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These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Opinion: With oil rising, the most lucrative investment may be U.S. shale producers

Oil prices have been on a roller-coaster ride over the past couple of weeks, but the recent increase is prompting investors to ask a serious …

Oil

Opinion: Get ready for the market’s August surprise

The U.S. stock market in July lived up to historical norms; will it do so in August too? We should only be so lucky.<p>I say that because July is one of …

Stock Markets

Odd Lots: How a Former Wall Street Trader Cracked the World of Betting on Baseball

Every week, hosts Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway take you on a not-so-random walk through hot topics in markets, finance and economics.<p>It's no …

Wall Street

How the robot wars are extending to resume reading

By Joshua Krook, <i>University of Adelaide.</i><p>An estimated 90% of large companies are using automated software to read and respond to resumes. From tracking …

These 3-D Printed Bricks Cool Rooms Without Air Conditioning

The idea of “evaporative cooling” goes back centuries. Now it’s seeing new life in the shape of a brick–the 3-D printed “Cool Brick.”<p>Developed by Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello, the Cool Brick is both masonry and an alternative to air conditioning. Containing thousands of holes, it’s porous …

Home Improvement

Here’s what could go wrong for oil if OPEC is wrong about its future

This Is What the Demise of Oil Looks Like<p>By Jessica ShanklemanJessica Shankleman and Hayley WarrenHayley Warren<p>Updated:<p>From giant companies like …

Fossil Fuels

A Group of Professional Technical Traders Just Answered 37 Questions About How They Trade for a Living

Meet the High Chart Patterns Group<p>High Chart Patterns Group (@HCPG) has been involved in markets since the late 1990’s. Their group, which runs the …

Trading

An entrepreneur who has hired over 1,000 people shares his 10 best pieces of advice to land the job

You might start feeling like it's pointless going up against so many people who have a lot more experience than you, and it may seem like you'll never get your foot in the door.<p>However, it's probably not as bad as you think. Ed Mitzen, founder of marketing company Fingerpaint, has been in the …

Employment

Educational YouTube Channels For Day Traders

Educational YouTube Channels For Day Traders<p>Add some free videos to your trading education<p>Updated February 15, 2017<p>Video is sometimes better than …

Education

I ask for Stupid Questions in my newsletter and I get them. “I have $10,000 and want to turn it into a million dollars. How do I do it?”<p>You’re …

Investing

Opinion: Ben Carlson: My 12 favorite (and free) websites for investing information and tools

A great thing about the internet is that it’s opened barriers to information.<p>Investors can now become more informed than ever before if they know …

Investing

Free Trading Websites Every Day Trader Should Know

Looking for day trading resources to help you out with your day trading? These trading websites deliver some great tools for analyzing trades, …

Australia first to introduce a solar energy digital marketplace

Australia is famous for its crazy inhospitable environment, but with the introduction of new technology, Australians might actually be able to make money off the burning hot sun.<p>According to the Guardian, Australia will be the first country in the world to implement a network of “virtual” power …

How to Start Investing With Just $100 | Investopedia

Investing your money into the stock market and bonds isn’t something you do later; it’s something you start doing as early on in your life as …

Pokémon

The Science of Making Friends

Our number of friends starts to decrease steadily in adulthood; there are ways to reverse the tide<p>I’ve been going on a series of dates lately.<p>I exchanged numbers with the person sitting next to me at a Cabernet tasting at my favorite wine bar and went for a coffee with a neighbor I met walking my …

Relationships

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment

Learning How to Learn

One of the things we’ve noticed amongst ourselves at TheFamily is that the entrepreneurs who impress us the most are the ones who have the steepest …

American Airlines

Opinion: How to piggyback on Warren Buffett and other legendary money managers

It’s easier than you might think to track and mimic the stock picks of legendary investment managers, and benefit from their success.<p>You may already …

Investing

How to learn a new language, according to a guy who became fluent in 4 in just a few years

Unfortunately, that's not the situation most adults find themselves in. As a result, many people assume they've got no chance of ever mastering a foreign tongue.<p>But that's where they're wrong. Just ask opera singer Gabriel Wyner, who achieved fluency in <i>four</i> languages — Italian, German, French, and …

Language Learning

How to Become a Millionaire Millennial

Tim Sykes turned $12,415 of Bar Mitzvah money into $2 million when he was in college at Tulane University. After starting a hedge fund, Sykes now teaches 5,000 plus students through weekly webinars and newsletters about his trading ways. He is also running a challenge to find the next millionaire …

18 Book Recommendations From Billionaire Warren Buffett | Inc.com

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 pages a day.<p>Even now, he still spends about 80 percent of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some …

Investing

11 podcasts to listen to if you want to get rich

We compiled a list of informative, free podcasts that will answer all of your money-related questions, and help you understand the nuts and bolts of investing, saving, and spending.<p>Try tuning into one of these on your next commute if you're ready to start successfully managing your money.

Self-improvement

A top recruiter on what anyone can see after 30 seconds with your resume

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What do recruiters look for in a resume at first glance?</i> <i>Answer by Ambra Benjamin, Engineering Recruiter.</i><p>I don’t look through stacks of resumes anymore. I hate paper. I do everything online.<p>There has been for many decades, a mysterious Wizard of Oz-type …

Employment

Hedging for Beginners: A Guide | Investopedia

If you were around during the Great Recession, you’d have heard about derivatives and hedge funds. Despite their negative association with the Wall …

Investing

The Crisis Is Spreading: China, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Sweden...

Earlier today, we posted an excerpt from IceCap Asset Management's latest letter to investors focusing on the farce that is the Greek bailout #3, …

5 secrets to flying first class, for free | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again.<p>A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.<p>1. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

One thing that you should never stop doing is learning, even if you are no longer in school. With the Internet, our opportunities to learn have never …

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