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OECD Leading Indicators Show Global Economy At A Turning Point

The latest round of OECD Composite Leading Indicators was just released, and given how useful these indicators can be in shedding light on the state …

I’m a self-saboteur – why do I fear success more than failure?

I have also realised that the ultimate enemy of self-sabotage is looking after your mental and physical health<p>Recently I have found myself having trouble with deadlines and big decisions – and it is a pattern of behaviour I recognise.<p>Handing things in late always fills me with insurmountable fear …

Wreck

VMware's Growth Businesses Are Booming

The software company reported another strong quarter, with some of its growth businesses producing triple-digit growth.<p>Virtualization …

10 Amazing Habits of Do-It-Yourself Investors

Going it alone isn't a fan favorite among Wall Street investment professionals, who say the risks of not working with a pro are both real and risky. …

The Remarkable True Story of a “Dividend Millionaire”

Lessons from Hayford Peirce’s 30-year portfolio plan.<p>IN 1995, Hayford Peirce, a science-fiction and mystery writer by avocation, sat down in a …

11 Questions to Ask in an Interview, According to a Hiring Manager

You know you need to have questions lined up, but what should they be? Here are 11 great suggestions.<p>Successful interviews aren't just about having …

7 Mantras for Those Who Have Lost Their Motivation and Hope

Earlier today, I was sitting on a park bench eating a sandwich for lunch when an elderly couple pulled their car up under a nearby oak tree. They …

Old Age

Every investor needs to know these 12 valuation ratios

An uninformed investor: "This stock is so cheap! The current stock price is only $0.50!"<p>A smart investor: "Umm…the stock price means nothing. Your stock's EBITDA multiple is negative!"<p>I know. Cheesy example. But hopefully, it gets the point across. Just because the stock price is trading under $1 …

With 65% share in autonomous driving chips, Cypress Semiconductor CEO says 'we play where it matters'

Jim Cramer caught up with Cypress Semiconductor CEO Hassane El-Khoury about autonomous driving and the internet of things.

Text-to-speech app Spokata keeps you informed while multitasking

<i>App Attack is a weekly series where we search the App Store and Google Play Store for the best apps of the week. Check out App Attack every Sunday</i> …

Legendary investor Jim Rogers on fear, gold, and the one sector to be bullish on

Jim is a legendary investor, best-selling author and Guinness World Record holder. So when he speaks, smart investors listen.<p>Today, we're sharing a few more of Jim's insights… on fear in the market, how to buy gold and the one sector Jim is bullish on today…<p><b>How being "fearless" is good… …

Avoid These 9 Traps to Become a Millionaire | Investopedia

I truly believe with enough time, effort and smart decisions, anyone in this country can become a millionaire. Thousands of not-born-rich Americans …

Personal Finance

The military-industrial complex is booming in Trump's America

It was not long ago that U.S. President Donald Trump declared Afghanistan "a complete waste."<p>This week, as well as threatening to rip up NAFTA and …

Military Spending

Wealthsimple launches Halal portfolio for observant Muslims

Robo-adviser Wealthsimple has launched a new investment portfolio for observant Muslims, a move the company says builds off its success targeting smaller, underserviced groups of investors.<p>The Toronto-based wealth management firm says its Halal investing portfolio is designed for those adhering to …

Stocks to watch next week

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Electric Car Boom Drives Rush to Mining's $90 Billion Hub

A scramble by the lithium market’s biggest players to tie up supply of the high-tech metal is gathering pace in the 170-year-old heartland of …

Why You Should Cut Your Apron Strings With Blue Apron

Meal kit delivery service has no competitive moat, especially with Amazon.com entering the market.<p><b>Blue Apron</b> (NYSE:APRN) still hasn't recovered from …

Bitcoin cash is already the third most valuable cryptocurrency

Bitcoin cash, the offshoot of cryptocurrency bitcoin that was created yesterday, is now worth $7.6 billion, according to data provider Coin Marketcap. That pegs the value of all the bitcoin cash in circulation at 17% of bitcoin’s total market value of $44.4 billion. This makes bitcoin cash the …

Bitcoin

19 Things You Need To Know About Affirmative Action

On Tuesday night, the <i>New York Times</i> reported that Justice Department officials are preparing to devote resources to investigate and potentially sue …

College & University

These 5 Drugs Could Be Worth $45 Billion -- and They're Not Even on the Market Yet

Biogen, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, AbbVie, and Celgene could have huge winners on their hands in the near future.<p>$45 billion for five experimental …

The explosive growth of Microsoft’s cloud business, in one chart

Microsoft is about to make a two-year-old dream come true.<p>The tech giant reported strong earnings on Thursday, with the headline figure being the continued growth of its cloud business. Led by its Azure platform and increasingly popular Office 365 productivity suite, Microsoft's cloud efforts are …

5 Consistent Day Trading Setups (With Charts)

Watch for These Patterns When Day Trading<p>Updated July 21, 2017<p>Each trading day is different. Traders won't find two days in the market that are …

Cryptocurrency

The near future of self-driving cars could be decided on Wednesday

Self-driving cars could be free to roll out onto roads across the country if draft legislation being considered in committee eventually becomes law.<p>A US House of Representatives subcommittee is set to vote on Wednesday. The draft legislation it'll vote on is aimed at hastening the development of …

Autonomous Cars

Jeff Bezos is out to crush Blue Apron

Blue Apron has an Amazon problem.<p>Two weeks before the meal-kit company debuted on the New York Stock Exchange, Amazon inked a deal to buy Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. One week after the IPO, Amazon Technologies, a subsidiary of Amazon.com, registered a trademark in the US for the phrase, …

eCommerce

An ATM dispensed cash — and notes for help from a man trapped inside

<b>By Alex Horton</b><p>A police officer driving near the waterfront in Corpus Christi, Texas, Wednesday afternoon was waved down and given an unusual tip: an …

Cheddar is the new home of crowd-controlled StockStream

Watching other people play video games is a big business. At any time, you can hop on Twitch and see gamers take on <i>Demon's Souls</i>, <i>Pokemon</i><i>,</i> and even Sudoku. It's not all video games, either, with Let's Robot and Instapainting exploring internet-controlled robots. Last May, software developer Mike …

Entrepreneurs Are Betting on a Billion-Dollar Future for Hemp

Meet your local hemp farmers.<p>Before he started JD Farms, Mark Justh was a managing director for JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Asia. His co-founder, Dan …

15 ways to negotiate a higher salary

Once an employer makes you a job offer, consider it hooked. But curb your urge to reflexively say yes to the first number it throws out. Now is your time to negotiate a higher salary.<p>“You’ll never have more power in your relationship with a company than the time in which you’re offered the job …

4 Things You Must Do To Protect Your Portfolio From The Next Crash

Over the past five years, the stock market has pretty much never stopped increasing:<p>Source: Ycharts<p>Between June 20th 2012 and June 20th 2017, the S&P …

Brace yourself – a perfect storm is brewing in the housing market

Now we get the real test. A potential and proverbial perfect storm for housing.<p>For the first time ever, Canada is facing overvaluation in its biggest markets, over-indebted consumers, a major tightening of mortgage rules and the prospect of rising rates.<p>This is not a drill. Homeowners might well …