursday night in August. It ended on his ninth preseason […]

Hela February 15, 2019

As a faithful reader of auto enthusiast blogs and magazines, I was amused Tuesday to read speculation that GM and Tesla would be collaborating on an electric pickup truck.  That story seemed to dissipate in the afternoon, though, as a much more reliable source, Reuters, reported that Amazon and GM were considering an investment in battery-electric vehicle (BEV) startup Rivian, […]

Hela February 15, 2019

I read that individuals seeking investment alternatives are turning more and more to collectibles and other tangible, portable assets.  This is driven by a number of financial realities such as stock market uncertainty, currency fluctuations and economic uncertainties.  Philately has a definite role in this growing investor interest and with good reason.  Stamps have a […]

Hela February 15, 2019

Two-year-old online sports-video site Overtime said it has raised $23 million in Series B funding from a group of current and new investors including prominent venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, New York sports-media company MSG Networks Inc. and NBA stars Victor Oladipo, Carmelo Anthony and Baron Davis. Spark Capital General Partner Bijan Sabet led the funding round. Sabet’s previous early investments include Twitter, […]

Hela February 12, 2019

India is now the world’s fastest growing major economy. This is worth celebrating although there is a long road to catch up. In nominal terms, the US economy is still seven times as large as India’s. China’s GDP was 140% larger than India’s in 1998. Twenty years later, its faster growth rates have ensured that […]

Hela February 12, 2019

Facebook says it is investing $300 million over the next three years in local news programmes, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go toward reporting grants for local newsrooms, expanding Facebook’s programme to help local newsrooms with subscription business models and investing in nonprofits aimed at supporting local news. The move comes at a […]