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What Happens When You Try to Time the Market? | Investopedia

Many investors, professional and otherwise, believe that market moves can be predicted and that making frequent moves in and out of markets and …

Microsoft working on new service to provide Wi-Fi for users everywhere

Clearly making users more productive means providing internet access no matter where they go. According to<i>VentureBeat</i>, the software company is currently developing a cross-platform service that will offer "hassle-free" Wi-Fi around the world.<p>The new service, called Microsoft WiFi, was first seen …

Wi-Fi

How will digital marketing evolve in the next 10 years?

<b>On June 11 we’ll be celebrating the tenth anniversary of our Future of Digital Marketing (FODM) conference.</b><p>It’s always a fascinating event that …

9 things you (probably) didn’t know about London’s first zeppelin raid in 1915

It’s common knowledge that Nazi Germany bombed Britain in 1940 and 1941, but few people are aware that London also came under aerial attack during …

The 19 hottest property markets in the world

Europe's property markets are surging.<p>The Global Property Guide has compiled and analyzed the property price performance of the world's big economies.<p>We have put together a list of the top 19 markets based on year-over-year, inflation-adjusted price performance as of the fourth quarter of 2014.<p>The …

House Prices

What Will Come First: The Sharing Or Circular Economy?

Should economies be “sharing” or “circular?” The first term describes how the distributive power of the internet is helping people to rent and sell assets and abilities that that were previously virtually unmarketable.<p>The second, meanwhile, is the end goal of what used to be called closed loop …

Sustainability

Top Free 2018 HTML5 Animation Tools To Set Your Pages In Motion

4.86/5 (14)<p><i>Photo by @neveinfocus</i><p>Would you like to know what websites look absolutely lovable for me? I definitely like <b>dynamic</b> websites, the ones that …

8 Ways To Get Work Done Faster

John Maynard Keynes, a famous economist in the 1930’s, predicted that his grandchildren would have a three-hour workday. Sadly, it did not happen–In fact, we now have the reverse! Organizations are looking for ways to do more with less, the population is aging, and the pace of work is …

Leadership
National Security Agency (NSA)

How to Budget for the True Costs of Content Marketing

There’s a whole lot of moolah getting pumped into content marketing efforts over the past year. The Content Marketing Institute’s 2015 Report showed …

9 Tech Investments Entrepreneurs Should Consider in 2015

There are so many new apps or pieces of software designed to make your business life easier – and more new technologies come out every year. It’s easy to get distracted and invest in a shiny widget or exciting new software when what you really need is an answer to a problem.<p>With that thought, I …

How Do You Google? New Eye Tracking Study Reveals Huge Changes

Google used to be criticized for providing little more than “10 blue links” in its search results that sent searchers to other sites. More recently, it’s getting lots of flack from companies and antitrust officials in Europe for the opposite–providing direct answers that make it less likely …

Business Development

Austerity Is Not Greece’s Problem by Ricardo Hausmann

CAMBRIDGE – When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to …

Economics

30 stocks traders are shorting like crazy

But it can be a sure way to avoid burning cash when a company's shares crash, making it worth the bet.<p>Several Chinese online retailers have a significant amount of short interest on this list.<p>And Bill Ackman says he is doing "God's work" by crusading against Herbalife, as more investors bet the …

Investing

Turn Your Website Into an App for Android and iPhone

If you’re wondering how to turn your website into an app for Android and iPhone devices, you’re not alone.<p>Yes, customers have gone mobile and any …

77% of businesses plan to increase digital marketing budgets this year

<b>Investment in digital marketing continues to grow, with 77% of marketers saying their companies intend to increase budgets in 2015.</b><p>This is one of the …

Why the Gap Between Worker Pay and Productivity Is So Problematic

Labor has become more efficient and profitable, but employees aren't sharing in the benefits.<p>One of the most frustrating parts of the sluggish recovery has been paltry wage gains for most workers. The stock market may be booming, corporate profits increasing, and home values rising, but middle and …

Economics

Tough road for Greece after bailout extension

First though a number of parliaments in the 19-nation eurozone, not least Greece's and sceptical powerhouse Germany, need to approve the four-month breathing space greenlighted by finance ministers on Tuesday.<p>If they say no, Greece's 240-billion-euro ($270-billion) bailout programme expires on …

Europe

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Online Mortgage Startup Lenda Expands, Aims To Shake Up Industry

Technology may finally start to make the mortgage refinancing process easier.<p>Startup Lenda, which launched in October 2013 and has been operating in California and Washington, is expanding to make its 30- to 45-minute online mortgage refinancing product available to Oregon today.<p>The company, which …

Real Estate

Super Simple Social Media Strategy: Get Big Results

The Social Media Marketing Cycle<p><b>The key to social media is to show up, be generous in your contributions and pay-it-forward</b>. This holds true …

Avgolemono Recipe - Greek Chicken Soup for the Soul

<b>This soup is the most iconic Greek soup, known for its two main ingredients: eggs (avgo) and lemon juice (lemono). If you like a thick soup, dissolve</b> …

Food

Pump Up Your Portfolio With the 3 Highest-Yielding Dividend Aristocrats

Source: Flickr user Kat R.<p>I've often said dividend stocks are the foundation of most successful long-term portfolios.<p>Dividends can serve multiple purposes for investors. They can provide income when the stock market is falling or add the icing on the cake when it's hitting a new high. Dividends can …

The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies -- Three Chinese Upstarts Beat Samsung

Fast Company’s 2015 list of World’s 50 Innovative companies had a few surprises for global market observers.<p>The first surprise is that Warby Parker topped the list, beating Apple—Apple has been on and off the top of the list in recent years.<p>The second surprise is the rise of Chinese e-commerce …

Entrepreneurship

All of last week's crazy Greece headlines on one chart

Last week was all about Greece.<p>Eventually, Greece and the Eurogroup struck a deal late Friday that will see Greece get a four-month loan extension.<p>And in the last two trading days of the week, markets were moving on almost every headline out Europe regarding these negotiations.<p>The folks at Bespoke …

S&P 500

US job growth hasn't been this strong relative to demographics since the 1950s

Despite what appears to be a healthy pace of job creation in the US, questions remain about the health of the labor market as the labor force participation rate remains low and wage growth remains tepid.<p>High Frequency Economics' Jim O'Sullivan believes the underlying job market is much stronger …

Economics

Capital Gains: Uber Raises $2.8 Billion, Snapchat's Valuation Nears $20 Billion

Meanwhile, Homebrew Ventures raised $50 million for its second fund.<p>Last week’s news cycle saw some especially big dollar figures as Uber swallowed billions more and Snapchat’s reported valuation soared. Here’s the full venture capital rundown from recent days:<p>Uber, the transportation technology …

Venture Capital