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Why Fintech Is One of the Most Promising Industries of 2015

Long unsung, financial tech companies that lend, process, or even create money have flooded the Inc 500.<p><i>It's been about two decades since a financial company really changed the world. Inc. 500 entrepreneurs are leading a pack of disrupters, raised in the shadow of PayPal, who will change your</i> …

This is what hedge funds are buying right now

Hedge funds are going long large-cap financial companies and transportation stocks and shorting energy and household- and personal-product companies.<p>That is the key takeaway from an equity-strategy note published by the prime services team at Swiss bank Credit Suisse on Monday.<p>The chart below shows …

Investing

Say "No" to These 10 Things to Increase Your Success

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” – <i>Warren …

Opinion: 12 market-beating stocks from a 214-year-old strategy

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — People love winners more than they do losers. And though it seems too easy and too good to be true, that is a …

Stocks Could Lose 90% of Their Value in the Next Two Years

In the early 2000s, Alan Greenspan was worried about deflation. So he hired Ben Bernanke, the self-proclaimed expert on the Great Depression from …

Stock Markets

Value Investing: How I Returned 303% Investing in Stocks

By Curtis W. O’Keefe<p>In the past seven years my portfolio has grown 303% (25% average compound annual growth) by following the advice and approach to …

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Has the Most Ferocious Lawyer in America Defending Him

Judy Clarke, the publicity-shy anti-death-penalty attorney, has defended the Unabomber, Susan Smith, and Jared Loughner, and successfully spared them capital punishment. Mark Bowden provides an in-depth portrait of her startling career.<p>We do not often think of a defense lawyer as someone who wars …

Should You Be Concerned About U.S. Interest Rate Hikes?

<i>LINKS MARKED * ARE AFFILIATE LINKS.</i><p>The Interest Rate Conundrum<p>The Fed under Janet Yellen indicated that U.S. interest rates may be raised in June …

Here Is Why The Fed Can't Hike Rates By Even 0.25%

There was a time when Zoltan Poszar was the most important person at the Fed (and Treasury), because he was likely the <i>only</i> person in the government's …

Investing

5 Mind-Body-Behavior Practices That Can Change Your Life

Evidence from both clinical observations and empirical research increasingly confirms that how you engage your entire being in the world …

Mindfulness

The Fed Should Not Raise Interest Rates, It Should Reverse QE Instead

The New York Times has said today that the Federal Reserve shouldn’t raise interest rates just yet but should wait until it is possible to see the whites of inflation’s eyes. They’re obviously influenced in this by their star economics columnist, Paul Krugman, who has been saying the same thing …

From bust to boom: How the world became addicted to debt

Mapped: Eight years on from the financial crisis, the global economy is still awash with record levels of debt. Click on the countries to find who's in the red and who's in the black<p><b>Tap here if you are viewing on a Telegraph app</b><p>$27 trillion. That's the amount global <b>public debt has grown by since</b> …

Opinion: The deflation bogeyman

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Project Syndicate) — The world’s major central banks are currently obsessed with the goal of raising their national inflation rates …

Economics

The millennial investor raking in a 250% return

Justin Brosseau's friends called him an idiot in high school.<p>They wanted to spend their money at the movies, but Justin passed on seeing "The Hangover" and started investing instead.<p>At age 16, he put almost all of his life savings, $650, into three stocks: Citi (C), GE (GE) and United Airlines …