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Real Estate Q&A: Are Condo Hotels A Good Investment?

<b>Condo-Hotel Property Investments</b><p>Salomon A. of South FL asks:<p><i>I inherited a condo-hotel property and am trying to figure out if we should sell it and invest elsewhere, or wait for more rental income. So far, our net yield is around 2 percent. Do condo-hotel properties behave like other real estate</i> …

Should The Next Presidential Limo Be A Tesla?

The Secret Service is gearing up for an all-new presidential limo, to replace the venerable but sometimes challenged Beast. There are a number of …

Are changing marriage patterns linked to inequality? The "When Harry Met Sally" effect - high-earning college graduates marrying each other - has increased inequality by 25%, study shows. http://wef.ch/r1QuU

Five Estate Planning Lessons From The Paul Walker Estate

Paul William Walker IV was the star of the Fast & Furious movies, until his unfortunate — and ironic — death in a high-speed car accident on November 30, 2013. The car, in which Walker was a passenger, was found to have been doing at least 100 mph. Walker was 40 years old when he died, survived by …

The bitcoin industry embraces what it was built to avoid—rules and regulation

Bitcoin was designed to be unregulated by any government or central authority. But according to some of the cryptocurrency’s biggest supporters, the crash of the prominent bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is the latest sign that bitcoin needs to adopt some sort of oversight if it is going to survive and …

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Personal Finance

Follow The Money: Who Is Funding Energy Storage And Why

To understand how the energy storage in the United States – particularly California — is heating up, just follow the money.<p>Green Charge Networks, a Silicon Valley storage installer, announced Tuesday that it has lined up a $10 million fund from TIP Capital to finance projects. Green Charge installs …

Eyeing an IPO, Dropbox Is Expanding to New York | Inc.com

Dropbox, the San Francisco-based enterprise cloud storage and file-sharing company, is making moves to beef up its business amid rumors of an initial public offering.<p>IPOs by Dropbox and its rival Box are two of the most anticipated offerings this year, as the cloud-storage sector continues to be a …

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Two-thirds of those who live paycheck to paycheck aren't poor, study finds - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

It’s not just the poor who live paycheck to paycheck.<p>A study from Greg Kaplan and Justin Weidner of Princeton University and Giovanni Violante of New …

Porsche Makes More Money Per Car Than Audi, Bentley, Or Lamborghini

Volkswagen's shareholders love Porsche.<p>According to <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, Porsche makes $23,000 on every car it sells, for a profit margin of 18 …

Vice Media Is Considering An IPO And Thinks It's Worth $28.9 Billion [THE BRIEF]

<b>Vice Media</b> is considering an initial public offering, co-founder Shane Smith reportedly said in an interview with Bloomberg Television. Smith said the company could have a market value of $28.9 billion if it goes public.<p><b>Major League Baseball</b> released a commercial sure to get even its most jaded …

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Fed On Target To Raise Interest Rates In Spring 2015

Last Wednesday, Janet Yellen presided over a press conference as the new chairman of the Federal Reserve following the conclusion of the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC’s) two day meeting and its release of the official FOMC statement.<p>Markets hung on every word and some confusion was created …

Facebook, Biogen, Cal-Maine are stocks to watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Biotech stocks and Internet names like Facebook Inc. could see active trade in Monday’s session after the past week’s …

Biotechnology
Mexico City

Too Far, Too Fast for IPOs? Numbers Say No. - Bloomberg

A number of recent IPOs have traded significantly above their offering prices. In the past week alone, five of the 12 new issues have risen at least …

If You Want To Understand Why The NASDAQ Is Tanking, Just Look At Egypt

The big story in U.S. markets right now is the NASDAQ decline. The index fell 2.6% on Friday, and it's been persistently weak over the last several days.<p>What's really going on is that big "momentum" names are getting drubbed, and many of these (Tesla, Netflix, FB, etc.) are traded on the NASDAQ.<p>The …

Stock Markets

Time to sell your dividend stocks? Not so fast

What do you make of headlines warning of overly rich stock valuations, a looming correction and the danger of rising interest rates?<p>Some advisers, …

Investing

Here Are The Unthinkable Prices For Apple Products In Brazil

Following reports of insanely expensive iPhones in Brazil, we stopped by an Apple vendor in São Paulo to see for ourselves.<p>It's no joke.<p>A 64 gigabyte iPhone 5S costs 3,599 reais, or about $1,637, making it the most expensive iPhone in the world. The same product costs $849 out of contract in the …

Brazil

High-earners are three times more likely to be victims of identity fraud

If you live in North America or Europe and are paid over $85,000 a year, you are three times more likely to be defrauded than those who earn less, according to Trustev, an online anti-fraud company. A salary of $85,000 is hardly enough to qualify someone as rich in those countries, but in the …

Identity Theft

N Korea: Not so 'Stalinist' after all | North Korea

The international media loves to describe North Korea as the "world's last Stalinist country", or as a "communist dictatorship". Both descriptions are not completely off the mark, but seriously misleading nonetheless.<p>It is often overlooked that the last 20 years in North Korea were a time when …

Rich People Are Mad They Have to Pay So Many Taxes on Their Ballooning Incomes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>No group of Americans is less happy about the taxes they pay than the wealthy, <i>The</i> <i>Wall Street Journal</i> …

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To prep the next generation of workers, getting the right skills is critical. And young people don’t have to travel very far to get the training they need.<p>FORTUNE — Some Massachusetts Institute of Technology MBA students were blown away by the stories they recently heard from graduates of a local …