The Ten Commandments of The American Religion

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . (iStockphoto) If I stood in the center...

Why I Hate (And Can't Live Without) My Phone

...This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . 203-512-2161 That’s my phone number. It has...

The Forever Portfolio

...The Forever Portfolio, spotted this week in the Nashville airport. Our friend James Altucher has a new book out, The Forever Portfolio, which is an investment book — the...

Is JungleSmash the New Madison Avenue?

...as well. JungleSmash is a little experiment from my friend James Altucher, whom I’ve written about here and here. From JungleSmash James also started Stockpickr.com, the first user-generated investing site,...

Friends With Cool Websites

...My friend James Altucher has probably never had to have a resume in his life, but if he did it would include: teen chess whiz, computer-science guy, web filmmaker...

Ten Reasons Why I Would Never Donate to a Major Charity (How to Be a Superhero, Part 2)

...Photo: Katherine Johnson This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . “Giving to Charity” is...

For Madoff, Reputation Is Apparently a One-Way Street

...Our friend James Altucher, in an interview at Yahoo!’s Tech Ticker, talks about visiting Bernie Madoff and his son Mark back in early 2005 to pitch them his fund...

Jim Cramer [Hearts] Stockpickr.com

...behind Mad Money and TheStreet.com, where Altucher is a columnist, also likes Stockpickr — enough to take a piece of Stockpickr’s action. Congrats to James. (Hat tip: Matt Hertz)...

The 100 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur

...Photo: Digital Vision This is a cross-post from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. His previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog can be found here . If you Google...

How to Become a Superhero (Or…Why I Would Never Donate to a Major Charity)

...This is a crosspost from James Altucher‘s blog Altucher Confidential. Here are his previous appearances on the Freakonomics blog.   A few years ago, there was a story in...