Don’t Sweat Trade Talks

Markets have gone up, down, and sideways this year as trade talks between China and the United States take place. Unfortunately, as investors, the way these talks are conducted and the outcome of said talks are far from our control. What investors can do is focus on...

Should Investors Hail Uber on IPO Day?

The Uber IPO is breaking records. In addition to being one of the largest IPO’s of all time and the largest US based company to go public since Facebook it also records the largest annual loss of any company to go public. In 2018 Uber lost $1.8 billion on $11.3...

Sports Betting, Casinos, and Ways to Own the House

In the wake of a landmark US Supreme Court decision in May of last year, states have moved to legalize sports betting. So far: New Jersey, Delaware, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island legalized sports betting in their states (it was already legal in Nevada)...

Play Video Games? Why Not Own the Company?

The Entertainment Software Association reports 60% of Americans play video games every day. Millennials are the largest segment of gamers at 29% followed closely by Gen Z at 27%. The ESA also reports that video game sales grew from $10 billion in 2009 to $24.5 billion...

How to get in on the Cannabis Craze

Results of a Gallup survey that were released last summer reported that one in four young adults ages 18-29 use marijuana. A different Gallup poll reported last fall that two in three Americans now support the legalization of marijuana, the highest on record....

FAANG

The acronym FAANG has been a buzz word for investors as of late. FAANG was conceived by Jim Cramer to illustrate how a hand full of large tech companies have driven the stock market higher. It is no coincidence these companies offer products and services used mainly...