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Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Hooray, another multi-billion dollar acquisition!"<p>I’m sure most entrepreneurs didn’t wake up exclaiming that when they found out WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook. While the news is great, and we’re bound to see a few more Lamborghinis …

Small Business

Six Ways To Spot An Opportunity That Could Improve Your Business--Or Your Life

How to spot an opportunity may be the key entrepreneurial trait, but you can’t do it on an island. You can’t simply wait for inspiration to strike you out of the blue and for you to suddenly realize “what the world truly needs is…”<p>That is not how it works.<p>So, what do you do?<p>You begin, in what you …

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Finance

How UK wonder substance graphene can't and won't benefit UK

To see what's really at stake in this week's autumn statement from George Osborne, do yourself a favour: duck out of the Westminster argy-bargy, hit the M1 and don't stop until you've reached Manchester. Then button-hole a physicist into showing you the wonder stuff discovered by two University …

Is India becoming an inflation nation?

<b>Milton Friedman famously said inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon. More recently Paul Krugman stood the legendary University of Chicago economist on his head saying high inflation is nowhere "merely" a monetary phenomenon and it is "always associated with severe political and</b> …

University of Chicago

China Should Issue Gold Bullion Coins That Aren't As Practical In The U.S.

I’m kind of a big picture guy. I would like to see the government of China issue a parallel gold-based currency, in the form of banknotes and coins, for widespread use within China and around the world — or, at least, to sanction some private institutions to do so, as Hong Kong does today. Full …

2016 Mercedes-Benz GT AMG Rendered and Detailed

One part SLS, one part 911; stir vigorously.<p><b>What It Is:</b> According to our sources in Germany, the most accurate rendering thus far of the forthcoming Mercedes-Benz GT AMG—a two-door sports car derived from the SLS AMG. Mercedes’ skunkworks team in Affalterbach have the other half of Stuttgart firmly …

China’s central bank now has $3.66 trillion in foreign reserves. But where’d it come from?

China’s central bank now has $3.66 trillion in foreign-exchange reserves. That’s more than the combined reserves of the four runners-up: Japan, the euro zone, Saudi Arabia and Switzerland.<p>What’s even more remarkable is that China amassed these dollars (and other foreign currencies, but for the sake …

The Economist Who Just Won a Nobel Prize Thinks Owning a Home Is a Terrible Investment

Billionaires' Tips For New Grads: Advice From Jobs, Oprah, Zuckerberg And More

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead.<p>As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should …

How To Start A Business With Only $100 In The Bank

Chris Guillebeau is a writer, entrepreneur, and traveler. His latest book, <i>The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future</i>, is now a New York Times bestseller. During a lifetime of self-employment and ventures ranging from online publishing to …

Best Places To Do Business

The World Bank ranks the top places to do business by taxation, regulation, credit policy and other matters. Here's a look at where the top country's stand this year, and where they were in 2010.

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Editors' Picks<p>Just a few clicks to the beach.<p>16 Photos16 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Here's how clothing brands are fighting back against Trump’s border …

US government shutdown: key definitions

As the US government shutdown continues with no end in sight, there will be much discussion of furloughs and continuing resolutions. Here are some quick explanations of those terms and others that are central to the budget debate.<p><b>Shutdown:</b> The US Constitution requires Congress to regularly pass …

Mercedes SL GTR Concept Car by Mark Hostler

The <b>Mercedes SL GTR</b> is a concept study of a Mercedes Benz homologation special for the 21st century. Designed by Mark Hostler, this concept car aims …

Mercedes-Benz

2030 Rolls Royce Eidolon Concept Car with Omni Wheel Technology for Better Maneuverability

<b>Futuristic 2030 Rolls Royce Eidolon concept car</b> features unique seating layout to demonstrate how users can drive and interact within the vehicle, …

How Mr. Money Mustache Retired At Age 30 And How You Can Too

His name is Pete. He lives in Longmont, Colorado. And, eight years ago, he and his wife retired at age 30.<p>He now blogs about finance and lifestyle at Mr. Money Mustache for 400,000 unique visitors a month. Because he’s anonymous, he says that his blog is now popular enough — garnering 37 million …