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Crypto Percentage of Your Portfolio?

Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 and is filed under Cryptocurrency

Charles Bovaird, a Crypto & Blockchain contributor for Forbes, just released an article that addresses the question, “How Much of Your Portfolio Should Be In Crypto?” Read More

Oil and Gas Market Update 3Q17 by Randall Kenworthy

Thursday, December 28th, 2017 and is filed under Oil & Gas

Randall Kenworthy, managing partner of Coachman Energy Partners, brings us the Oil and Gas Market Update for the 3rd quarter of 2017. The Oil and Gas Market Update is narrated by Michael Kinzie. Read More

OPEC’s Diminishing Impact on Oil Pricing

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 and is filed under Oil & Gas

Whereas OPEC used to be firmly in the driver’s seat when it came to controlling access to oil (and manipulating pricing), the rise in US shale production is literally changing the world. Read More

Texas’ Housing Supply – The Rest of the Story

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 and is filed under Real Estate

Each month, the economists at the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University (TAMU) issue a Housing Insight Report, filled with plenty of information about the Lone Star State’s economy and housing. The latest re­port (this one covering February 2016), shows how certain factors show why demand continues to outpace supply. [1] Read More

Crowdfunding Breathes New Life into Commercial Real Estate

Monday, September 28th, 2015 and is filed under Commercial Real Estate

Breathing New Life into Commercial Real Estate with Crowdfunding

The powerful rise of social networking has led to the phenomenon of crowdfunding. The popular social tool allows average individuals to pool money together in support of ideas and concepts for future products and services. Crowdfunding has helped video game developers produce games that were ignored by major developers and even launch tech gadgets. Common examples include jewelry and virtual-reality headsets.

Now, crowdfunding is quietly moving into a new sector of the economy: commercial real estate. Read More

Medical Tourism and Captive Hotels

Monday, September 28th, 2015 and is filed under Commercial Real Estate, Real Estate

A brief tour around the hospitality industry would show many different hotel and motel properties that have a focus on a particular market niche of business or leisure traveler. For instance, it would be logical for a hotel in Page, Arizona to focus on travelers to the Grand Canyon. They might style their décor and Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FFE) to mimic the colors or topography of that natural resource.

The same focus and marketing effort goes into the Medical Tourism Industry and hospitality properties that support this unique industry. Read More

Cruz, Fiorina, & Rubio Court the Energy Vote

Sunday, September 27th, 2015 and is filed under Oil & Gas

As the Republican race for nomination heats up, candidates are seeking to appeal to the energy producers of the nation and courting the energy vote. Carly Fiorina joined the list of candidates to visit Oklahoma where she spoke at an invitation-only town hall discussion with the Oklahoma Independent Petroleum Association. The event was co-sponsored by the Domestic Energy Producers Alliance and the National Stripper Well Association. The U.S. is poised to be a “global energy powerhouse of the 21st Century,” she said, “I need your support. I need your votes. I need your prayers. But I can win this job. And if you care about your industry, you need me to win this job.” Read More