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Here's how to short the market like a billionaire

The billionaires are positioning themselves for a big butt kicking in the market.<p>One after the other, they are lining up their investment strategy for negative stock returns ahead. George Soros, who famously made $1 billion in a day shorting the British Pound, has made a massive short bet in the …

Stock Markets

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2016 – So Far

As regular readers know, it’s time for me to begin posting my mid-year “The Best….” lists. There are nearly 1,600 regularly updated lists now. You …

Education Technology

14 websites to bookmark if you want to get rich

Rich people appreciate the power of learning long after college is over.<p>"The world class knows that college is just the beginning of lifelong learning," writes self-made millionaire Steve Siebold in his book, "How Rich People Think." "That's why you'll see the great ones attending seminars, …

Personal Finance

Mindfulness Training Changes Teacher Behavior in the Classroom

Any parent knows that teaching is hard work. It’s not just about trying to get across a certain subset of information through fun, interactive …

The Myth of Walkthroughs: 8 Unobserved Practices in Classrooms

Walkthroughs can offer enormous learning opportunities for teachers and leaders, but unfortunately they focus on at least 8 myths that aren't …

Pedagogy

10 stocks that Morgan Stanley says you should buy ahead of earnings season

While companies have been preparing investors for a downbeat earnings season, there are still a handful of stocks that promise to deliver above and …

Investing

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Tutorials

Teacher finds a way to keep kids on track amid classroom tech distractions

Teachers have always faced the challenge of grabbing and maintaining students' attention, but that task arguably reached a high point with the introduction of electronic equipment in class.<p>Beginning in October 2014, the Laguna Beach Unified School District rolled out a staggered …

Education Technology

These 2 Stocks Could Boost Their Dividends Twice In 2016

Looking for an easy way to boost your portfolio’s yield by 30% and watch your dividends rise more than once a year? I’ve got one for you. And it’ll help you pick up some valuable international exposure, to boot.<p>All you have to do is look north, to Canada, where there are plenty of top-flight …

3 Best Stocks for Risk-Tolerant Investors

Image by Alexas Fotos via pixabay.<p>Fools like us look for companies that are on rock-solid financial footing, but we certainly believe that it can be a smart idea to invest in riskier stocks every once in a while to help spice up the returns of your portfolio. With that in mind, we asked our team of …

Learning this skill is essential to anyone who wants to start investing in stocks

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>A screen displays the ticker symbol and information for Goldman Sachs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Thomson Reuters You …

Investing