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Cramer's lightning round: CenturyLink's 14% yield is a 'total red flag'

Jim Cramer flew through his take on callers' favorite stocks, including a high-yielding telecom name.

There's a Penny in Circulation Worth $85,000 and It Might Just Be in Your Pocket

A penny saved might just be 8,500,000 pennies earned.<p>Before you bring that spare change into the bank for a cash exchange, you might want to give your pennies a cursory glance. According to Little Things, there's one circulating—a relic of America's World War II era—worth a whopping $85,000.<p>Yep, …

How to Become the Most Persuasive Person in the Room

Use your influence to lead others in a positive direction.<p>Let's be honest, it takes more than knowledge, position, and popularity at work to convince people to see things your way. It takes the power of persuasion.<p>If you want to succeed, you have to be able to persuade and influence others. It …

Mexico Will Hedge Oil Export Prices for Next Year, Rubio Says

Mexico plans “without a doubt" to protect the country against low crude prices for next year, Deputy Finance Minister Vanessa Rubio said in an …

9 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

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10 Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now

Oil stocks are riding high so far in 2017. After spending much of 2016 in the proverbial toilet, the tail end of the year was met with better times. …

Saudi Arabia's Oil Wealth Is About to Get a Reality Check

Saudi Arabia has said oil giant Saudi Aramco is worth more than $2 trillion, enough to consume Apple Inc. twice, and still have room for Google …

Is Now the Time for Investors to Jump Into Commodities? – Bloomberg

Is Now the Time for Investors to Jump Into Commodities?<p>Is Now the Time for Investors to Jump Into Commodities?<p>Is Now the Time for Investors to Jump …

Stock Markets

Oil & Gas

June 2018 – As oil prices rise to levels not seen since 2014—primarily due to geopolitical risk and production cuts—we expect...<p>April 2018 – Our …

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

Ten days in Argentina

One of the world’s most fascinating places, Argentina is South America’s second largest, a captivating country of fútbol (<i>soccer</i>), tango, beef, …

Snapchat has reportedly filed confidentially for its massive IPO

Snapchat appears to be moving forward in its plans to go public early next year with the company filing confidentially for its IPO, according to a report from Reuters.<p>In recent years, companies have begun filing confidentially for their initial public offerings well ahead of revealing their …

Venture Capital

China's Generals Won't Back OPEC Forever

At the risk of stating the obvious, China matters for oil prices. But its role this year and next is less obvious than you might think.<p>We all know …

6 Great National Parks for Fall Hiking

There's no better time of year to get outside.<p>Autumn is the perfect time to visit any of America's national parks, as crowds tend to be at a minimum, the weather is fantastic, and the change of season brings a wash of color to many of these iconic settings. If you're looking to explore a park this …

Outback Scions Bid $294 Million for Iconic Kidman Ranches

A group of outback scions bid A$386 million ($294 million) for all the shares of S. Kidman & Co., trumping an offer from billionaire Gina Rinehart …

Australia

20 reasons why Reinhold Messner is the world's greatest living man

To mark World Mountain Day, we're paying homage to (probably) the coolest person on Earth right now. Here's why we love him:<p>1. He was the first man to climb every mountain over 8,000 metres<p>There are 14 peaks on Earth with summits in the “death zone”, above 8,000 metres (26,000 feet). Just over 30 …

Mountaineering

Medications Can Help People Stop Abusing Alcohol, But Many Don't Know That

Two often-overlooked medications might help millions of Americans who abuse alcohol to quit drinking or cut back.<p>Public health officials, building on a push to treat people who abuse opioids with medications, want physicians to consider using medications to treat alcohol addiction. The drugs can be …

Apache Corporation Just Unveiled a Monster New Oil Discovery

Image source: Apache Corporation.<p>The oil market downturn forced many producers to cut back investment spending significantly. As a result, most producers curtailed exploration spending, and instead focused their limited capital dollars on investments that would yield production and cash flow in the …

Everything you think you know about the collapse of the Soviet Union is wrong

Every revolution is a surprise. Still, the latest Russian Revolution must be counted among the greatest of surprises. In the years leading up to 1991, virtually no Western expert, scholar, official, or politician foresaw the impending collapse of the Soviet Union, and with it one-party …

Russia

Warren Buffett is loading up on this oil company

So what does Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett like so much about Phillips 66? In short, it's got a lot of the characteristics that Buffett looks for in a company, and they're the kinds of things that have typically meant fantastic long-term returns for Buffett and Berkshire's …

Investing

Wall Street's smart money is making big bets on a beaten-down industry

Large private-equity investors moved to the sidelines of energy-related corporate debt as the price of crude oil fell.<p>These days, however, they are doing the due diligence that precedes making big deals on the sector's continued recovery, according to Thomas McNulty, a Houston-based director in the …

Enron Scandal: The Fall of a Wall Street Darling | Investopedia

The story of Enron Corp. is the story of a company that reached dramatic heights, only to face a dizzying fall. Its collapse affected thousands of …

Wall Street

Russia’s Futuristic Military Plagued by Old Problems

As Russia’s military operations continue unabated in Syria, despite an earlier order to commence withdrawing deployed forces, the conflict has …

Texas shale oil has fought Saudi Arabia to a standstill

Opec's worst fears are coming true. Twenty months after Saudi Arabia took the fateful decision to flood world markets with oil, it has still failed to break the back of the US shale industry.<p>The Saudi-led Gulf states have certainly succeeded in killing off a string of global mega-projects in deep …

The Best Castles to See in Germany

How to make your trip to Germany the stuff of legends.<p>What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments …

Want to Escape the Heat? 5 Cold-Weather Summer Vacations

It’s already mid-July and the summer temperatures are at their peaks. The beaches are crowded, the pools are packed, and the AC units are maxed out. And even though there are sun-worshipers who may love the scorching heat, at some point everyone needs to chill out. For those summer vacation days …

Canyonlands National Park has awesome recreational opportunities

Canyonlands National Park is located in southeastern Utah near the city of Moab. The land has eroded to form many beautiful canyons and its parks …

National Parks

BlackRock's long-dated Treasury ETF set for worst week in 13 months

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A BlackRock exchange-traded fund that tracks long-dated U.S. Treasuries was poised for its biggest weekly loss in 13 months as a rebound in stock markets worldwide stoked a sharp sell-off in U.S. government debt.<p>The BlackRock logo is seen outside of its offices in New York …

Stock Markets

6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a stock with an impressive dividend yield doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. These six stocks, for example, offer investors big dividend checks without breaking the bank. Keep in mind though, that high dividend yields are often accompanied by high risk. …