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Quick thoughts on Global Economy 

Quick thoughts… China: Chinese stock market has fallen 30% in last 3 weeks 80% of stock market is held by individual investors. US has much less proportion as there are more institutional investors: mutual funds, etc. Chinese individuals are borrowing money to invest in the stock market. History repeating itself again just like Dot-Com bust.
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Where to Begin? Find Knowledge Here

Given that our audience tends to be from the Millennial Generation, it is safe to say that these resources will feed your appetite for intriguing topics and content. In fact, I insist that these sites are some of the most valuable for news on investing, fund news, markets (Buy-Side and Sell-Side), macroeconomy, and everything in
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Part 1: Investment Banking and the Sell Side

Oh, hello there. Long time no see. Sorry for being MIA for a while but I hope you’ve all been staying up to date with our Facebook group. I promised that 2014 would be a big year for UnderageInvestor.com, so I hope this post can get it started! I want to clarify the opacity of investment
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The American Middle Class and Intellectual Economy In Jeopardy

The Washington Post just came out with a blog post showcasing Peter Thiel’s Graph of the Year. What could possibly be the graph of one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent tech entrepreneur and venture capitalist? Take a guess…it’s not what you think. It’s a graph of the sharp rise of Student Loan Debt joined with
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The Smart(est) Way: Value Investing

We meet again, readers. I apologize for the delay of posts on UI; it’s been a hectic couple of months. So I figured I’d fire up the engines again. Today I’d like to speak to you about the most intelligent way to invest in the market: value investing. Since Ben Graham and David Dodd incepted
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Investment Catalysts

Retail investors like us want to invest in stocks for one common reason: to generate future profit. If you are more interested in specific companies, there must be something about that corporation that is attractive. Whether it is their products or services, their CEO’s track record, or their lack of competition, you must have an
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Cash ain’t King.

In a virtual world where the concept of trust is rare, some words need to be said about how successful companies operate – and that is on a matter of trust. The real innovation that successful companies have done has never been about creating the prettiest app or the cheapest hardware. It’s always been about
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Being a Venture Capitalist Intern in Southeast Asia

A few weeks ago, Max wrote about his experience as a venture capital intern over in San Francisco and he touched upon doing research about emerging markets. Thanks to Safeer, I thought I might take the time and discuss what it’s like being a VC intern in Southeast Asia – Singapore, specifically. In recent years,
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Asset Classes

Ok, now that you’ve opened up a brokerage account and call yourself an investor/day trader/A$AP Buffett at holiday parties, let’s dive into the types of assets you can invest in. This is important for those of you dedicated to maintaining a polished portfolio that you will track regularly. It helps to organize your investments and
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A Day in the Life of a Private Wealth Management Intern

I promised you all a follow-up to my piece from last week, so here it is. I know this isn’t the first question that pops in your head every morning when you wake up, but please let me answer the question, “What does Salmaan Javed do every day as a Private Wealth Management intern at
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