Invest in a “Living Battery”

If anyone understands the benefits — and inherent obstacles — when it comes to lithium-ion batteries, it’s Mateo Jaramillo. Jaramillo spent nearly six years at Tesla (TSLA) as Director of the electric-vehicle maker’s Powertrain Business Development division. And that powertrain, the system designed to propel a car forward, has helped… read more »

Friday, October 20, 2023

Turn Crashes into Profits with the ‘Cowboy Split’

Thursday will mark the 36th anniversary of a dark day in stock-market history. On October 19, 1987, the U.S. stock market crashed. By the time trading was halted on “Black Monday,” the Dow Jones had lost 22.6% in a single day. Millions of investors panicked. They sold whatever they could.… read more »

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Your Kid’s Favorite Cartoon Could Deliver a Windfall of Profits

The other day, my editor — we’ll call him “Jim” — was telling me about a power struggle he’s been facing at home. You see, Jim likes to watch football. But his three-year-old son is obsessed with Disney movies. On Sundays, when the television goes on, a fight over the… read more »

Friday, October 13, 2023

Market-Beating Returns, or Luxury Vacations?

Hasta luego, readers. In just a few days, my family and I are off to Mexico. We’ll be taking some much-needed R&R at the Garza Blanca Preserve and Resort Spa, nestled right on the Pacific Ocean. Our hilltop accommodations will offer sweeping views of the coast, a swanky interior, and… read more »

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

There She Is, Miss (Nuclear) America

During the annual “Miss America” competition, the contestants bring up an issue they pledge to focus on if they win the crown. Usually, it’s a noble cause — the fight to end world hunger, viral diseases, extreme poverty — but one that isn’t likely to be solved any time soon.… read more »

Friday, October 6, 2023

How to Make Money in Vegas — No Gambling Necessary

“What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Unless, of course, we’re talking about a devastating cyber-attack. Three weeks ago, multiple casinos and hotels along the Vegas Strip, including the upscale Bellagio and Mandalay Bay resorts, were infiltrated. Sin City quickly became “hack city” when the casinos’ parent company, MGM Resorts,… read more »

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

A Quadrillion Dollars is Up for Grabs — Curious How to Get Your Share?

Forget about becoming a millionaire, or even a billionaire. How’d you like to become the first-ever quadrillionaire? In case you’re wondering, a quadrillion is equal to one million billions. It’s a one followed by 15 zeroes. If the amount were written on a check, it’d look like this: 1,000,000,000,000,000. That… read more »

Friday, September 29, 2023

Double-Digit Returns, Courtesy of Used Coffee Grounds

Who knew that used coffee grounds could lead you to a windfall of profits... Or even help save the planet? Until a few days ago, I sure didn’t. But that was before I learned about scientists in Australia using spent coffee grounds to enhance concrete. Apparently, adding them to concrete… read more »

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

I’m Better than AI at Picking Stocks — Let Me Prove it To You

Think you could beat the market if left to your own investment wits? So far, Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) sure can’t! You see, a lot of us assume AI can do things better than humans can — that its “intelligence” is superior. Today, I’ll show you why that’s not the case.… read more »

Friday, September 22, 2023

Furniture that Assembles Itself? It’ll Be Here Soon

Imagine a world where 3D-printed objects come alive. I’m talking about: Furniture that assembles itself.  Buildings that build themselves. Functional 3D body organs. These objects can adapt to their environments, grow over time, and even self-repair. Sounds like something from the future. The thing is, the… read more »

Tuesday, September 19, 2023