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What if saving the economy was the easy part?

As the nation’s financial system teetered on the brink of collapse seven years ago, top officials at the Federal Reserve huddled inside their marbled headquarters in Washington to brainstorm what it would take to save the American economy.<p>They called it “blue-sky thinking,” and then-Fed Chairman …

Federal Reserve

Prospects for Emerging Markets Aren’t as Bad as You’ve Heard

It’s obvious that emerging markets are facing severe headwinds. 2015 will be the fifth consecutive year of slowing economic growth. The days of break-neck growth in China are gone for good. Global volatility — coupled with strength of the U.S. economy — is making investors retreat to the safety of …

Why the term 'printing money' is misleading

As you likely know, I am a real stickler for operational realities. And this narrative does not mesh well with reality.<p><b>The term "printing money" is highly misleading.</b> First, all "money" is a financial asset. And financial assets are, by definition, someone's liability. Some people seem to think …

Finance

What America’s Best BBQ Joint Can Teach You About Pricing

Aaron Franklin, proprietor of the Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, has been lauded for his pit master skills, specifically in smoking beef brisket. <i>Bon Appetit</i> anointed his fare the best barbecue in America, and he was awarded Best Chef: Southwest by the James Beard Foundation. Barbecue lovers …

JACK BOGLE: Get ready for a decade of 6% annual returns in the stock market

This month, the <i>Journal of Portfolio Management</i> published "Occam's Razor Redux: Establishing Reasonable Expectations for Financial Market Returns." (Sorry, the link is to an abstract only.) Authored by Jack Bogle and Michael Nolan Jr., the article projects U.S. stocks to gain about 6% over the next …

Investing

How bad is the JP Morgan crisis?

We knew it’s a risk, but we never thought it would happen. Such is our perception of risk. But time and again, the Rs.13 trillion Indian mutual funds …

Entrepreneurship

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

Automated Business Reports With Google Apps - BetterCloud Monitor

<b>Until recently I, like the vast majority of Google Apps users, believe that Google’s word processing application is a mediocre reflection of</b> …

Real Estate: The fall has just begun

In global markets, gold has fallen over 40% in last 5 years and silver has fallen over whopping 70% during the same period. Commodities prices are …

Real Estate

The slow cook of equity

It always amazes me. The confidence with which people make such definitive statements. Gold is always the best investment. You can’t lose on real …

5 TEDTalks Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a big fan of TEDTalks -- they’re full of insights on everything from human nature to scientific breakthroughs to trends in design. They’re inspirational, informative and eye-opening in ways that can help you become a better …

Entrepreneurship
Sustainability

How a Gym Owner Went From Struggling to Make Rent to World Renowned

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>One of the most amazing things that I do every week is talk with world-class achievers. These men and women work in different industries, but they are people who …

Entrepreneurship

Skip the bank and get a small business loan from this Indian startup

When Harshvardhan Lunia was working in the small loan division of ICICI Bank, which is India’s second largest, he realized that small business owners …

The Risks of Changing Your Prices Too Often

Today’s technologies allow digital businesses (as well as a growing roster of traditional companies) to change prices frequently, even minute-by-minute in real time if they want to. It is not unusual for prices to change on sites like Amazon, Expedia, and Priceline several times a day. But managers …

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

Top 10 mantras for successful bloggers to become entrepreneurs

Blogging is not the matter by accident or over night matter of fact. Honestly, success does not happen by luck, and wealth does not happen by …

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