Anil Pillay

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Simple, Exponential and Weighted Moving Averages

Moving averages are a technical indicator that shows how the price has moved, on average, over a certain period of time. Moving averages are used to …

Mark Knopfler’s Fingerstyle Finesse

Who needs a pick? Explore the right-hand magic of one of the most influential guitarists from across the pond.

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

How to Write Strong Chord Progressions for Your Guitar Songs

01<p>of 05<p>Making Your Songs Stand Out<p>Have you ever stopped for a moment to imagine just how many songs, in total, have been written? Consider... many …

Steve Vai's Course in Ear Training, Part 1

<i>GuitarWorld.com is revisiting Steve Vai's classic column, "The Ultra Zone," for this crash course in ear training.</i><p>I could never overstate the …

How to Play the Dreamy Arpeggios in Beethoven’s “Moonlight Sonata”

169<p>SHARES<p>For more than 20 years, I’ve had this idea in my head for a cool classic rock-style arrangement of Ludwig Van Beethoven’s famous piano …

What's A Sustainable Withdrawal Rate For A Retirement Portfolio?

When saving and investing for retirement, perhaps the most important questions are two related ones: how large a nest egg is required and what’s a …

45 Albums From the 2000s You Should Hear

Laurence Juber has made three CDs of imaginative arrangements of Beatles songs<p>Bill EvansApril 25, 2018<p><b>From the May 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY</b> …

Guitar

What Is A Cash Flow Statement?

The statement of cash flows or the cash flow statement, as it's commonly referred to, is a financial statement that summarizes the amount of cash and …

Mike D on His New Life, NYC Versus L.A., and How Rap Has Changed

When the Beastie Boys’ career came to a tragic halt in 2012 after the death of Adam “MCA” Yauch, the remaining band members, Adam Horovitz and Mike …

Basic Guide To Successful Investing - Part I

<b>Introduction</b><p>A few years ago I wrote a very popular series of articles about how I created my own portfolio over a lifetime. As time passes I …

An Introduction to the Tritone Scale

439<p>SHARES<p>Guitarists who've starting exploring the different possibilities for soloing over dominant 7th chords have probably quickly realized there …

I Write The Songs: The Brightest Minds Behind The Biggest Hits

Songs can come from anywhere. The distinguished English lawyer Fred Weatherly wrote an estimated 3,000 lyrics during a colourful life. An …

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Stock Markets

The Power of Simplicity in Songwriting

"I can't make you love me if you don't<br>You can't make your heart feel something it won't<br>Here in the dark, in this final hour<br>I will lay down my heart …

Guitar

The Grunge Gold Rush

<b>On the most humiliating day of Jawbox's career</b>, guitarist Bill Barbot was wearing a colorfully striped cotton T-shirt, white Calvin Klein jeans and Persol sunglasses and standing in a suburban New Jersey grocery store. Underneath orange and purple balloons and a hand-printed "Juicy Cubed Beef 59 ¢ …

A Guide to Understanding How Shorting Stock Works

Shorting stock has long been a popular trading technique for speculators, gamblers, arbitragers, hedge funds, and individual investors willing to …

Musician Explains the Concept of Harmony to Five People of Different Ages and Levels of Expertise

Jacob Collier, an incredibly talented multi-instrumentalist, partnered with Wired to sit down to explain and discuss the concept of harmony with …

Herbie Hancock

Garlic Soup

Homemade garlic soup is the perfect dish to make when you start to feel rundown. Garlic is nature's antibiotic. Watch this quick and easy …

Learn from the Best: Plan Your Summer Camp Getaway

<b>From the February 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY DAVID LUSTERMAN</b><p>Summertime, and the living is . . . way more musical! Warm weather means getting …

Ten Easy Acoustic Guitar Campfire Sing-Along Songs

It’s summer—time to pull out the guitar and pull up around the campfire, backyard fire pit or friend-hang just about anywhere. When it comes time to …

Music

Why Do White People Feel Discriminated Against? I Asked Them.

Look, I know it’s hard to feel like you really know white people after doing a few interviews. But here’s what I found out from them.<p>I have to be …

The Unsettling Sound Of Tritones, The Devil's Interval

Everyone knows the sounds of Halloween: creaky floorboards, howling winds, the amplified sound of a beating heart. But back in the day, the devil was said to exist in a particular musical tone. For centuries, it was called the devil's interval — or, in Latin, <i>diabolus in musica</i>. In music theory, …

West Side Story

The Greatest Albums You’ve Never Heard

There are <b>cult heroes</b>, and there are <b>one-hit wonders</b>. And then there are bona fide megastars who, despite enjoying worldwide acclaim, still release …

Hear Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Shifted from Minor to Major Key, and Radiohead’s “Creep” Moved from Major to Minor

A few years ago, we shared a version of R.EM.’s 1991 alternative hit “Losing My Religion” as reworked from a minor to a major key through digital …

Alternative Music

How to make your kid good at anything, according to a world expert on peak performance

K. Anders Ericsson has spent 30 years studying people who are exceptional at what they do, and trying to figure out how they got to be so good. His conclusion: in most cases, talent doesn’t matter—practice does.<p>The practice he advocates is not hitting 100,000 golf balls or spending 10,000 hours …

Ericsson

Top 10 Easy-to-Play Guitar Power Ballads

Who doesn’t like a power ballad, that soft underbelly of a hard rocker that's rarely seen in the light of day?You’ve probably heard the story: the …

Music

White Fragility: Why It's So Hard to Talk to White People About Racism

Shares 419K<p><i>Dr. Robin DiAngelo explains why white people implode when talking about race.</i><p>—<p>Join our #StopRacism Weekly Calls on Tuesdays at 8 pm EST / …

Race & Ethnicity

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

Recipes

Warren Buffett credits his extraordinary life to two strokes of luck

Everyone wants to learn how to be successful. Among the most successful, of course, is Warren Buffett, the legendary investor who, with $73.8 billion in net worth, is the second richest person in the world, according the Bloomberg Billionaire Index.<p>A new documentary airing on HBO tonight (Jan. 30) …