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How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, and pie charts with more …

The Only 3 Vanguard Funds You Need to Build a Portfolio

How many Vanguard funds does it take to build a complete portfolio? No, this is not a lead in to a riddle or a joke, but rather the beginning of a …

Investing

Individual stocks don’t even beat Treasury bills: James Saft

(Reuters) - If you want to be a stock picker, you had better be a truly exceptional one because the alternative is not pleasant.<p>While stock markets in aggregate hugely outperform bonds, especially one-month Treasury bills, the story when it comes to individual stocks is a lot more daunting.<p>Only 42 …

Investing

As Sequoia upped investments abroad, other Valley VCs scaled back

Joanna Glasner Contributor<p>Joanna Glasner is a reporter for Crunchbase.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Not a minimalist? Startups will gladly store, manage and deliver your items<br>• The state of the unicorn<p>Silicon Valley’s most consistently successful old-guard venture firm now makes the majority of its …

Venture Capital

Trumponomics is Reaganomics on steroids: Paul Krugman reveals Trump’s dangerous idiocy on trade

The New York Times columnist also predicts who will be the real losers<p>A week into the Trump administration and things are going swimmingly with a brewing trade war with Mexico and a terrifying window into Donald Trump's deranged psychology. Trump is already backtracking on campaign promises to …

Economics

Opinion | WEALTH MATTERS: What you need to know about spousal RRSPs

They're typically used by couples with a large gap between their incomes – where one spouse has a high income and the other has a low or no income. …

The World’s Most Energy Efficient and Inefficient Nations

While overall there is a global combination of effort being made as we race against time in trying to save the planet, some countries contribute much …

Patch that delivers drug, gene, and light-based therapy to tumor sites shows promising results - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Approximately one in 20 people will develop colorectal cancer in their lifetime, making it the third-most prevalent form of the disease in the U.S. …

This Cybersecurity Startup Just Raised $150 Million

Texas-based StackPath has raised $150 million in fresh funding from private equity firm ABRY Partners, the CEO of the cybersecurity startup said …

Venture Capital

Will Robots Kill Jobs?

The advent of the digital economy, robots, artificial intelligence (AI), and process automation is already starting to drive a significant loss of jobs in certain sectors, and the trend will only intensify over the coming years.<p>While this should be a great concern for us all, as a substantial part …

Manufacturing

The world's 'premier copper nation' can't find any more copper

That came from the government-run Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco). Which put together 15 years of exploration data in Chile and beyond, to look at where major copper discoveries are coming from — and how successful exploration spending in the sector has been of late.<p>At first glance, that data …

Licensing

Buying ETFs Online Is Easy: Here's How | Investopedia

With exchange-traded funds (ETFs), investors enjoy the flexibility of trading on exchanges and the ease of buying and selling individual stocks. ETF …

Investing

China is rebuilding the Silk Road, and it might include a gold mine

<b>Gold.</b><p>Bloomberg broke the story late last week that China's $40 billion Silk Road Fund is looking at buying its first gold mine. With the big buyer reportedly in talks over the Vasilkovskoye operation in Kazakhstan.<p>Vasilkovskoye currently belongs to Glencore — a firm that is aggressively selling …

Silk Road

Five Charts To Watch Next Week

Over the past week, we’ve talked about the rational reasons to be long stocks. Today we want to walk through a few charts as we end the week.<p>Over the past week, we’ve talked about the rational reasons to be long stocks. Today we want to walk through a few charts as we end the week.<p><b>Stocks</b><p>Stocks have …

Stock Markets

Meet Sand One, the Latina Painting Hustlin' Feminist Dolls Across Los Angeles

Get ready, Los Angeles, because the queen of your streets – <b>Sand One</b> – is taking over your Snapchat.<p>Sand, for those who don’t know, is an East LA artist and entrepreneur whose signature big-eyed, deep-pocketed and fierce-attitude dolls bless California walls. But the Guatemalan-Mexican would rather …

Dolls

The best pop music of 2016 (so far)

So much about the first few months of pop in 2016 has been about mourning.<p>David Bowie,Glenn Frey,Merle Haggard, <b></b>Paul Kantner, George Martin, Prince, Scotty Moore, Maurice White, Bernie Worrell and the just-starting-out Christina Grimmie are among those who have left us.<p>But while the music community …

Robotics

Gold is the only option for when paper currencies die — and that could be sooner than you think

The recent Fed decision…<p>The "Brexit" leave vote…<p>Today I want to take a look at gold - and in particular…the case AGAINST the Midas metal…<p>Starting from a low of about $250 per ounce in mid-1999, gold staged a spectacular rally of over 600%, to about $1,900 per ounce, by August 2011. Unfortunately, …

Cryptocurrency

Obama's next move: Precision medicine and genomics venture capitalist?

President Barack Obama is due to end his time at the White House on January 20, 2017. What’s next for him after that? Healthcare and technology could …

Why Elon Musk Is Betting On Solar Power Instead Of Wind

Elon Musk doesn’t see a place for a wind power division in his expanding clean-energy empire.<p>The Tesla chief announced plans on Tuesday to transform his electric automaker into the world’s first sustainable energy behemoth by merging the Model S maker with one of his other companies, SolarCity.<p>“I …

Renewable Energy

Here's Warren Buffett's 4-Point Strategy to Beat the Stock Market

You can apply these moves to your own portfolio.<p>Over the past couple of years, the market has been rather unpredictable. For example, who would have …

Investing

The phone prison – how to stop people filming at gigs

Artists including Alicia Keys and Guns N’ Roses are asking punters to seal their phones in lockable bags in their pockets, which can only be opened after the show. Does this mean grainy concert footage on YouTube is doomed?<p>‘If you haven’t been to a phone-free show, you just don’t know what you’re …

Filmmaking

‘How do you solve a problem like a housing bubble?’

Briefing highlights<p>Analysts believe Bank of Canada won't act<br>• What to expect on debt, home prices this week<br>• Video: Why rudeness at work is contagious<p>Hot markets<p>Analysts don’t believe the Bank of Canada will move to cool the Vancouver and Toronto housing markets and curb runaway consumer debt, as …

Business (Canada)

What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence

The best minds in the business—Yann LeCun of Facebook, Luke Nosek of the Founders Fund, Nick Bostrom of Oxford University and Andrew Ng of Baidu—on what life will look like in the age of the machines<p>HOW DO YOU TEACH A MACHINE?<p>Yann LeCun, director of artificial-intelligence research at Facebook, on …

Artificial Intelligence

A Cow's Life: It Isn't All Clover

Review:<p><i>Cowed: The Hidden Impact of 93 Million Cows on America's Health, Economy, Politics, Culture, and Environment,</i> by Denis Hayes & Gail Boyer Hayes (New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2015).<p>"Beef production is undermining the entire natural world--squeezing out wild animals, shredding ecosystems, …

Agriculture

Gold Could Advance 900% as Central Banks go NUCLEAR During the Next Crisis

While CNBC and other media outlets continue to hype stocks and talk down Gold, the precious metal is crushing virtually every US-based asset …

Stock Markets

Symantec just dropped $4.65 billion on a security startup that was planning to IPO this year

Blue Coat helps protects companies' web gateways from cyber attacks, a service that will complement Symantec's existing offerings for large corporations such as email and endpoint security, Symantec executives said in an interview on Sunday.<p>"Blue Coat brings capabilities from the web and for …

Symantec