As the New Year approaches, we like to get nostalgic and take a look back at the current year’s top articles.
Back in 2012 and 2013, our “best of” series was a hit with readers – so I wasn’t about to break the tradition!
In fact, Wall Street Daily readers selected the first round of winning articles below…
Based on your visits to the Wall Street Daily site, here are the five most popular articles published this year…
#5 Swiss Hide Big Secret in Mountainside Bunker…
While Switzerland is now quickly losing its status as a financial superpower, back in July I highlighted its growing focus on protecting digital data. I also identified a publicly traded company that’s spearheading data protection efforts here in the United States. When the article was originally published, the company had just scored a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. Read more »
#4 Tesla’s “Mad Genius” Plot to Kill Ford and Chevy
In a world where patents are protected at all costs, it seemed to defy all logic when Tesla (TSLA) decided to open its patents up to the public. But I explained why Elon Musk’s move was actually brilliant. Read more »
#3 Dangerous iPhone App Could Get Outlawed
Back in August, my article on a new iPhone app called Haystack seemed to strike a chord with readers. The application essentially allows users to buy and sell public parking spaces. And at the time, it was catching some heat from Boston lawmakers. Read more »
#2 Shots Fired! Saudis Attack U.S. Fracking
Last month, Chief Resource Analyst Karim Rahemtulla captured readers’ attention with his article on OPEC’s attempt to sabotage the U.S. fracking industry. Indeed, Karim believes the Saudis “are deathly afraid of fracking and its promise to deliver greater energy independence from OPEC.” Read more »
#1 G7 Official Just Told Me: “Isis Is Going Down”
Readers couldn’t get enough of this fascinating article. Karim wrote it while he was stationed a few hundred miles outside of Baghdad. He had been invited by his friend – a top G7 official and former diplomat in Afghanistan – to have a drink at a lagoon on the edge of the Persian Gulf. What he learned about ISIS’ ultimate goal was truly shocking. Read more »
That’s all for today!
Be sure to check out tomorrow’s article, which will break down the most attention-grabbing headlines we published this year.
Onward and Upward,
Founder, Wall Street Daily