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Opinion: How stock and bond investors should face any Fed rate hike

Many investors are confused and indecisive when it comes to the Fed Follies over interest rates.<p>The Federal Reserve could bump up interest rates in …

Draghi ready to throw more money at Europe's economy

Europe's top central banker Mario Draghi could give markets an early Christmas present.<p>The president of the European Central Bank said Thursday that the bank was examining new ways to tackle deflation and get the economy moving again, and could act as early as its next meeting on Dec. 3.<p>Steps the …

Here's the inflection everyone in the stock market is praying for

Earnings and expectations for earnings are the most important drivers of stock prices.<p>In recent months, expectations for earnings growth have flattened out and turned negative.<p>But most experts have been sanguine about this because of the causes of the deterioration. For one, analysts note that much …

Here comes value: 10 Canadian bargain stocks

<i>Visit this year's Top 1000 rankings of Canada's most profitable companies and find more tables, multimedia and analysis in Report on Business's full Top 1000 section.</i><p>Let's say you want to invest in the Canadian economy. You realize, first of all, that many of the largest players are foreign-owned, …

DEUTSCHE: Here are 32 great stocks to buy right now

Others think that you can stay bullish, but they recommend having greater exposure to some industries than others.<p>"We believe Energy and Industrial positions should generally be reduced heading into yearend as operating disappointments are likely through 1Q16, in favor of over weights on Health …

Ticker

These are the 65 hottest startups in New York City

But which are the coolest?<p>Pulled from our recently published Silicon Alley 100 list, meet the coolest startups.<p>All the companies on this list are private tech companies based in New York City that have raised venture-capital funding.

New York City

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

Success

Here’s the No. 1 Biggest Reason Why Some Startups Succeed (and Most Others Fail)

Hint--it's not about the money.<p>What's the biggest factor separating successful new ventures from the vast majority that fail?<p>Recently, one of my colleagues pointed me toward a TED talk given by Bill Gross, an inveterate entrepreneur who also started Idealab. Gross analyzed 200 companies--half of …

The real reason Quirky, a startup that raised $183 million, went bankrupt in 6 years

There's been a lot of buzz covering the story of Quirky failing this summer (and filing for bankruptcy this week). It usually reads something like "venture backed company burns through mountain of cash without real business" or some other such garbage. I've found myself thinking a lot about the …

Here are the 11 new European 'unicorn' startups valued at $1 billion or more in the last year

It's a marked increase from a year prior, when just three new unicorns were created in a similar time period.<p>In 2013, when the term "unicorn" was first coined, just four unicorns "were born per year in the last decade" worldwide.<p>Of course, there's still a long way to go to catch up with the US. …

Venture Capital

This Startup Takes Your Old Clothes And Makes Completely New Thread From Them

Seattle startup Evrnu offers an alternative: recycling that takes old clothing and creates completely new yarn for new clothing. Its process uses …

These 10 up-and-coming startups are on Goldman Sachs' radar

You might be surprised.<p>In a research report this week, Goldman Sachs interviewed executives from ten startups from around the world that they're interested in.<p>These startups aren't billion-dollar companies — they're early-stage and growth-stage companies that are tackling industries ripe for …

Goldman Sachs

How These Entrepreneurs Turned $300 Into $60 Million in 2 Years

Coming up with an idea and then profiting from it within the first year is rare, but these eyewear startup founders found the formula.<p>As entrepreneurs, we are told we should expect to fail at our first, second, or third idea before becoming successful, and that is often true. Coming up with an idea …

This is the best time for startups to get funding in Canada. Here’s where to look for it

It’s a good time to be a startup in Canada. Venture capital investing in the first half of 2015 reached $1.19 billion, the largest value in more than …

17 quotes that take you inside the mind of billionaire investor Mark Cuban

He sold his first company, MicroSolutions, for $6 million. He did even better with his next company, Broadcast.com, which he sold to Yahoo for almost $6 billion.<p>Almost immediately after, Cuban sold all of his Yahoo stock, netting $2 billion in cash for himself. Weeks later, the market crashed.<p>Since …

Customer Service

10 Quality Online Courses To Make You Successful Entrepreneurs

I’m sure you’ve come across ‘morning routines‘ being talked about as something very important if you want to be healthy and successful. However, I’m …

7 lies you tell yourself that could impact your success

Some of the lies are harmless, but others hold us back. Those lies manifest themselves in little habits and patterns for problem solving and getting work accomplished that only seem to be effective.<p>Give yourself a chance to rethink the things you 'know to be true' to help you move forward in a more …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things Elite Entrepreneurs Always Do (And You Should, Too)

Entrepreneurs spend their money to make the most money.<p><i>What are some of the habits entrepreneurs have that other people don’t? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Oliver Emberton, Founder of Silktide, on Quora:</b><p>Most people spend their money to get the most <b>utility</b> <b>–</b> …

5 Ways Crowdfunding Made Me a Stronger Entrepreneur

For entrepreneurs who don't mind getting their hands a little dirty, crowdfunding can be a great way to find affordable resources and make lasting business connections.<p>My company, Electric Feel in Arlington, Virginia, installs and manages electric car charging stations. We have 10 locations in the …

Crude prices could stay this low for the next 15 years in a world awash with oil, Goldman warns

A glut of crude may keep oil prices low for the next 15 years, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.<p>There’s less than a 50 per cent chance that …

Interest Rates

A 20-something sold his first company for $80 million in 370 days — now he's raising $11 million for his new startup

Jared Hecht sold his first company, GroupMe, 370 days after it launched for about $80 million. GroupMe, a group text-messaging app, was acquired by Skype in 2011.<p>Hecht and his cofounder, Steve Martocci, left Skype in 2013. Both are working on new startups and, while they aren't business partners …

The 3 Most Valuable Characteristics of Great Entrepreneurs

There are strong similarities between the most successful Valley entrepreneurs and the most innovative employees within larger companies.<p>Soon after my friend Tod Sacerdoti sold his startup BrightRoll to Yahoo for $640 million (it's awesome when great things happen to great people), he shared that a …

Leap, the luxury San Francisco commuter bus, is bankrupt and selling its buses for $5 each

Signs that Leap was headed toward a shut down started in May. The company suspended its service, although at the time it was supposed to be temporary.<p>In June, two of its buses were up for auction. More buses were auctioned off in July. Now there are two left, up for sale in an October auction.<p>The …

Failed Techie Commuter Startup Is Selling Its Luxury Buses

Once hoping to offer a fancy alternative for well-off commuters, the San Francisco luxury bus startup Leap filed for bankruptcy today. And, according …