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U.S. product lets investors triple bet on popular tech stocks

(Reuters) - Investors are getting a high-octane way to bet on or against the stock market's technology leaders.<p>A new product aims to let investors triple the return of 10 stocks, including the so-called FANG stocks - Facebook Inc (FB.O), Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O), Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) and Google …

Stocks

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

Canopy Growth, Universal Display and Square aren't quite household names yet, but their stocks are set up to deliver market-crushing returns over the …

Stocks

Work From Home 2018: The Top 100 Companies For Remote Jobs

With mobile devices and videoconferencing technology becoming more widespread, telecommuting jobs are also becoming more common. They’re also highly coveted because they tend to offer greater work-life balance. The downside is that many such offers turn out to be too good to be true.<p>FlexJobs, a …

Employment

These Are the 20 Best Stocks to Own as Millennials Take Over the Equities Market

Millennials ruin everything, right?<p>Wrong, according to a 2018 outlook note from Fundstrat's Thomas Lee. According to Lee, the millennial demographic …

A letter to Jamie Dimon — and anyone else still struggling to understand bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

<i>This piece was originally published in October 2017 on Chain's blog, after Jamie Dimon called bitcoin a fraud in September. Dimon has since said he regrets the comment, but maintained he is not interested in bitcoin.</i><p>Dear Jamie,<p>My name is Adam Ludwin and I run a company called Chain. I have been …

Blockchain

Mark Zuckerberg & Bill Gates Think Everyone Should Read These 14 Books

As the world’s most powerful begin to think about travel plans and what to pack for the annual World Economic Forum in Davos later this month, they …

14 Make-Ahead Keto Casseroles That Make Dinner a Breeze

Cooking

Millennials, Here's How Cryptocurrency Could Transform Your Future

To be completely honest, conversations about finances and investments usually tend to put me to sleep. But for some reason, all of this buzz about cryptocurrency really has my attention.<p>Some call cryptocurrency the “digital gold rush,” magnetizing thousands around the world to invest in digital …

Blockchain

What Your Resume Should Look Like in 2018

Plus a free downloadable template.<p>Let’s be honest: Writing a resume is a drag.<p>After all, this isn’t exactly a task for the gainfully employed. If …

Week in Geek: Amazon’s HQ2 deadline arrives, renting sports jerseys, and new signs of a tech bubble

Cities around the continent submitted their bids for Amazon’s HQ2 this week, bringing the frenzy of speculation about the company’s second …

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street

How tech is breaking the bank<p>Thirty years ago last Monday, the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> fell by 508 points.<p>The 22.6% drop, known as <b>Black Monday</b>, was the biggest decline ever recorded on Wall Street. The culprit was an algorithm run amok: software automatically started selling off futures when …

Twitch unveils a suite of new tools to help creators grow their channels and make money

Amazon-owned video game streaming site Twitch today announced a number of new features for streamers aimed at helping their grow their online communities and generate revenue from their online channels. Notably, the company will soon debut several features that will allow video creators to better …

Social Media

U.S. IPO Week Ahead: Cybersecurity Unicorn ForeScout Technologies Headlines 6-IPO, 6-Sector Week

The steady flow of IPOs in the 4Q is set to continue with six companies in six different sectors scheduled to raise a combined $2.1 billion in the …

Investing

Most livable: America’s 50 best cities to live in

CLOSE<p>Want to step up your trick-or-treat game? Then take a look of the best cities to trick-or-treat in the US. Buzz60's Maria Mercedes Galuppo …

Microsoft Experts on How to Create a Killer Presentation

Two experts on giving presentations share their insider tips. Which ones will you try during your next sales talk?<p>You just gave a glowing presentation to the investors.<p>At a tech conference, you stood in front of hundreds and rattled through slides like you were buttering bread.<p>You have created an …

Public Speaking

4 TED Talks that Will Make You a Better Leader

When it comes to leadership, there's a lot more science than art involved as you'll see in these empowering TED talks.<p>Great leadership doesn't happen by accident. Whether you head up a start up or a mega global corporation, sometimes the corner office needs a fresh perspective on the power we have …

Leadership

A Slick Cabin Design For The Wilderness-Obsessed

There’s an undeniable appeal to a cabin set in the back country. Cities are about constraints, whereas the wilderness is about unfettered freedom. The developers of Summit Powder Mountain, a planned residential community in the Wasatch mountains, recognized that there’s demand for remote retreats, …

Innovation

The 5 Non-Negotiables for Thriving in Business and Life

Entrepreneurs > Success Strategies<p>Next Article<p>10 Mistakes High Achievers Never Make Twice<p>Next Article<p>Peter Voogd • VIP Contributor<p>Leading Authority for Young Entrepreneurs<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is easy. Millions of new businesses are started …

Entrepreneurship

These are the 18 most innovative finance startups booming in Europe right now

There are other pockets of Europe where financial startups also seem to thrive.<p>Many of these companies are working at the intersection of tech and finance. Some are aiming to market a product to everyone, some just to businesses, and some to the biggest banks and financial institutions.<p>What's …

Canary Wharf

Fort McMurray blaze shows what ‘the economy’ is really about

<i>Todd Hirsch is the Calgary-based chief economist of ATB Financial and author of</i> The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline.<p>------------------------------------<p>The residents of Fort McMurray are accustomed to their community being in the news. As the centre of Canada's oil sands …

How to Start Investing, and Why Now Is a Good Time to Do It

There is a big percentage of Americans who don't like complex financial problems. It's why things get crazy around tax season. It's why personal debt …

Investing

25 hot Los Angeles startups you need to watch

We've compiled a list of 25 of the hottest startups in the Los Angeles area. To do so, we spoke with investors, employees, journalists, and active members of the city's tech scene.<p>Though our list includes some big names, it also features young startups, some of which you may not have heard of yet.

Venture Capital

A Car Powers This Experimental Building Made From 25,000 Pounds Of 3-D-Printed Parts

Additive manufacturing and alternative energy abound in AMIE, a high-performance structure by SOM.<p>At this point, it has become cliche to say that 3-D printing is the fabrication technology du jour. But the innovations keep coming: molten glass as a medium, sky-high kicks, and sweet-sounding musical …

It’s Getting Harder for Oil Companies to Make Money. Here’s Why.

<b>Shell has pulled out of the Arctic. That’s just the latest sign that Big Oil is in big trouble.</b><p>One Morning in May, Danielle Fugere tried to convince …

15 Insights from Trading Psychology 2.0

I made so many highlights on Trading Psychology 2.0 that my kindle copy looks like a Christmas tree. I find it deeply insightful, eye-opening and a …

Management

The 5 Slides You Must Have In Your Pitch Deck

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><b>Q: When preparing to pitch investors, what are the slides you should include in your deck?</b><p><b>A:</b> In that first meeting, most investors need just 20 minutes to decide if your idea is something they’re excited to pursue. So creating a …

Tony Conrad

8 Quick Tips for Closing More Sales

Keep these eight basic concepts in mind when you sell and you'll be more successful at it.<p>A colleague of mine, Ryan Kubaki of Holden International recently sent me a list of “10 Worst Habits of Salespeople” (he’s teaching a webinar on that subject.)<p>His list inspired me to describe the techniques …

Selling