Nathan Gabriel Pfeiffer

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The new world order, 2017

By Robert J. Samuelson<p>Robert J. Samuelson<p>Columnist focusing on economics<p>Bio<p>One insistent question that will shape 2017 is whether we’re witnessing the gradual decay of the post-World War II international order, dominated by the economic and military power of the United States.<p>After the Soviet …

Geopolitics

They’ve destroyed us worldwide: Donald Trump, George W. Bush and the destruction of the American century

<b>Donald Trump; George W. Bush (AP/John Raoux/Reuters/Larry Downing/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>The GOP champions U.S. exceptionalism but has made us look hostile, weak and fearful. This perception will linger<p>Brian T. Edwards<p>January 10, 2016 3:30pm (UTC)<p>The news that an al-Qaida recruitment video prepared …

50 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion companies to entrepreneurs launching startups (including one founder who launched a startup while fighting …

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Outsourcing

5 Reasons Your Business Plan Sucks and How You Can Change It

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of you will have a business plan for your startup, as this document acts as the blueprint and roadmap for your company. Whether it is to share with management to help with strategy or present to investors for funding, the business …

7 Self-Limiting Behaviors Successful Entrepreneurs Never Do

Entrepreneurial success seems ephemeral and is certainly not guaranteed. So, why do some entrepreneurs achieve success and others do not? How do you become as successful as Mark Zuckerberg? As a business advisor for many years, I’ve noticed that the most successful entrepreneurs are more than just …

Self-improvement

Robert Redford: We Have to Act on Climate Change Without Washington

It may be tempting to dismiss the Hollywood heavyweights who have arrived in Paris for the U.N.’s mammoth 11-day climate conference, COP 21 (Alec …

18 gifts that math nerds actually want

It is beautiful in its own right and a way by which we can understand the world.<p>That being said, those who bravely pursue fields that heavily use mathematics may sometimes feel like they want to rip their hair out.<p>To help ease the pain, Business Insider put together a list of small gifts and …

Star Trek

Best Trips 2016

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

National Parks

11 Warm Weather Vacation Destinations For People Who Hate Winter

The snow can't get you here.<p>Brrr, it's cold out there! Trade in the snow for some fun in the sun at these tropical and summery escapes.

50 trips everyone should take in the US in their lifetime

America has been called a lot of things: beautiful, majestic, wild, and great. It's all those and more.<p>Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or embracing your inner child at Orlando's Disney World, the US is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the East …

National Parks

Money Smart Holiday Gifts for Kids

Every year I try to give parents and grandparents a guide for holiday gifts that are more than worth the money you spend on them. These are presents that won't be broken or forgotten before you pay the credit card bill. Instead they are gifts that will keep on giving financial lessons and benefits …

Three steps to ensure success as a stock market investor

Stock market haters, you have a point.<p>I'm as convinced as ever that stocks belong in the vast majority of portfolios, and that objections to stocks can be addressed with smart planning. But the stock market seems to be fighting back against its true believers. In November, the S&P/TSX composite …

If You Don't Like The Market Today, Just Wait Until Tomorrow

In my hometown of Baltimore, there’s an oft-heard saying that seems especially applicable when, like now, the seasons are changing: “If you don’t like the weather today, just wait until tomorrow.” For whatever meteorological reason, it’s not uncommon for an absolutely miserable Monday to turn into …

Barclays bets on stock boom as world money growth soars

Commodities and emerging markets may have hit bottom. Fed rate rises mean leadership is switching to "anti-bond" sectors<p>Barclays has advised clients to jump into world stock markets with both feet, citing the fastest growth in the global money supply in over thirty years and an accelerating …

The real story behind McDonald’s mysterious 'Gold Card' — the ticket to unlimited free food that Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in their wallets

Not easily, a little sleuthing revealed.<p>The first complication: Rob Lowe's Gold Card was not issued by McDonald's corporate office. Instead, it is from the owner of, and can only be used at, McDonald's franchises in Santa Barbara or Goleta, California.<p>While Lowe says he received the Gold Card …

6 Stocks That Could Double In 2016

If you have some extra cash and want to take a chance, these six stocks have the potential for excellent returns.<p>As long as most of your money is …

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

The 5 Best Bargains in the Stock Market

Our Motley Fool contributors think that these stocks are the best buys in the market today.<p>With the <b>S&P 500</b> in negative territory since the start of …

Feel stuck after learning the basics? Here’s how to learn beyond HTML and CSS

Ok, so you are well after learning and reading some books about CSS and or HTML, and the next thing is “I want to build a site”.<p>But how can you go …

We've Missed the Entire Point About GMO Food -- A Farmer Explains Why

When it comes to the subject of GMO (Genetically-Modified Organism) food, it's hard not to have an opinion. You might be skeptical or inquisitive, outraged or indifferent; perhaps more often than not, you feel a little of each. Still, there's growing consensus on the issue. A recent poll states …

UC Berkeley

Apple’s electric car project has been upgraded from experiment to happening

<i>This article has been corrected.</i><p>Apple has set a ship date for its secretive electric car project: 2019.<p>To meet its ambitious deadline, the company plans to triple the size of its electric car team to 1,800 people, according to the Wall Street Journal. But it’s unlikely consumers will be driving …

Want Investing To Be As Easy As Instagram? There's An App For That

A fast-growing app called Robinhood offers a zero-dollar commission on stock trading. Anthony Effinger from Bloomberg Market says this may not be a good thing.<p>Transcript<p>ARUN RATH, HOST:<p>Here's an attractive-sounding pitch for a fast-growing app called Robinhood.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF ROBINHOOD …

Getting A Kick Out Of Kickstarter – How To Smash Your Target

Over the past 12 months I’ve found myself increasingly writing more and more about a financial revolution that is taking place right now as you read …

Gold: Bullish in real terms, bearish in nominal terms

Last week when we covered rebound targets in the precious metals sector we also discussed the importance of Gold’s performance in real terms. It can …

Trading

How to learn about investing...by watching Netflix

Too many Americans think of the stock market as the "final frontier" -- something worthy of a "Star Trek" episode.<p>After the recent wild stock market swings in China, Europe and the United States, it can all feel even more bewildering. But it's easier than you might think to "boldly go" where many …