Jonathan Croes

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Turtles and Trees: Why this Brazil travel hotspot should be on your list

Welcome to Ubatuba. Located in the north of São Paulo, between sea and mountains, this city is cut in the middle by the Tropic of Capricorn, is made …

Most people struggle to save money — and the key may actually be planning to spend more

There's no right or wrong way to budget your money, just like there's no perfect way to spend it. But, that doesn't mean a little planning can't help you get closer to your savings goals.<p>If you take the time to write out a monthly budget, you may find you're able to better organize your finances in …

Beat Your Travel Budget: Find Cheap Activities in Any City

What with flights, lodging and food, traveling is often expensive. Add activities and even the shortest excursion can suddenly become a budget …

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8 exotic places where you can live on a shoestring

Have you ever dreamed of leaving the rat race and going off to explore the world? Most people assume such a move would be impossible unless they had …

Google's Waymo Is Launching a Driverless Ride-Hailing Service

Waymo, the former self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Google parent company Alphabet, has become the first company to …

Goldman Sachs predicts bitcoin can run past $7,900

Bitcoin can hit $7,941 and eventually trade higher, Goldman Sachs' Sheba Jafari says in a Sunday note.

Detective by Charlie is an AI tool that's like having your own personal CIA

Imagine having a button that can instantly tell you (virtually) everything there is to know about something or someone. That, in a nutshell, is Detective by Charlie, which uses natural language processing (NLP) and AI to unearth and collate information about a particular subject in a couple of …

How Axel Springer’s Bild flexes its muscles with the duopoly

Publishers face no shortage of dilemmas in a platform-dominated world. Bild, Axel Springer’s most-read news brand, has developed a framework based on …

The pound could gain over the dollar: strategist

The pound could be buoyed by an appreciating euro to gain over the U.S. dollar, but may lag the euro, says Sim Moh Siong of the Bank of Singapore.

Does Your Hobby Have the Potential for a Business?

rawpixel / Pixabay<p>Hobbies offer a way to express yourself and take a break from your day-to-day routine. And the more you enjoy your favorite …

Nine straight daily losses: GE stock suffers worst slump since the recession

It must be feeling an awful lot like 2009 for General Electric Co. shareholders. That's not a good thing.<p>The stock fell Thursday afternoon as it careened toward a ninth straight daily loss, which would be the longest in eight years. During the latest streak, GE also suffered the worst single-week …

China Poly Sees Ethiopia Gas Exports by 2019, Minister Says

China Poly Group plans to start exporting natural gas from Ethiopia’s eastern Ogaden basin by mid-2019 as it continues to explore near the border …

Even momentum comeback can’t save quants

By some measures, equity quantitative funds in the United States should be thriving. But they're not.<p>Their fundamental counterparts are having a banner year. Stock correlations are at all time lows and clearer market trends are breathing life back into the momentum trade, a strategy among equity …

Will China recapitalize its state banks like India did?

China might also move to recapitalize its state-owned banks as India recently did, says John Woods, CIO Asia Pacific at Credit Suisse.

How much you must save per paycheck to retire by 50

The typical American leaves the workforce <b>at age 63</b>, and some personal finance experts are saying that "<b>70 is the new retirement age</b>."<p>Load Error<p>But as …

Apple blows past Wall Street expectations as the iPhone 8 becomes a surprise best-seller

Gross margins were 37.9 percent during the quarter, slightly below the 38 percent expected by a StreetAccount consensus estimate — meaning Apple is …

Amazon, CVS to Nab Walgreen’s Rx Business: Leerink | Investopedia

Just months ago investors were cheering the stock of Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) as a solid buy on its revamped deal with Rite Aid Corp. …

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iPhone developers will have the ability to copy consumer face scan data to their private servers

Using data like a fingerprint or face scan to unlock a phone has both benefits and drawbacks. It's a secure way to unlock your phone because the …

Why VPNs are Important and How Privatix Looks to Revolutionize the Industry

November 2, 2017 · 6:45 pm<p><b>VPNs have become increasingly important in providing encrypted data transfers, and Privatix is looking to fundamentally</b> …

You Don't Spend Lavishly, yet You're Broke - Where Is the Money Going?

Learn Where All Your Money Goes and Fix Budget Leaks<p>Updated October 09, 2017<p>Sometimes, it's easy to overlook all of the tiny little "leaks" in your …

25 top-paying jobs you can do part-time — or from home

Paychecks don’t go nearly as far as they used to. Since the early 1970s, U.S. wages have grown a measly 0.2% per year, a recent study found. Prices, …

What's the best way to invest $100,000 in today's market?

<i>I have $100,000 sitting in cash that I'd like to invest. What's the best way to do that in today's market?--R.B.</i><p>Given today's gaseous stock valuations and concerns that this eight-and-a-half-year bull market might be getting a little long in the tooth, it's understandable why many investors are …

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6 ways to use Amazon's $50 tablet for business

It may look like a consumer device, but the $50 Fire has plenty of business acumen under the hood.<p><i>ZDNet's Business Bargain Hunter scours the web for</i> …

36-year-old retiree shares his No. 1 money saving tip

In December 2016, Steve Adcock left his career in information technology at age 35. His wife, Courtney, joined him in early retirement in April …

10 Awesome Books to Read on Your Travels

It's no secret that window seats on airplanes are usually a hot commodity. But even if you're lucky enough to score a seat with a view, how many …

2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Coupe

The incorrigible 4C is late, loudmouthed, and lovable.<p>Thanks to our crack investigative staff, we have compelling new evidence to explain why it’s taken so long for the Alfa Romeo 4C to arrive in the United States.<p>Sure, there was the delay outlined so eloquently by one Mr. Sergio Marchionne to make …