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How To Make A North African Lamb And Orange Tagine

Tagine is one of the central dishes of North African cuisine, and it's named for the iconic earthenware pot that it's traditionally cooked in. But even if you don't own a traditional tagine pot, you can still cook up this delicious meal at home--and fill your house with the scents and tastes of …

Wall Street Loves Shake Shack's Business, Wary Of Lofty Stock Price

Shake Shack hasn’t done much for shareholders in its early days as a public company, and judging from the first round of analyst coverage Wall Street doesn’t expect that to change too soon. Only one of the seven firms that ran its IPO last month initiated the stock at a buy rating.<p>The burger chain …

Maraschino Cherry Co. That Supplied Chick-fil-A, TGI Fridays, & Caesars Was Also Dealing Drugs

The owner of the East Coast's largest manufacturer of maraschino cherries fatally shot himself today after authorities found evidence of a massive drug operation inside his office and processing plant. The <i>New York Daily News</i> reports that Arthur Mondella, a father and longtime owner of …

7 New Ways to Get Your Avocado Fix

Avocados are, like, <b>so hot right now</b>. They've been sweeping breakfasts across the country with <b>avocado toast</b> while holding up its reputation as the <b>crowd-pleasing guac</b>. But it's time to really put this bad boy to work. Check out these different ways to eat the most-Instagrammed food of our time.<p><b>1.</b> …

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Charles Schwab Undercuts Silicon Valley, Offers Online Financial Advice For Free

The service is a howitzer pointed at startups who have tried to steal business from Schwab and other old-school brokerages and advisers.<p>Charles Schwab, one of the nation's largest brokerages and financial advisers, is going full robot. The San Francisco-based company said today it will launch an …

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Starting Pay In Accounting And Finance Is On The Rise

<b>Starting Salaries In Accounting And Finance Are Going To Rise New Year (Financial Planning)</b><p>The average starting salaries for accounting and finance professionals in the US are expected to rise 3.5% next year, according to the staffing company Robert Half.<p>Salaries are expected to increase because …

Investing

This Startup Wants to Change How Car Insurance Works

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>There's no shortage of tech giants jumping into the auto industry—hello Tesla!—but one startup is tackling a niche part of the space that hasn't had much disruption: the car insurance market.<p>While Apple and Google are working to bring their software to cars, …

Startups

The 5 Most Common Investor Mistakes

When investing, the stakes are alarmingly real: If we screw it up, we lose money.<p>In his book "The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes And How To Avoid Them," Peter Mallouk outlines some of the most common investor errors he's seen over the course of his career as a wealth manager.<p>His firm, Creative …

Investing

Snapchat Has An Underage Porn Problem — And No Clear Way To Fix It

The feature, which allows users to take photos and collect them into a slideshow that they can later send to contacts, was added in October 2013. Stories live for a day and then disappear, aligning with Snapchat's ephemeral feel — that nothing snapped can live forever.<p>Cooper Fleishman of The Daily …

Social Media

Does job success depend on data rather than your CV?

<b>The bald truth is that most companies are pretty bad at recruitment.</b><p>Nearly half of new recruits turn out to be duds within 18 months, according to one study, while two-thirds of hiring managers admit they've often chosen the wrong people.<p>And the main reason for failure is not because applicants …

Employment

The tax hike that almost nobody noticed

There are circles in Washington that believe we can never raise taxes. Raising taxes on anyone is a really bad idea and raising taxes on the middle …

With Bill Ackman, Tennis and Herbalife Can Be A Dangerous Mix

Two of the things that William Ackman is most passionate about—tennis and Herbalife—came together on Tuesday in a way that must have disappointed the billionaire hedge fund manager.<p>The Securities & Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged two men with insider-trading in Herbalife, claiming they …

Ten things to know about BlackBerry - and how much trouble it is (or isn't) in

Quarterly results from the embattled smartphone maker point to ongoing problems - with revenues, subscribers and per-subscriber payments all falling. Can John Chen find a successful formula?<p>A year ago, BlackBerry looked in peril. An attempt to sell it to Canada’s Fairfax Holdings had foundered - …

Blow to Detroit's poorest as judge rules water shutoffs can continue

The judge overseeing Detroit’s bankruptcy ruled Monday that the city can continue to shut off water if people can’t pay their bill.<p>Judge Steven Rhodes said there was no “enforceable right” to water and the Detroit water department would face a significant risk of higher defaults if a moratorium was …

Road salt supply low, demand high as winter looms

DETROIT (AP) — The reward for surviving last winter's frigid temperatures and record snowfall, several states are learning, is drastic price …

7 Easy Steps for Encouraging Employees to Take Initiative

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Taking initiative is essentially assuming the risk of a possible failure. When doing so, you put yourself out there and things don’t always go as planned. But the alternative is choosing to be inactive.<p>If you're a leader, it's vital that …

Leadership

Miami: The Men's Health City Guide

Study up and hit South Beach in style<p>Come to Miami for the tropical party, stay for the ever-expanding food and art scenes.<p><b>WHERE TO EAT</b><p><b>El Mago de las Fritas</b>No one outside of Havana does Cuba's answer to the hamburger better than this Flagami spot.<p><b>The Federal Food Drink & Provisions</b>A modern tavern …

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success

Carol Dweck<p>The two basic mindsets that drive us and how to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love:

Should Warehouses Invest in Solar Energy?

I interviewed Harry Forbes about whether it makes sense for companies with warehouses to invest in solar energy. Harry is a colleague at the ARC Advisory Group and is our expert on electric power, renewable energy, and energy management. I spoke with him about the prospects for solar energy as …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

The 12 Teas Every Man Must Try

There’s a world of flavor beyond Grandma’s Earl Grey. Read on. Drink up.