SellingPremium | Thoughts on making a play in Fannie Mae

Ticker | $FNMA Very rarely do we outright buy stock on the open market. Our acquisition strategy has always been to reduce acquisition costs by selling put options in the target, this also buys us enough time to complete due diligence while collecting some theta payments. This strategy has yielded us strong annual results. We’ve […]…

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Next Stop: Havana, Cuba

Hey guys, keep an eye out. I’ll be heading back to Havana next week and will be working on a very exciting project. Hopefully I’ll be able to get regular internet access so I can add posts, photos and video…I’m going to virtually carry you along with me. Here’s a teaser of what’s to come.…

Removing The Labels

Sometimes it’s best to sell the idea of a greater good than it is to sell the product itself. If you have a brand that can talk, a medium in which people follow, listen and have discussions over; then why not toss aside the traditional sales pitch and sell a conversation. Marketing in today’s world…

Teens Create Tiny Home Village For Seattle’s Growing Homeless Population

The Huffington Post | By Robbie Couch Posted: 04/08/2015 4:03 pm EDT Updated: 04/08/2015 7:59 pm EDT Some Seattleites are challenging what’s possible when it comes to the local fight against homelessness. Nonprofit Sawhorse Revolution is the brainpower behind the Impossible City — an “eco-village” being built for a homeless community in Seattle. The nonprofit — which teaches local…

Weekend Laughs: Student Debt

Weekend Laughs is a series of weekend posts that inspire conversation through laughter… ENJOY! Student debt is a huge concern for the vast majority of the Millennial Generation. John Oliver’s rant on student debt and for-profit colleges. A down to earth, and real, argument facing most of us today.

Remembering Homaro Cantu

At TED2011, chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche of the Chicago restaurant Moto showed us the unique alchemy that kept diners in their restaurant chuckling as they ate: champagne grapes, maki rolls printed on paper, a Cuban cigar that tastes like a Cuban sandwich, nachos that are actually dessert. Bouncing with enthusiasm, Cantu sold us……