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Carl Icahn's Winning Traits And His Top Five Stocks

At BillionairesPortfolio.com, we’ve studied the track records of hundreds of billionaire investors and billion-dollar hedge funds. And one man stands above the rest, as the best investor of all-time.<p>I’m sure most would consider Warren Buffett to be the best investor ever. But the numbers tell a …

Why I love my Disney stock

Rob Bickel is a Disney fan.<p>He's done family vacations at the Magic Kingdom and watched plenty of the TV shows. That's why when his two daughters were young, Bickel knew the long-lasting Christmas gift he wanted to give them: Disney stock.<p>Bickel bought the girls $1,000 each of Disney (DIS) stock in …

Opinion: 5 stock-market rules that Warren Buffett insists you follow

Warren Buffett’s 50th annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter included technical discussions about the insurance industry and other businesses …

Investing

Here are the 6 things Warren Buffett considers when making an investment

We are eager to hear from principals or their representatives about businesses that meet all of the following criteria:<p>1) Large purchases (at least $75 million of pre-tax earnings unless the business will fit into one of our existing units),<p>2) Demonstrated consistent earning power (future …

Investing

Three Things I’ve Learned From Warren Buffett

I’m looking forward to sharing posts from time to time about things I’ve learned in my career at Microsoft and the Gates Foundation. (I also post …

23 super-successful people share the best advice they ever received

In fact, many of the most successful leaders are where they are today because they took advice from people they trusted.<p>Here we've compiled some of the best tips that executives have shared throughout the years.<p><i>Aimee Groth and Kim Bhasin contributed to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Sheryl Sandberg

6 Very Risky Investment Mistakes Warren Buffett Says You May Be Making

What does risk mean to you? If you ask the average person, they’re likely to say the probability of losing money. If you ask most financial professionals, they’ll probably equate risk with volatility of returns. (While these may sound similar, they’re not exactly the same thing. Let’s say …

BUFFETT: Volatility is not the same thing as risk, and investors who think it is will cost themselves money

In his most recent annual letter to shareholders, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett wrote about the difference between the two and how many investors conflate these concepts, costing themselves money.<p>Here's Buffett:<p><b>The unconventional, but inescapable, conclusion to be drawn from the past fifty</b> …

BARCLAYS: These are the 15 most promising stocks in Europe right now

The last three months have seen continued growth in the UK and the unexpected resurgence of Europe, as well as the European Central Bank's major quantitative easing scheme, and Barclays think there are still plenty of opportunities around.<p>These are the bank's top 15 picks for Europe, why they've …

How Super Angel Chris Sacca Made Billions, Burned Bridges And Crafted The Best Seed Portfolio Ever

Between the parade of wet suits and abundant seafood and yoga joints, Manhattan Beach, just south of Los Angeles, tries to cling fast to its surf town roots. It’s a tough battle. Strolling the boardwalk, I pass beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings practicing spikes close by glitzy …

6 Steps to Starting a Business From Zero

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Like this article? Find more great tips by subscribing to my blog here.</i><p>Every great business started with drive and a passion. Even moguls like Richard Branson, Oprah, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett started at zero.<p>If you know my story, you …

Entrepreneurship

If You Can't Overcome These 5 Mental Hurdles, Then Don't Start a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Would I encourage everyone to start a business? No.<p>Starting a business hurts. It requires hard work. Everyone has skills and abilities, but not everyone should invest those skills and abilities in starting a business. Those who possess …

Entrepreneurship

7 Winning Habits of Millionaires

The author of 'The Millionaire Next Door' died last Saturday in a car crash. His legacy is an understanding of how many wealthy business owners think and act differently from what we might expect.<p><i>The Millionaire Next Door</i> made an impression on me when I first picked it up in the late 1990s. I was …

Small Business

How to pump up retirement income by as much as 30%

Worried you won’t have enough for a comfortable retirement? If you’re willing to spend down your assets, as well as take a few other steps, you could …

This Farm In A Box Can Grow As Much Lettuce As An Acre Of Land

In an area roughly the size of two back-to-back parking spaces, the CropBox–housed in a recycled shipping container–can grow the same amount of …

Aquaponics

10 decisions that could block your success

Perspective is a funny thing. Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future unpredictable. Look back and all the dots seem to connect… except …

The most impressive job interview questions

Interviewing for your next job is tough work!<p>Last year, I published The 1 Thing You Must Do In Every Job Interview. The article received <b>a lot</b> of …

This blogger retired at 30, and he wants to show you how you can do it too

When do you hope to retire? 65? 60 if you really get frugal? Mr. Money Mustache left the working world at 30, and he wants you to, as well. The popular personal finance blogger (who only reveals that his first name is Pete) has gained a loyal following by insisting that early retirement is really …

30 Years Ago Warren Buffett Gave Away The Secret To Good Investing And Correctly Predicted No One Would Listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …

Investing