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5 keys to a trader’s survival, in one handwritten note

This year has been at times a stomach-in-mouth ride for those navigating the trading pits.<p>This week is no exception: U.S. stocks DJIA, +0.39% SPX, …

The app that lets you trade stocks without paying any fees just fixed a big thing it was missing

On Tuesday, Robinhood is rolling out Robinhood Instant, a free upgrade that makes trading with the app faster.<p>Robinhood Instant introduces two crucial features.<p>The first is immediate access to funds, which means you can instantly reinvest any money you make. You used to have to wait three days …

3 Pitches That Will Have Investors Begging You to Take Their Money | Inc.com

Phin Barnes recalls how, when his VC firm First Round Capital was deciding whether to back the meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron, founder Matt Salzberg's eyes lit up as he nerded out on logistics details. When Greycroft Partners led a $30 million round for Thrive Market, an online …

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Is this woman the next Elon Musk?

Mark Cuban calls it a “zillion-dollar idea.” He invested without ever seeing a prototype. Marc Andreessen, Shawn Fanning, and Tony Hsieh invested …

BitGold Disrupts Financial Services

From left: Josh Crumb and Roy Sebag, Bitgold Inc.’s co-founders. Photo source: Bitgold blog<p>“There’s something happening here<br>What it is ain’t exactly …

Anatomy Of A Market Crash: What To Look For

<i>This content is reworked from an Instablog entry I originally made in August of 2014. Due to requests from my readers I have decided to update it and</i> …

I Tried Online Investing Site FutureAdvisor, And This Is What It's Like

Called robo-advisors, these companies take several different approaches to help simplify investing. One of these companies is called FutureAdvisor.<p>In this review, we'll look at how FutureAdvisor works, how much it costs, and how it can help you become a better investor.<p>Headquartered in San …

The World's Youngest Oil Tycoon Just Lost His Billionaire Ranking

The recent drop in oil prices has already dragged him back down to the ranks of the multi-millionaires, Bloomberg reported.<p>Sheffield grew up in Texas in an oil family. His father worked for Parker & Parsley Petroleum and later for Pioneer Natural Resources.<p>But, according to Bloomberg, young Bryan …

48 members of Congress (or their families) are Apple investors

Here’s a nifty piece of research from MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization based in Berkeley, Calif.<p>Drawing from the personal financial …

365 Ways To Get Rich

<b>From the Forbes 2014 Investment Guide, wealth building tips to last you through the year. (For more detailed advice, click on the link in each tip.)</b><p>#1<br>Sir John Templeton: “Invest at the point of maximum pessimism.”<p>#2<br>Don’t mistake a low P/E ratio for a value stock.<p>#3 <br>Benjamin Graham: “Patience is the …

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In my last post (“A New Approach To Portfolio Construction“), I showed a couple examples of Portfolio Armor‘s new portfolio construction tool in …

Why Apple Is So Despised

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- In some circles, Apple (AAPL) is roundly despised. Is it because the company makes poor products? Clearly that's not so. Is …

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Five Stocks That Make Wall Street Look Silly

I used to think Weathermen were the only people that got paid really well for being wrong — then I learned how Wall Street predicts quarterly earnings numbers…and how often they come up way short.<p>Part of the problem is a misalignment of incentives, the primary motivation of a sell side analyst is …

7 Steps To 40% Annual Returns on Stocks

PSW AC Conf: For those who may be on the bubble, I attended my first PSW LV in November. It was a real eye-opener. What I accomplished in a couple of …

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

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Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He Quits

This is a bummer. Minack's work was lucid and helpful.<p>But as a parting gift to clients, Minack wrote a two-page farewell note that contains the best investment advice you will likely ever receive.<p>What is this investment advice?<p><b>Don't try to pick stocks</b>• <b><br>Don't try to time the market</b>• <b><br>Just invest in a</b> …