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…
The Inflation Nightmare Isn’t Over
The already losing year in stocks is likely to worsen as inflation continues to run hot, and investors see corporate profits shrink.
Bank of America analysts warn of trouble ahead, with stock poised to drop another 23%.
I Wish I Was a Little Bit Taller
Software engineers from big tech firms like Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are paying at least $75,000 to get 3 inches taller.
Their doctor explains how and why they’re going through such a painful procedure.
Hint: it requires nails and broken bones.
Mystery Man: Will Anyone Ever Know the Real Story Behind the Leatherman?
Dressed in a suit of coarse leather with a bulky pack and hand-hewn wooden shoes, “The Leather Man” was a mystery from the outset. He walked a 365-mile loop through New York and Connecticut, living in caves. He would regularly pass through small farming villages, living mostly off the charity of the townspeople.
He rarely spoke at all, communicating almost exclusively in grunts. Here’s his story.
Investing in Weird: Jockstraps, Skulls, and Stamps
10 of the most bizarre and unusual investment opportunities available right now on fractional platforms. While many of these curiosities may seem wacky, they may still fetch top dollar at auction houses worldwide.
Lockdown Lunacy: The Winners and Losers of the Pandemic
Today the lockdown lunacy index — which includes Netflix, a streaming service; Peloton, a maker of fancy exercise bikes; Robinhood, a stock-trading app; Shopify, an e-commerce platform; and Zoom, a videoconferencing firm — has fallen by more than 80% from its peak.
Yet there are still reasons to be a techno-optimistic investor.