The Gig Economy Survival Kit

The key to surviving and thriving in the gig economy is to shop around and find the tools and services you will need to succeed. There are lots of great gig economy products and services out there for those willing to search for them.

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A Few Thoughts on Bubbles, Bitcoin and CEOS

Crytpocurrencies; like the internet in the 1990s, are a great technology with a bright future but people are being over optimistic. Just as it took 20 years for online retail to mature and go mainstream, so it will take 10 to 20 years before cryptocurrencies truly go mainstream. Expect a lot of ups and downs between now and then.

My prediction is that both bitcoin and ethereum will take a big fall real soon. Wait until that happens and buy because they will come back. The technology is good but it is grossly overpriced.

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Is Western Union Making Money?

Last week I noted that The Western Union (NYSE: WU) is enjoying some rare market growth with the help of

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A Batch of Earnings Reports to Watch For

Any of these companies’ reports will provide a good glimpse of economic activity a look at them all might show us where the economy is heading. They might also show us if political and upheaval and destructive trends like the retail apocalypse will continue.

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Should we be worried about Inflation?

Expect inflation to slowly get worse and bitcoin prices to slowly rise over the next year. Also expect inflation to hurt lower income people and increase the growing civil and political unrest in the United States.

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Hardly-Known Facts about Bitcoin Payments for E-Commerce

Even though it is the world’s best known cryptocurrency there are a great many facts about bitcoin; that even established

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What Airlines can teach us About Uber?

The comparison between today’s Southwest and a future Uber is more credible than some observers might believe. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has made no secret of his final game plan which is for Uber to own (or lease) and operate the cars; much as Southwest owns and operates the planes. Massive investments are being made in self-driving technology to make that a reality.

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Best Bitcoin Hacks for Real People in 2017

Try cryptocurrency mining without running up your electric bill. Mining is the harvesting of new crypto coins that are generated on a regular basis. You used to have to purchase an expensive special computer rig that had the capacity to send your electric bill through the roof with high power usage. Today companies like Genesis Mining will do all the work for in their datacenters with plans that start as low as $30. Genesis lets anybody mine Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash or a combination of other cryptocurrencies at low prices without special knowledge or equipment

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Did Uber Hurt Rental Car Companies in 2016?

Or the car-rental companies might find themselves facing a greater nightmare. If Uber were to collapse, a major automaker might buy it and Hertz and Avis would find themselves competing directly with Ford (NYSE: F), Toyota (NYSE: TM) or even Volkswagen.

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Stocks poised for Growth in 2017

The great thing is that there are many companies poised for growth in 2017. Investors that do their research and trust their guts should make money in the market in 2017, so Happy New Year!!

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