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Warren Buffett shares how to get rich during turbulent times

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is known for smart bets and the Oracle of Omaha on Saturday used his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway …

Regulator: China needs to rein in risky stock behavior

BEIJING (AP) — China needs to do more to stop risky behavior in its stock market, a regulator said Sunday, following a 2015 collapse in share prices …

Stock Markets

China Will Allow More IPOs to Lure Capital, Regulator Says

China will allow more companies to list on its stock market to boost support for its economy, the nation’s top securities regulator said, dismissing …

Stock Markets

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

Redditors planning to hide hundreds of 3D-printed toys in citywide scavenger hunt

Let's play a game — and include an entire city.<p>That's the idea behind one Reddit post that proposed building a citywide scavenger hunt in San …

Artificial leaf captures light to power drug production

Drug production is generally a matter of big factories churning out millions of aspirin or ibuprofen tablets a day, but there’s a lot to be said for manufacturing common drugs on a small scale, close to where they’re used. Researchers from the Netherlands have created an efficient and simple method …

3 Science-Backed Lessons From Albert Einstein on How to Become a Better Student of the World | Inc.com

There's no doubt that Albert Einstein was a pretty smart cookie -- he changed the world forever with his theory of relativity. But Einstein didn't just figure things out for his own benefit. He was a teacher who honestly believed wisdom and knowledge shouldn't be hoarded. As you try to get the most …

Albert Einstein

Three money apps millennials use to keep their financial house in order

Desirae Odjick likes the clarity personal finance apps can provide. "I've been a Mint user for four years," says Ms. Odjick, an Ottawa native. "It tracks everything."<p>Though she's naturally app-savvy – Ms. Odjick blogs about personal finance at www.halfbanked.com – she says many millennials use apps …

Beyond the vineyard: How Trump’s deportation plan threatens America’s food and wine supply

These aren’t the jobs Trump promised, nor are they the jobs Americans want<p><i>This article was originally published on The Conversation.</i><p>Mass deportations of up to three million undocumented immigrants are expected to begin in January, when President-elect Donald Trump takes the oath of office and …

Think Running an Entire Business from Home Is Impossible? Think Again | Founder's Guide

The image of business owners has definitely undergone a change over the last decade. People used to have a pretty limited amount of images they’d …

Google's New Feature May Drive Customers Away And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Google’s new feature may be a problem for bars and restaurants.</b><p>The new tool, which will be included in both Search and Maps, will alert users as to how crowded your bar or …

Small Business

This War-Torn Country’s Economy Is Expected to Grow by 7.2% This Year

War-torn Iraq may slowly become a hot spot for investor capital.<p>According to CNBC, citing data from the World Bank, Iraq’s economy is expected to …

Oil pipeline: Trump's stock in company raises concern

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents …

Donald Trump

Mexico says labor, environment rules could be in NAFTA update | Reuters

LIMA (Reuters) - Mexico could include labor and environmental rules in talks over modernizing a trade deal between the United States and Mexico, President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Saturday as he seeks to avoid a stand-off with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.<p>Mexico's President Enrique Pena …

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

OPEC Just Won the Oil War

In 2014, Saudi Arabia and the rest of the cartel’s oil ministers lined up their weapons and fired a huge salvo.<p>Maybe they couldn’t destroy the global …

Goldman Sachs Targets a New Kind of Customer: People in Credit Card Debt

They can apply for a loan for up to $30,000<p>If you’ve racked up some credit card debt—or plan to sometime down the line—Goldman Sachs is looking for …

Cramer on small business: Trump has a big change coming, and no one is talking about it

Jim Cramer can't speak for the American public, but he knows many business owners are sick and tired of Washington getting in the way.<p>They are tired …

Stock Markets

Walmart beats on earnings, thanks to the internet

The company on Thursday announced earnings per share of $0.98, two cents more than the Wall Street consensus according to Bloomberg.<p>Comparable-store sales, or sales at locations open at least one year, rose by 1.2%, just shy of the forecast for 1.3%.<p>"Our e-commerce growth accelerated, operations in …

Associated Press News

I spent 5 years studying rich people — here are the top 4 ways millionaires earn their money

In my Rich Habits Study, I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of whom were self-made millionaires) with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets.<p>So, what professions, industries, or businesses should people focus their energy on if they want to become rich?<p><b>Work</b> …

Self-Learning AI: This New Neuro-Inspired Computer Trains Itself

A Computing Road Less Traveled<p>A team of researchers from Belgium think that they are close to extending the anticipated end of Moore’s Law, and they …

Machine Learning

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What makes Warren Buffett one of the riches people in the world? Unlike fellow billionaires Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, and Jeff Bezos, he did not create a ground-breaking high-tech product. Instead, Buffett's wealth began with a series of small, simple habits that anyone can follow and that are …

Personal Finance

3 Bold Bets on the Future of Energy

Even as alternatives grow, the future of energy will continue looking like today for years to come. Image source: Getty Images.<p>When we asked some of our contributors to talk about the future of energy, it wasn't a surprise when wind turbine manufacturer <b>Vestas Wind Systems</b> (NASDAQOTH: VWDRY)came up. …

Investing

A world without work is coming – it could be utopia or it could be hell

Robots will eventually do all our jobs, but we need to start planning to avert social collapse<p>Most of us have wondered what we might do if we didn’t need to work – if we woke up one morning to discover we had won the lottery, say. We entertain ourselves with visions of multiple homes, trips around …

Economics

Here are all of the harmful effects sugar has on your body and brain

In the late 1960s, a food industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation paid three Harvard researchers $6,500 (about $50,000 today) to discount research that increasingly showed links between sugar and heart disease and to point the blame at fat instead, according to an analysis of historical …

You Are The Best Promotion For Your Small Business

It Pays to PAK Your Small Business Image<p>Business Image Is an Important Part of Promotion<p>Updated February 15, 2017<p>If you're running a small business, …

Small Business

Goldman Sachs Elevator explains the hierarchy of watches on Wall Street

The study examined the "unwritten expectations" of investment banks and concluded that recruiters often discriminate on the basis of "arcane culture rules" like what color the candidate's shoes are, how they tie their tie, or God forbid, if they received a private school education.<p>A class ceiling …

Why cash isn't king any more

A less-cash society would be fairer and safer because the more cash you carry, the more you help the underground economy, not the legal one<p>The world is awash in paper currency, with major central banks pumping out hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth each year, mainly in very large denomination …

Economics

The personality traits that help you spot an aggressive person

Aggressive behaviour can lead to violence in some people.<p>Aggressive and confrontational people who become perpetrators of violence can be easily …

Psychology