From: March 2016

A Real Catalyst For Real Estate

I like to look at charts and talk to people.  Prices are pretty much the only thing that make sense to me.  While the markets were crashing in January and February, real estate held pretty firm.  Prices in Manhattan and California did not blip.  A few weeks ago WeWork raised money at $16 billion.  It’s …

Ten Years of Twitter 

I hear from Twitter that Twitter is 10 years old.  I have some great memories and like everyone that uses Twitter, very different use cases.  When I first got into Twitter in 2007 it was a toy. I burped, I farted, I peed and I ate. I shared a lot of it. The financial crisis …

So You Want to be an Entrepreneur …

My daughter Rachel got into Babson College yesterday. She is thrilled. We are thrilled.  Babson is a school that focuses on entrepreneurship. Yesterday morning – before we knew Rachel was accepted ( 3pm was the planned admission acceptances being emailed to students) – I penned this short piece on entrepreneurship for Rachel on Facebook and …

My New Pal PayPal

I purchased some PayPal this week. Here was my order in real time thanks to Robinhood :    Her are a few charts from StockTwits stream:        If PayPal busts through $40 and closes there I would be adding more because no matter how much I like a stock or company, I like …

Snapchat Slides into my Homescreen 

   I was reading yesterday that Snapchat will do 300 plus million in revenue this year. Not too shabby for a company not trying too hard yet to make money. Over the years I have tried 8 or 9 times to figure out the product and each time I have deleted the app.  The 10th …