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Bitcoin Matures as Futures Open Wall Street Floodgates

Bitcoin is going legit, for better or worse.<p>The digital currency that JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s Jamie Dimon called a fraud is set to step into the …

5 Strategic Moves Startups Can Make to Build a Brand That Sticks

The strategic decisions that'll put your company ahead of the curve years from now need to be made beginning day one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a lot of competition out there -- for everyone, in every industry. Unless your company is fortunate enough to …

How To Profit Off Current Stock Valuations

How Buffett determines whether the stock market is expensive.<p>How to use interest rates in your valuation.<p>Is AAPL expensive relative to the current …

The 5 Best Cost-Effective Marketing Campaigns for Tight Budgets | Inc.com

In a business climate where big brands are able to outspend small businesses on advertising, entrepreneurs are forced to be scrappy and creative when it comes to their marketing. With budgets tight, maximizing the impact of every dollar spent is crucial to you as an entrepreneur.<p>Blindly spending on …

Marketing

This all-in-one coffee maker costs less than most of us spend per month at the coffee shop

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Like most people who spend too little time asleep and too much time trying to stay focused on work, I tend to drink a fair amount of …

Ask Three Questions Before You Jump Into That Hot ICO

ICOs are the new, new, new hot thing. They are powered by blockchain technology. Entrepreneurs are teeing up offers, money is flowing, and some early investors have made a killing. Should you jump in? Here are three questions of consider before you click to invest.<p>ICO stands for “initial coin …

Cryptocurrency

8 Reasons to Have Monthly Dividend ETFs | Investopedia

Dividend-paying exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been growing in popularity for a while now, especially among investors looking for high yields and …

Investing

Goldman and Google Are Among the Most Active Blockchain Investors

Lloyd Blankfein last week tweeted that he’s "still thinking about #Bitcoin," but the bank he leads is doing more than just thinking about the …

Cryptocurrency Exchange

These 3 "Bedroom Plants" Could Be the Key to a Better Night's Sleep

Earlier this year "shower plants" dominated Instagram, but according to <i>Elle Decor</i>, "bedroom plants" might be the next big thing. While it's no secret …

The HOLD 10 Index is a passively managed fund of the top 10 cryptocurrencies

This year the market capitalization of all cryptocurrencies has grown from about $13 billion to well over $150 billion, fueled by infusions of capital from all different types of investors. But regardless of this extreme growth, it’s still very complicated for most people to invest in …

Forget Ethereum Or Bitcoin, This Crypto Is Where Money Will Be Made

It is safe to say cryptocurrencies, driven by the underlying blockchain technology adoption, are becoming mainstream.<p>Many people see the return BTC …

Cryptocurrency

How to Build Your Personal Brand From Nothing | Inc.com

Want to know the proper way to build your personal brand? This multi-millionaire thinks he can help.<p>With no resources, experience, nor connections, Neil Patel started his entrepreneurship career at the age of 15, while he was still in high school. While his first venture (a replica of the Monster …

Marketing

What Makes the IRS Audit a Tax Return? The Top 10 Triggers

Top 10 Tax Audit Triggers<p>The IRS Watches for Certain Things<p>Updated October 09, 2017<p>Studies have shown that sitting down to prepare a tax return can …

What Successful Entrepreneurs Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

Here are the most common tasks to delegate to a VA.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you doing laborious, repeated tasks that anyone could do? Do you struggle to meet project deadlines because you are overworked? Do you believe there isn't a trustworthy virtual …

See a List of the Best Vanguard Funds to Buy for International Stocks

Best Vanguard Funds for International Stocks<p>See a List of Vanguard International Stock Funds<p>Updated November 22, 2017<p>Some of the best Vanguard funds …

A mystery trader can't stop betting that the stock market will go crazy

Two months after the volatility vigilante made a humongous wager that the CBOE Volatility Index— or VIX — would surge from its depressed levels by October, the trader has essentially extended that bet into December.<p>The so-called rollover carries roughly the same maximum potential payout as before: …

Stock Markets

Why We Bought Gilead This Week

We have purchased Gilead in our Robinhood Strategy Portfolio and recommend that investors in need of a biotech position take a look at Gilead's stock …

Biotechnology

How To Create A Product Page That Converts

Creating conversion-friendly product pages is the most important step in building an online ecommerce empire. However, only a handful of website …

Why You Can Ignore Bitcoin, the Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency--and the 4 Times You Can't | Inc.com

Bitcoin. Blockchain. Cryptocurrency. ICOs. It's hard to ignore the frenzied, jargon-filled recent headlines around digital currency: China has banned trading it! JPMorgan Chase has warned against buying it! Startups are embracing it every day!<p>So are tech investors. Bitcoin-related startups raised …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto debit cards are paving the way for cryptocurrency mass adoption

Improving Crypto Usability<p>Cryptocurrencies, and the blockchain technology upon which these digital coins are built, have continued to make headlines …

Cryptocurrency

If You Really Want a Master Class on Online Business, Read These 6 Books | Inc.com

With low barriers to entry within the online marketplace, almost anyone can start an online business...but that doesn't mean everyone who does will know how to succeed. If you don't have time to sign up for an intensive business course and you just want to learn some key lessons to online business …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways Venture Capitalists Think Completely Differently Than You (and How to Win Their Trust) | Inc.com

Venture capitalists can be a fabulous resource to get you on your feet when you're starting your business, not only because they can offer financial help, but because they're often genuinely interested in your industry and want to be influencers. But Shanna Tellerman, CEO and founder of Modsy, says …

Venture Capital

Jaco Pastorius: 30 Years Later

Today marks 30 years since Jaco Pastorius passed away. Though three decades have come and gone, his approach to the bass and singular voice on the …

Guitar

Six Canadian stocks to consider buying on the dip

Bargain-seeking investors may still find deals on Canadian stocks.<p>Unlike a nearly 12-per-cent rally this year in the U.S. equity market, domestic stocks are marginally in positive territory after a pullback that began in February. Energy, resource and financial stocks, which make up about …

11 ridiculously effective tools to help you automate your small business (and life)

As a small business owner, you have a lot of responsibilities on your plate. From finding the best employees to ensuring that your customers stay happy, one thing is certain: you have no trouble staying busy.<p>Of course, staying busy doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re being productive. Many small …

How to Start an LLC in 7 Easy Steps

Want to Form an LLC? Here are the Steps to Take<p>Steps in the Process of Starting an LLC<p>Updated March 27, 2018<p>If you are interested in learning how to …

Small Business

7 Medical Conditions That Will Be Lining Big Pharma's Pockets by 2020

Big pharma stands to make hundreds of billions of dollars from a handful of medical conditions.<p>Imagine a stack of dollar bills reaching from the …

How Recurring Revenue Increases Business Value

You've spent years building a successful small business. As you begin to plan your exit strategy, you conduct a formal valuation and discover that your company isn't worth nearly as much as you hoped.<p>Now what? Is there anything you can do to increase the value of your business between now and the …

Small Business

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

3 Business Changing Metrics

Pexels / Pixabay<p><b>Quality over quantity</b><br>Nearly everything in modern business is measurable, but often companies are relying on legacy metrics that can …