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Shelter dogs in a photo booth will be your new favorite thing

It's scientifically impossible to not smile while looking at these dogs taking pictures in a photo booth.<p>The Humane Society of Utah found an adorable …

Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis: Review

André Alexis’s new novella is an allegorical take on the value and detriment of human consciousness. Like his previous book, <i>Pastoral</i>, which explores …

21 tips from small businesses

How to Find an Idea for a Business

How one of the world's top trend spotters discovers his best business ideas.<p>Jeremy Gutsche is the Toronto-based founder of Trend Hunter, a website dedicated to spotting trends. Gutsche has just come out with a book on curating ideas called <i>Better & Faster: The Proven Path to Unstoppable Ideas</i>. I …

Entrepreneurship

7 Critical Questions to Contemplate Before You Become an Entrepreneur

Veteran startup mentor, executive, blogger, author, tech professional, and Angel investor.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a mentor to aspiring entrepreneurs, the most common question I get is, “I want to be an entrepreneur -- how do I start?” The obvious answer is …

Entrepreneurship

Streamline Your Workflow: Your Weekly Tips Roundup

Data & Featured Lists Editor<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's tough to keep track of the latest startup strategies. We do the hard work for you with our weekly recaps of tips and tracks from our network of experts and gurus. In this week's edition:<p>Building a personal …

Brokerages sweeten offers to perk up volumes

Brokerage houses are showering a plethora of freebies to encash investor interest in the ongoing stock market rally with 51 per cent investor wealth …

When Is A Car 'Overpowered'?

A lot of people have been calling Dodge's Hellcat twins 'overpowered.' What does that mean?<p>Is 'overpowered' a question of how much horsepower you …

Sports Cars

4 Tips to Avoid the Entrepreneur's Curse

Entrepreneur, Startup Consultant<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>All entrepreneurs know the curse.<p>The agonizing frustration from never having enough spare time to enjoy life outside of your business and the frightening supposition that something is wrong with the …

Entrepreneurship

How to Turn Your New Car into an Adventuremobile

I just bought the first car I've owned in 13 years and decided to break it in properly over the weekend. Ingredients for this adventure included: …

​New GDP calculation puts India growing faster than China

Twelve days ago, the Indian government revised its method of measuring GDP, replacing factor costs with internationally recognized market prices. On …

Economics

5 ways to spot risk in your portfolio

U.S. stocks are expensive by historical standards and the market has been choppy since mid-September. Nervous?<p>To figure out how much risk you’re …

The 3 Rules to Leverage Your Expertise and Increase Your Cash Flow

Whether you're a one-person consulting operation or a 100-person manufacturing business, you've had to work hard to build the knowledge you need to make your business a success. Why not maximize your return on your expertise by leveraging it to create more cash flow?<p>Most people underutilize their …

Tony Robbins on How to Motivate Yourself and Others

The best-selling author explains his philosophy for achieving financial freedom.<p>Performance strategist Tony Robbins knows all too well that life coaches are often seen as snake-oil salesmen.<p>Despite the skepticism surrounding self-help books and related seminars, Robbins has amassed an impressive …

Tony Robbins

8 Resources That Will Make You Smarter About Investing

But it's not like there aren't enough resources out there to help.<p>The problem is choosing which ones to use.<p>After weeding through numerous investing apps, podcasts, websites, and books, here are some of our favorite resources to help nearly any investor build their expertise.<p>It's not an exhaustive …

Investing

Opinion: Why today’s stock market is like Netflix

To understand the possible direction of the stock market, Netflix is instructive.<p>The movie-streaming company’s stock bounces up and down crazily on …

F5 Networks Becomes Oversold (FFIV)

Legendary investor Warren Buffett advises to be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful. One way we can try to measure the level of fear in a given stock is through a technical analysis indicator called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI, which measures momentum on a …

Investing

SpiceJet set to scale 2010 dizzying heights

Opinion: Easy way to get rich: Buy the most hated stocks

A portfolio of the stocks most hated by Wall Street analysts beat the overall stock market by a wide margin in 2014.<p>Again.<p>The 10 stocks rated the …

Can investors judge chief executives’ performance?

When Serco announced the appointment of Rupert Soames as chief executive last February, shares in the outsourcer rose by more than 10 per cent on the …

The Life Skills You Need To Reach Financial Independence

For most of us, financial independence is no easy feat. It takes a great deal of hard work. And financial writer Trent Hamm points out that …

Personal Finance

New activist investor takes aim at MSCI

MSCI, the stock market indices provider, is facing new public pressure from one of its leading shareholders, days after activist hedge fund ValueAct …

Flight to quality as funds snap up bonds

Global fund managers have flocked to high-quality bonds at the start of the new year, shunning assets such as stocks and high-yield corporate debt …

Vedanta Resources to invest $6 billion in India in 2-3 years

Venture Capital

Traded volume of forward contracts at NCDEX tops 4,800 tonnes

Leading commodity exchange National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) has registered a traded volume of 4,856 tonne in forward contracts and …

Europe's Top Industrialist Says France Is 'Flat'

Beniot Potier, the chief executive of Air Liquide, one of the world's biggest gas companies, called France flat and lacking in dynamism, while …

US stocks end mixed as manufacturing growth slows

Wall Street capped 2017 with a loss, weighed down by a broad slide in light trading ahead of the New Year's holiday.<p>Technology companies, banks and health care stocks accounted for much of the market's decline. Energy stocks also fell, even as the price of U.S. crude oil surged to its highest level …

Companies

<b>Mumbai:</b> SpiceJet Ltd on Friday outlined a turnaround plan to the government, centred on a proposed $200 million investment by co-founder Ajay Singh …