Alex Silberman

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5 Tourism Trends We're Tracking at Skift This Week

Every week we post hundreds of stories across various sectors in travel, connecting the dots across various global trends, and in these weekend posts …

The Stock Market Bull Who Got 2014 Right Just Published This Fantastic Presentation

For 2015, strategists are expecting stocks to move even higher, and again, no one is more bullish than Stoltzfus.<p>"We have initiated a target for the S&P 500 at the end of 2015 at 2,311," he wrote.<p>Courtesy of Oppenheimer, we've included the key slides from Stoltzfus' brand-new monthly presentation. …

Stock Markets

HUSSMAN: The Stock Market Is Overvalued By 100%

His regular weekly market commentary is widely regarded as one of the best-researched, best-articulated publications available to money managers.<p>John's public appearances are rare, so we're especially grateful he made time to speak with us yesterday about the precarious state in which he sees …

Stock Markets

Fortune 5: The most powerful economic empires of all time

You hear quite a lot these days about America’s decline.<p>It’s perhaps inevitable that Americans are worried about their place in the world, after …

In 2014, Every Business Will Be Disrupted By Open Technology

The most salient aspect of technology is its power to disrupt. The important innovations are the ones that change our world so profoundly that the previous order becomes not only untenable, but unthinkable.<p>Yet the true impact begins not with invention, but adoption. That’s when the second and …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

Webflow Lets You Design Responsive Websites Visually, Publish Instantly When You’re Done

Webflow, a Y Combinator-backed startup offering creative professionals an easier, more visual way to design and host responsive websites, is launching out of its closed beta, with already some 10,000 users signed up. It’s an idea whose time has come, as more of the world now interacts with the web …

Introducing Intern Magazine

A beautiful new publication produced by former interns seeks to spark a debate about unpaid labor. Misty White Sidell talks to its creator.<p>The …

JP Morgan Accused Of Manipulating US Energy Markets Using 8 Different Trading Strategies

The bank's physical energy business is housed within JP Morgan Ventures Energy Corporation. Back in May, the New York Times reported that regulators warned the bank that it was being investigated for allegedly manipulating markets in Michigan and California.<p>According to the report, it was …

Renewable Energy

Summer in the City: The Hot Spots in London, Paris, NYC and LA

See 4 designers' summer go-tos in their respective cities.<p>Summer weekends are often spent clamoring to get to the nearest seaside or pastoral get-away. In the interest of beating the crowds, we asked four designers to share their hot spots in their respective cities — New York, Paris, London and …

Pope Francis on Gay Priests: 'Who Am I to Judge?'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pope Francis took a a huge step forward for the Catholic church Monday morning when he endorsed gay …

6 Lessons the Square Format Can Teach You About Composition

In another article I wrote that one of the main attractions of the square format for me is composition. Today I’m going to elaborate on that idea. …

Digital Photography

5 Exciting Tech Companies You've Probably Never Heard Of

One of the most interesting aspects of digital technology is its ability to disrupt. These days, scale is no match for innovation and speed.<p>Still, the new technologies that we usually hear about are from tech giants like Apple and Amazon, Facebook and Google, Microsoft, IBM and the like. On any …

Where to find peace and quiet in New York City

Even if you’re not local, it will get to you: the car honks, the clank of trains passing overhead on elevated lines, or the roar of traffic below the pedestrian walkway on the Brooklyn Bridge. Even those walking conference calls, with dressed-up walkers barking into invisible hands-free mics around …

New York City

Maven: Building a time machine for Mars

Our space correspondent goes behind the scenes at Nasa’s forthcoming quest to reveal how and why the red planet lost the majority of its atmosphere.<p>The high-ceilinged room resembles a brightly lit, white-walled operating theatre, and the people inside are dressed for surgery. It is impossible to …

Space

Why the iPhone 6 is likely to come in three flavors instead of one

Rumors that Apple is looking to produce a larger smartphone gained more credence with a new report by the Wall Street Journal. It’s about time, since the iPhone’s four-inch screen is now dwarfed by other, popular options on the market.<p>But if Apple gives in to pressure to showcase a larger display, …

Flavors

Razor LED Watch Design Was Inpsired by Motorola Razr

Do you still remember the year of Motorola Razr? Apparently Peter Fletcher remembers it vividly how this sleek thin clam shell phone had attracted …

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …

Why uber accelerator TechStars chose London for its 1st international play

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Dimitri B<p>Six out of the eleven startups that were recently accepted into TechStar’s first …

Architecture

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …