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 around the world 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…
$75 into $10,000: Bargain Hunter Scores 700-year-old Document
Talk about finding a diamond in the rough…
A man who went to an estate sale in Maine to find a KitchenAid mixer, a bookshelf, or vintage clothing walked away with a 700-year-old treasure.
Nevada’s $1 Billion Gaming Revenue Streak Reaches 18 Months
Gambling is on a tear. Nevada is on pace to beat its record of $13.4 billion in annual gambling revenue.
“We have four more months, and we’re 14% above an all-time record.”
Russia’s Defeat Would Be America’s Problem
The last time the United States won a great geostrategic victory—the peaceful collapse of the Soviet empire — it squandered the opportunity to build a more lasting and peaceful world.
If it gets another opportunity, it should learn from its mistakes and do a better job this time around.
The Making of a Monster
Guess how many soldiers we lost in battle in the 18 years following the attacks of September 11? Seven-thousand-and-fourteen.
Now consider how many people not in cars were killed by people driving cars in the same timeframe: 112,519.
Here’s a look inside the most dangerous road in America.
Eurozone Inflation Sets Another Record
Jumps in energy and food prices again pushed inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro to the highest annual rate recorded since the currency was created.
Energy prices rose at an annual rate of 40.8 percent in September, exacting an ever-worsening toll on the living standards of millions of Europeans.