Michael Kolovos

12 Added | 4 Magazines | 3 Likes | @MichaelKolo2016 | Keep up with Michael Kolovos on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael Kolovos”

How Charlie Munger Turned a Single $1,000 Into $100,000 a Year

Charlie Munger and Warren Buffett are the single-greatest source of incredible investing anecdotes. From a small California-based chocolate company to an Illinois bank, and a small farm located somewhere in between, it seems that all these two have touched turned to gold.<p>At a recent <b>Daily Journal</b> …

POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

On the Republican side, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is coming off an impressive win in last Monday's Iowa caucuses. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) also finished in an impressively strong third place.<p>But New Hampshire is much friendlier territory for real-estate magnate Donald Trump, who heads into the …

Government

Why My Fellow LGBTQ Iowans Should Caucus for Gov. Martin O'Malley

Last Sunday, the three Democratic candidates took the stage and debated everything between Wall Street reform, foreign policy and guns. But one issue that has gone unmentioned at each of the debates, political TV ads, and presidential stump speeches is that of homelessness, specifically child …

‘You will never walk an inch in our shoes’: Teenage transgender siblings react to article about them

Thomas and Nyr Medina-Castrejon are best friends, brother and sister. They share many things — an interest in computers, a penchant for languages, a fondness for animals — but only one makes them an “anomaly.”<p>Seventeen-year-old Thomas and 13-year-old Nyr are both transgender.<p>The siblings’ story was …

LGBTQI

World Still 3 Minutes Away From Destruction, Doomsday Clock Says

The Doomsday Clock remains at three minutes to midnight, the closest to the brink of global destruction since the height of the Cold War, …

Climate Change

Ted Cruz Assures Voters He Will Address ‘Crisis’ Of Gay Marriage

KEOSAUQUA, IOWA — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz ended a seven-stop tour of Iowa on Tuesday with extended comments against marriage …

Warren Buffett's Stock Berkshire Hathaway Is Almost In a Bear Market

In the past, Warren Buffett has predicted that his performance is likely to be better, relative to everyone else, in bear markets than in bull ones. …

Investing

I have had it with naive Bernie Sanders idealists

Take a lesson from Paul Krugman: We don’t have political revolutions. This is a democracy of incremental change<p>Jedediah Purdy, a professor at Duke Law School and occasional contributor to the Huffington Post, takes issue with liberal economist Paul Krugman's assessment of the Bernie Sanders …

Middle-class

Terrifying: There's a Search Engine to Browse Vulnerable Webcams

Here's how to (at least try to) protect yourself.<p>Shodan, a search engine for the Internet of Things — the network made up of Internet-connected devices — has a section that allows users to browse vulnerable webcams. Yikes.<p>According to <i>Ars Technica</i>, the feed features things like marijuana growing …

Bernie Sanders’s Real Beef With the LGBT ‘Establishment’

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are locked in a heated argument about who’s been better on gay rights—but neither has been as forward-thinking as …

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Investing