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5 Simple Mindsets Powerful Enough to Assure Your Success

Life is filled with obstacles but none are so onerous as the ones in our own minds. Remove those and nothing will stop you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unless we choose to be great, we will be mediocre at best. What does it take to be great? It takes an empowered …

Self-improvement

How To Use Mindfulness To Create A Healthier Mindset For 2017

Just as the body is influenced by what you eat, your mind is also influenced by your thoughts, your mindset and your life experiences. With mindfulness, you can train your mind to be in the present moment and spend less time preoccupied with unhelpful, unproductive thoughts. Recognizing that I am …

Mindfulness

7 Powerful Signs You're More Successful Than You Think

Now and then you have to take a step back and appreciate what you've accomplished. Here's to you.<p>Success means different things to different people.<p>For many, accumulating wealth or power are definitive signs of success. For you, it may be as simple (or complex) as being happy.<p>And although an …

Self-improvement

Saudis shore up banks as slow financial crunch worsens

Saudi Arabia has injected $5.3bn of liquidity into the banking system to stave off a financial crunch as the oil slump drags on and capital continues to leak out the country.<p>Three-month interbank offered rates in Riyadh - the stress gauge watched by traders - have reached the highest since the …

25 Motivational Quotes to Get You Excited for the Week Ahead

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Perseverance, hard work, kindness, drive, creativity and more will help you succeed. Here are some …

Motivation

Goldman Sachs' Recommended Reading List - Written About, By or For Money Managers and Traders

Goldman Sachs put together a list of the best books and it is impressive and long – unfortunately it is hard to sift through since it just has the …

10 Powerful Mantras to Stop the Drama in Your Life

<i>The drama you are going through is not fueled by the words or deeds of others; it is fueled by your mind that gives it importance.</i>Why do we get so …

Self-help

New apps make stock market affordable for students

For students chipping away at mountains of student loan debt and on all-around tight budgets, investing money isn’t always high on the agenda. But a maturing investment app industry is trying to change that, a couple of dollars at a time.<p>These apps, including two of the bigger names, Stash and …

Investing

Olivier Blanchard eyes ugly 'end game' for Japan on debt spiral

Japan is heading for a full-blown solvency crisis as the country runs out of local investors and may ultimately be forced to inflate away its debt in a desperate end-game, one of the world’s most influential economists has warned.<p>Olivier Blanchard, former chief economist at the International …

BERNANKE: Helicopter money could work, but I see 2 big problems

<i>"The deflation speech saddled me with the nickname 'Helicopter Ben.' In a discussion of hypothetical possibilities for combating deflation I mentioned an extreme tactic—a broad-based tax cut combined with money creation by the central bank to finance the cut. Milton Friedman had dubbed the approach</i> …

Central Banks

The warning signs for a crash are beginning to pile up

Today, however, what passes for analysis is the dissection of every syllable that comes out of Janet Yellen and Mario Draghi's mouths. I never thought I'd see the day on Wall Street when linguistics was more important than things like revenues and profits.<p>I still, however, believe in the basics of …

Stock Markets

Oil: Buy When There's Blood In The Streets

It’s unimaginable that governments and central banks that have coordinated and committed trillions of dollars in guarantees, backstops, commitments and outright bailouts will stand by and let weak oil prices (rigged by OPEC) undo everything they’ve done over the past seven years to create stability …

Oil

Bill Ackman just confirmed an idea about stocks that had Wall Street totally freaked out last year

Ackman's fund, Pershing Square, had a terrible 2015, delivering a -19.3% gross return.<p>His biggest mistake, he said, was misunderstanding a certain kind of company — platform companies.<p>"Our biggest valuation error was assigning too much value to the so-called 'platform value' in certain of our …

Markets

5 technical tools that explain what's going on in the stock market right now

Last fall I wrote a post titled, "This Is Now The Worst Possible Environment For Stock Market Investors." My point then was that stocks were very expensive, sentiment was exuberant and the trend had shifted to the downside. In other words, all three of the major components of my investing strategy …

Stock Markets

ALBERT EDWARDS: If I'm right, the US stock market will fall 75%

Edwards' most recent call is that if the US economy plunges into a recession led by weak manufacturing output, stocks will be worth about a quarter of what they're priced at now.<p>It's a heavy-duty prediction.<p>On Tuesday the S&P 500 was at 1,938.68. Edwards sees it possibly passing the low of 666 it …

Stock Markets

The greatest money manager of all-time says he's successful because of this one thing

But Druck made an even more poignant and timely point in that speech a year ago. He singled out specifically what he believes to be the most important factor behind the returns in risk assets, namely the stock market:<p>Interestingly, his further point in this regard was not the popular, "don't fight …

Stock Markets

This investor called the financial crisis - and is predicting market falls again

Martin Gray, one of a handful of fund managers who made money during the financial crisis, is concerned global equity stock markets are ripe for a fall<p>An investor who delivered a 12.3pc return for investors during the financial crisis despite global stock markets falls has said he is moving into …

2 charts that have one veteran trader spooked about 2016

It's time to start looking forward to a new year and what it might bring.<p>Business Insider reached out to a bunch of smart people on Wall Street to get their takes on what they will be watching for in the market in 2016. One of those people is veteran trader Dan Nathan, editor of Risk Reversal. He …

Stock Markets

Opinion: What contrarian investors are saying about stocks now

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Contrarians currently are neutral about the stock market’s near-term direction, since the current Wall Street …

Stock Markets

5 Stocks Under $10 Set to Soar

There isn't a day that goes by on Wall Street when certain stocks trading for under $10 a share don't experience massive spikes higher. Traders savvy …

Investing
Economics

7 Companies We'd Buy and Hold for the Next 20 Years

Take a look at these ideas for long-term investors.<p>Many traders hope to get rich quick in the stock market, but over time, the best performance has …

How we turned $500,000 into $1.3 million in a month

Zac Rankin is very thankful he suffered from insomnia earlier this year.<p>On nights he couldn't sleep, he started reading about the stock market.<p>"I was Googling stuff all day long. I would spend hours just reading about how stocks behave," the 21-year old told CNNMoney.<p>Rankin is a senior at Southeast …

Stock Markets

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 …

Self-improvement

10 Great Hacks To Make You Sleep Better

Sleep is important to your success. This is why it becomes amusing to know that many are not getting as much sleep as they need. According to the …

A self-made millionaire who studied 1,200 wealthy people found they all have one — free — pastime in common

Since then, he's interviewed more than 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people over the past three decades and become a self-made millionaire himself.<p>In his research, he noticed a pastime the rich have in common: <b>They self-educate by reading.</b><p>"Walk into a wealthy person's home and one of the first …

Self-improvement

8 Questions To Ask If You Want To Change Your Life

How much do you know about the deepest parts of you? Sure, you know your likes and dislikes, but what about the complex landscape of your heart? …

Self-confidence

How Rich Was Warren Buffett at Your Age?

Billionaire Warren Buffett is known as one of the richest investors in the world, with a net worth that seems to grow by the day. But the "Oracle of …

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

Personal Finance

7 Secrets To A Successful Job Interview

Job interviews are like a more awkward, less immediately gratifying, form of speed dating. You don’t get a nice dinner out of the deal, but the tension is the same: each person is evaluating the other to see if they match. Add to that intoxicating cocktail of discomfort the fact that, in a job …

Employment