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Easy Ways To Begin Making Money Now By Trading Forex

You can always be willing to try new things, but being willing and being ready are two separate worlds. Take the Forex market, for example. You can …

How 'spoofing' might have crashed the market

WE'RE GETTING a fuller picture of alleged flash-crash spoofer Navinder Singh Sarao, and from what I've read he seems like a recognisable …

Watch These Stocks for a Breakout (OPK, SYK)

Trading a breakout is a common strategy, yet buying right at the breakout point is only one way to trade it. There are others. Consider a stock that …

Trading

Konami delists itself from the New York Stock Exchange

Move could be a sign of trouble or simply a cost-saving measure.<p>As Konami faces down the cancellation of the anticipated <i>Silent Hills</i> and an apparent …

8 Crucial Elements of Marketing on Twitter

Twitter as a social media platform is very different from other platforms out there. The term micro blogging came into existence because of Twitter, …

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 2

Last week I talked about investing concepts that people want to understand but are too often afraid to ask about -- things like asset allocation, diversification and risk. But if you're unclear on a concept, I say ask. And ask again if you don't completely understand.<p><b>Key Points</b><p>Stocks, bonds and …

Investing

U.S. Bancorp CEO Predicts a "Tsunami" of Economic Activity Before Federal Reserve's Interest Rate Hike

How banks will profit immediately from higher interest rates.<p>Higher interest rates are supposed to tame the market's animal spirits by putting …

How to turn great iOS app ideas into something real

My friends, family and even complete strangers are constantly asking me how to get their million-dollar app idea in the App Store.<p>This is always a shocker for me because, after countless hours of hard work over the past two years, my app is barely breaking even.<p>But I can offer one solid piece of …

iOS Apps

Meet the eccentric president of Liberland, the world's newest micronation

Vít Jedlička is a politician frustrated with the politics of his native Czech Republic. He is long on ideas, but short on how to implement them.<p>Jedlička ran several times for office in the Czech Republic, mainly on a platform of tax reform, he told Business Insider during a recent interview. He won …

Don’t Be Too Safe with Your Money

The first rule of investing is never lose money and in the financial environment we’ve grown accustomed to over the past four years, losing money …

Barclays must face U.S. fraud lawsuit tied to 'dark pool' probe

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Barclays Plc failed to persuade a U.S. judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing the British bank of defrauding shareholders about a private “dark pool” trading platform even as it was publicly pledging to clean up its corporate culture.<p>U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin …

The trillion-dollar questions over the flash crash and the Hound of Hounslow

Navinder Singh Sarao faces extradition to the US over claims he helped cause the 2010 Wall Street ‘flash crash’. But was he really responsible?<p>What’s the big deal? As the name indicates, the “flash crash” in the US stock market on 6 May 2010 didn’t last long. The loss of $1 trillion of stock market …

'Flash crash' trader's ex-employer had no concerns about him

April 24 (Reuters) - Futex, the trading firm that for five years employed the Briton accused of fraud and market manipulation by U.S. authorities related to the May 2010 ‘flash crash,’ had no concerns about his trading during his tenure, the firm said in a statement Friday.<p>Futex, based in Woking, …

HSBC departure would be a 'blow to Britain'

If HSBC left Britain it would deal the country a psychological as well as financial blow, according to an academic.<p>The world’s third biggest bank and the largest outside China, it has $2.6trn (£1.7trn) of assets and its tax bill in Britain last year, including corporation tax, national insurance …

2 Oversold Stocks in Retail Poised for a Turnaround

These retail stocks may be beaten down, but they could reward patient investors in the year ahead.<p>Pundits on Wall Street love to throw around the …

Videos of individual police encounters are part of a bigger picture

A spate of videos has brought what looks like police brutality into our living rooms.<p>Logic says these incidents are aberrations; that's what makes them news. But I'm having trouble clearing my mind of those ugly scenes — and I know I'm not alone.<p>Are these just individual cops gone rogue? Or are …

7 things we just found out about the Apple Watch

Thought you knew everything there was to know about the Apple Watch? Think again.<p>Apple fans worldwide began posting their unboxing videos and …

Why Apple is obsessed with gold: It's all about Asia

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook often promotes the company’s green initiatives and socially progressive policies, but if look at what the company is putting in …

Apple

Apple Watch 'teardown' suggests processor is not upgradeable

iFixit's traditional teardown of Apple's latest product reveal that the Watch's S1 chip cannot be swapped out<p>A 'teardown' of the Apple Watch by electronics repair firm iFixit has revealed that the the S1 processor that powers the device is extremely difficult to remove, throwing cold water on …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'

NEW YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used …

The best cheap Bluetooth headphones

Used to be that cheap Bluetooth headphones didn't sound so good. And by cheap, I mean anything under $100 or so.<p>But that has started to change, as we're seeing more inexpensive wireless headphones that we can recommend from a design and performance perspective.<p>Since we've tested only a fraction of …

How to Trade the Market's Most Active Stocks

BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- Put down the 10-K filings and the stock screeners. It's time to take a break from the traditional methods of generating …

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

The psychological quirks that make it tricky to get an accurate read on someone's emotions<p>In her new book <i>No One Understands You and What To Do About It</i>, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities was …

Psychology