Laurie Erickson

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What Is a Brokerage Account?

Get the details on the various types of brokerage accounts that let you sell stocks, mutual funds, and ETFs, and learn how to choose one that suits …

Investing

Government use cases for blockchain, Tamar Menteshashvili at Black Sea Blockchain Summit

<i>We spoke with Tamar Menteshashvili, PhD candidate at Shanghai Jiao Tong University with a main</i> <i>focus on Blockchain technology and Fintech industry.</i> …

Blockchain

Schroders Returns to Commodities as Funds Ride Materials Wave

Late last year, Schroders made an uncharacteristic move with a bullish call on energy and metals. With commodities from aluminum to oil surging, that …

Stock Markets

These are the Essential Apps Globetrotters Won't Travel Without

Apps have revolutionized the way we travel in so many ways. From booking the best points and miles hotels to helping us pack for a last-minute trip, …

Apps

Ripple price set to SKYROCKET? Cryptocurrency market analyst predicts SOARING values

GettyThe prediction from the analyst comes during a positive period of trading for XRP<p>Naeem Aslam, a chief market analyst at ThinkMarkets in the UK, …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, NEO, EOS: Price Analysis, April 21

<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Four Harvard students jump into the crypto hedge-fund craze

In the 1970s, Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer revolutionized operating system software. Thirty years later, Mark Zuckerberg helped pioneer social networking. So what's the latest generation of Harvard tech entrepreneurs up to? Looking to cash in on cryptocurrency, of course. Sign of the times.<p>Bushra …

Hedge Funds

Top 10 Most Beautiful Places In World

loading...<p>They’re breathtaking, they’re jaw dropping, they’re top of the list of places you really must see before you die. Mojo.com has selected the …

Top 10

Why unloved energy sector is primed for success

One of the least popular sectors last year and last quarter is finally getting the recognition it deserves, according to analysts at RBC Capital …

Investing

The Best Pastries in Paris, According to Top Chefs

It’s been the world’s favorite destination for luscious baked goods since forever. Now the French capital is outperforming even itself.<p>By Kate …

France

Victory Formation Long/Short Portfolio Update - Buy Gold, Oil And Disney

The model portfolio has performed smartly and positively year-to-date.<p>The near net-neutral design has shielding returns from the 2018 stock market …

Investing

S&P 500: The Bears Are Back In Town

After reaching near historic heights in early 2018, bullish sentiment has retreated to depressed levels not seen since over a year ago.<p>The S&P 500 …

Stock Markets

The Worst Stock Market Plunge in Your Lifetime Is Coming: Jim Rogers

He added, "It's been 10 years since we have had a bear market. That is very, very unusual, so the next bear market is going to be the worst in my …

Stock Markets

TPG Readers Share The One Credit Card Perk That Keeps Them Loyal

What’s in your wallet? That’s the question TPG Lounge member Russell B. recently asked fellow members of the exclusive TPG Facebook group that’s …

Food & Dining

On a Low-Carb Diet? Take a Look at This High-Protein, Low-Carb Menu

If you've decided to try a high-protein, low-carb diet you will want to know what a typical meal plan is for the day. Many diets such as the South …

Nutrition

8 Reasons To Hold Cash

Over the last several weeks, I have been addressing the potential for a reflexive rally from market support. I laid out three possible paths for the …

Investing

MORGAN STANLEY: We’re already seeing the 'true tell' of the start of a bear market

If Morgan Stanley's US equity strategists are correct, the February sell-off in stocks was a glimpse of things to come.<p>In a note on Thursday, the team of strategists led by Michael Wilson laid out their case for why they think stocks are further into the cycle than most of their peers do. And, they …

Stock Markets

65% of Baby Boomers Are Making a Huge Financial Mistake That Could Leave Them Broke

Seniors on Medicare pay 13% of health expenses out-of-pocket, according to studies.<p>Each day, around 10,000 baby boomers in the United States hit …

Retirement

How Syria Came to This

A story of ethnic and sectarian conflict, international connivance, and above all civilian suffering<p>Seven years of horrific twists and turns in the Syrian Civil War make it hard to remember that it all started with a little graffiti.<p>In March 2011, four children in the southern city of Der’a …

Middle East

Depreciation Recapture on Rental Real Estate

Tax Planning Tips for Depreciation Recapture<p>Depreciation recapture can have a significant impact on your taxes<p>Updated December 10, 2017<p>Some capital …

Retirement

Fidelity Investments Active ETFs Among the Best: Barron's | Investopedia

While actively managed exchange-traded funds (ETFs) often get overlooked for their passive brethren, with volatility back in the stock market with a …

Investing

These 13 stocks will see explosive sales growth that will help them crush earnings season, Goldman Sachs says

The coming first-quarter earnings season is one of the most hyped in recent memory.<p>It's supposed to offer a pick-me-up for a market that has navigated one obstacle after the next — whether fears of a global trade war, regulatory scrutiny in tech, or President Donald Trump's recent Russia-centric …

Investing

10 Companies Set to Dominate the Next Decade

Author: Chris Neiger | April 13, 2018<p>Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 12<p>Ready to come out ahead<p>The recent demise of Toys ‘R Us and the ongoing headlines …

Investing

20+ Rarely Seen Photos Of America In The 1950’s Show How Different Life Was Before

The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial …

Abandoned Buildings

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Happiness

China’s Ball of Money Rolls From Stocks to Bonds

Chinese bonds haven’t done this well relative to equities since the stock market bubble burst in 2015, and it looks like the outperformance will …

Stock Markets

Trade Wars: Stop Hyperventilating, It's All About the Dollar

So, I’ve been reading a lot of articles, such as the one by Noah Smith on Bloomberg titled: “What Trump’s Trade Guru Doesn’t Get About Economics.”<p>In …

Economy

13 personal finance experts share how they save money every day — and what they're always willing to spend on

When someone's career is all about helping others stay financially fit, you'd assume that person would <i>never</i> do anything with their money that isn't totally about saving and squirreling, right? Wrong!<p>I talked to personal-finance pros about areas in which they don't mind skimping, and the places in …

Personal Finance

Put $100K In Today's Stock Market? A Former Private Banker's Perspective

I worked in the financial industry for 13 years and have been a private banker for five.<p>I’m now retired from the corporate world at the age of …

Investing

One of the US's biggest cannabis companies just laid out its plans to trade publicly

One of the highest-valued US cannabis companies is going public.<p>MedMen, a cannabis retail company based in Los Angeles that operates a chain of slick, high-end marijuana dispensaries, announced it is going public through a reverse takeover of OutdoorPartner Media Corporation.<p>OutdoorPartner Media …

Cannabis