Jake Burklund

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An investing lesson from Jeff Bezos, Goldman's top stock picks, and reading the mind of Donald Trump

Warren Buffett called Amazon.com's Jeff Bezos "the best business person he has ever seen" in a November presentation to University of Maryland students so it shouldn't be a surprise that Mr. Bezos' business philosophy offers good advice for investors in the current market.<p>When asked to predict what …

Investing

The 50 Best Mutual Funds and ETFs, Period

Use these to build your portfolio.<p>Last year, investing was like being the proverbial duck in the pond. On the surface, everything may have seemed …

Investing

Accounting Basics: 4 Financial Ratios You Need to Know

Banks and investors will typically use financial ratios to measure the performance of your business. They may also be used to gain insight on a company's financial statements. Regardless if you're a finance whiz, it's always best to fully understand the financial state of your business. Use these 5 …

Small Business

See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs

Companies took advantage of these lower-cost and flexible plans. Third, home health care took off, growing by 32.5 percent a year.<p>Between 1983 and …

65 Free Web Resources for Starting Your Own Business | Inc.com

Where starting a business is concerned, there never seem to be sufficient resources available, and that includes one of the most precious resources of all: information.<p>Here's a handy guide that was originally created by Ubuntu Company Services, a South African company registration and compliance …

Small Business

How to Amass the First $100,000 of Your Portfolio

No statement has better summed up the emotional and practical struggles confronting average people attempting to build a better life for themselves …

How To Buy Buffett's Best Stocks At A 19% Discount

Warren Buffett’s done it again.<p>Don’t look now, but year-to-date, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (BRK.A, BRK.B) stock is up 25% and is actually <i>outperforming</i> the incredible 20% a year, on average, it’s returned since 1964.<p><b>A Chart Any Investor Would Love</b><p>In a moment, I’ll show you an overlooked investment that lets …

Investing

The 10 Best Business Books of 2016 | Inc.com

Not every business book that thumps onto your desk is a worthwhile read. But just a cursory glance at the year's endless stream of flaps, blurbs, and press releases suggests a few trends in 2016. Among them: fewer leadership titles. More niche or skeptical perspectives on data and technology. An …

Books

12 books that offer a solid return on investment

by Barry Ritholtz<p>About once a week, I get an email like this: "I am interested in learning more about investing. What books would you recommend I …

Bigger Isn't Better - How the Demand for Smaller, More Portable Medical Devices Is Driving Innovations in Sensor Technologies - Tech Briefs

Page 1 of 2<p>The world today has become increasingly mobile with advances in powerful and portable technologies, such as smartphones and wearables. …

Medical Technology