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10 Ways to Make Your First Billion Dollars

<i>By Stefanie O'Connell</i><p>The six-figure salary has long stood as an income ideal -- representing, for many, a milestone of having "made it." However, those who top lists like the legendary Forbes 100 are not content to stay at six, or even seven, figures. They drive their earnings and wealth-building …

The Book That Will Save Banking From Itself

One of my favorite memories of my brief life on Wall Street in the late 1980s is of Mervyn King’s visit. A year after Professor King -- as I still …

$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer

To date, GitHub has racked up 11 million registered users, over 36 million unique visitors every month, $350 million in venture funding, and a $2 billion valuation.<p>With over 21.1 million code "repositories" at last count, GitHub hosts more software source code than any other single service in the …

3 Reasons Why I Own Google Inc Stock

When considering the company's quality, abundant growth potential, and attractive valuation, Google stock looks like a promising investment.<p><b>Google</b> …

Rekindle your love of cheesecake with 14 great recipes

Cheesecake is one of those desserts that bring back childhood memories like faded flashbacks — of stomping on Graham crackers in plastic bags on the kitchen floor, of licking the batter off wooden spoons, and of sneaking bits from the refrigerator like a geologist slicing samples from a guarded …

The Best Investment Advice From Buffett and 11 Other Investors

Nearly seven years out from the beginning of the recession, Americans are still keeping the stock market at arm’s length. Less than a quarter — just …

The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. We spoke to HTC's new chief marketing officer Idris Mootee about how he plans to make the brand "brilliant" again.</b> It's all about "human connectiveness," he said.<p><b>2. Apple's iAd is about to add more targeting capabilities.</b> Data, like phone numbers and email addresses, will be used for targeting<p><b>3.</b> …

US backs Tunisia's efforts to improve investment appeal

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's new government gave an inaugural performance this week by hosting a U.S.-sponsored conference on investment and …

China’s wind farms can now produce more energy than all of America’s nuclear plants

China is building more than a third of the world’s nuclear reactors currently under construction, and has plans to triple its nuclear power capacity by 2020. That has some observers worried about the country’s opaque and politicized nuclear safety regulations.<p>But amid all the hype over nuclear …

Solar stocks soar 32% as Chinese documentary goes viral

NEW YORK (MarketWatch)—One popular way to bet on solar stocks, the Guggenheim Solar ETF TAN, -1.48% is up 11% this week, helped by factors that …

There’s a debit card out there for kids as young as 6

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — There’s a new word for money, and it’s Oink — a payment system that gives kids the ability purchase goods online or with a …