Entrepreneur and Investor With Over 30 Years of Experience at Building Wealth for Myself & Others
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I made my chops as an entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience at building wealth for myself and others.

I graduated from the London School of Economics a year after the bicentennial. By the way, this is the same school that produced 34 heads of state including John ... more

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The Biggest Startup Mistake And The Fed’s Debt Addiction
Today we share the biggest mistakes we've seen founders make, and our take on the Fed's decision to stop raising interest rates.
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Finding Evidence Of Crypto Progress
Amid the disappointment of falling prices, the important work of bringing this technology to the masses is advancing.
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Banks Are In The Depression Stage Of Grief
We’ve finally said goodbye to 2018. Now is a great time for the crypto industry to get reacquainted with one of its core missions.
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Crypto Needs To Show, Not Tell
Can crypto technology attain Visa-like speeds? Can it provide impregnable security? Can it serve hundreds of millions of users?
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When Will The SEC Say Yes To A Bitcoin ETF?
VanEck’s proposed bitcoin ETF bases its prices on the OTC market – which VanEck measures through its bitcoin OTC index.
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The Wisdom And Pain Of The Long-Term Investor
Bitcoin prices are tanking. But I’m not about to change my stance on cryptocurrencies or, for that matter, last year’s speculative bubble.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BH Biglari Holdings Inc.
EBAY eBay Inc.
ELOS Syneron Medical Ltd.
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
INTC Intel Corporation
OPLK Oplink Communications, Inc.
PRSG PRIMUS GUARANTY LTD.
PRXI Premier Exhibitions Inc.
SHLD Sears Holdings Corporation
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Work Experience

Founder
Early Investing LLC
September 2013 - Present (5 years 7 months)

Founder, at Early Investing LLC, a startup investing service.

Editor-in-Chief
InsiderFortunes
September 2011 - August 2013 (2 years)

Provided free and paid written/video content. Delivered recommendations for five portfolios covering both front-end and back-end trade services. Specialized in recommending global companies, dividend stocks, extreme value stocks, high tech companies from Asia and Europe, American micro-caps, options and credit spreads. Also served as the face and voice of promotional campaigns.

Editor & VP of Financial Research
Early to Rise
April 2005 - June 2011 (6 years 4 months)

Editor of INCOME (monthly front end), Wealth Advantage (special situation/extreme value back end), Red Flag Insider (options back end). Contributed to daily ETR, daily IDE, monthly Sound Profits, monthly Liberty Street League.

Founder & CEO
GMI International Inc. (GMI)
January 1995 - March 2005 (10 years 4 months)

Set up offices in Indonesia and Singapore. Did business in Russia, China, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and other countries. Worked with local and global oil companies. Participated in road reconstruction, tank and tanker cleanup, real estate development, retail marketing and maritime telecom projects. Clients included Bethlehem Steel, DuPont, Northrup, and Chevron.

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA
Political Science and Government
London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc
Soviet Economy and Policy

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