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Warren Buffett Predicting Dow 1,000,000 Isn't That Insane

It would be hard to argue against anything Berkshire Hathaway's (BRK.A) (BRK.B) Warren Buffett espouses on investing and markets. The legendary …

Investing

Trump attacks Stephen Curry, disinvites the Golden State Warriors from the White House in early morning tweet

The NBA champion Warriors were reportedly planning to meet as a team and decide whether to go to the White House, per tradition, due to their dislike of Trump.<p>"Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team," Trump tweeted. "Stephen Curry is hesitating,therefore …

iPhone X puts exclamation point on Apple's pricing strategy

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has made a luxury iPhone that punctuates its technological swagger with a high-priced exclamation point. And that …

The Latest: NKorea rejects UN sanctions, says US will suffer

TOKYO (AP) — The latest on the U.N. Security Council's latest sanctions in response to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local):<p>7 …

143 million people's Social Security numbers were exposed in the Equifax hack — here's how to check if you are one

Equifax, a company that provides credit scores, said on Thursday that the personal information of 143 million people may have been accessed by hackers.<p>The details potentially accessed by hackers from mid-May to July include names, Social Security numbers, some credit card numbers, and personal …

Big banks make a lot of money off your deposits: report

Big US commercial banks profited $171 billion off of the American public last year, according to data by startup banker Beam, which noted that the …

Finance

Trump seeks an initial $7.9 billion in Harvey aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has sent lawmakers an initial request for a $7.9 billion down payment toward Harvey relief and recovery …

What Are Real Estate Agents' Hours Like?

When you have a home to sell or want to buy a home, you're probably going to start wondering about real estate agents’ hours. If you're like most of …

Real Estate

Here's how much it costs each month to own a home in the 15 largest US metros

While you'll need to have money saved for a down payment, typically 20% of the purchase price, the biggest cost is recurring monthly payments. That is, your mortgage payment (principal and interest), plus taxes and homeowner's insurance, all together known as PITI.<p>While some of these numbers can …

These 4 Small, Low-Cost Business Trends Are Defining 2017

More than half of 2017 is in the rearview. What are you waiting for?<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>There’s something about the promise of the new year. In the aftermath of all the feasting and reveling and overindulging, that makes us do two things: we pledge and we predict Small …

Small Business

US employment growth misses forecasts for August

<b>The US economy added 156,000 jobs in August, less than the previous month and below expectations.</b><p>Analysts had expected US non-farm payrolls to rise by between 175,000 and 185,000 last month.<p>Data released by the US Department of Labor also showed that employment growth in June and July was lower …

Texas refineries begin restart after hit from Harvey

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A number of key Texas refineries worked to reopen or resume normal operations on Saturday, a week after Hurricane Harvey knocked out nearly one quarter of the U.S. refining capacity and sent gasoline prices to two-year highs.<p>A note is left on a gas pump in the aftermath of …

Oil

The Latest: Trump says he wants to 'bring back Main Street'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax overhaul (all times local):<p>1:50 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump says he wants to work with …

30 Percent of Small Business Owners Don't Take a Salary - Small Business Trends

Running your own small business is the life, right? Being in control of your day and your destiny sounds great.<p>That’s the goal and the reason you …

Small Business

The 8 hottest housing markets in America

The company allows anyone to invest as little as $1,000 in real-estate projects listed on the site, and processes roughly $36 million of investments each month.<p>Now, it's putting the data from all that funding to work by ranking the areas of the country that are seeing the most attention from …

How a 24-year-old and a recent Indian immigrant built a billion-pound business with just £34,000

"You think, 'oh my God I'm just increasing my debt and who knows what's going to happen,'" Davdra told Business Insider, recalling the early days of his businesses.<p>Davdra cofounded RationalFX in 2005 when he was just 24 years old, a recent university graduate with student loans to pay off.<p>His …

Mexico to Trump: We won't pay for a border wall 'under any circumstances'

Spurred by President Donald Trump’s emphatic reiteration that it will eventually pay for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the Mexican government said in a statement Sunday that it will not fund such a project “under any circumstances.”<p>“As the Mexican government has always stated, our country …

15 best college campuses in America

Proud college graduates typically peg their alma maters as the best campus out there. But some are just a notch above the above the rest.<p>For those wondering how their college residence stacks up against the competition, Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on schools, publishes …

Five Nontraditional Double-Breasted Suits, and How to Find Them

The most familiar double-breasted jacket has six buttons with two that close—the 6x2—but a variety of suitmakers have taken a more daring stance. …

Dear iPhone: Here’s Why We’re Still Together After 10 Years

Dear iPhone: It’s hard to believe we’re still together after 10 years, which is eons in the tech industry.<p>What’s the glue that keeps us together? For one, I rarely get lost now that I always have a GPS device in my pocket. After lots of practice with your camera, I’ve become a decent photographer. …

7 Ways to Know You're With a Real Man

What defines a man as a <i>real</i> man varies from person to person, but there are certain qualities that should hold true across the board. It's not about masculinity or bravado in the slightest, but rather authenticity, integrity, and respect. Not only does he have good character, but he also knows …

Facebook users can now take 360 photos from within the app

Since inception, Facebook users have uploaded over 70 million 360 photos. And of these 70 million 360 photos, exactly zero were taken using Facebook’s built-in camera. Starting today, that all changes. Users can now take 360 videos from the Facebook app itself, and upload them instantly for viewing …

Should you pay off your mortgage or invest the money?

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>Should you invest extra cash or use it to pay off your mortgage?<p>It’s a debate that rivals …

Personal Finance

The Power of Partnering With a Private Equity Firm

Private equity firms are often targeted by the press as inherently evil and exclusively driven by profits, often to the detriment of everyone else -- but that is far from accurate.<p>Private equity firms are often targeted by the press as inherently evil and exclusively driven by profits, often to the …

Venture Capital

The cofounder of $1.3 billion startup Robinhood explains a 'logical fallacy' in investing

When Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev founded their online brokerage, Robinhood, in 2013, they did so with the intention to give ordinary people a platform with which they could tap into the wealth of Wall Street.<p>Hence the company's name, an homage to the English folk hero who stole from the rich to …

The hidden costs of owning a home in the 16 biggest cities in America

The average homeowner in the US spends an additional $9,080 each year covering unexpected or forgotten costs, from insurance to taxes to maintenance, according to a new report from real estate-listing site Zillow.<p>"Determining how much a home will ultimately cost you each year and what you can …

Real Estate

Trump's Faint Praise for Sessions: 'Time Will Tell'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday declined to offer any support for his "very weak" attorney general, saying that only "time will tell" about the fate of Jeff Sessions as the nation's chief law enforcement officer.<p>"He should not have recused himself (from the Russia investigation) almost …

McCain returns — backing and blasting his own party

It was quintessential John McCain: a dramatic return to the Senate to salvage the GOP’s Obamacare repeal effort — followed by a speech blasting the process his party used to get there.<p>The Arizona Republican sported a scar above his eye from surgery that resulted in a brain cancer diagnosis, …

Trump open to signing Russia sanctions legislation: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump was open to signing legislation toughening sanctions on Russia after Senate and House leaders reached agreement on a bill late last week.<p>Congressional Democrats said on Saturday they had agreed with Republicans …

Russia