Author Archives: One Percenter

Apple Lasers and Equifax

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The big Apple news last week was the introduction of three new phones including their most advanced iPhone X. One of the best services I subscribe to is Technology & Opportunity, T&O covered the news and described the introduction of the new way to unlock the phone using “Face ID.” It uses an array of sensor components that measure both

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Priced in Yuan and Convertible into Gold

I believe this news announced on Friday, September 1st in the Nikkei Asian Review is a real game changer. China is expected shortly, meaning between now and the end of the year, to launch a crude oil futures contract priced in yuan and convertible into gold. The contract could become the most important Asia-based crude oil benchmark, given that China

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What is Bitcoin?

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Bitcoin is the the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency is a form of money that relies on cryptography and computer technology to secure its payments and usually the currency’s generation, maintenance and control is not controlled by a central authority as opposed to the  “money” we see everywhere. How is Bitcoin Controlled and Recorded? Bitcoin is controlled and maintained in

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A Brief Introduction to Bitcoin

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I read an article recently from 2013. CNN Money reported “… A British man threw a hard drive containing more than $9 million in bitcoin into the trash. The device is now buried under a mountain of garbage at a landfill site in Wales. It will be almost impossible to find. James Howells got rid of the drive, which holds

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Wealth Building with Real Estate

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Fortunes have been made around the world in one area: Real Estate. In fact, Twenty-two people made the FORBES Billionaires List for the first time this year thanks to their wealth building in real estate holdings, bringing the total number of the property-rich on the Forbes list to a whopping 184. The United States, with 44 billionaires, boasts the most property

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More broadly, where does the price of gold go from here?

James Rickards commented on gold at The Daily Reckoning. He said, “The most important signal is that gold’s uptrend, which began on Dec. 15, 2016, remains intact. Even after the flash crash, gold remains just a bit below the previous low of $1,210 per ounce on May 10, 2017. That means gold is set for a rally above $1,300 per

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Canadian Marijuana Stocks

Every day, I receive information in my email box about the coming growth in the marijuana business. I’m interested in any future growth companies that could turn into performance tigers like the FANGs: Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google. I want to find the next Philip Morris. The Canadian marijuana sector ranks as one of the hottest growth sectors. There is

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Power of Attorney – Get it!

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A friend of mine visited his late father’s wife at a retirement community in Portland, Oregon. As he was preparing to leave, he noticed a newspaper, the Northwest Boomer & Senior News. In the paper was a column by Sam Friedenberg called Elder Law. He learned some very useful information from Friedenberg, an attorney who has been practicing law for

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