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New York, New York: Investing in Broadway

New York, New York- Investing in Broadway

The old saying goes like this: “You can’t make a living on Broadway, but you can make a killing.” While the original quote was no doubt meant for actors, it’s strikingly true for investors, as well. Broadway is a great way to diversify your portfolio and probably one of the most glamorous, but there’s a great deal of risk involved. If you’re looking to take a bite out of the Big Apple’s bright lights, there are several things you should know in advance: If you win big, you win big. Broadway is obviously a multi-million dollar business, and you can bet your bottom dollar that those who got on the ground floor on Rent, Kinky Boots, Wicked, and Phantom of the Opera are still reaping the rewards. It’s not just the shows themselves you can make money on; many highly successful Broadway musicals have gone on to become movies, as ... Read More »

Going Green: Investment in Forestry

oing Green- Investment in Forestry

Most investors get into the game to make more green… cash, that is. However, there’s another way to go green with your investment — invest in forestry. It might sound strange, but in practice, forestry investment is not all that different than investing in real estate. Harvard University is doing it, Russia and China are doing it, and if it’s good enough for them it’s certainly good enough for you. Why is forest investment so attractive? There are several reasons: Timber is a great hedge against inflation. Since timber is known as a “hard asset,” it performs in your portfolio much like investing in precious metals. It’s a good idea in an unstable economy. ROI with timber has been historically excellent. Over the course of 47 years, timber has lost value only 3 times. Demand for timber is only increasing. This is particularly true in China, where the population is ... Read More »

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