Category: Business Ideas

6 All-Star Women Investors

Today’s female trailblazers in business and finance

Men aren’t the only ones who have made names for themselves as investors. One of the earliest American women to blaze a trail in finance was suffragette Victoria Woodhull. In 1870, she and her sister, Tennessee, became the first female stockbrokers and opened the first woman-owned Wall Street brokerage firm. Madam C.J. Walker created a vast business empire a few decades later by selling a line of homemade hair-care products for black women. At the time of her death in 1919, Walker was considered the wealthiest self-made, African-American businesswoman. In 1967, Muriel Siebert

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Bloomberg learns what his billions can’t buy

Money can buy you a lot of things. Health (anyone who tells you that rich people don’t live longer on average than the rest of us is, as they said back in the day, high), nice clothes, fancy cars, big homes and love (yes, that means happiness as well). You can also throw into the mix the mayoralty of the nation’s largest city.

But as Mike Bloomberg taught us over the past several weeks, it can’t buy you a major party’s presidential nomination. Shame on those of us (that includes me) who thought otherwise.

I guess you can say we

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