Kevin

About Kevin

Kevin is a graphic designer from Vancouver, BC. He runs the site Freedom 35 Blog in his spare time and writes commentaries about business, investing, personal finance, and economics.
What It's like Working for the Richest Man in the World
  • What It's like Working for the Richest Man in the World

What It’s like Working for the Richest Man in the World

By |April 9th, 2018|

Jeff Bezos started his company by shipping old books out of his garage. But today the founder, chairman, and CEO of Amazon.com is the wealthiest person in the world, with a net worth of approximately $118 billion. Over the course of last year he managed to leapfrog over Bill Gates with his $90 billion. […]

General Electric Stock (GE) Performing Worse than Ever
  • General Electric Stock (GE) Performing Worse than Ever

General Electric Stock (GE) Performing Worse than Ever

By |April 2nd, 2018|

Several months ago in November 2017 General Electric stock (GE) was trading at about $18 per share. I wrote an article at the time warning investors that it was likely for GE to continue falling to new lows before it found a bottom. Fast forward to the end of March and the stock has […]

Why Boeing Stock BA Could Fall Further
  • Why Boeing Stock BA Could Fall Further

Why Boeing Stock BA Could Fall Further

By |March 15th, 2018|

Stocks in the U.S. declined on Wednesday after Donald Trump implied he wanted to impose new tariffs on China. Doing so could increase the costs and hurt overseas sales for U.S. manufacturers such as Boeing. A White House spokeswoman said that the president is pressing China to “reduce Beijing’s bilateral trade surplus by $100 […]

This is the Biggest Risk to Amazon Stock
  • This is the Biggest Risk to Amazon Stock

This is the Biggest Risk to Amazon Stock

By |March 9th, 2018|

The Nasdaq index surged ahead this week and hit a record high. At the time of writing this post it has gained 100 points on the day to be at 7,530 points. The Dow Jones has also climbed thanks to stronger than expected job numbers in February. Today is the first time since January […]

Weidmann and the Future of the ECB
  • Weidmann and the Future of the ECB

Weidmann and the Future of the ECB

By |February 24th, 2018|

The European Central Bank (ECB) is one of the most powerful central banks in the world. It controls the monetary policy for the 19 European Union countries which have adopted the Euro. Together these countries have a combined GDP of over $11 US trillion. The ECB’s primary task is to maintain “price stability in […]

This is the Best Asset to Hold Right Now
  • This is the Best Asset to Hold Right Now

This Could be the Best Asset to Hold Right Now

By |February 20th, 2018|

Earlier this month on Monday February 5th, the Dow Jones plunged nearly 1600 points. Percentage wise this represented a 6.2% decline. It was the largest single day drop before coming off the bottom but still ending the session more than 1,000 points lower. This is a lot to digest. And it’s not only in […]

Watch This Stock on Valentine’s Day

By |February 14th, 2018|

The Hershey Company, a chocolatier in Pennsylvania probably loves Valentine’s Day more than anyone else. For Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY), increasing demand for its chocolates this time of year is a big part of its business model. Hershey’s devotes an entire part of its website to Valentine’s Day, where it advertises many different types of special […]

Why Bitcoin is Not a Real Currency
  • Why Bitcoin is Not a Real Currency

Why Bitcoin is Not a Real Currency

By |January 27th, 2018|

There are approximately 1,500 different cryptocurrencies on the market right now for trading with a combined market capitalization of $560 billion. BTC makes up a large portion of that value, about 35%. The problem with labeling cryptos as currencies is that they are not actually currencies in the traditional sense. They function more like […]

The Next Downturn is Coming: Prepare Yourself
  • The Next Downturn is Coming: Prepare Yourself

The Next Downturn is Coming: Prepare Yourself

By |January 19th, 2018|

With the U.S. stock market up over 20% last year investors have to wonder about the long term visibility of the markets. The Shiller P/E ratio is currently around 34 times.  This is twice as high as the average historical ratio of 16.82 times. The U.S. isn’t the only place where investors are shrugging […]

Don't buy INSYS Therapeutics (INSY) in 2018
  • Don't buy INSYS Therapeutics (INSY) in 2018

Don’t buy INSYS Therapeutics (INSY) in 2018

By |January 10th, 2018|

As more states relax the regulation for the recreational use of marijuana investors are eager to look for opportunities in this budding sector. But we should look closely at the reality of using marijuana for medical purposes and other products. Companies related to the growing or distribution of cannabis products do have positive prospects […]