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This Formerly Homeless VC Won't Stop Picking Fights With Tech's Elite | Inc.com

For someone with a fear of public speaking, Arlan Hamilton sure has a lot to say.<p>Since her emergence in 2016 as a public persona in the venture capital world, Hamilton has established herself as one of the most vocal leaders of the tech industry's push for increased diversity. Beyond a background …

Venture Capital

Obama's White House, by official photographer Pete Souza - in pictures

Pete Souza, formerly the official photographer for Ronald Reagan, was the official White House photographer for President Barack Obama. As the US awaits the inauguration of Donald Trump, Souza looks back at some of his favourite images from the last eight years<p>White House reveals new look … and …

The White House

Crock Pot Zuppa Toscana

This crock pot zuppa toscana soup is an Olive Garden copycat recipe that makes it easy to bring the taste of Italy home. A simple dinner for busy …

Cooking

The best photographs of Barack Obama's presidency – in pictures

The Obama presidency was a gift to picture editors: young and attractive with a handsome family, he brought an openness and sense of fun to the White House unseen since JFK. Our US picture editor, Sarah Gilbert, selects her favourite pictures from his eight years in office

The White House

This Encrypted Email Service Is Offering a Limited Number of ‘Lifetime’ Accounts

ProtonMail, the encrypted email service that has previously touted itself as “NSA-proof,” has made a limited number of lifetime subscriptions …

Trump's rise and Brexit vote are more an outcome of culture than economics

If Donald Trump loses the US election, will the tide of populism that threatened to overwhelm the world after the Brexit vote in June begin to wane? Or will the revolt against globalisation and immigration simply take another form?<p>The rise of protectionism and anti-immigrant sentiment in Britain, …

Economics

Benjamin Graham's 'Intelligent Investing' Approach: 3 Stocks To Buy

<i>“The stock investor is neither right or wrong because others agreed or disagreed with him; he is right because his facts and analysis are right.”</i> <b>―</b> Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor<p>The late Benjamin Graham, known as the “Father of Value Investing” (and Warren Buffett’s mentor), built his …

Investing

Do no harm, don't discriminate: official guidance issued on robot ethics

Robot deception, addiction and possibility of AIs exceeding their remits noted as hazards that manufacturers should consider<p>Isaac Asimov gave us the basic rules of good robot behaviour: don’t harm humans, obey orders and protect yourself. Now the British Standards Institute has issued a more …

Robotics

How Big Alcohol Is About to Get Rich Off California Weed

With recreational marijuana on the ballot, some worry that big business will transform the way pot is grown, distributed and sold.<p>More than 20 years later, Hezekiah Allen remembers the Blackhawk helicopters hovering over his childhood home, the armed soldiers barricading the road to the family’s …

Cannabis

The startup trying to clean up Wall Street just became an official stock exchange

This evening the Securities and Exchange Commission approved an application by a startup called IEX to become a full-fledged stock exchange. By approving IEX, the SEC was giving its stamp of approval to one of the most high-profile challenges to the current Wall Street regime. Co-founded by a …

Here's how much a tiny house really costs

Ethan Waldman wanted to cut his living expenses. He already shared a two-bedroom rental house with a friend, but Waldman, 31, suspected he could save more living alone in an untraditional space — a tiny home.<p>"I saw it as a way to reduce what I spent on rent, a way to own a home for not too much …

Valeant stock plunges 51% as the drugmaker has 'its worst day ever -- so far'

Shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals crashed Tuesday after the embattled drugmaker failed to reassure investors that it's getting back on track and even conceded for the first time that it's technically in danger of defaulting on its debt.<p>The company faces a smorgasbord of problems: falling sales, …

Biotechnology

Cannabis Biotech Companies Are Selling High on the Stock Market

The success of one weed-based drug trial sent investors scrambling to buy into the future of marijuana pharmaceuticals.<p>Stock brokers were left …

Fish tacos, risotto and more! 5 dinners to get you through the week

If you are “wintered out” of your grill and don’t own a grill pan, the fish in the fish tacos can be broiled, to fine effect; I add a bit of honey or agave to my marinade so that the sugars caramelize and you get a bit of browning (butter works, too). Arepas are a wonderful alternative to bread or …

What it's like being the fat person on a plane

<b>There's little sympathy out there for obese air passengers. Along with crying babies, they are the butt of many an in-flight joke and the neighbour that the majority of fliers will avoid at all costs. Numerous polls, including at least one conducted by Telegraph Travel, have revealed overwhelming</b> …

Why Warren Buffett Is Right About U.S. Innovation

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s annual letter to shareholders recently gained a lot of attention when he pointed out one very important point …

How would a Donald Trump presidency affect the stock market?

What would President<p>Trumpmean for the stock market?<p>Once a far-fetched notion, the question is becoming serious business for investors now that Donald Trump is the front-runner for the Republican nomination.<p>Trump's bid "is becoming increasingly legitimate" on Wall Street, said Mark Luschini, chief …

Stock Markets

Myers-Briggs Your Wallet: Learning Your Financial Personality Could Be The Key To Fixing Your Money Woes

<b>Day 4: Discover your money personality.</b> <i></i><i>This post is part of FORBES’</i> <i></i><i>30 Day Money Challenge. Follow along on Twitter with #30DaysOfMoney</i> <i>or with the timeline posted here.</i> <i></i><p>There are few things internet denizens love more than a good quiz. They’re so popular that Buzzfeed has an entire vertical filled …

Retirement

Why Twitter is Struggling, According to One Power User

Yesterday, <i>New Statesman</i> deputy editor Helen Lewis offered a lengthy rumination on why Twitter is having so much trouble attracting and retaining …

Warren Buffett to shareholders: climate change is nothing to worry about

Environmental advocacy groups have criticized billionaire businessman Warren Buffett for his recent claims that climate change will be a manageable and profitable risk for the insurance industry.<p>In his annual letter to shareholders of his conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett pointed out that …

Investing

This Is How Target Is Solving Its Out-of-Stock Problems

Out-of-stocks have long been a bête noire for major retailers.<p>They disappoint customers and deprive stores of sales. Yet running short on a popular …

Opinion: Wal-Mart’s stock is ugly and getting uglier

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. posted fourth-quarter earnings Thursday, and the retailer’s stock tumbled because of the same old problem: anemic revenue growth …

A Harvard psychologist says there's one factor that defines success in a job interview

It was her chance to finally give her "elevator pitch" — a 90-second summary of her research program and goals that could help her land a job at a prestigious academic institution.<p>Sure enough, she soon found herself in an elevator with three prominent psychologists in her field, and one of them …

This startup you've never heard of is an expert at predicting what you want to do next

The B2B startup specializes in making apps talk to each other, and it has booked big-name clients like Uber, FourSquare, and Airbnb.<p>The key to Button is linking your intent with what comes next.<p>"Let's say you go to FourSquare and open up a venue," says CEO Mike Jaconi. "We understand that not only …

Why Apple's Stock Is Falling

Early this year, Apple fans forecast that the iPhone-maker would become the world’s first trillion-dollar company. Today, that monumental goal is far …

Opinion: How to piggyback on Warren Buffett and other legendary money managers

It’s easier than you might think to track and mimic the stock picks of legendary investment managers, and benefit from their success.<p>You may already …

Warren Buffett's 15-Minute Retirement Plan

It's boring, but solid.<p>If Warren Buffett weren’t the world’s best stock picker, how would he plan for retirement?<p>Luckily for the rest of us, he’s …

5 Fun Money Apps to Boost Your Kids' Financial Smarts

Your child already can't get enough of playing Angry Birds or Minecraft, so should you get them hooked on yet another app--even if it teaches smart money lessons?<p>Many parents say yes!<p>According to the T. Rowe Price 7th Annual Parents, Kids & Money Survey, 75% of parents say financial game apps for …

Personal Finance