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Food for Thought. Thoughtful debate and insightful observations/ commentary on actions/events in financial markets, investments, societies, and governments around the world that impact our lives. Also Oxstone Team’s Global Investment Commentary and Best Investment Ideas.

When billionaires were kids: Here’s what Buffett, Gates and others wanted to be when they grew up

Steve Jobs wasn’t born on a stage in a black turtleneck and jeans presenting the next innovation from Apple. Warren Buffett didn’t always […]

DogBuddy, the European dog sitting marketplace, scores €5M Series A

DogBuddy, a pan-European online marketplace for dog sitting, has closed €5 million in Series A funding, money it plans for […]

Where human intelligence outperforms AI

by David Kline With every new trend comes a counter-trend. And so despite the current excitement over the wonders of […]

The Trump brand’s shrinking power

The family brand President Donald Trump so cherishes is showing signs of distress nine months into a presidency scarred by […]

‘China Hustle’ Warns Next Big Crisis Born in Reverse-Merger Mud

Jed Rothstein’s involvement in the project that would become “The China Hustle” began in May 2015 when the filmmaker was […]

3 ways to invest in a crowdfunded real-estate project

By CHARLES CLINTON When you think of crowdfunding, your first association may be a friend asking for donations on Kickstarter. While […]

Buying Guns Is Easy — and Cheap — on the Dark Web

By Paul Ausick While the buying and selling of illegal firearms on the Internet is not rampant, the trade does exist […]

The geography of desperation in America

Authors: Carol Graham, Sergio Pinto, John Juneau II America today is as divided as it has ever been, in terms of incomes […]

50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

By Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich, Evan Comen and Samuel Stebbins Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped […]

Most valuable substances by weight

While gold is undoubtedly one of the most traded substances on earth, it also happens to be one of the […]

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