So how are my predictions doing?
I targeted four teams — Brazil, France, Colombia and Chile — to bet on. All four have advanced to the final 16. Famous prognosticator Nate Silver pegs their chances to win at 37 percent, 8 percent, 6 percent and 3 percent, respectively. So you have over a 50-percent chance to win if you listened to me.
Also, if you bet all four to advance to this round as I suggested, you, at worst, break even and are playing with house money. The only difference between my betting strategy and Goldman's is that I am right but they have a market capitalization of $75 billion.
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However your bets are faring, here are five surefire World Cup bets:
1. No more ties. In this stage of the tournament, there are no more ties. In this stage, if they end in a tie they go to penalty kicks. While I think this isn't a great way to settle the tie, there is no doubt it's exciting.
2. WWE- like controversy. Soccer isn't just about the game, it's about the drama. If you put your money down on Luis Suarez biting someone – congratulations! Bettson, a gambling website based in Malta, offered a prop bet on Suarez biting someone. The odds were 175-1 and 167 gamblers bet on the bite. Hopefully Suarez got in on the action, so he could literally put his money where his mouth is.
My advice to all Wall Street traders is if a customer causes you a big loss, go down to his office and bite him on the shoulder. That will teach him not to mess with you.
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3. Day drinking. It's summertime and there is no better time to day drink. Countries like Brazil, Argentina and Colombia have some of the world's most beautiful women and are still alive in this tournament. More importantly, their female fans love to go out and support their teams by drinking Caipirinhas and cervezas. So take a client out for lunch for a business meeting and check out those countries' greatest exports.
4. The joy of rooting against France. Even though I recommended betting on France, is there a country more fun to root against? Even a lot of French people love rooting against them. (All kidding aside, the French are a very big part of Wall Street and I have had the pleasure of working with many talented French traders.)
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5. Embracing the odds. You can still bet on the games. We are in July. Real football season starts soon. Unless you bet on baseball or you are like me hustling guys on the golf course, this is the last time you will gamble until college football starts. This is Wall Street. Gambling and odds are in our DNA. Don't fight it. Embrace it.