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10 Good Stocks That Every Investor Should Own

Whether you are an index investor or a would-be market beater, there are some names out there that are musts when it comes to stocks to buy.<p>Call them …

Investing

Unsafe cookies leave WordPress accounts open to hijacking, 2-factor bypass | Ars Technica

Accounts accessed from Wi-Fi hotspots and other unsecured networks are wide open.<p>Memo to anyone who logs in to a WordPress.com-hosted blog from a …

Game Theory Is Really Counterintuitive

Every now and then, I hear someone say that game theory doesn’t tell us anything we don’t already know. In a sense, they are right—game theory is a …

Here's Your Complete Preview Of This Week's Big Economic Events

Market-watchers will continue to obsess over low volatility and high profit margins, both topics we will discuss shortly.<p>Economists, on the other hand, will focus on housing data this week. Friday's new-home sales report was very encouraging. Societe Generale's Kit Juckes expects more good news …

Markets

We Told You We'd Be Talking About Inflation...

At the end of last year, we wrote a post titled: <b>Pretty Soon We Need To Talk About Inflation</b>.<p>The argument was not that inflation was going to be a problem, or that the Fed needed to tighten rates, or anything like that.<p>It simply pointed out that since the crisis, there's been no legitimate reason to …

Economics

REPORT: Apple Is Getting Ready To Turn Your iPhone Into The Remote Control Of Your Entire House

The software turns the iPhone into a one-stop remote control for everything in your house: lights, appliances, and security systems.<p>Sources say the software will debut on June 2 against competitors Google and Samsung at the Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco.<p>The Financial Times Reports,<p>…

Remote Controls

The 20 Banks That Earn The Most In Fees

In 2013, financial institutions brought in $31.9 billion in overdraft fees alone — and that doesn't include fees for things like maintaining a checking account or withdrawing from an out-of-network ATM.<p>Magnify Money, an educational financial website founded by two former bankers, breaks down FDIC …

Wal-Mart Stores

Here's Why You Should Be Singing In The Shower More

While scientists have discovered ways for men to improve their appearances and dance skills, they haven't found a way to improve one's singing voice.<p>They have, however, uncovered the various ways singing can make you a happier and healthier person.<p><i>Produced by Will Wei.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Science

Mexico Is the Fattest Country in the World, Study

Mexico has now become the world's fattest country with a 32.8 percent adult obesity rate, surpassing United States' 31.8 obesity rate, according to a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness