Tag Archives: Riding the Wave

How Tweet It Is: The Twitter IPO

Long before many individuals even knew how to Tweet, I started following Twitter as a private company.  In my first book, Wave Theory for Alternative Investments which was published by McGraw-Hill in 2010, I highlighted just 5 private companies one … Continue reading

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Investing in Alternative Investments

“Navigating alternatives is not easy and requires a skill set similar to that of a world-class surfer riding waves in the ocean.”   Wave Theory for Alternative Investments, Page 29

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Super Bowl Outcomes: Sport Waves and Alternative Investments

Selecting the winner is never easy whether it be sports teams or selecting alternative investments.  There are both winners and losers. Alternatives, like any other security, carry risk. One of the central risks to investing in alternatives is timing. Buying an … Continue reading

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Riding the Political Wave with Mitt Romney

“Besides my observations with venture capital and the IPO market over time, I learned that wealthy investors wanted what others cannot have.  For instance, in the late 1990s BT Alex. Brown had a fund of funds with buyout firms.  At … Continue reading

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Venture Back

When I finished writing about venture capital for Wave Theory for Alternatives, it was at the bottom of the market after the Great Recession. Few (if any) companies were getting funded. Located on page 133 in Venture Capital Market Dynamics, … Continue reading

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Fools Gold?

Gold, as reviewed in Wave Theory for Alternative Investments, Chapters 12 and 13- PART 4 Precious Metals (Gold), has clearly performed well over the past decade and even through two recent downturns in the market.  However, over a longer term … Continue reading

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What Next?

Good news: The Great Recession is finally over. The recent recession started in December 2007 and lasted through June 2009. But where do we go from here? Will the market improve and will everything return to normal again? An investor … Continue reading

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Stephen Todd Walker Launches Website

While we’re patiently awaiting the release of Stephen Todd Walker’s Wave Theory for Alternative Investments, enjoy the author’s new website. Read about Stephen Todd Walker’s experience, background and inspiration behind the much anticipated debut!

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