The $1.5 trillion health and wellness market is exploding, and even Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are diving in head first The biggest demographics in the world are pushing a megatrend at the crossroads of the $1.5-trillion wellness market … The growth prospects are explosive, and they soar around one simple...
Every once in a while, word gets out about a looming shortage of a certain--usually niche--commodity. Natural resource companies, both large and small, then quickly “pivot” to said commodity, and the next thing you know a surge of investment interest and, frequently, commodity bubbles quickly follow. It’s a script that...
Millennials have been labeled many things: lazy, entitled, narcissistic among other unflattering terms. They have also been accused of being highly risk-averse, preferring flashy investments like crypto over slow-n-steady deliverables such as stocks and bonds. More recently, though, millennials have busted this stereotype.  Last year, they became the largest living adult...
Celebrities may soon find themselves out of an advertising side job when they need to shore up funds.   You don’t have to be a trustworthy figure like Tom Selleck to advertise reverse mortgages, and this is only effective for a dwindling demographic that still watches local TV.  It doesn’t take Jennifer...
Globalization, the megatrend spawned by the physical connectivity of every corner of the world and solidified by digital connectivity, has once again come into sharp focus thanks to recent events such as Brexit, trade wars and the Trump administration’s effort to disrupt global supply chains controlled by China.  Yet, globalization...
Last year, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officially cleared blockchain startup Blockstack to hold the first regulated security token offering (STO) under Reg A+ crowdfunding rules. This essentially means that Blockstack received regulatory approval to raise funds by selling Bitcoin-like, digital assets to the public. Just a day later,...
The COVID-19 crisis has packed a big wallop to the global economy that will likely be felt for years to come. Back in June, the World Bank sounded the alarm that the crisis was likely to plunge the economy into the worst recession since WWII. The dire warning has...
A historical event without precedent in living memory, the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the commodity markets, including metals and mining, in a variety of ways with many miners experiencing the downside of relying on global supply chains, specialization and ultra-lean operations.  Many mining operations have been disrupted through government-mandated shutdowns...
Since the dawn of civilization, humans have used the science of biotechnology extensively in the food industry, especially in fermentation techniques for brewing and cheese-making. But what began as recipes for food production has evolved into technologies to enhance everything from farming to pharmaceuticals, with modern biotechnology largely dealing...
Over the past two decades, some of the best and highest-yielding investments have been made by investors who recognized the potential of small-cap stocks.  You really don’t have to look very far to find small caps (market capitalizations ranging from $300 million to $2 billion) that have turned into multibaggers...