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A Special Deal for You

I’ve got good news and bad news. The bad news is that we are shutting down Strategic Technology Alert. This was a difficult decision, but the tech and biotech sectors simply aren’t as strong since Janet Yellen declared them “overvalued” in June. And with the rest of the world falling deeper down the recessionary rabbit [...]

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We Don’t Have a Capitalist System

You’d think that repaving two 15-foot wide alleys in a residential neighborhood would be cheap and easy. Not in Portland, Oregon. Last summer, a few homeowners approached the city about repaving their alleyways. The job was simple. It was basic cosmetic work. When they approached one private contractor, they received a bid of $54,600 for [...]

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Don’t Sweat the Sell-Off

The market is getting hammered. And tech stocks are taking a hit. Although I don’t expect this to last, we’d be wise to make some changes to our portfolio. More Gains In Store for This Triple-Digit Winner Our call on Microsoft (MSFT150117C00039000) is still trading at a healthy level, so let’s keep riding it. I [...]

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One Chart That’ll Help You Profit From the Market’s Natural Cycle

I remember my first fall in Oregon. The leaves were bright orange and red, and they were falling everywhere. The weather was cool and crisp. And there always seemed to be a strong breeze blowing. I remember it so vividly, because it was the first time I’d really experienced fall. Before that, I’d spent most [...]

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The Rise of the Social Innovator

In the United States, we hold certain values very closely. Driven by the ideal of our American dream, we romanticize the attainment of wealth. And as a result we sometimes pay too little attention to how that wealth was earned. But that can be a problem. Despite the belief that anyone with the desire can [...]

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