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How Much Do you Rely on ATM’s?

Greek pensioners attempt to withdraw their money from one of the country’s national banks Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP – Getty Images “How much do you rely on ATM’s?” that was the question I was asked last week by a work colleague during the Greek crisis.  The answer?  Not at all!  It was a strange to […]

The Market’s Shit Sandwich

There is no obvious move to make in this market in my opinion. For each asset there are decent arguments for being long and being short. Lets start with the stock market.  The short case is that is stocks have been in a bull market for about 7 years and it needs a break.  On the […]

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The Burger Renaissance – And the Future Of McDonalds

There is a burger renaissance going on, at least here in Seattle there are a multitude of places to get a unique killer burger.  Just to name a few: Blue Moon Burgers Red Mill Burgers Uneeda Burger Dick’s Drive-in Giddy Up Burgers On top of all those, I guess In and Out is also coming […]

2 Main Reasons Why People Fail at Starting a Business – Part 2

About a week ago I posted ‘2 Main Reasons Why People Fail at Starting a Business‘ which was based off of a James Altucher podcast. I covered the 1st reason why businesses fail, and stated I would cover the second reason the next day. Well here we are a week later. To be successful in […]

2 Main Reasons Why People Fail at Starting a Business

I was listening to a James Altuchers podcast today (I’m a fan), where he was interviewing a guy named Steve DiNisio who liquidates companies and will re-sell things like used restaurant equipment on the second hand market that he requires form the liquidation process. Over the years Steve as a liquidator has picked up on […]

The Difference Between Staples and the Federal Government

Staples is taking a lot of flack due to making its employees adhere to the 25 hour work week.  Many politicians including my own congressmen seem to be chiming in on how to run Staples.  Both seem to say that the 25 hour work week has nothing to do with Obamacare, even though a recent […]