How to "Text" Your Way to a Profitable 2018

I’m writing to you today from a sunny balcony overlooking Miami Beach. I’m here for a few days to escape a cold and dreary New York City. It’s been a busy morning: Equipped with my iPhone and a handful of apps like Coinbase, E-Trade, and Venmo, I’ve already made two…

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Riding the "Crypto-Coaster"

It’s been a volatile couple of weeks for the market... After reaching a new high of 26,670, the Dow dropped by more than 4,000 points. But the volatility in stocks pales in comparison to the action in cryptos: For example, after soaring to about $20,000 in December, Bitcoin recently crashed…

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Tags: Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies

Get Paid To Drink Beer

A few months ago, I went to a wedding in Portland, Oregon. Portland is famous for its craft beers, so after the rehearsal dinner, a bunch of us headed out to a bar called Bailey’s Taproom to sample the goods. My buddy Henry ordered a Nitro Orange Cream Ale. Pete went…

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Tags: Beer

Live the Lifestyle of the Rich & Famous

Back in the 1980s, there was a TV show called Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous. Every week, the show’s host, Robin Leach, would take viewers behind the scenes and reveal the extravagant lifestyles of the world’s wealthiest creatures. Then, at the end of each episode, Leach would wish viewers…

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Could this Start-up Cure Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer’s is a terrifying disease. Not only can it lead to memory loss and dementia, but in the U.S., it’s the sixth-leading cause of death. But now a new biotech start-up has possibly uncovered a cure. For those struggling with the disease, this start-up could provide a life-saving solution… And…

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Prediction: 2018's Hottest Investment

If you’re a longtime Crowdability reader, then you know that today’s article is part of a long-running tradition… At the beginning of each year, Matt and I aim to identify the three sectors that will have the most profit potential over the next 12 months. Throughout the year, we’ll update…

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Tags: Cryptocurrencies

The Hottest Market for M&A in 2018?

When I was growing up, my mom would wake up early to brew a big pot of coffee. She used an old-school, stove-top percolator — one of the big ones that could make about five or six cups of coffee. But here’s the thing: Because she and my dad were…

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My "Hair of the Dog" Profit Strategy

Monday was a “hair of the dog” kind of day. It was the first day of 2018, and my wife and I had been out late the night before drinking whiskey and champagne. “Hair of the dog” refers to having a drink or two to lessen the effects of a…

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