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The "Pork Sandwich" Investment

I’ve got a favorite new lunch spot right now. It’s called Cicci Di Carne. I first learned about it on the TV show, Chef’s Table. That’s where I saw Cicci Di Carne’s founder (Dario Cecchini, an eighth-generation Italian butcher) in action in Panzana, Italy. Dario recently opened a new spot…

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Your Choice: A $900 Per Month Tent, or a $50,000 House

I knew the world had gone mad when I saw this CNBC headline: “Live in this Silicon Valley man’s tent… for $900 a month.” The backstory here is that a man set up a tent in his parents’ backyard and listed it on Airbnb. He recognized that demand for housing…

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Make Your Fortune from Flying Cars

“We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.” Those words were written in 2011 by Peter Thiel, the billionaire co-founder of PayPal and Palantir (PLDR), and the first outside investor in Facebook. His comment was a reference to the state of early-stage investing back then — specifically, that the…

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How to Make Money in Crappy Markets

Stocks are getting crushed right now. But surprisingly, a small group of investors is making money — a lot of money. These investors aren’t shorting stocks. And they’re not trading options, either. What they’re doing is far more straightforward. Today, I’ll show you exactly what they’re doing, and I’ll give…

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Learn Spanish and Make 10x Your Money

My son just turned three and he already speaks better Spanish than I do. To be fair, he has two secret weapons. The first is the sponge-like brain of a toddler. The second is my wife — she’s a native Spanish speaker, and she only speaks Spanish to him. I’ve…

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A $166,500 Bagel?!

My brother can’t find a good bagel. In the grand scheme of things, this isn’t a threat to our civilization. But still, he’s a good kid, and he deserves a good bagel. The problem is, he used to live in New York City, home of the best bagels on earth.…

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Major Milestones for Startup Investors

We’re celebrating a major milestone this month. 12 years ago — in April 2009, to be exact — the world of startup investing was transformed. This transformation ushered in a new era of business opportunities for entrepreneurs… And new profit opportunities for investors like you. But as you’ll see today,…

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This Startup Is (Literally) Going to the Moon

This might be hard to believe… But once upon a time, America did great things. One of the greatest? When President John F. Kennedy challenged NASA to put a human on the moon in 10 years or less… and NASA delivered. But that was more than fifty years ago, and…

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Prepare Yourself for Infinite Wealth

Right before our eyes, an astonishing new sector is taking shape. In fact, it could soon become the most valuable sector in history. Before I tell you what it is, consider the size of some of America’s biggest industries: Consumer Goods, which includes all the clothes, food, and products we…

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