The Best Stock Trade I Ever Made

I fell in love with the stock market when I was in college. I became president of my university’s investment club and also decided to start investing the small amount of money I had personally. One stock I analyzed had a solid business with great numbers.  Its dividend was high but well covered by earnings Read more about The Best Stock Trade I Ever Made[…]

Vanderbilt and the Greatest Corner Never Told

“He was to finance what Shakespeare was to poetry and Michelangelo to art.” Financier and Statesman Russell Sage said these words of Cornelius Vanderbilt after the Commodore laid his enemies low with a brilliant double corner of Harlem and Hudson Rail stocks.  The ploy not only made him a small fortune, but also control of Read more about Vanderbilt and the Greatest Corner Never Told[…]

What’s Wrong With Warren Buffett?

What’s Wrong with Warren Buffett? Its that time of year again when the CEO of Berkshire Hathaway releases his famous letter to shareholders.  It always comes out to great fanfare, as most of the investment world holds him up on a pedestal.  He is unique in that he is not only considered the greatest investor Read more about What’s Wrong With Warren Buffett?[…]

The Most Important … Man For All Markets

The Most Important …. Man for All Markets Top lessons from two of the greatest investment minds of our time.   This summer’s investment curriculum included two books which I was very excited to read. The Most Important Thing by Howard Marks   And A Man For All Markets by Edward Thorp   To start Read more about The Most Important … Man For All Markets[…]

How to Become a Great Investor – The First Six Tentacles of the Kraken

The Kraken’s power comes from its vast size and ability to wrap multiple tentacles around its prey.  At the height of its strength it can drag the biggest ships under the ocean and devour them.  As the Kraken grows, its reach expands into every corner of the ocean.  This is how I view my investing Read more about How to Become a Great Investor – The First Six Tentacles of the Kraken[…]

Dealing in Cryptocurrency – the Professional Investor’s Take

Cryptocurrency is the hot new thing.  It seems that everyone these days is catching the crypto-bug.   Whether Bitcoin or Ether, or any of the hundreds of other digital currency offshoots, here is the rundown of what you need to know from a professional investor’s perspective. In my job of managing money for a living I Read more about Dealing in Cryptocurrency – the Professional Investor’s Take[…]

The Most Ice-Cold Investor You Have Never Heard of

He is one of the most powerful investors in the world, at the head of the world’s largest pool of investment capital, and chances are you have never heard of him. Most people know who Warren Buffett is.  If you are really into investments you have heard of some of the other influential players like Read more about The Most Ice-Cold Investor You Have Never Heard of[…]