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3 Smart Moves Made by Celebrity Investors

What do Madonna and Warren Buffett have in common? They both make smart investments. Follow these 3 investing lessons from successful celebrity investors.

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What Do Trump Tariffs Mean for the Economy and Investors?

Recently imposed Trump tariffs are expected to negatively affect the economy. What do these tariffs mean, and how will investors be impacted?

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90 Second Lesson: What is a Hedge Fund? 

Hedge funds differ greatly from private equity funds with regard to asset class, compensation, liquidity and other factors. So, what is a hedge fund?

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What Moves the Needle on Precious Metals Spot Prices? 

Market volatility, interest rate cuts and trade tensions have pushed investors towards gold, revealing factors that drive precious metals spot prices. 

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The Ups and Downs of Residential Real Estate Investments

Residential real estate is abundant and leasing terms are straight forward, but heavy maintenance may fall on the investor. Is residential property for you?

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Don’t Get Emotional: The Reason for a Sluggish Average Investor Return

Why does the average investor return lag the S&P 500? Overconfident investor behavior and poor financial advising have led mutual fund investors down a bad path.

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Accredited Investor Installment 10: Private Equity, aka PE Investments

Private equity investments, aka PE investments sound like an exclusive club. But many people are elibigle for this potentially lucrative investment vehicle.

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Investment Abbreviations Can Spell out Big Bucks

Investing abbreviations prove shorthand isn’t just for Millennials. Find out how this entrepreneur turned a love for acronyms into an investable website.

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The Ins and Outs of a Venture Capital Investment

Learn about the three most important aspects of a venture capital deal: liquidation rights, management participation and control, and exit rights.

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When Should a Seller Sign a Letter of Intent?

A letter of intent is used in the purchase and sale of a business to set forth the framework for the negotiation of definitive transaction documents and closing of a transaction. Normally, a letter of intent does not create a binding contractual obligation to purchase or sell the business. However, a non-binding letter of intent […]

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