You rely on The Profit Sector to bring you the most honest and profitable investment advice around. We do that every day. But there are so many fascinating things happening worldwide that we can’t cover it all.
Some of them are revelatory, some of them are practical, and some of them are just plain bizarre.
Here are a few things we discovered this week that were not fit to print.
Crimes of the Centuries
Tomb raiders, crooked art dealers, and museum curators fed one man’s addiction to antiquities.
Born in Brooklyn to a high-stakes gambler with ties to the Gambino crime family, Michael Steinhardt had become one of the most influential investors of his day, competing for top earnings with the likes of George Soros and battling with Warren Buffett for control of entire airlines.
His fortune had bought him a taste of immortality.
‘Monk Mode' Saves Me 3 Hours a Day
Monk mode is a method for focusing your full attention on your work for a set period of time.
“At first, it sounded like a radical idea, but the more I read about it the more it made sense. Monk mode is not about trying to achieve everything at once; it's about focusing on what's important and using your time the best way you can — starting small and improving as you go.”
How Large Is the Commie Discount?
Imagine the value of TikTok if it weren’t under the cloud of Xi Jinping. Even amid fears of inflation and recession, the prospect of a TikTok IPO with a New York listing would surely result in some very excited Wall Streeters.
But can it happen in the current climate?
3 Ways to Spring Clean Your Finances
Nothing calls for a better time to get organized as the spring cleaning season. The rainy weather makes for a good opportunity to have a cozy day inside, tidy up your home or clean out your closet.
It also serves as an opportunity to take a good look at your finances.
Two personal finance experts offer advice on how to tidy up your money before summer arrives.
Are We Headed Towards a “Train Wreck”?
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman warns that the U.S. economy is headed for ‘train wreck' after the latest Fed rate hike.
“This is a big mistake. We are suffering from self-inflicted wounds.”