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The Permanent Portfolio: How an entrepreneur invests — with Craig Rowland

As a successful entrepreneur, Craig Rowland knew how to take measured risks. He does the same now when investing his portfolio. In his recent book The Permanent Portfolio: Harry Browne’s Long-Term Investment Strategy, Rowland describes Harry Browne’s famous Permanent Portfolio strategy and why it’s so effective at helping him succeed in the market. Please join … Continue Reading

Get off the investment roller coaster by getting the Lending Club gospel

Lending Club produced a nice new video I liked and thought you’d appreciate seeing. In 5 years, the firm has underwritten over $1B in peer-to-peer loans and is on fire. As I’ve written before, I believe the direct personal loan is on its way to becoming a new asset class in investor portfolios, thanks to … Continue Reading

Crowdfunding: Is the reality going to live up to the hype?

Lenny Grover’s a smart guy. He runs Screener.co and is a consultant/VC type. I chatted with him yesterday over my Yammer group about equity crowdfunding, its prospects and his view on how this all plays out. Here’s what Lenny had to say: ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: Me: What do you guys think of what’s going on in the crowdfunding … Continue Reading

2012 performance of the Tradestreaming Guru Hedge Fund Portfolio

The portfolio (access details here) was up over 24.51% in 2012. I’ve made 17 trades in 2012. The portfolio is based upon the research I published in Tradestream Your Way to Profits and mimics certain strategies of 12 top hedge fund managers. It’s not as simple as merely aping top hedge funds’ trading — certain hedge funds replicate … Continue Reading

Investing lessons from the lemonade stand

Teaching people about investing generally comes in two flavors: plain-vanilla, simple prosaic stuff or text-book-heavy chocolate which is either too complicated or too boring to digest. Simple books tend to lack the rigor or pragmatism that investors face. Investing is hard and a general investing overview is typically insufficient to help investors facing tough decisions: … Continue Reading

Top 12 Investing Tools of 2012

2012 was in many ways uneventful for those of us looking at the investing tools space. Maybe it was general yawning at the stock market and less participation/caring about investing. Or maybe it was because little capital flowed to new, innovative investment tools this year (a few existing companies like Betterment raised money). That said, … Continue Reading

About Tradestreaming

Tradestreaming is a community of investors learning directly from experts. I’m Zack Miller, investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Tradestreaming.com and I literally wrote the book on how to invest in the age of Facebook and Twitter. Tradestreaming is the resource I’ve created to help me become a better investor.  I believe it will help you … Continue Reading