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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.

Homesnap raises $14 million for real estate intelligence

Rockville, Maryland-based Homesnap has come a long way from its days as a consumer-facing app for displaying information about local homes by taking a […]

Places That’ll Pay You to Live There

People are moving to bigger cities, making the situation even worse. Like in a vicious cycle, the market value of […]

3D-printed smartphone microscope is good enough for scientists

Your smartphone could soon be a fully functional microscope capable of examining samples as small as 1/200th of a millimeter. […]

What is a reverse merger shell?

The reverse merger is a transaction in which a shell company purchases a private company. Once the transaction is completed, […]

4 Alternatives to Borrowing or Withdrawing Retirement Funds

Borrowing from your 401(k) or withdrawing money from your IRA  before you have retired is generally a bad idea because […]

A look at the top ten Cryptocurrencies and what they do

I have been watching with interest the development of the blockchain and cryptocurrency space the last year or so. There […]

The Secret to Selling Wine Online

In 2012, a startup named Club W set out to help millennials find and buy decent wine on the internet. With […]

Graphene film makes dirty water drinkable in a single step

Every year, millions of people around the world die from drinking unclean water. Now, researchers have developed a process that […]

New Rules for Retirement 3 reasons to retire as early as you can

Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many people spend 40 hours a week for […]

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here’s what a safety expert says you can do to survive

Nuclear bombs are extremely deadly weapons, but their worst effects are confined to a limited zone. A government safety expert […]

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