Startup Investing: 3 Lessons from Peter Lynch

The paperback book came flying at me like a drunk bird.

It hit my chest and dropped to my lap.

“Read it,” said the short-tempered money manager (and book-thrower) who’d been interviewing me for a job on Wall Street. “Then we’ll talk.”

So I read the book.

And a few…

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The REAL Secret to Investing Success

Whether you’re talking about investing in the stock market...

Investing in startups...

Or even founding your own startup…

One simple rule can help you identify the opportunities with the most profit potential — and today I’ll tell you what it is.

In the Beginning...

Several years ago, right when Matt…

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How to Make Money in Crappy Markets

Stocks are getting crushed right now.

But surprisingly, a small group of investors is making money — a lot of money.

These investors aren’t shorting stocks. And they’re not trading options, either.

What they’re doing is far more straightforward.

Today, I’ll show you exactly what they’re doing, and I’ll give…

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Zero Taxes in 2022?

ProPublica recently published a groundbreaking report…

It managed to get its hands on 25 years’ worth of tax returns for some of the wealthiest investors in the world. And what it discovered is almost unbelievable:

  • In 2007, Jeff Bezos paid zero income taxes.
  • In 2018, Elon Musk paid zero…

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Retire from just ONE Investment

Editor's Note: Matt is traveling for the rest of this week. So today, we’ll be re-publishing a popular article from our archives. This is a natural follow-up to Wayne's article from last week, where he introduced you to the concept of a “Venture Capital Fund.” Enjoy!

Two weeks before…

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[Part 2] Stocks going down — profits going up!?

Two weeks ago, I told you about a strange phenomenon taking place in the markets right now.

It doesn’t happen often. But when it does happen, it could mean big profits for your startup investments.

Today, I want to tell you more about this situation…

And explain why things may…

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How to Invest in One Startup Every Day

I know someone that made 335 startup investments — last year.

That’s nuts. It means, on average, they made more than one investment every weekday.

Sure, startups can lead you to huge windfalls. And sure, their returns beat the stock market by nearly 10x. But still, one new investment every…

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Stocks going down — profits going up!?

Depending on how you look at it, it could be a scary time to be an investor right now — especially in the stock market.

With Russia invading Ukraine, historic levels of inflation, and the lingering effects of the pandemic, the market is going through some rough times.

In the…

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