$10 Million, Easy – August 2017 Falcon Finds
$10 Million, Easy…
Falcon Finds is a monthly curation of the most interesting things found and shared by the Sneaky Falcon team. These are the articles, ideas, businesses, and more discussed by the group in the month of July.
“It’s never paid to bet against America” – Warren Buffett
DAMN STRAIGHT. Murrica!
A Bloomberg Guide to Calling the Market Top
With the markets racing up and up, and stocks at all time highs (except our portfolio holdings), the bears out there are starting to roar things like “The Bull Market has to end!” or “We’re in a Bubble” or
As history as shown, calling the top of any bull market is much easier in hindsight than it is at the moment.
But Bloomberg comes to the rescue, with this hilarious guide to calling the market top. Their 10-step guide will have you spewing semi-educated sounding nonsense during your own CNBC interview in no time.
You Think You #RAGETRADE? Not even.
While it’s foolish to treat the stock market like a glorified casino, and gambling that way will burn you in the end, it’s way more fun to talk about that one trade that made you rich. #RAGETRADE
One anonymous trader is hoping to do just the same, to the tune of a $265 M payout. Someone is betting big that the VIX will spike by October.
Reminder: the VIX is Wall Street’s favorite measure of market volatility. Despite the seemingly endless political turmoil in the US and abroad, the VIX has been hovering at unprecedented lows for months now. Big risk for a nice payday…
“Remember when IPOs were exciting new things you couldn’t wait to read about? Now it’s Etsy & Blue Apron.” – via MegaDave5000 on twitter
We aren’t the Only Club on the Interwebs
Do you ever feel like you are alone in the world? Sometimes it seems like we are the only investment club out here on the internet anymore.
But when we stumbled upon this Year 3 Investment Club Update via My Journey to Millions, we knew we had found a kindred spirit. With real tips and feedback on how his past 3 years has gone, it seems we still have a lot to learn.
Drop the Ba$$
What do Goldman Sachs execs do in their spare time?
Unless they are heir-apparent to the CEO spot by day, and DJ D-Sol by night. Yes, in this NY Times profile of David M. Solomon, co-president of Goldman Sachs, it is revealed how he loosens up his tie in favor of a turntable and headphones.
Everyone has their hobbies. Drop the ba$$.
We are on the ‘gram
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“Factor in future earnings potential. I’d say worth $10 million, easy.” – Jordan on the value of www.sneakyfalcon.com after receiving an inquiry on if we were interested in selling our website.