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Thomas Lake, Enterprise Writer for CNN Politics

Thomas Lake is an enterprise writer for CNN Politics focusing on the 2016 presidential election.

Lake previously wrote about bourbon thieves, B.B. King’s funeral, and a buzzer-beating shot in a college basketball game that actually saved people from a tornado. His story “The Boy They Couldn’t Kill” was named one of the 60 best features […]

Skousen CAFE mentions EconoSummit 2017

Skousen CAFE: The Economy Is Back on Track: Good News for Trump

By Mark Skousen
Editor, Forecasts & Strategies

The economy is now moving from “slow growth” to robust growth. Today, the federal government released data on the economy that supported this optimistic outlook, and it explains why the stock market has done well since Donald Trump […]

2017-04-13T06:26:07+00:00 Categories: Club News|

Mark Skousen’s Forecasts & Strategies – Highlights EconoSummit 2017

Mark Skousen’s Forecasts & Strategies hotline, where he offers independent advice for today’s worldly philosophers. Provides Las Vegas Investment Club EconoSummit info to subscribers.

Three Investment Conferences

Orlando MoneyShow

EconoSummit, Feb. 25-26, The Orleans Hotel, Las Vegas: Sponsored by the Las Vegas Investment Club, I will be speaking on “Lies, Myths and Realities: What Every Investor Should Know […]

2017-04-13T06:26:07+00:00 Categories: Club News|

April 18th Meeting Guest Speaker – Dr. Bernhard, Ph.D

What Makes Las Vegas Competitive on a World Stage?

Join us at the Las Vegas Investment Club Meeting on April 18th, 2017 – 7pm as we welcome guest speaker Dr. Bernhard, Ph.D., Executive Director – International Gaming Institute as he discusses what makes Las Vegas competitive on a world stage.

2017-01-09T19:03:22+00:00 Categories: Club News|Tags: , |

Dr. Bo Bernhard, Ph.D., Executive Director – International Gaming Institute

A 5th generation Nevadan, Dr. Bo Bernhard calls Las Vegas home, but he works frequently in jurisdictions as diverse as South Africa, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, Macao, Mexico, Vietnam, Taiwan, Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Portugal, Austria, Greece, England, and Canada. Dr. Bernhard began his research career […]

LVIC Members Deal: Highmark Partners Realty, LLP

Invested: $3,477,422 million

Year: 2012.

This was the first project for the Las Vegas Investment Club. We purchased 51 condos on the edge of Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada. The project was fully managed by Senior Club Members. We generated cash flow for the time frame of the project from net income paid quarterly and then sold […]

LVIC Members Deal: High Yield Bond Fund

 Invested: $300,000 thousand

Year: 2014.

The club members loaned money to a subprime lender who relends money at a higher interest rate. The company did an IPO in 2014 and as of October 2016 the borrower has now processed over one million loans to subprime borrowers.

Las Vegas Investment Club Members who invested receive a fixed distribution of […]

LVIC Member Deal: WMODE Private Placement

Invested: $250,000 thousand

Year 2014.

LVIC Members invested in a private tech company with several existing streams of income and was profitable.

WMODE Management expected the company to undertake a public offering within a few years but (to the pleasant surprise of club member/investors) the company was privately purchased by Peter Thiel (Founder of Pay Pal) for a […]

LVIC Member Deal: Adventure Combat Operatives (ACO)

Invested: $300,000 thousand

Year 2014.

The club members loaned $300,000 to a local tourist attraction. The club took a charging order over all receivables and all assets of the company. The club investors receive 20% of gross revenues until the loan is fully repaid.  Once the loan is fully repaid then the investors receive a 4% royalty […]