Jerry Mills

185 Flips | 5 Magazines | 3 Following | 4 Followers | @JerryMills1 | Using Flipboard from Web in regular Win10, on iPad, on iPhone and on Windows 10 RT. What a nice app... These mags are intended for my own entertainment and gathering of items of interest to me but I am sharing them in case others might find them useful.

An Invisible Boundary In The USA Is Moving, Which Is Very Bad News

There is an invisible boundary that divides the United States in two. To the east, you find verdant prairies and lush grasslands, but go west and you …

Climate Change

Adults who went undercover at a high school found 7 things people don't realize about life for teenagers today

High school is nothing like it used to be.<p>That's the message of "Undercover High," a documentary series on A&E that follows seven adults who pose as students for a semester at Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas.<p>The undercover students, aged 21 to 26 when the show was filmed last year, took …

High School

CES 2018: 20 most innovative gadgets at show

LAS VEGAS — The trade show of the Consumer Electronics Show will open Tuesday, but we've got a sneak peek on some of the coolest technology set to …

Financial technology startups emerged as serious challengers to financial services in 2017

All the attention in financial services this year has gone to the newest kids on the block: cryptocurrencies. With Bitcoin now eclipsing $15,000 and …

The Funniest Wildlife Photos Of 2017 Are Also Pretty Freakin' Adorable

The animal kingdom has a whole lot of jesters. The winners of the annual Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards were announced on Thursday, recognizing …

Smith & Wesson owner’s stock takes a shot to the gut

The company that owns gun maker Smith & Wesson got hammered by investors Friday after it revealed its earnings plunged 90 percent in the most recent …

Why You Need to Invest in Closed-End Funds

By now you probably either invest in closed-end funds (CEFs) or have heard more folks talking about them.<p>There’s a good reason why: dividends!<p>With …

My No. 1 Rule For Picking CEFs

Shutterstock There are plenty of great reasons to invest in a closed-end fund, including my No. 1 reason: dividends! With CEFs routinely throwing out …

Why Cloud ETFs Could Soar Ahead

Technology ETFs are on a tear this year as evident by 23.6% year-to-date returns in <b>Technology Select Sector SPDR XLK</b>. The cyclical nature of the …

These 20 value stocks are disguised as bargain growth stocks

Should you favor value stocks or growth stocks?<p>It’s an old argument.<p>If you’re adept at picking long-term winners — and most investors are not — …

Investing

New numbers show how Microsoft’s biggest businesses are really doing in the cloud era

Numbers released this week put Microsoft’s new era into clearer focus. The takeaway: The big Microsoft businesses that have shifted most aggressively …

Traders are betting big on a stock market shock

Volatility traders haven't been this sure of a stock market shock in almost two years.<p>These investors buy and sell options on the CBOE Volatility Index, or VIX, as they predict swings (or a lack thereof) in the S&P 500. The VIX typically spikes when stocks decline and falls in a steadily rising …

Stock Markets

Stocks just entered ‘the danger zone,’ as this ominous flag appears

NEED TO KNOW By Shawn Langlois Critical information for the U.S. trading day Are stocks entering "the danger zone?" Everett If headlines made …

McCain delivers a key health care vote, scolding message

WASHINGTON (AP) — The maverick stood with his party on Tuesday, casting a crucial vote in the Republican drive to repeal "Obamacare." But then, like an angry prophet, Sen. John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation.<p>Confronting an aggressive brain cancer, the 80-year-old Arizonan …

Watch This Video Of Obama–It’s The Future Of Fake News

The pervasiveness of fake news during the 2016 election—and its possible impact on the results—has prompted social media companies to crack down on …

PRESENTING: The most important charts in the world from the brightest minds on Wall Street

Once again, we asked dozens of top strategists, economists, and writers for one chart that is top of mind right now. The slideshow includes their verbatim analysis of the trend they picked.<p>All of these charts were submitted by June 16, so some of the data may have evolved since then.<p><i>With assistance</i> …

Markets

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

by Juan Buis — in Apps The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time, and it isn't weird to sometimes feel like you want to …

7 Attractive +7% Yield CEFs

Closed-End Funds ("CEF") are an income-investor favorite because many of them pay big steady distributions to their investors. However, before …

Why Brain Coherence Improves Trading

Brain Coherance and Trading<p><b>Over the last 10 years neuro scientists are unearthing many a valuable discovery on the workings of the mind. The</b> …

Weekend roundup: Take emotion out of your investing decisions | How one retailer keeps people coming in the door | More money milestones

TOP TEN By Philip van Doorn Here are MarketWatch articles to read this weekend The Scream, by Edvard Munch. MarketWatch rounded up 10 of its most …

Melania Trump wore a coat that costs more than most Americans earn in a year

AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis Melania Trump wore a $51,500 Dolce & Gabbana jacket to a meeting with the spouses of some of the most powerful world …

These 3 Tech Titans Are Ready to Break Higher (And They're Not the Ones You Think!)

It's no secret that the tech sector has been leading the rest of the market higher in 2017. The popular Technology Select Sector SPDR ETF is up more …

3 Windows 10 apps that will boost your productivity today

Windows 10 has plenty of built-in features to help you work more effectively. But a careful search of the Windows Store will uncover some apps that complement and even work with Windows tools. Here are three gems we unearthed.Eclipse ManagerIf you do project-based work, you probably use separate …

Windows 10

A conflicted stock market faces moment of truth as earnings loom

After being stuck in a state of suspended animation for the past few weeks, the stock market will finally have its moment of truth as corporate …

Stock Markets

Sean Spicer: Kindergarten Press Secretary: The Daily Show

1,000 Paid Russian Trolls Spread Fake News On Hillary Clinton, Senate Intelligence Heads Told

A former FBI agent testified that President Donald Trump helped spread fake news by embracing the stories against his opponents.<p>Senate intelligence committee leaders have received reports that Russia hired at least 1,000 trolls to spread fake news stories to hurt Democratic candidate Hillary …

Donald Trump

Nazi-Themed Trump Billboard To Stay Up As Long As He's President, Owner Says

The explosive sign, recently erected in Arizona, features dollar-sign swastikas and mushroom clouds.<p>A billboard in Arizona is drawing public outrage after featuring President Donald Trump’s face surrounded by dollar-sign swastikas and nuclear mushroom clouds.<p>The controversial artwork appeared in …

American Health Care Act: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

London Horse Race gets Promotion by men wearing masks of Putin and Trump