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A Canadian company trading under the ticker WEED is valued at $1 billion

Marijuana is transforming into the darling of daring investors, and the nascent legal weed industry is excited about the prospects for profits. But there are many risks to investing in this tricky business. Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis holding company, is representative of the hope and …

Cannabis

Learn the Guitar Habits of John Mayer

3<p>SHARES<p>John Mayer. One of the most polarizing pop icons of our generation also happens to be one of the best guitar players to sell more than 10 …

Guitar

One active investor’s recipe for beating the market

<b>Jason Del Vicario</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Portfolio manager<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Five stocks only: Constellation Software Inc., Ceapro Inc., BioSyent Inc., Data Communications Management Corp. and Lingo Media Corp.<p><b>The investor</b><p>Jason Del Vicario began investing at the age of 15 after his uncle gave him the book <i>The Wealthy</i> …

Dave Grohl’s Top 10 Rules for Success

9<p>SHARES<p>Are you ready to be inspired?<p>Here’s a video that should be mandatory viewing for everyone who’s ever had a moment of doubt about what they’re …

Guitar

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

The 1 Trick Warren Buffet and Steve Jobs Used to Get More Done

A secret known to exceptional achievers like Warren Buffett and Steve Jobs. And now you.<p>There's an old joke where two men encounter a lion in their safari camp. One immediately starts putting on running shoes. The other comments that he can't possibly outrun a lion. "I know," says the man, "but I …

How 2 Entrepreneurs Saw Amazing Success in Just 2 Months

I recently connected with the founders of WUDN, Chad Keller and Phil Laboon, and it was obvious that we all shared that energy for entrepreneurship.<p>You've probably already heard that 90 percent of startups fail. Fortunately for a lot of entrepreneurs I know, that high risk of failure is more …

3 Surprising Habits of Smart Investors

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Sometimes investors can be their own worst enemies. A 2016 study by <b>Blackrock</b> found that stocks averaged an 8.19% annualized return between 1996 and 2015, but the average investor's portfolio only eked out a 2.11% gain. The enormous gap between those figures was caused by …

The Rock is sharing his kickass bodybuilding workouts for the world to try

Yes, Dwayne Johnson's life is pretty epic. It's also gotta be totally exhausting.<p>Case in point: His workout routine.<p>After raising eyebrows and …

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I'll Tell You Who You Are

If you repeated today every day for the next year, realistically, where would you end up?<p><i>"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."</i>--Mahatma Gandhi<p>Gandhi was completely right. When you don't act in accordance with your values and goals, you're …

3 Stocks to Hold for the Next 50 Years

Buying and holding great stocks is the best way to predictably generate wealth over the long term. But truly life-changing gains are reserved for investors who are willing to own their stocks for years -- or <i>decades</i>, even -- without selling, letting the power of compounding returns do its …

Investing

Investors bet on big data blossoming in agritech

The hyper-connected tech industry is a world away from the rural farm towns where America’s food is grown. But as today’s farmers are faced with …

Tech Industry

9 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting a Business

Starting a business isn’t easy. Nothing ever goes as planned. You put in more hours than expected. And there’s a lot of trial and error along the way.<p>…

My 3 Biggest Stock Holdings

As an investor, I'm fairly conventional. I tend to put my money in established companies that have proven they can make a buck, and, I feel, have clear potential to make plenty more.<p>In spite of their differences, the three stocks at the top of my portfolio broadly fit that description. All have …

Investing

11 things to do in your 20s to become a millionaire by 30

2/<p>David Ramos/Stringer/Getty Images<p>2. Develop multiple streams of income<p>One way to earn more is to increase your streams of income.<p>In author Thomas …

Self-improvement

5 Unique Books That Are Loved by Successful Entrepreneurs

From an Elon Musk biography to Deep Patel's A Paperboy's Fable, these five books are must-reads.<p>Elon Musk built his career by reaching into the future and pulling it into the present. But before he started bringing futuristic ideas to the present day, he mined the past for ideas.<p>Musk exemplifies …

The Airstream BaseCamp is the Tiny Luxury Trailer You Never Knew You Wanted

4.7K<p>SHARES<p>Airstream's silver campers are legendary for both their appealing mid-century style as well as for the lavish living they make possible as …

RVs

Secrets of the 1 Percent (Shhhh!)

10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class, or the "1 Percent"<p>Updated October 27, 2016<p>01<p>10 Secrets of the Capitalist Class<p>As you learned in Class in the …

These are the only 2 words you need to know to make money in this market

I'm going to show you how to make money in this nutty market, which you're about to see. It's so simple in fact, I'm almost embarrassed to have to say it. It all comes down to just two words…<p>On the surface, there's not much to cheer about in the markets this holiday season. Stocks are taking …

The Warren Buffett Guide to Making Money

I once went to a Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting. I met a guy who told me how in 1976 he bought 200 shares. “After a year the stock had doubled so …

Investing

Opinion: 20 words you need to know to avoid getting fleeced by Wall Street

Wall Street Journal investing columnist Jason Zweig’s new book, “The Devil’s Financial Dictionary” (PublicAffairs Books) is a satirical glossary of …

Mercedes 300 SL Gullwing: inside a £1 million classic car

Not only is the 300 SL Gullwing the most recognisable and desirable Mercedes built, it's one of the most famous cars in the world<p>There are classic cars and then there’s the Mercedes 300 SL, commonly referred to as the Gullwing because of the shape of its upward-opening doors.<p>The Gullwing Coupé was …

Classic Cars

The CEO of a $4.5 billion startup was so freaked out by a competitor that he rented a room in the Marriott and built a competing product in 60 days

The product was built in just 60 days, after Zenefits had a scary run-in with its much larger competitor, ADP.<p>Internally, Zenefits calls its new product 'self-driving' payroll after Google's self-driving cars.<p>"Self-driving payroll is sort of doing for payroll what Google is doing for cars, the …

7 Habits Of Self-Made Millionaires

Most millionaires made their money without a trust fund or inheritance. Here are the habits that helped get them there.<p>Most millionaires aren’t born; they’re self-made. In a survey by Fidelity Investments, approximately 80% of people who have a net worth of $1 million or more did it without a trust …

Top 10 'Start Your Own Business' Books of 2015 | Inc.com

2015 could arguably be named the "year of the entrepreneur." Shark Tank became must-see TV, the SEC allowed regular folks to invest in startups, and Inc.com has become one of the most-visited business websites in the world.<p>Not surprisingly, 2015 had a bumper crop of excellent books for …

Entrepreneurship

12 investing books to read if you want to get rich

"On average, millionaires invest 20% of their household income each year. Their wealth isn't measured by the amount they make each year, but by how they've saved and invested over time," writes Ramit Sethi in his New York Times bestseller, "I Will Teach You To Be Rich."<p>To help you get started, we …

The 9 worst money mistakes to make in your 20s

"Every person, and especially every entrepreneur, should embrace failure with open arms," writes Richard Branson. "It is only through failure that we learn."<p>Of course, there are caveats to such broad advice — especially when it comes to money.<p>Here are nine money-management mistakes you might make …

Being an Introvert Can Make You Rich

Introverts tend to be more careful and thoughtful when making decisions.<p>In her book “Introvert Power: Why Your Inner Life Is Your Hidden Strength,” …