From: January 2016

What Does Fear Look Like in 2016 Financial Markets?

I saw this tweet on ‘World Market Panic’ and it made me laugh: Panic in world markets: a photo gallery pic.twitter.com/vcRYfIijTh — Andrew Palmer (@palmerandrew) August 24, 2015 We give machines way too much credit when it comes to investing and trading. Machines did not create this ‘peak oil’ misinformation and fear a few years …

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My Investment Story: Robinhood

I knew I’d be investing in Robinhood within 5 minutes of meeting the team. Vlad and Baiju the founders showed up to the breakfast meeting in San Francisco wearing Google Glasses (RIP). It was back in 2013, and Robinhood was just some screenshots and a vision. There was no SEC approval yet. I had a …

My Mission Continues in 2016

It’s a new year. I have read a lot of predictions and ‘themes’ for 2016 posts, but I continue on a mission I set off on in 2006 when I created Wallstrip. I wanted to be a part of the re-imagination of financial media, including CNBC. When Wallstrip was acquired in 2007, the mission evolved …