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3 Must Read Stories: China’s Massive Deal Debts, India’s Big Coal Bet, Chocolate Lovers Beware

The deal-making binge of Chinese companies has been fueled by an appetite for debt but the bills are now coming due.<p><i>Bloomberg</i> has an excellent story …

Puerto Rico's Power Generator Goes Bust - That's What Happens With Free Electricity

We have the news today that Puerto Rico’s power utility has, in effect, declared bankruptcy–that’s generally what happens when people hand out something valuable and expensive to produce, like electricity, for free. That is, amazingly, what the island has been doing for years now, giving the …

Puerto Rico

How Artificial Intelligence Could Democratize Financial Services In Asia

Microfinance has been widely recognized as an important strategy for lifting people out of poverty. Rather than throwing money at people’s problems, so to speak, you give them a loan so they can build a business, generate income, create stability for their families. But the solution doesn’t end …

Artificial Intelligence

Tiffany And Three Common Mistakes Marketers Make With Millennials

An article about the Tiffany and Lady Gaga pairing came across my desk last week from the Luxury Society blog entitled “Tiffany and Lady Gaga: Marriage Made in Heaven or Arrangement of Convenience?” by Jasmine Gupta, a branding consultant at London-based Luxury Branding. (Note: I understand you …

Turn-On

Despite Sinking In H1, These FTSE 350 Stocks Are Still Beautiful Buys

Today I am looking at three British stock stars that sunk during the first half of 2017.<p><b>Broadcasting beauty</b><p>While the FTSE 100 bumped 2% higher between January and June, broadcasting colossus ITV did not fare as well. The business fell 12% as fears over the health of the advertising market …

FTSE

Why Marriages And Businesses Fail -- A Love Story

In his speeches about strengths and weaknesses, thought leader David Rendall frequently tells the story of Brenda, a detail-oriented young lady, who falls in love with Eddie, a free-spirited young man.<p>Brenda is the consummate ringleader. She is a planner, a gifted organizer who manages every detail …

Love Stories

How China Is Paying Southeast Asia To Keep Quiet Over A Big Sovereignty Dispute

As leaders from 10 Southeast Asian countries hold marathon meetings this month, you can bet none will tell China to butt out of a sea where a lot of them fish, ship and scout for oil. They’re peeved, however. Beijing claims around 90% of that tract of water, the South China Sea. It has created …

China

This Next Generation Car Company is Developing Solar-Powered EVs

Lightyear’s Ahead<p>Even before electric cars officially take over as the new normal, clean driving just isn’t enough for some. One company is looking …

China Robots Displace Workers as Wage Spiral Pressures Profits

As he marches through a gritty factory that makes baby strollers and wheels, Hu Chengpeng says finding workers is his number one challenge these …

Here are 7 essential criteria to identify undervalued stocks

<b>WHAT IS VALUE INVESTING?</b><p>Value investing identifies undervalued stocks. The Motley Fool defines value investing in this way:<p>Value investors understand the market often undervalues stocks based on news and events which have little if anything to do with the long-term fundamentals of those stocks. …

Hawking says Trump's climate stance could damage Earth

<b>Stephen Hawking says that US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could lead to irreversible climate change.</b><p>Prof Hawking said the action could put Earth onto a path that turns it into a hothouse planet like Venus.<p>He also feared aggression was "inbuilt" in …

Donald Trump

Bill Gates: Artificial Photosynthesis Can Produce Clean Fuel for the Cars of Tomorrow

Artificial Photosynthesis<p>Photosynthesis is an essential natural process that keeps not just plants, but just about everything else on Earth alive — …

How Two Millennials Are Using Technology To Help Students Set Their Own Pace For Success

Every time a school merges or sees a new influx of students, pundits cite the following truism: the larger the classroom, the less one-on-one time per student.<p>According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, there are currently 50 million students spread out over 100,000 public schools, with an …

Education Technology

How an ex-Googler and entrepreneur paid for university by tutoring — then built an app to help others

"It's to do with my own values, combined with my attitudes towards debt alongside dealing with interest," he told Business Insider. "I didn't think it was fair that I had to choose between what I held closely to myself and my right to education, and I felt that anybody who's in that position should …

How to escape education's death valley

Sir Ken Robinson outlines 3 principles crucial for the human mind to flourish -- and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, …

Schools mixing art and science to create STEAM

Playing with blocks in kindergarten isn’t what it used to be. That quickly becomes clear in a new lab at Drexel Hill’s Holy Child Academy, where …

Warren Buffett Bets on Real Estate: Should You Join Him?

Berkshire Hathaway recently bought a stake of nearly 10% in a real estate investment trust.<p>Net-lease real estate investment trust <b>Store Capital</b> …

Investing in These Stocks Now Could Make You a Millionaire Retiree

Investors willing to buy now and hold these two companies for decades could get rich.<p>Investing in stocks is the best way for most people to grow …

Beauty got so basic that the only place for fashion to go was ugly

One misconception about fashion designers is that they’re all in the business of making beautiful clothes. But beauty, in the sense of design that is graceful and harmonious, that seeks to please the eye and strives toward the exalted and sublime—is not always the goal.<p>“Nothing is so boring as …

Andy Warhol

Dollar Bulls Face Perilous Start to Second Half as Payrolls Loom

After the worst start to a year for the greenback since 2006, the end of the first half couldn’t come quick enough for the dwindling ranks of dollar …

Trump's considering a tariff that could put the economy on a path to 'global recession'

According to the report, Trump held a meeting with key advisers on Thursday and was heavily in favor of the tariffs despite their warnings of the economic implications.<p>The pending decision comes after Trump set up a task force to look into steel import practices a few months ago.<p>The move is not …

Here Are (Approximately) 3000 Free Data Sources You Can Use Right Now

If you need data about government activity, the welfare of Mother Earth and her children, finance, economies, industry, weather and climate, or any of a myriad of social and scientific concerns, you can get it right now, free of charge.<p>Thousands of municipal, state, and national governments now …

Open Data

‘The Vanishing’ Shows How Our Model Of ‘Development’ Is A Recipe For Destruction

The losses are natural as well as economic.<p>So what is development? Who does it benefit? And what is the cost we are willing to pay for it? Every …

Trump risks global trade war if he restricts imports of steel and aluminum

Chinese and European diplomats have warned Donald Trump against reported plans to restrict imports of steel and aluminum – a strategy that risks triggering a global trade war.<p>By invoking a rarely used law from the cold war era, the US president could limit imports of goods deemed critical to …

Globalization

Japan, EU on cusp of free trade agreement after U.S. TPP rebuff | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the European Union are on the cusp of a wide-ranging free trade agreement that could help blunt the forces of protectionism sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies.<p>European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom (L) shakes hands with Japanese Foreign …

Free Trade

Donald Trump reportedly considering starting global trade war, despite Cabinet's concerns

Contrary to the advice of the majority of his top aides and Cabinet members, Donald Trump is planning to impose steep tariffs on steel, reports …

Bank Stocks Will Inspire Investors to Be Like Buffett

Warren Buffett is about to become the top shareholder at Bank of America Corp. He may soon be joined by a lot of less-famous investors flocking to …

Get all the design assets you need with this massive bundle

Looking for inspiration to take your design work to the next level? Then look no further than the 2017 World-Class Design Asset Bundle. You'll find …