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Build software like Lego with this smart new developer tool

The cardinal rule in programming is “<i>Don’t repeat yourself</i>,” or DRY. It says that developers should only implement a particular functionality within a project once. Doing otherwise is bad, because it introduces technical debt and potential inconsistencies.<p>But it only really applies within the scope …

Programming

Why Wealthy Investors Do Not Follow This Warren Buffett Tip

Warren Buffett might be the world’s most famous investor, and he frequently touts the benefits of investing in low-cost index funds. In fact, he’s …

Investing

How Much Money Would You Have if You Followed Buffett into AAPL? (AAPL, IBM) | Investopedia

Back in 2006, Apple (AAPL) was a company with a few successful products but one that was nowhere near world domination. The Mac line of computers and …

10 Boring Stocks to Buy for Red-Hot Returns

There’s nothing wrong with boring stocks. In fact, there’s a lot <i>right</i> with boring stocks. While more scintillating names get the media coverage and …

A data scientist in his 20s explains the secret to Warren Buffett’s optimism

Self-made billionaire and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, 86, has long been revered as a legendary investor. His annual shareholders' …

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People

Interesting people have a profound impact upon everyone they encounter. Here are the unique habits that draw people to them like ants to a picnic.<p>Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're …

Why You Should Sell Apple Now

<i>"To buy when others are despondently selling and to sell when others are euphorically buying takes the greatest courage, but provides the greatest</i> …

8 Wise Tips Famous CEOs like Warren Buffett Would Give Their Younger Selves

Advice from these key players in the business world could help you get ahead.<p>Every successful CEO has hit plenty of bumps on the road to the top. …

Nicholas Kristof Falls Into the Equality And Fairness Trap Again

Nicolas Kristof tells us all of a new book about to arrive which leads us through the facts about how human beings are all really very interested in equality. Like other books before it this one, <i>The Broken Ladder</i>, makes the usual logical and sometimes statistical errors. We’ve seen this all before …

Alphabet: A High-Quality Stock To Hold For The Long Term

Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) stock is the biggest position in my personal portfolio. I first bought the stock in 2009, and I never sold a …

A Sixth Way To Beat The Market

We collectively spend a ton of time and energy doing bottoms-up fundamental research of companies, seeking to glean an insight underappreciated by …

Google parent Alphabet shares hit $1K for first time ever

The list of U.S. companies trading above $1,000 per share just got one member bigger.<p>Just after the opening bell in New York Monday, Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) – the parent company of Internet search giant Google – traded above $1,000 for the first time ever. The company’s share price hit a fresh …

A Fund’s ‘Peak’ Performance Matters

Many investors don’t look at how actively managed funds performed during the complete bull-bear cycle. We found the funds that did best.<p>Many investors don’t look at how funds performed during the complete cycle of a bull and bear market, instead relying on typical industry yardsticks such as one-, …

Investing

14 Leaders Share Their Inspirational Advice on Starting a Business

Check out inspirational advice from entrepreneurs, leaders and scientists on how to get your business off the ground and make it a success.<p>This story appears in the June 2017 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Starting a business is no easy task, and there's a lot of advice out there. However, who …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett's investing strategy helped one man turn $1,000 into $2 million

Investing legend Warren Buffett is known for his buy-and-hold strategy.<p>"The money is made in investments by investing," Buffett tells CNBC, "and by …

Want Market-Beating Dividends? These 2 ETFs Own Buffett Stocks

Two exchange traded funds that offer market-beating dividends are in new high ground and hovering near their buy points.<p>SPDR S&P Dividend (SDY) …

Investing

Goldman Reveals Top Stocks Owned By Hedge Funds This Year (AGN, MJN) | Investopedia

Many investors hold that hedge fund managers are among the most savvy in the business, and that stocks held by these leaders of the industry are …

Real Women Reveal Their Biggest Money Mistakes—And What They Wish They’d Done Differently

Ask the average American if she is concerned with her financial situation, and you'll likely get a resounding yes. In fact, a shocking four in five people have money regrets that keep them from financial peace of mind, according to a recent Bankrate survey.<p>"Worry and anxiety is so common that we …

Avoid These Money Mistakes That Could Have You Losing Thousands of Dollars Overnight

Learn how you can avoid this from happening to you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Too often, young entrepreneurs make egregious mistakes that end up costing their business thousands of dollars. This is especially true when they’re focused on generating more leads and …

Personal Finance

Opinion: Heed these seven investing rules as U.S. stocks hit record highs

<i>“The investor’s chief problem — and even his worst enemy — is likely to be himself.” — Benjamin Graham</i><p>There are seven investing rules that have stood …

Investing

Cramer's guide to finding bulletproof stocks using charts

Jim Cramer likes to work with a combination of analyzing both fundamentals and charts to spot the next big moves in the market.<p>Charts are especially …

Fund investing is cheaper than ever, and it's because of you

NEW YORK — Take a bow, investors. It's never been cheaper to invest in funds, and it's largely because of you.<p>Investors are increasingly heeding experts' advice to seek out lower-cost funds in their 401(k) accounts and other portfolios. And because so much money is massing in the cheapest funds, …

Looking For Yield On The Nasdaq? Good Luck

The U.S. Stock market is essentially made up of two stock exchanges. The venerable New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the relatively more exciting Nasdaq. I say that Nasdaq is more exciting not only because of the large number of growth-oriented businesses it contains, but because it has been the …

Opinion: This 88-year-old stock market indicator is saying you can relax for now

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — A bullish signal in U.S. stocks is being issued by an indicator that few investors ever focus on: the Dow Jones …

Stock Markets

Googling ‘Best Stocks to Buy’? You Need an Index Fund

Here’s a hot tip on the best stock to buy right now: There isn’t one.<p>Sure, there are some well-known performers. Amazon just celebrated 20 years …