July 26, 2017 2:45 pm

How to Invest in Smart Home Technology

Smart Home Technology

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve discussed the promises and perils of the Smart Home, as well as why this segment is on the cusp of breaking into the mainstream. Naturally, it’s time to ask: “How can I profit from this?” Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer.  Ideally, there would be one or two tickers predicted […]

6 Reasons to Invest in Africa

Invest in Africa

The conversation about Africa is shifting from one of “deficits” and “gaps” to one about opportunities, prospects, ventures and creativity. That’s not news to companies that have paid close attention to the continent and invested there. The fast growing youth populations, the urbanization expected to drive over 50% of Africans to cities by 2050, and […]

Anthony Scaramucci: We Are ‘Under Assault’

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Some of the most famous minds in investing convened here this week for an annual celebration of the hedge-fund industry. But, feeling the weight of years of under performance and an uptick in client defections, the mood was anything but festive. Longtime hedge-fund manager Leon Cooperman openly questioned whether it made sense to continue on […]

12 Tips for Investing in Cambodia

Investing in Cambodia

Cambodia is a rapidly developing market, and many investors with lower budgets and higher risk appetites are looking closely at this country to make their next pot of gold. Here are some things to take note of before you invest in the Kingdom. Tip 1: Foreigners should look at condos The Cambodian State Constitution prohibits […]

High-Risk, High-Reward World of Investing in Startups

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Both you and your grandma can invest in startups from her living room starting Monday, May 16. That’s thanks to a rule change in the way crowdfunding works that, after years of wrangling, will finally go into effect. The new rule “should open a whole new market for investment capital for very small businesses and […]

6 Safer Funds to Buy, Low-Risk Investments

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According to Lipper, stock funds that are based in the U.S. saw the biggest weekly outflow since early January in the week ending May 4. Dismal corporate earnings were blamed. However, funds that are deemed safer than their stock counterparts attracted significant investor attention during the same timeframe. Investment-grade bond and Treasury funds saw healthy […]

How To Invest In Mexico

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Looking at the country through an economist’s lens, Mexico’s economy can be described as mostly predictable and rarely volatile. However, the same cannot be said of Mexico’s stock and bond markets and currency. Given strong links to the United States’ economy, Mexico’s macroeconomic variables tend to move broadly in conjunction with the ups and downs […]

The Rise of the RoboInvestors

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Many argue that investing in the stock market is still the best way to get ahead of inflation and increase wealth in the long term. It is widely accepted that you can expect a 7% return from the stock market in the long term. However, this 7% return does not apply if you are only […]

Money, now also growing on trees

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You’ve read the heading correctly, but it’s not as simple as you would hope. Ever since the financial crisis people have been trying to diversify their investments and think a little outside of the traditional stocks and bonds. This opened the doors to the world of timber, however this isn’t an investment just anyone can […]

The Driving Forces Behind the Recent Slide In the Stock Market

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The past couple of days have been especially hard on market investors. On Wednesday, June 11th alone, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which averages out 30 of the most influential stocks on the exchange, lost over 100 points, one of the most significant falls this year. So what happened? Earlier this week we saw four […]

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