Damian

18 Added | 2 Magazines | @Damianjo4d | Keep up with Damian on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Damian”

TRUMP: I'm a 'smart person,' don't need intelligence briefings every single day

In a rare post-election interview that aired Sunday, Trump argued for why he did not need to receive regular classified intelligence briefings on national security and foreign affairs, saying he told intelligence officials to only brief him when a situation the intelligence community is monitoring …

Donald Trump

Tensions rise between Trump and the CIA over Russia's hacking during the 2016 campaign

Tensions between<p>Donald Trumpand U.S. intelligence officials boiled over Saturday as the president-elect’s transition team mockingly compared a secretCIAassessment that Russia tried to sway the U.S. election in Trump's favor to the agency’s misjudgments on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction.<p>The …

Donald Trump

How Trump won: The revenge of working-class whites

For the past 40 years, America's economy has raked blue-collar white men over the coals. It whittled their paychecks. It devalued the type of work they did best. It shuttered factories and mines and shops in their communities. New industries sprouted in cities where they didn't live, powered by …

Donald Trump

Warren Buffett's favorite metric says stocks are way too expensive

The four valuation indicators we track in our monthly valuation overview offer a long-term perspective of well over a century. The raw data for the "Buffett indicator" only goes back as far as the middle of the 20th century. Quarterly GDP dates from 1947, and the Fed's balance sheet has quarterly …

Investing

Microsoft and Apple Double Down

It has been years since Microsoft upstaged an Apple Keynote (such things usually run in the opposite direction), but that is exactly what happened …

Steve Ballmer

Opinion: Stock-market timing model: Go 100% cash

When Mebane Faber talks, people listen.<p>The chief investment officer of Cambria Investments is a highly regarded independent thinker. He’s among the …

Idiot Box: Portraits of Kids with Eyes Glued to a TV

In any given week, the average US child will watch more than a day’s worth of TV. This subject is the focus of a new photo series by photographer …

TV

Stocks: The risks are rising

Billionaire Sam Zell is known as the "grave dancer" for buying distressed properties on the cheap.<p>That's how he made his billions. So when Zell is raising alarm bells about the stock market, it's hard to ignore him.<p>"There's a significant and growing disparity between the stock market and the …

Stock Markets

The Proven Way to Retire Rich

Want to make money from stocks? There's one easy way to do so.<p>Looking for more money for your retirement?<p>Who isn't? This study reveals that there is …

Use The Drop In Oil Prices To Boost Retirement Income

Oil’s dramatic sell-off comes with good news and bad news. The bad news is that it has put global markets on edge and dampened overall gains for the year. The good news is that the price drop has put some quality, dividend paying companies on sale. While most experts and economists are talking …

ROUBINI: The Mother Of All Asset Bubbles Will Burst In 2016

With the rally in stocks that we've seen this year and a surge in high-yield debt issuance, Roubini said we're now at the midpoint of the bubble, in an interview with Yahoo Finance.<p>Next year may see more gains across markets, but the bubble, bigger than the one before the 2008 recession, could pop …

Nouriel Roubini

'60 Minutes' Just Broke New Details On The Dallas Ebola Case. Here's What They Revealed.

<i>60 Minutes</i> on Sunday told the story of a hospital tackling Ebola. A story of brave nurses and determined administrators. A story of heroes, frankly.<p>It was the story of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas — the hospital that treated the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United …

Inside the Koch Brothers' Toxic Empire

Together, Charles and David Koch control one of the world's largest fortunes, which they are using to buy up our political system. But what they …

Clean Air Act

Four Of The Best ETFs For Your Portfolio

Stock picking is hard. You can invest significant time and effort and still not get the results you want. Just ask professional fund managers. The average fund underperforms the index by -0.41% a year according to a recent study. That’s because on average the time and effort involved in finding …

Disaster in the age of McMansions: America’s dangerous addiction to suburban sprawl

For decades, politicians like Ronald Reagan pushed for the rapid expansion of suburbia—and the cost was staggering<p>Despite the struggles of the 1970s, or perhaps because of them, sprawl moved on. It spread over wider territories. It mutated into new forms. The eye was assaulted by landscapes never …

The American Dream is now just that for its middle classes – a dream

For years, the US enjoyed unrivalled prosperity - and its middle classes were the envy of the world. No longer. Last week, a study of decades of economic data concluded that the US had fallen behind other nations, apart, that is, from the super-rich<p>During the 2012 presidential election, Republican …