Market Watch – Week in Review (09/15)
Sep15

Market Watch – Week in Review (09/15)

Market Recap A few important things affected and ultimately brought down the market last week. For one, the U.S dollar has reached a very high level, which lowers the competitiveness of U.S products abroad as well as diminishing corporate profits. Additionally, there are some investor worries that the rising strength of the economy in the U.S may lead the Fed to raising short term interest rates sooner rather than later. As such, the...

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Alibaba IPO, A New Tech Giant
Sep09

Alibaba IPO, A New Tech Giant

“Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. unveiled plans for an initial public offering that values the company at $155 billion, which would instantly make it one of the largest listed in the U.S. and mark one of the biggest stock-market debuts ever.” What is Alibaba? With recent news of the upcoming Alibaba IPO, a lot of people are in the dark on what exactly Alibaba is or what it does. Well, Alibaba is similar to Amazon, but with...

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Market Watch – Week in Review 08/25
Aug25

Market Watch – Week in Review 08/25

Market Recap: Another week of solid economic news helped drive stocks higher yet again this week, leaving the S&P 500 just a few points off its all time high. With consumer prices in check, the housing market continuing its solid rebound, and the U.S. employment situation continuing to show some life, investors were able to shrug off the Fed’s meeting minutes, which alluded to the fact that higher rates may be on the...

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Market Watch – Week in Review 08/18
Aug18

Market Watch – Week in Review 08/18

With the launch of our new brokerage, we want to keep you updated on all the latest market watch news to keep you investing in the right direction. Be sure to tune in every Monday for the spotlight companies and products to keep your eye on throughout the week. Market Recap: While uncertainty still exists in both the Ukraine and Middle East, stocks rebounded this week, as no news was good news.  Instead, attention fell back on market...

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5 Ways To Conquer Your Fear Of Investing
Aug12

5 Ways To Conquer Your Fear Of Investing

Most of us know exactly what we want.  Better yet, we even know exactly what we need to do to get it.  Yet, for some reason, each day passes leaving us no closer to our goals.  The cause: ourselves.  We are our own worst enemy.  We find every excuse in the book to avoid facing our fears head on.  Our own self-doubt and insecurities keep us on the sidelines, instead of hitting the ground running and attacking each obstacle with the...

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Could LinkedIn Become the Uber for Professionals?
Aug05

Could LinkedIn Become the Uber for Professionals?

Here is something to think about: could LinkedIn become the Uber for Professionals? Just like Uber empowers taxicab drivers with the freedom to work when and where they want, wouldn't it be great if LinkedIn could enable professionals to do the same? Last week I had a great call with Tristan Pollock, the co-founder of Storefront, about how his company is revolutionizing the Commercial Retail Marketplace and creating a “Pop-Up Retail...

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