After nearly 20 years in the trenches of high finance, Robert has joined St. Paul Research to assume the role of Chief Futurist. Robert cut his teeth as an analyst for one of the most revered and prestigious medical institutions on Earth, whose endowment is valued at $4.3 billion. From there, Robert became the lead analyst for a Fortune 500 private company — a firm with revenues above $12 billion. He also worked for the companies of two billionaire owners of major professional sports franchises (NFL and MLB)…. collaborated with countless bestselling financial authors… and founded an internet business worth millions. Robert is Master’s educated in Finance, as well.
Bitcoin’s post-halving price action is a terrific bellwether. In one scenario, Bitcoin’s price nose-dives, offering some degree of confidence to the broader markets. Yet in a radically different scenario, Bitcoin rockets higher, signaling a coming great depression. Today we address the likelihood of each scenario happening.
Tim Cook’s been silent as a Buddhist monk on 5G. But that’s expected given Apple’s history of secrecy. Don’t sweat it though. 5G is an inevitability the way things are going.
By the end of the 2020s, technology will have helped end the world’s 100-year addiction to fossil fuels and petroleum. Of course, it’ll take the entire decade to crown a new king. But based on my favorite leading indicator — the activity of venture capitalists (VCs) — a main challenger to the throne is beginning to emerge.
Oil grabbed most of the headlines this week, and for good reason. In over a 100 years of trading, we’ve never seen subzero oil prices, until now. The oil industry is still ripe with innovation. But can that tech save the sector?
Today, however, telemedicine has likely vaulted above 50% of doctors’ visits. Yet the story doesn’t end there. If telemedicine is a nascent star — burning hot and bright — then “HealthTech” is the constellation in which it resides. And HealthTech seeks to reboot America’s health care system.