Author archives for Jake Bleicher

    As Gaming Industry Levels Up, So Does Its Value to Investors

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    As Gaming Industry Levels Up, So Does Its Value to Investors

    Many investors are embracing the $160 billion gaming market. The industry is larger than the $43 billion box office, $60 billion video streaming and $19 billion music businesses combined.

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    The Promise of the Biotech Industry and What It Could Mean to Investors

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    The Promise of the Biotech Industry and What It Could Mean to Investors

    I bet you’ve never heard of Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa (DEB). It’s a rare disease where a person’s skin falls off! Areas that are often rubbed, like your elbow from sitting at a table or your thighs from wearing pants, become a constant battle. It’s painful, and patients suffer from f …

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    4 Insights on Appropriate Diversification

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    4 Insights on Appropriate Diversification

    Published by Jake Bleicher and the Carson Group Partners Investment Committee One of the classic axioms of investing is diversify, diversify and diversify. It is a practical way of minimizing exposure to the potential downfalls of any single investment. In other words, don’t place all of yo …

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    Selecting Investment Strategies

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    Selecting Investment Strategies

    Published by Jake Bleicher and the Carson Wealth Investment Committee A fundamental decision made when selecting an investment strategy is whether to invest actively or passively. Given that more than $1.1 trillion have flowed into passive funds since 2008 while active funds have seen a sli …

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    Using Rationale While Investing

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    Using Rationale While Investing

    Published by Jake Bleicher and the Carson Wealth Investment Committee A strategic wealth management plan often focuses on investment allocation. Empirical evidence suggests that asset allocation explains 91.5% of return variation over time (Brinson, Singer & Beebower 1991). By that logi …

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    The Future of Energy Stocks

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    The Future of Energy Stocks

    Published by Jake Bleicher The price of oil has been cut in half since June when West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was selling at $107 per barrel. The excitement has provided ample fodder for industry analysts and media journalists to speculate about future prices. Some of the leading soothsaye …

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