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Meet the Newest -- and Hottest -- Marijuana Stock on the Market

But can Tilray keep its sizzling early momentum going?<p>Day one as a publicly traded company started off with a bang for Canadian marijuana grower …

Cannabis

Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

<i>An earlier version of this piece ran in 2016.</i><p>"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to …

Pedagogy

The FOMC just set the stage for a market crash

<b>Thomas H. Kee Jr. is president and CEO of Stock Traders Daily.</b><p>On Wednesday the FOMC did not raise rates, but they did set the stage for an additional …

This Indicator Could Save You From A Market Collapse

The Price Support Breach Count - A Very Handy Indicator<p>For the record, I'm not a technical analyst, at least not by this measure: About 65% of my …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Want to Raise Creative Kids? Science Says Do This With Their Toys (but Most Parents Are Afraid to)

No, it's not just "throw the toys out," like my dad once pretended to do<p>When I was little, my dad once got annoyed at my brother for not cleaning his room. So he took all the toys, announced he was donating them to the Salvation Army--and drove around with them in the trunk of his car for a few …

5 New Reasons to Sell All Your Stocks and Run Away: Doug Kass Insider

Lookout below.<p>I was shorting the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY) most of the day on Tuesday, adding to my already-large short position.<p>There are a number of …

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Green Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is …

Cannabis

Marijuana Millionaires Ride Canada’s Legalization Wave

Terry Booth didn’t expect his life would come full circle, thanks to marijuana.<p>He sold pot in high school, peddling quarter ounces for C$25 ($19) to …

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Bill Gates

35 things you should know about money by the time you’re 35

<b>By the time you’ve reached your 30s, you’ve probably heard dozens of financial acronyms and terms thrown around—from APRs to IRAs, expense ratios to</b> …

Tesla is just months from a total collapse, says hedge-fund manager

Unless Elon Musk “pulls a rabbit out of his hat,” Tesla will be bankrupt within four months, says John Thompson of Vilas Capital …

Stock Market Awaits FOMC Decision After Moving Lower Last Week | Investopedia

The major U.S. indexes moved sharply lower last week amid ongoing political risks, including President Trump's newly announced tariffs and decision …

Recent stock market sell-off foreshadows a new Great Recession

In early February, concerns about inflation and rising interest rates sent global financial markets into a frenzy, prompting the biggest single-day …

My Best Advice For Millennials Right Now

I have two Millennial children at the very youngest end of that generation's age range. So, this is really the advice I'm giving to my own children. …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, study says

Vitamin D may offer protection against cancers, new research suggests, although experts are split over whether individuals should start taking supplements.<p>The vitamin plays an important role in the body, including in bone health and muscle strength and in preventing conditions such as rickets.<p>It is …

Cancer

Ron Paul Fears "Huge" Correction In Stocks, Warns "It's Going To Be A Calamity"

<b>"I think we have a greater distortion and a financial danger sitting out there bigger than ever before,"</b> warned former presidential candidate Ron …

Here's a budget breakdown of a couple that makes $500,000 a year and still feels average

Americans are falling short when it comes to saving. Even some families earning six-figures have little to no savings.<p>As the example of one New York …

Shape is an app to help you learn how to invest the ethical way

Recently launched out of beta, U.K. startup Shape wants to create a more educational trading experience for a new generation of traders, including those who might be concerned with the ethical standards of the sectors or companies they back.<p>The Shape iOS app assumes no or very little prior trading …

Investing

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

Why Toddlers Deserve More Respect

Young kids might be smarter and more empathetic than adults think.<p>In <i>The Emotional Life of the Toddler</i><i>,</i> the child-psychology and psychotherapy expert Alicia F. Lieberman details the dramatic triumphs and tribulations of kids ages 1 to 3. Some of her anecdotes make the most commonplace of experiences …

Parenting

This Trump vs. JFK chart has nailed it so far, and if it continues, the market is in trouble

Last month, MarketWatch used a chart overlay to illustrate how the stock market under John F. Kennedy has closely followed its performance over the …

This engineer created a fool-proof plan to overcome shyness — and it led her to jobs at Apple, Google, and now Microsoft

A couple of months ago, Sophia Velastegui was approached with an exciting job offer: To become the general manager of Microsoft's artificial intelligence product unit.<p>She began the job in December. It was another pinnacle career move for the star engineer, named to Business Insider's list of the …

Public Speaking

16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference

Smart problem solvers, from drilling to decor.<p><i>Note: Responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

We Now Have Scientific Evidence For a Colic Treatment That Actually Works

This could mean so much to so many.<p>Each year, hundreds of thousands of babies and their concerned families suffer from colic - a condition diagnosed …

Biggest study ever of teen brains to reveal how screen time affects kids

The findings will change the way kids are educated and parented, and the way society looks at teens, experts say.<p>What helps and hurts the teenage brain? A revolutionary new study hopes to find out how kids’ minds are shaped during this crucial and turbulent stage of life.<p>Researchers are following …

'Red alert' for emerging markets sell-off

While the world's eyes have been on the Trump circus, busted buck and bond market sell-off, the emerging market mega-rally is about to roll …