Entrepreneur Magazine just recently posted their list of Franchises for under 50K catergorized by industry. Take a look HERE.
Facebook suffered its biggest one day drop this week since its inception on Friday. Pretty interesting article from Market Watch. Facebook is basically half of what it IPO’d at ($38), with some saying it could go as low at $10/share. Article Link below. Market Watch – Is 20 The Floor for Facebook
Really great article below from Forbes which details how Nor Cal DJ Steve Streit basically invented the prepaid credit card business. Streit started the business 10 years ago and his 14% ownership of the company is now valued at close to $270 million (in 2003 Sequoia Capital invested 6 million and now holds 35% of […]
With stocks plummeting due to the AA+ rating, there are a lot of tasty cheap stocks out there. I am personally tracking WFC, BP, AFL and to a lesser extent ECA and JMBA. With many undervalued stocks, I wanted to see which investors (including Buffett) would be most likely to capitalize on this current market […]
Guest Lecture at Yale by Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone. This video is over 1 hour in length but very informational, and Stephen describes some of his previous experiences in the Private Equity business (as well as the basic principles of leverage). Stephen’s net worth is approximately $4 billion.
Massively profitable gaming company Blizzard Entertainment just recently purchased IGN Sports league in a move that signals the increasing popularity and influence of E-Sports & Competitive Gaming events. I have also posted an great video below. Some more facts on the rise of competitive gaming from Venture Beat and Forbes HERE and HERE
A stock I have been following for a while, simply because of the HUGE dividend (32%) is YPF, the large Argentinean energy company. YPF has a very interesting back story, as the government of Argentina recently took over the company. The Argentinean government is basically demanding YPF to use its earnings to develop the country […]
In my opinion this video below is the best episode of Millionaire Inside simply because the producers managed to wrangle some of the best entrepreneurs and personal finance authors around. Each guest speaker speaks about their background, personal story, and means for inspiration behind their immense wealth and success. Featured speakers: -Keith Ferrazzi (author of […]