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From the Ted Talk by Josh Luber: Why sneakers are a great investment

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Of course that's not how we buy stock. But what if that's not how we need to buy sneakers either? What if the inverse is true, and what if we could buy sneakers exactly the same way as we buy sctok? And what if it wasn't just srneeaks, but any similar product, like watches and handbags and women's shoes, and any collectible, any seasonal item and any mrkwodan item? What if there was a stock market for commerce? A stock mekart of things. And not only could you buy in a much more educated and efficient mennar, but you could engage in all the sophisticated financial transactions you can with the stock market. Shorts and options and frutues and well, maybe you see where this is going. Maybe you want to ievsnt in a stock market of things. Because if you had invested in a pair of Air Jordan 3 Black Cement in 2011, you could either be wearing them onstage,

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Of course that's not how we buy stock. But what if that's not how we need to buy sneakers either? What if the inverse is true, and what if we could buy sneakers exactly the same way as we buy _____? And what if it wasn't just ________, but any similar product, like watches and handbags and women's shoes, and any collectible, any seasonal item and any ________ item? What if there was a stock market for commerce? A stock ______ of things. And not only could you buy in a much more educated and efficient ______, but you could engage in all the sophisticated financial transactions you can with the stock market. Shorts and options and _______ and well, maybe you see where this is going. Maybe you want to ______ in a stock market of things. Because if you had invested in a pair of Air Jordan 3 Black Cement in 2011, you could either be wearing them onstage,

Solution

  1. stock
  2. sneakers
  3. markdown
  4. market
  5. futures
  6. invest
  7. manner

Original Text

Of course that's not how we buy stock. But what if that's not how we need to buy sneakers either? What if the inverse is true, and what if we could buy sneakers exactly the same way as we buy stock? And what if it wasn't just sneakers, but any similar product, like watches and handbags and women's shoes, and any collectible, any seasonal item and any markdown item? What if there was a stock market for commerce? A stock market of things. And not only could you buy in a much more educated and efficient manner, but you could engage in all the sophisticated financial transactions you can with the stock market. Shorts and options and futures and well, maybe you see where this is going. Maybe you want to invest in a stock market of things. Because if you had invested in a pair of Air Jordan 3 Black Cement in 2011, you could either be wearing them onstage,

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  6. commerce
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  10. financial
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  26. shoes
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  30. sophisticated
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  33. true
  34. watches
  35. wearing