There are always risks when it comes to investing… I touch on the major ones we’re dealing with today. [0:30]
But with risk comes opportunity… and we’re seeing big winners across our publications as a result—especially in these three sectors. [4:00]
There’s one asset class on my radar that’s in a league of its own. I break down why it’s creating some of the best opportunities I’ve ever seen for retail investors.
Plus, our Crypto Intelligence advisory has been killing it lately… And I want to give all of my listeners a chance to get in on it. So, I’m putting together a special limited-time discount. [10:45]
One listener is having problems buying ethereum (ETH) on a popular exchange… and wants advice on where to purchase cryptocurrency. I share a few of my favorite crypto exchanges… and explain how it keeps getting easier for investors to get exposure to this amazing asset class. [24:00]
And lastly, what would I tell an investor who can’t afford to lose money? While I can’t provide personal advice, I’ll tell you what I would do if I were in a similar position. [26:55]
Wall Street Unplugged | 808
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Frank Curzio: What’s coming up there? It’s October 19th. I’m Frank Curzio. It’s the Wall Street Unplugged podcast where I break down the headlines and tell you what’s really moving these markets.
Frank Curzio: Talking about last week, the craziness of the markets. It’s up, it’s down, it’s bearish, it’s bullish, but I think we all could agree it’s lots of risks in the marketplace right now. You have to be concerned. We all see inflation. No matter what they say, if it’s transitory or not, we all see it. You see the inflation risks. You see the labor shortages where, just off of those two risks alone, you’re seeing prices are being raised, say at your favorite restaurant, yet the service isn’t as good because they have less employees, it’s longer, sometimes they’re even closed for days now to account for it. It’s not easy to do. I mean, I changed my habits of different places that I’ve gone to because prices are higher, but I’m not getting the same service.
Frank Curzio: You can’t really do that for long. It’s going to hurt a lot of businesses. Some have pricing power and that’s fine. Those are big risks. We’re saying stocks are expensive right now. Peak earnings. Hey, we’ll see. I mean, it’s in the heart of earning season right now. We’ve seen financials do well. Some companies do well. Proctor and Gamble didn’t really raise. You need to see beats and raises at these valuations. You just can’t see beats. And it’s tough to raise when you have supply chain issues. China numbers are slowing.
Frank Curzio: I mean, how much has Evergrande going to be a problem to real estate industry there? There’s lots of stuff there. And those supply chain issues, finally, I mean, we would talk with them for a while; now you’re seeing them everywhere. I still don’t think just because we’re talking about them, that there’s no risk there because it’s supposed to be bottoming and it’s not.
Frank Curzio: Apple just cut their iPhone production by 10%. And today, I get this report from IHS Markit, M-A-R-K-I-T, and they track order production based on the supply chain issues and chip disruption. And they are the best of the best. This is where I’ve gotten a lot of information from. A lot of great information from you. I love hearing from you. A lot of you are in this industry, sent me amazing emails months ago, let me know how terrible it was. And these numbers are available to CEOs of the auto companies and everything, and they were bullshitting you. They were lying through their teeth. Lying through their teeth here six months ago, saying, “Hey, this is a Q2 problem and we’re good.” No way. So, IHS Markit publishes their reports and forecasts every single week, every single week on Monday. And this Monday’s report.
Frank Curzio: They just lowered their production for Q3 and Q4 again. And even before this data was released from AlixPartners, this is all over CNBC, this was about three, four weeks ago. So, the auto industry will lose 210 billion. 210 billion in sales just this year due to a chip shortage. I think that number is conservative considering IHS Markit cut Q3 and Q4 global auto production figures to get in. It’s now predicted the auto companies will sell roughly 11 million fewer cars this year due to a chip shortage. Which makes that 210 billion number, very, very conservative. So, still lots of risks out there. But it’s analysts buying stocks and buying sectors for what we do, my job, our job is to always find the themes and areas that are working because even during the most volatile, risky markets, there’s almost always something that’s working. Almost always, unless you have crazy, crazy, 2008, 2009 credit crisis, nothing was working.
Frank Curzio: I mean, unless you short the market and COVID right, everything just came down together and didn’t take long, a month and a half, big downfall. We started bouncing up right away. But usually there’s things within the market that work. And here’s some examples. I mean, look at banking. Our government injected 11 trillion dollars into the market, and they’re not done. 11 trillion. 11 trillion. So, I saw a stat, and I don’t know if it’s true, I want to look it up, I think they said 45% of all the money ever printed was printed this year. There’s 45 figures. I’ve got to check to see if that’s correct. They sort of say that, and I was like, wait a minute. Is that really true? It’s probably true. 11 trillion directly to consumers and businesses, giving them free loans. That’s great for banks. It’s great for investment banks.
Frank Curzio: I’m going to invest like crazy. MNA everywhere. And rates are slowly rising, which is also really good for net interest margins, right? They’re going to expand. We took advantage of this to encourage a research advisor recommend golden near $200 a share a year ago, over a year ago, when everyone hated the financials. They said that they were in trouble. It’s over $400, a hundred percent plus gains, and banks still have huge tailwinds behind them, right? Rates are still low. Money is still pouring into the market. Energy is also working. I’ll be the first to admit I missed this one. However, we have exposure to this trend through Dollar Stock Club, which is $4 a month, basically an introductory letter to show you what we’re all about. It’s $4 a month which is nothing. You canceled whenever you want. But $4 a month to get the best ideas from the people that I interview each week.
Frank Curzio: Write a one-page report on it, include a buyout to price, a stop loss. A lot of companies have portfolio. We’re up 100% on oil and gas ETF, which has a playoff, Chris Macintosh’s bullish oil thesis. And this is about nine months ago, I think, maybe a year ago. And something I was like, I don’t know guys. I don’t know if I’m there yet. He was right. We took advantage of it, and we’re up a hundred percent on that. This is what Texas Pacific Land & Trust, which is oil, gas, royalty play. Those of you that have been following me for decades, you know this is my father’s favorite stock pick he recommended in the single digits. Kind of where it is now, a whole account’s like through the roof. But anyway, we bought that about 15 months ago, it’s up 150%, and everything within energy is working.
Frank Curzio: Even coal is working, but shell companies, majors, to services companies, deep water drills, everything within the industry’s working. Uranium. We didn’t miss uranium. And holy cow. I mean, it’s been crazy since, was it last month, month and a half ago? Sprott launches physical uranium fund. But now, just this week, Khalistan announced its own physical uranium fund. You can buy physical uranium on the open market. Expects to raise a half a billion dollars just for this fund to following in Sprott’s footsteps. And even if you don’t understand, it’s a fundamental change in the industry because it’s hard to get like a spot price and price discovery. It’s not like oil and natural gas or you see them. You can find out what the price is today, but it’s hard to get price discovery there. And now, it forces it. Whereas, there’s a discount on these things. They have buying uranium on the open market. That’s pushing prices higher.
Frank Curzio: It’s a fundamental change to the industry, and being able to buy physical uranium every time the price drops that that was never the case. And then you have the whole ESG movement behind that, where you have to throw uranium in there as one of the best clean energies, which is abundant, cheap, clean, safe 24-hour base load, unlike solar and wind. UK this week, you know, the UK adoption. They needed to hit that net zero emission strategy. You have Japan talking about bringing their closed nuclear plants back online, big deal. Holy cow. And demand from electricity companies is surging. They must lock in prices now, and they have to do this or risk paying 20-50% more months from now. And you look at the price is 47,48.
Frank Curzio: So, it is right now. I mean, they say you need 55 to really break even. 55, maybe a little bit higher than that, but they’re well over $120 a pound pre-Fukushima. And the market went to shit since 2010, but conditions right now, much better than pre-Fukushima in terms of fundamentals, supply demand imbalances, more countries adopting nuclear to satisfy the green energy needs. A much more better position that back then. We had a Amir Adnani, who’s just totally engulfed this industry, his whole career. We had him on September 2nd, when uranium prices with $34 a pound. It’s now $48 because of 50% gains in less than two months, recommended a Sprott physical uranium trust through his interview, and the stock’s up 30% in 45 days. He’s a chairman of uranium royalty, which we’re up 85% in dollar stock club. And then, we also have UEC in the portfolio. That was after, and that’s a Amir Adnani company, but I interviewed Spencer Abraham, former secretary of energy, who was a chairman of UEC and not long ago. We’re up a hundred percent on that name.
Frank Curzio: So, you take an advantage of different areas, and hopefully, you have exposure to this industry because this is not a short-term trend. We saw price go from 35 to 50 back down to 40. Now, they’re pushing 50 again. They’re going to continue. It’s going to be volatile, but overall, you’re going to see a lot of names do very, very well going forward. And I wouldn’t be surprised in six months from now, if we see prices $75. I wouldn’t be surprised at all. And these physical funds. Money’s pouring into them to wait for hedge funds to get into this market. It’s very difficult for them to get into this market. There’s not a lot of great plays that are volatile that have enough volatility in them. And then UEC, and now, you’re seeing now are then chemical as well. The chemical and UEC, all those two players that have the most volatility we could trade back and forth.
Frank Curzio: Now, you have these funds. Now, you’re going to see more and more institutional money flow into these things and flow into this industry. So, definitely not too late to get exposure. And then what else is working? Crypto. I’m getting tons of questions about Bitcoin. Of course, crypto is over 60,000 again. We’ve seen it pull back to 40 twice, I think, in the past 45 or 60 days, now back up again. Wait until you see when it goes back down there. People are pissed they didn’t buy it. I’m going to want to buy it. Give me the first Bitcoin ETF, just getting approved, which is not going to lie to you, it’s kind of a shitty ETF since its future base tracking is going to be tough given the roll-off every month. I won’t get into more details of that, but it’s not well ETFs…
Frank Curzio: It’s probably not the best one to approve right away, but that’s okay. It’s a bigger point. More ETFs are coming. When you look at Bitcoin, whether you like it, whether you hate it, you don’t understand it, whatever. And yes, there’s a lot of BS in the marketplace, but there’s also a lot of great stuff in there, but Bitcoin is the inflation hedge. It’s the I hate central government hedge. It’s the, I hate Wall Street hedge. I hate global money printing forever hedge. And there’s limited supply. And now, you have banks, institutions, wall street. They’re late to the party getting in. If you look at PayPal, Square, Visa, MasterCard. I mean, these guys have to adopt it, but hey, this is pretty cool that they have to. It threatens their business, innovation, to eliminate the middleman for painted financial companies. That’s all of wall street. Wall Street’s middleman. That’s what you’ve seen the most innovation come from by far is in the crypto industry. It’s incredible.
Frank Curzio: Coleman just filed to watch a DeFi ETF like a couple months ago, where they do 13, 14 billion in sales or whatever for the last quarter. I mean, these guys don’t launch an ETF unless they think it’s a massive, massive market that can move the needle. And that’s just one part, one small part of crypto, which is DeFi.
Frank Curzio: You can see security token ETFs, NFT ETFs. These are coming as well. Now that, that approval has happened which means it’s going to go more mainstream, more people, more institutions get in. Those are the three markets have massive tailwind. Maybe energy is getting a little toppy. Financials, risk-reward isn’t as great as it was six, nine months ago. But uranium and crypto, I mean, this is cyclical trends that I’m personally adding money to on pull backs. If you’re a CCI subscriber, we’ve done incredibly well in this portfolio. You have five companies up more than 10 X. Two of those are up 20 X. One is up 30 X. There’s five names under our bio, two prices right now. And these five names I love since their plays on crypto 2.0, which is the next phase of growth within crypto. And you look at DeFis, NFTs, metaverse, security tokens.
Frank Curzio: You’re listening to the issue on an email list. I’m sending out a special video to an offer to subscribe to my Crypto Intelligence newsletter. And I’ve gotten a lot of questions. A lot of people say, “Hey, what’s the best price you could offer.” So, I put together a video. It’s very short. It’s not long, 14, 15 minute video. I think it’s like 15 minutes tops. Watch it because you’re going to understand why I’m so excited about crypto. I don’t care if you subscribed to a newsletter or not. After you watch the video, you probably are because you’re going to see exactly what I’m talking about because this isn’t your typical looking into the camera thing. I’m sharing my screen with you showing you real time, exactly what’s going on in this market. And I’m also going to show you our Crypto Intelligence portfolio.
Frank Curzio: If you’re a subscriber, don’t worry. I’m not giving away any of the stocks, I’m blacking them out, but you’re going to see the gains and just a full portfolio. You’ll see few losses in there. You’re going to see stocks we recommended, or the crypto’s we recommended, that I think have tremendous upside potential. In summary, that’s the full portfolio. And the point of this is what? It’s to show you that as someone that’s been doing it as long as me, for close to 30 years, I’ve never seen the gains that you can generate as a retail investor from a sector than this one. Never. And you’ll see the proof.
Frank Curzio: I mean, why is that? I mean, you’re looking at a market where, as a retail investor, a retail investor, and I’m a credit investor, I can get into some pretty good private deals. That’s different. As a retail investor, it’s not a credit. And you’re looking for the greatest returns. Look where these IPO’s come out. Where Robinhood, $38 billion valuation before you could buy. Palantir, $21 billion valuation. Snowflake was up a hundred percent on the open. That was close to a $70 billion valuation, was the first time retail investors could buy Snowflake. You’re looking at SPACs when they come out. Holy cow. I mean, you look at these companies that emerging with the SPACs, right, to become publicly traded. And you look at their evaluation just six months before that you’ll be able to see it because these companies raise money. And once they raise money, they’ll disclose that this company raised money and had a billion dollar valuation.
Frank Curzio: And some of these companies would be, there are $250, $300 billion valuation six months ago. I don’t know what changed in six months, not much, but they’ll come out of $2, $3 billion evaluations in SPACs. What the other flight, these things and do these road shows because they know they could sell it to the retail investor. And you go to buy these things at crazy valuations. Yet, if you look at crypto, go to coinmarketcap.com, it’s a free site. Just look at like the top 30, 40 of them, and put on your chart, and hit the market cap, not the price. You’re going to see companies that were below a hundred dollar market cap that are like $15, $20 billion market cap. That are even into the billions in terms of market caps. I mean, you’re looking at, 20 X, 50 X, even 500 X gains inside of a year.
Frank Curzio: I’m not going to tell you that you’re going to generate those going forward, right. Obviously, right. You don’t know what’s going to happen. Maybe crypto crashes, it’s a lot of garbage. What I’m telling you is that from a risk-reward perspective, you cannot get those types of gains in the regular markets anymore. Yeah, you could get 300, 400, 500%. You’ll see some of those in our portfolios. I’m talking about 20 X and 30 X gains inside of two and a half years. When have you seen that? And maybe you bought Netflix 15 years ago. Maybe you bought one of these things, whatever, Microsoft back in the day, or you bought… And even if you bought Google in the eighties when nobody wanted it, when it IPOd, nobody wanted it. That was great for Google. Maybe you have an isolated example of you’re holding something for 15 years that did fantastic.
Frank Curzio: But when you look at the gains in this sector and the fact that where the innovation is coming from, these big trends, and you’re looking at to say, wow, it’s Bitcoin. It’s there. Bitcoin and Ethereum. That was the foundation. That was the foundation of this. And when you’re looking at the next stage of growth and innovation, and think of it as the internet. So, the internet in the late 1990s, massive growth taking place, everybody going crazy, ready to make it a fortune before that crash. But I tell you something. Streaming wasn’t around then. 5g wasn’t around. AI wasn’t around. Social media didn’t even exist.
Frank Curzio: This is the innovation and the growth that takes place once the foundation, which was the internet, was built. The foundation is built. Bitcoin is here. Banks are forced to integrate. It’s already integrated in everything. So, they can’t shut it down without crashing everything. Limited supply, you’re going to see Bitcoin continue to go higher. It’ll pull back. It’ll be volatile when it does. You’re going to see a lot of names go higher along with it. That includes some of the crap sometimes. And there is a lot of crap in this industry. So, you need someone to guide you, but trust me, even if you’re not going to subscribe to it, watch the video for 15 minutes. And I show you exactly what I mean of why the opportunity, which I’ve been doing this for such a long time. And I can tell you, I could identify with every investor. I don’t care how rich you are.
Frank Curzio: I don’t care if your portfolio is a thousand dollars. Everybody is looking for the grand slam, and they’re looking for it right away. And I’ve got those returns out of crypto. I’ve made millions of dollars off of crypto. I’m not just bullshitting you here, where I based my company and my reputation on this trend, where we have our own security token. And I see the industry going crazy right now. It took a little while, and I was on the fence going, maybe I was the idiot out there, and I didn’t know what I was talking about, but it’s here. It’s disrupting everything. But this is the industry you’re going to see innovation come from, and learn about it. Start learning about it. I know it’s tough, especially if you’re all invested, you’re set in your ways. You don’t want to learn anything. Start learning about it because it’s not that hard to open an account.
Frank Curzio: And technology is getting better. Now you have clearing. You have ETFs getting approved, the SEC coming on board, it’s all happening. It’s all happening. And it’s still very, very early in a lot of the next phase. I don’t want to call it crypto 2.0 or whatever it is, but that’s the next phase of growth where you get to see DeFi, decentralized finance, where you’re eliminating the middlemen in all these. It’s why Wall Street has to get in. They make fees just by being a middleman. It’s an $80 billion industry already. 80 billion. It’s like double marijuana, and it’s going to grow 10 X. It’s a bigger market growing faster, but it was marijuana. I got to get it. I got to get. This is much, much bigger. DeFi’s much bigger than marijuana. Security tokens is 500 trillion in assets that could be tokenized. These are illiquid assets where you could sell off a piece of them. If only 1% of that is true, it’s a $5 trillion market.
Frank Curzio: That’s incredible. And NFT is, yes there’s a lot of crap in it, but it’s pretty cool to get something digital and original from maybe Tom Brady, Michael Jordan, your favorite celebrity, Wayne Gretzky. I mean, some of that’s really cool. It’s a good market, but these are just opening up the possibilities. Then you have the metaverse. You have so many great trends. A lot of this only flows through crypto. So, get involved. You will receive a video from me. And again, just watch it. Whether you subscribe or not, it is the best offer that I’ve… Not the… One of the best offers I think. The best offer, I’m pretty sure, since we launched this. Since launch was, I think our best offer. That was four years ago of Crypto Intelligence. So, you’re not going to see a better offer than this.
Frank Curzio: And when you see the performance, I should be charging a lot more for this, but this is someplace I want to get you in. Why? We’re independent. I don’t get paid by companies to recommend them. So, if I don’t show you gains, you cancel your service. So, we’re pushing different products and services is because I think you can make a lot of money on it, because if you do, then what are you going to do? You’re going to subscribe to more of our products. That’s what I want. I want you around for 20, 30 years. I don’t want you around for a couple of days and wrecking you on some stupid story, which we see a lot in this industry, which is the reason why I started this company because there’s a lot of bullshit out there. But it’s a great, great, great opportunity.
Frank Curzio: Here it is. Good price point. If you want to take advantage, fine. You have seven days to do it. If not, no worries. Got lots of requests. That’s why I put this together. And rightly so, because we’re seeing crypto really take off, ETFs getting approved. It’s really big. It’s a hot theme right now, and I get it. But the next phase of growth is where people will get filthy rich if they invest in the right names. There’s innovation there. These companies coming out of very, very low valuations or evaluations where you’re getting in near the ground floor, which you cannot do on Wall Street anymore, unless you’re in a credit investor and able to invest in a lot of these private companies. You’ll see that probably tomorrow, next day. But again, seven days, if you want to subscribe, if not, no worries, but please start learning about this trend.
Frank Curzio: I’ve been saying that for over two years, and if you follow me, if you listen to me, even if you just bought Bitcoin, then you’re doing extremely, extremely well, probably better than any stock that you purchase. I think this is just the beginning. Bitcoin, Ethereum are yesterday’s news. I think Bitcoin is going to continue to grind higher. It’s going to go higher. Ethereum I’m worried about. There’s other technologies that could have one in our portfolio. That’s an Ethereum killer. Everyone’s switching over to it. The biggest companies are switching over to it. It’s faster. You have no fees. Where we’ve been switching over to it. So Ethereum, again, just different innovation going forward. And a lot, a lot of innovation. A lot of great markets. It’s going to be very, very exciting. I’m excited right now, especially with security tokens which we are right in the middle of and subscribers, CCI are going to get a look at a lot of deals because there’s a lot of companies coming to us trying to launch this thing and you can get in at discounts to these deals through new reggae offerings, which means retail investors.
Frank Curzio: Even you can get into some of these deals, which would be discounted right before the IPO or what they like to call the STO the security token offerings. So really, really good stuff there. Again, that’ll come out a couple of days, but the theme here is focused on what’s working. I’ll say it again. Not sure if I’ll go all in on energy right now. Financials, not crazy risk-reward, but uranium… Crypto is still very early when it comes to that growth potential, but find the themes that are working. Now last week, I ran a little late with this. I didn’t get a chance to answer any of your questions, which I’m doing a monologue taking a few questions. So, we’ll do that today.
Frank Curzio: Let’s start with a question from John. He goes, “Hey, Frank. Hope all is well. I had a question regarding Ethereum. A few years back I bought some on Binance, but a few months ago I had to transfer everything out of it because the website said, I’m a US citizen. I couldn’t trade on Binance, and I had to go to the Binance US site. Have you heard of anyone else having the same issues with Binance website? I didn’t see any Ethereum in my Binance account, and I checked Kraken, and I didn’t see any there. Just wondering if you had recommended any of the websites exchange to buy Ethereum in the past. I also checked Coinbase. There’s no Ethereum in there that I had bought. Thanks, John.”
Frank Curzio: Okay. I mean, for crypto, people who are in the industry, there’ll be like, oh, you know, but for people who are starting it, this is a good question. So, Binance had to create a site called Binance US because regulations, and they can’t just have all the crappy shit and garbage. They could trade that internationally which is fine. So, it probably went to the Binance US account.
Frank Curzio: I would call Binance and it should be in that account, but you could buy Ethereum anywhere. You could buy it on Coinbase. Coinbase is probably the best place. You know, a lot of these sites, you might have a little bit of problems, customer service, huge demand, but you know, it’s Coinbase. You got Kraken, Gemini. I mean, get familiar with these sites. Even the block fives you could buy. So, many places you could buy bitcoin. It’s very, very easy right now. And this process used to take 3, 4, 5 days sometimes before they approve you. I mean, you don’t realize this when you’re opening an account at E-Trade, but they’re going through the whole background check. Like, if there’s a warrant for your arrest, and you fill out an account, you’ll get someone knocking on your door, right? You get arrested like next day. You don’t realize they’re going through all these checks.
Frank Curzio: You just do it so fast. Well, now they’re doing these checks where it’s anti-laundering, making sure you’re okay. They get you to know your customer KYC. They’re doing all this stuff. This used to take like three. Now it takes five minutes and less than a day to open up accounts on most platforms, including tZERO, what we’re going to trade on. So, they say it’ll take up to two days. I mean, we fill out the information. I did it, and it took about five hours, four hours to go through that whole process. And I was up and running. So, try to use those sites which will be better.
Frank Curzio: I’m sure if you go into Binance US, or if you call them, they probably automatically place that in the Binance US counter, you might have to transfer to like transfer it for you. But yes, Binance took US investors off, they created Binance US, which is much smaller. The amount of tokens trading there are not as big as the Binance site, but yeah, you should be able to trade on Binance US with no problem. Kraken as well and, you know Coinbase. And that’s where you could buy Ethereum. I think Coinbase is over a hundred now, maybe 120, 130. I don’t know how many. I haven’t looked probably in a month or two. But yeah, I mean, more issues being able to trade on that and it’s cool.
Frank Curzio: You get familiar with it, and it’s very easy to open an account. Start with a small amount. And that makes sense. Let’s go to one more question. Here it is from Edith. She goes, “Hello, Frank. I thought to reach out to you directly as I don’t have any knowledge or experience in trading stocks. Would you be able to advise me on how to start? I can only invest a thousand dollars and cannot afford to lose it. I would forever be grateful and become a prescriber for many years to come. Thank you so much, Edith.”
Frank Curzio: Prescriber. I don’t know if you’re a doctor, but if you’re going to prescribe drugs to me for many years to come, they have maybe a Curzio One membership for free. You can get Adderall, Fentanyl, Viagra, you name it. We’ve got a partnership there. I’m in, I have to say I’m joking now because people don’t know that and they take that seriously, but I’m joking. Joking. Just kidding. Everyone is so serious now, but I think you meant subscriber, right? So, a subscriber for many years to come. I can advise you, right? If you have a thousand dollars, you can’t afford to lose it. I wouldn’t put in the market. You can’t afford to lose it. And I don’t care if you buy an S&P 500 Vanguard fund where the fees like 0.1%, which is very little fee, which I tell a lot of people to buy and purchase just to… You’ll own the top 500 stocks.
Frank Curzio: And that has done extremely, extremely well. It’s over 65 years, whatever. I think it was in the 50s when it became 500. And you know, you’re looking at 8% average returns annually with dividends, a little bit more than that. Again, you have your ups and downs, but it’s been solid. It’s paying out. I don’t know what the yield is now. Is it 1.7, 1.8 or whatever it is. But yeah, that’s the best bet. But at a thousand dollars, if you can’t afford to lose it, then I wouldn’t go into the market right now. I mean, yeah, that’s the best advice I give. I would focus and look at all of our free stuff on our site. And I want to tell you for a newsletter, we probably have the best free content out there. And you get lots of ideas.
Frank Curzio: This podcast is for free. All these podcasts are for free that I’m doing Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. We have great interviews. You get lots of stock picks, lots of ideas. You can go to our website now, which is redesigned, which is awesome. So, you see content every single day now. It’s not just a member site, which it used to be where members go there and login. It’s becoming a media company now. So, this content on it, everyday original content, really, really good. And now, we get outside contributors to participate, hire more people to write more. Now, it gets bigger and bigger, provide quotes and stuff like that, and build a whole site, and that’s our direction. That’s where we’re going. And I would focus on that, but yeah, at a thousand dollars, Edith, just be careful. If you can’t afford to lose it, don’t ever put any money you can’t really afford to lose. Again, because I don’t know where the S&P 500 is going.
Frank Curzio: I’m sure you’re not going to get crushed. I wouldn’t say you’d lose more than 20, 30% right away, but either way, you have to be very, very careful. And yeah, I mean, I really wish I could tell you more. I really wish I could tell you more. If you have like $5,000 to invest, and your investing, you say, hey, you know, this is money I put aside or in your 401k, which you know, is long-term and stuff like that. It’s different. You put them in certain areas, you can separate even a thousand dollars. You could put a hundred bucks in 10 different situations. But the key to this is, as you said, you can’t afford to lose it. And if you can’t afford to lose it, then yeah, I wouldn’t even put in the market. The market is a dangerous place. It’s very volatile.
Frank Curzio: And the last thing you want to do is put money in the market and look at it every single minute of every single day because that means you have too much in a stock or too much in the market. Because if I looked at every single day, I would have sold out all my uranium picks, I would have sold out all my gold picks that I had 5, 6, 7 years ago that have five-year warrants on that all came back 2019, and stuff like that. I wasn’t looking at this until I was like, hey, in five years, I think gold’s going to be fine. And it’ll definitely go higher. And a lot of these stocks have done well, even though gold is kind of crappy right now as a sector. Same with crypto, the ups and downs, and uranium I’ve had. I’m making a lot, a lot of money on uranium, but I’ve had these things where they sat there for three years, four years and did nothing while the market surged, but I had exposure to other things in the market that did great, and I was diversified.
Frank Curzio: So, to say my friends in Vancouver, it’s gold and silver only in mining. And that sector has been so terrible, such a long time outside of a couple of periods. When that cycle changes, it’s great. People make a fortune, but otherwise you’re sitting there and watching everything else in this market, our markets go crazy going through the roof, and you’re sitting there in one sector. You have to be diversified, but saying you can’t afford to lose it. You know, I would say don’t put it in the market. So, sorry I couldn’t help you more, but start learning as much as you can for when you build up the capital and you want to put into the market, you could do that by our free site, and there’s other good free sites out there too, just be careful what you read out there.
Frank Curzio: Okay guys. So, that’s it for me again, CCI promo, which is Crypto Intelligence, a great video. It’s a short video. I kept it short. I’m sharing my screen with you. Just take a look and you’re going to understand why you’re going to see the massive upside potential you have in this. And some of the gains that you can capture, which are very difficult to capture these days in the market and going forward because of the valuations that come out. But yeah, I think crypto, this is just the beginning. A foundation has been built, and there’s amazing growth trends, amazing innovations. The contacts I have in this industry has been unbelievable, fantastic. They write to me all the time, and I thank them all the time. Again, I’m all in on this industry. I love the direction it’s going. I’m very happy with the decision I made. I’m very happy for my investors, and I want to see you guys make money.
Frank Curzio: And this is a sector that I really like going forward for very, very long time. So, like investing in the internet in the early, not early, but mid-1990s and even 2003, 4, 5, 6, when it really started taking off again. And all these trends just started getting bigger and bigger and bigger. So, really, really cool stuff. Questions, comments, feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Really appreciate all the support. I’ll see you guys tomorrow. Take care.
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