James Ho

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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

The best thing you can put on your resume isn't a job, skill, or degree

The resume is dead.<p>I've been saying this for a while now, and usually my perspective is rooted in this belief that having a personal brand is far more valuable than a sheet of paper that says where you went to college and what other jobs you've previously held.<p>But ever since I started my own …

Employment

Influence: The 4-Step Process for Selling Anything to Anyone

People only buy when they trust the person selling.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Influence is described as <i>"the capacity to have an effect on the character, development, or behavior of someone or something."</i> However as subtle as some forms of influence might seem as …

Selling

Amazon may have patented the next big thing in online shopping

User-generated Amazon reviews are one of the most important ways that consumers find products and decide what to buy. So much so that Amazon has consistently shown itself to be Google’s competitor in e-commerce search. Almost all Amazon product reviews are written but, as business research firm L2 …

eCommerce

Puerto Rico bonds collapse after Trump says its debt needs to be wiped out

A benchmark Puerto Rico bond fell to record lows Wednesday after President Donald Trump said the US territory's debt would have to be written off.<p>"You know they owe a lot of money to your friends on Wall Street," Trump said in an interview with Fox News on Tuesday. "We're gonna have to wipe that …

Caribbean

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. …

Investing

An Interview With Jim Rogers - Of Course We Are In A Stock Market Bubble

Jim Rogers is the chairman of Rogers Holding Inc. and the bestselling author of various financial books. Roger’s rise to fame occurred in the 1970′s when he co-founded the Quantum Fund with Billionaire George Soros and captured a 4200% return in ten years. Below is an edited summary of his …

Stock Markets

Johns Hopkins researchers say they've unlocked key to cancer metastasis and how to slow it

Hasini Jayatilaka was a sophomore at the Johns Hopkins University working in a lab studying cancer cells when she noticed that when the cells become too densely packed, some would break off and start spreading.<p>She wasn't sure what to make of it, until she attended an academic conference and heard a …

Immune System

Apple, Tesla shares are two of the biggest shorts in the world right now

The pressure has been on for Apple Inc. lately, and it seems the bears have been primed to pounce.<p>According to fresh data, Apple AAPL, +0.69% ranks …

Stock Markets

Will big data create a new untouchable business elite?

Dark side of the boon<p><b>Will the ascent of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning built by big data create an unstoppable inequality of</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

CREDIT SUISSE: These 8 red-hot tech stocks will keep skyrocketing

Tech stocks are usually popular among investors young and old. The companies are known for making flashy announcements and attracting cult followings.<p>But with so many tech companies out there, how do you choose which ones are best for your portfolio?<p>Well, Credit Suisse released its "Top Investment …

Investing

A Trillion Dollars. So What?

This cycle has been characterized by constantly staring at the last crash, and increasingly the 90's bubble.<p>We are inundated with at best misleading …

Trump's Anger With the 'Bad' Germans Will Hurt Americans

It turns out that Germany’s <i>Der Spiegel</i> magazine was a little off the mark last week when it reported that Donald Trump told European Union leaders in …

Why every housing bubble looks like the new normal

“This time is different,” buyers tell themselves. They’re right—until they’re terribly wrong.<p>The Toronto housing market was in a precarious place in …

Canadian Real Estate

9 Stocks That Made Warren Buffett Billions Over the Past Year

Here are the stocks that have generated the most profit for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Warren Buffett is known as one of the best stock …

The dumb accounting error at the heart of Trump’s budget

Not only does the Trump administration's budget proposal rely on economic growth assumptions that are wildly more optimistic than those produced by …

Donald Trump

Debt levels are now back where they were when Jim Cramer had his prophetic TV meltdown 10 years ago

Almost a decade ago, former hedge fund manager Jim Cramer went on CNBC to talk about how the market had reacted to Bear Stearns' insistence that the investment bank was <i>not</i> in trouble.<p>Everyone who saw it remembers what happened next: One of the greatest TV meltdowns of all time.<p>In the moment, Cramer …

Economics

Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) Definition | Investopedia

DEFINITION of 'Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)'<p>An ETF, or exchange-traded fund, is a marketable security that tracks an index, a commodity, bonds, or a …

Investing

Rules for Picking Stocks When Intraday Trading | Investopedia

In the equity universe, there are thousands of equities to choose from, and day traders can pick virtually any sort of stock they want. But how to …

Trading

Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump hasn't been in the White House for 100 days, yet he's already reversed himself on many of his key campaign promises.<p>In several interviews this week, the president has forged new positions on topics ranging from NATO to Chinese currency manipulation. They …

Donald Trump

3 ways to investigate the Trump campaign and Russia, explained

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>A previous version of this story appeared in March.</i><p>President Donald Trump's stunning firing of FBI Director James Comey Tuesday triggered renewed demands from lawmakers, former government officials and watchdog groups for an "independent" investigation into possible ties between …

Donald Trump

Trump's latest trade on target is potentially the most dangerous one

He vilified Mexico and China during the campaign and after his rise to the presidency as "killing us" on trade. And his advisers have taken aim at Germany and Japan.<p>But the latest target of the Trump team's antitrade agenda is a potentially more dangerous one: the World Trade Organization.<p>Trump did …

Economy

Bank stocks are leading the charge on Wall Street

They are the biggest gainers on Wednesday too, a day after President Donald Trump's speech to Congress that promised a huge rollback in regulations, helping the Dow breach the 21,000 mark.<p>"We have undertaken a historic effort to massively reduce job-crushing regulations, creating a deregulation …

Interest Rates

Warren Buffett just shared his best investment advice, and said the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring it

The letter covers a bunch of topics, touching on everything from stock buybacks to his favorite book of 2016, and also provides some investment advice.<p>"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," …

Investing

6 Proven Ways to Spot an Emotional Intelligent Leader | Inc.com

Leadership is ultimately about holding yourself responsible for the people you lead--not just their productivity but their teamwork and imagination and commitment. And the more responsibility you have for others, the more important your emotional intelligence becomes.<p>We're learning more every day …

Emotional Intelligence

Why Trump’s 2-for-1 Rule on Regulations Is No Quick Fix

President Trump intends to pare back a vast array of government regulations in fields like environmental protection, food and drug safety, and consumer finance. On Jan. 30 he ordered that for every new regulation it imposes, the government must get rid of two old ones.<p>It is an interesting idea but …

Economics

Why the U.S. Could Suffer Deeper Economic Shock Than China in a Trade War

A lot of economists aren’t factoring a U.S.-China trade war into their central forecast scenarios, counting on the Trump administration to curb its sharpest protectionist tendencies.<p>But what if it doesn't?<p>“Bad for the world, worse for the U.S.,” says Nicholas Fawcett, a senior global economist with …

Economy

Trump and Trudeau meet face to face for the first time

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The first face to face meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Trump could be the most important meeting for Canada in decades between leaders of the two neighbors.<p>Trudeau will be at the White House on Monday at a time many Canadians fear Trump will …

Canada

The Most Important Aspect of Emotional Intelligence That No One Talks About | Inc.com

I recently facilitated one of my monthly CEO Roundtable groups, and a member raised the topic of Emotional Intelligence (EI). My members all run multimillion-dollar businesses, and have high emotional intelligence. (By the way, "Emotional Quotient" and "Emotional Intelligence" are different. EQ …

Emotional Intelligence