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Disappointing photos show what cruise ships actually look like in real life

Cruises can be a blissful escape for travelers of all ages. From glamorous cruises of a bygone era to ship itineraries that include volunteer opportunities, aspiring seafarers have no shortage of options.<p>Cruises can also be the worst for a whole host of reasons.<p>Here are disappointing photos that …

5 Pieces of Hard-Won Wisdom From Billionaire Warren Buffett

The Berkshire Hathaway owner and CEO revealed his approach to business in the the company's annual letter to shareholders.<p>In the world of business, the people who fly closest to the sun and take the biggest risks are often the ones that get the biggest share of the spotlight. But there is something …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

Opinion: This stock-market selloff is creating a rare opportunity to buy Apple on the cheap

For roughly 10 years, Apple has been the belle of the ball on Wall Street.<p>Shares of the Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.69% have soared over 750% in the last 10 …

Top Blockchain Startups to Watch in 2018 | Investopedia

The more blockchain-based startups there are, the more difficult it can be to separate out the ones that truly stand out. Essentially, every startup …

iPhone X Adoption Only A Bit Behind The iPhone 6s

Apple’s iPhone X’s lead-times dropped this week from 3 to 4 weeks to 2 to 3 weeks and Gene Munster at Loup Ventures updated his analysis of the X’s availability at U.S. Apple stores. While the on-line availability became better, Munster’s data is mixed. Additionally Localytics provided me with …

Mobile Technology

Digging Into China’s Growing Mountain of Debt

Some prominent investors are worried about China’s debt. George Soros sees an “eerie resemblance” between conditions in China now and those in the …

Which Countries Are Damaged Most by Low Oil Prices?

While low commodity prices can hurt any major producer, oil prices can have a particularly detrimental effect on oil-rich economies. This is because, …

China’s Growing Debt Problem Isn’t Quite What It Seems

By Malcolm Scott Malcolm Scott and Cedric Sam Cedric Sam<p>August 24, 2016<p>China’s debt pile is huge and – more worryingly – growing fast. And credit …

Another Billionaire Goes All In On The "Barbarous Relic" Gold While Mainstream Media Remains Silent

Billionaire Crispin Odey recently released a management letter to his hedge fund clients praising gold and explaining gold products constituted the …

Mainstream Media

Gold Will Explode In Value Higher Well Beyond What Jim Rickards Forecasts

By the <b>SRSrocco Report</b>,While Jim Rickards explains many reasons why it is important to own gold, he leaves out the most important factor. Jim has …

Central bankers are doing something that hasn't happened in 5,000 years — and drastically changing the world economy

A few years ago, this might have been remarkable. It means banks in the UK can borrow money from the central bank for next to nothing.<p>But in 2016, a "historic low" for interest rates is a superlative repeated so often that it doesn't get much notice anymore.<p>In fact, if the UK's central bank cuts …

One of the biggest warning signs of the financial crisis is flashing again — but this time is different

The Libor, or London Interbank Offered Rate, measures the interest rate at which banks lend to each other at different durations, and its sharp jump was a harbinger of the financial crisis.<p>An increase in the Libor, the typical thinking goes, means that banks see lending to their fellow financial …

China, Not Brexit, Is the Biggest Problem for the World | Investopedia

On June 24, 2016, massive selling in stock futures sent the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500) contracts into a limit-down trading curb. Amid the …

The Stock Market Crash Of 2016: Stocks Have Already Crashed In 6 Of The World’s 8 Largest Economies » Alex Jones' Infowars: There's a war on for your mind!

<b>Over the past 12 months, stock market investors around the planet have lost trillions of dollars.</b><p>Since this time last June, stocks have crashed in 6 …

George Soros Is Betting Big On Disaster

George Soros is preparing to make a bundle on a coming financial disaster.<p>Soros, who has returned to trading after a long hiatus, has sold some of …

Warren Buffett's 4 Best Performing Stocks of 2016 So Far

Kraft Heinz is up 19%.<p>Warren Buffett is among the best investors in stock market history, and millions of people follow his picks closely to try to …

Warren Buffett: Here's How I Would Solve the Trade Problem

<i>Warren Buffett wrote this article, originally titled “America’s Growing Trade Deficit Is Selling The Nation Out From Under Us. Here’s A Way To Fix</i> …

Billionaires Buffett and Icahn Doubling Down On These Energy Stocks

At Forbes Billionaire’s Portfolio we study the buying patterns of the world’s greatest billionaire investors and hedge funds. So when two of greatest billionaire investors in the world, Carl Icahn and Warren Buffett, are adding more to their large, beaten down stakes in energy companies, we pay …

Investing

Win an Automatic Adapter or Get a 20% Discount

Automatic has partnered with us for our next giveaway, graciously offering one Automatic Adapter that provides information about your car's status and performance and your driving habits via a companion app. The Automatic adapter was first announced in early 2013 with recent updates last year …

STOCKS GOT CRUSHED: Here's what you need to know

Since hitting a high of around 2,075 after the Fed's decision on Wednesday, the S&P 500 has fallen about 70 points while Dow has lost about 530 points from its high.<p>First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 17,128.6, -367.3, (-2.1%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,005.6, -36.3, (-1.8%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,923.1, -79.5, (-1.6%)<p>And now, the top …