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We Have Much to Be Thankful For

We Have Much to Be Thankful For

My wife, Mary Beth – a descendant of a Mayflower pilgrim named Isaac Allerton – works hard every year to make sure we’re truly thankful on Thanksgiving. She begins by serving a small plate with five kernels of dried corn. It’s symbolic of the meager portions at Plymouth, where the pilgrims were sometimes given just...

Your Smartphone Now Stops Blindness, Too

As we pause to appreciate the people and pleasures in our lives, there’s something else we should be thankful for… Technology! Especially the kind of technology that changes or saves lives. Here at Tech & Innovation Daily, we frequently cover such breakthroughs, profiling the pioneering companies working to bring fascinating, cutting-edge healthcare technology to the...

Say “Hello” to the Next Big Technology Breakout

Jumbo Jet Disappears Inside the “New” Bermuda Triangle

I’ve spent much of last week highlighting the bubble-like qualities of investment-grade scotch, farmland, Bitcoins, real estate in the United Kingdom – and, most recently, 3-D printing stocks. If you’re like me, the exercise proved frustrating, even if there were no easy ways to invest in most of the assets. Why? Because outside 3D Systems...

Colluding With Smugglers Allowed Us to One-Up Wall Street

Colluding With Smugglers Allowed Us to One-Up Wall Street

Exactly 12 months ago, I sat down with my Publisher and colleague, Robert Williams, to discuss the global geopolitical situation with regards to the events in Iran. At the time, the Iranians were making a lot of noise about their nuclear program. And issues in Egypt, Libya, Afghanistan and Iraq were reaching a boiling point....

Three Irrefutable Signs We’re in a 3-D Printing Bubble

Three Irrefutable Signs We’re in a 3-D Printing Bubble

In an unsuspecting lab – tucked inside an office complex somewhere near the base of the San Gabriel Mountains – Charles W. Hull developed a system for generating three-dimensional objects by “printing” several thin layers of an ultraviolet, curable material. Or, in layman’s terms, he developed the first 3-D printer. You can read all about...

Raises All Around for the Month of November

Raises All Around for the Month of November

As you know, we’re constantly on the lookout for companies announcing dividend increases. Why? Because one increase often foreshadows another. And consistent raises are at the heart of every worthwhile dividend investment we’ve ever made. Truth is, companies that boost their dividends, year in and year out, outperform every other type of stock on the...

When Insiders Say Peace, They Mean War

When Insiders Say Peace, They Mean War

Are you ready to join the D.C. insiders and earn the easiest profits ever? Here’s all you need to know: Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are about to declare peace in our time. And whenever the D.C. insiders start talking about peace, they really mean war. You see, the Iranian nuclear agreement is...

Is Amazon About to Be Gator Chomped?

Is Amazon About to Be Gator Chomped?

Online retailing juggernaut, Amazon.com (AMZN), sure seems hell-bent on turning up the heat on the competition lately. But is it now poised for one of the most indignant falls since Pope Gregory V (996–999) was poisoned? On November 10, it partnered up with the U.S. Postal Service to begin offering delivery on the most sacred...

First Shots Fired in the New Cold War

What springs to mind when I say the word “Russia”? (I apologize if you found that last image distressing.) I bet you don’t think of “major player in the online search market.” But you should. You see, what most people don’t know is that Russia has its very own version of Google (GOOG). And that...