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Ken McDougall
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Public has burned me for the last time. According to my updated balance sheet, I received a ‘Payout from Otis’ for my shares invested in the Alternative #Sneaker collection on this platform at the end of the week. Of course they will just say that “investments have risks” as a response to this, because I’m just a little fish in a big pond. I can hardly impact their business model with my modest siSee more
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Air Jordans sell for record $2.2M as sports memorabilia booms A pair of Air Jordans worn by Michael Jordan became the world's most expensive sneakers on Tuesday when they sold for $2.2 million at a Sotheby's online auction. Why it matters: Although the Air Jordan XIIIs that the legendary basketball player wore during the 1998 "Last Dance" NBA finals season didn't fetch as much as some anticipateSee more
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Invested in "Shattered Backboard" AJ1
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🎨Alts: Asset Deep Dive In case you missed it, #Alts (Alternative Assets) have launched on Public! Today's #PublicLive covered alt assets on Public, here's the TLDR: • The largest category within alternative investments is typically real estate and private equity. Otis previously focused mostly on cultural assets. So the offerings that you're seeing today on Public are primarily in collectible artSee more
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Think there’s a market for Beanie Babies on Public now that we’re offering alternative assets? Asking for a friend. #alts
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Invested in Disney
#alterntiveinvesting #Alts Just did the Public learn and earned $1 of $DIS stock, so I thought to myself, “self, why not just buy a whole share of Disney”. I bought 1 share of DIS at an avg. of $102.88 a share… this pairs well with the whole share of $GOOG I purchased Monday and the whole share of $AMZN last week Why whole shares all of the sudden? Well, TBH 🤫🤐 I’ve been DCA’ing on Public & quietly stashing cash for about two years now as I waited for the bottom to fall out and now I’m finally starting to unlock my buying power. I will still DCA but right now I’m still moving cautiously because we can still fall from these lows. When you invest, I encourage you to be strategic because buying the bottom allows you to ride to the top! Stay ambitious and stay savvy. 🚫 not investing advice.
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Speaking at an event on climate change 🌎 hosted by TechCrunch, tech billionaire and Microsoft $MSFT co-founder Bill Gates has dismissed non-fungible tokens as “100 percent based on greater fool theory” - the financial concept that even overpriced assets can make money as long as you find a bigger idiot to sell them to. Gates also said he preferred investing in assets with tangible outputs, like fSee more
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🖼 Would you add art to your investment portfolio? 🖼 On May 10th, Shot Sage Blue Marilyn by Andy Warhol sold for $195 million - an auction house record - at Christy's New York. Let's dive into the sale through a recap of Public's recent Live session on #Alts with @profgizemsaka and hosts @calumjohnson1 @elenags 👉 $195 million is an auction house record, not a sale record. That means pieces have sole for higher outside of auction houses - for example, a De Kooning piece sold for $300 million to Griffin in 2015 👉 Location of auction has influence, and is one of many factors of influence in pricing art. Others can include the artist, size, medium, if the piece has passed into questionable hands, etc. 👉 In relation to other markets, the art market has a positive relationship with the macro economy. 👉 Art offers diversification options. Some segments have near zero correlation with the S&P. However, as always the power of diversification lies in - you guessed it - diversification. 👉 Art is a very long term asset, and not always transparent - there have been instances of price fixing and illegal bidding. As always, do your own research to familiarze with the risks of each asset before investment. 💬 Key Quote: "So we have some segments of the art market... that have almost zero correlation with the s&p... my view as an economist regarding retail, art is a retail investing... as for any economist, whenever there is untapped potential, it shouldn't remain idle. But investors need to be careful because they'll benefit from this only if they're diversified. So in the same way that you know, we advise against picking a stock here as well, we can't advise picking one artwork and no one should hope to make a quick profit." - @profgizemsaka 📝 Art Vocabulary: Primary market: When a piece first goes to sale - example would be directly from the artist. 🧑‍🎨 Secondary market: Any resale of the work. This is typically where auction houses come into play. 🔗 Check out the full replay in the comments👇 and share your thoughts! - *Not investment advice.

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