So you want fame and fortune, right? What about fortune without the fame? Would that satisfy your insatiable lust? Rather than obsessing over what you don't have, study your predecessors. To that end, you're gonna learn about somebody that obtained fortune without fame. It will provide a lasting... Read More
Taxes are tangled web. So tangled, Will Rogers once quipped, "The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets."
For the investor, taxes represent a real threat to wealth and a cost that must absolutely be controlled. And the only way to do... Read More
Fragility in nature is a dangerous characteristic. Dinosaurs, for example, were large and powerful, but they still died off. Why? While there's no shortage of theories about what led to their extinction, we do know the dinosaur's inability to adapt and survive major shocks was a contributing... Read More
If you thought Elon Musk (or as we like to call him in these quarters "Elon da Vinci") was a dead man walking, you were wrong. Like Wile E. Coyote in the Road Runner cartoon, Musk can fall a thousand times off a thousand cliffs and never die.
After Tweeting that Tesla (TSLA) had funding to... Read More
Speculation in financial markets carries a hugely negative connotation. For the broader economy, speculation, especially by Wall Street's heavy hitters that control trillions of dollars in leveraged contracts, poses systemic threats. For the individual investor, speculation poses the risk of... Read More