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Japan Just Found a Huge Rare-Earth Mineral Deposit That Can Supply The World For Centuries

This could change the global economy.<p>Researchers have found a deposit of rare-earth minerals off the coast of Japan that could supply the world for …

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Profit

You can soon see (and delete) everything Apple knows about you

Apple will soon let you download all the information it has stored about you, modify it, or even delete it. The privacy change is required by a new European law, but is also in-line with Apple’s policy to not spy on its customers. This sets it apart from rivals like Google and Facebook.<p>Apple …

The little-noticed tax change that could affect your return

For 2018–2025, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) eliminates write-offs for miscellaneous itemized expenses that were previously subject to the …

Personal Finance

These are the stocks to long and short in the aftermath of Italy's general election, according to algos

Italy's general election today could have profound consequences on European markets, and certain stocks will be winners or losers.<p>Analytics firm …

JPMorgan has found a trigger for the next big market collapse

JPMorgan has noticed a big shift in markets that should have any investor worried.<p>Yes, traders are clearly already spooked, as evidenced by Thursday's massive 1,000-point drop in the Dow Jones industrial average, and Monday's similarly stark decline. But this is a longer-term issue — one that's …

ROUBINI: 'The Mother Of All Bubbles And Biggest Bubble in Human History Comes Down Crashing'

The cryptocurrency markets were awash in a sea of red during early trading Friday — and one economist says we are in the middle of a major crypto crash.<p>Nouriel Roubini, the chairman of Roubini Macro Associates, on Twitter described bitcoin as "The Mother Of All Bubbles." His tweet shows bitcoin's …

Cryptocurrency

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Stock Markets

Don't Get Too Comfortable: This Market Signal Says A Stock Sell-Off Is Coming Soon

It's official, stocks have turned vertical since the new year began.<p>However, as stocks continue to surge, cracks in the stock market's foundation are …

Stock Markets

China is heading toward a debt crisis that will throw into question everything we think we know about its economy

China's worrisome build-up of corporate and household debt is well-documented, but fears of a financial crisis have receded sharply from the turbulent days of 2015 and 2016, when the country's stock market crashed on fears that an epic two-decade growth streak might come to an abrupt halt.<p>Since …

Economics

Property market braces for shockwaves from landmark leasehold case

One of Britain’s richest men, the Duke of Westminster, could see the value of his estates plummet this week if a landmark legal challenge is successful. The case could also benefit 2m households across England and Wales.<p>The court of appeal will on Tuesday rule in the case of Mundy v the Sloane …

Housing

MORGAN STANLEY: We've entered the final stage of the stock market's remarkable rally

For an equity bull market, overconfidence can be the kiss of death.<p>This can be seen in a cycle that's played out repeatedly throughout history. At a certain point during an extended stock rally, investors get cocky and continue to pile head-first into positions with little regard for risks. Then …

Stock Markets

Finally Starting Your Business This Year? Here's Your Ultimate 12-Point Checklist | Inc.com

It's 2018,and you are really doing it. You have long imagined your product on the endcap at Walmart and practiced what you'll say when Mark Cuban grills you about your competitive edge. But this year, you are finally launching a business. Where do you start? We asked some of the top business minds …

Entrepreneurship

Tax Geek Tuesday: Making Sense Of The New '20% Qualified Business Income Deduction'

On December 22nd, President Trump signed into law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, finalizing a once-in-a-generation overhaul of the existing Code and leaving the once-burdensome tax law so simple, we’ll all be preparing our returns on postcards come the spring of 2019.<p>HAHAHAHAHAHA<p>/wipes tear from …

Retirement

Use your Isa to profit from private equity – and invest at a discount

Many investors would jump at the chance to put money into small start-up businesses whose value quickly jumps to £1bn.<p>However, identifying such opportunities is not easy, while the practical hurdles are high for individual savers.<p>But there is an answer: investment trusts that focus on the “private …

Opinion: Here’s what the smartest guys in the room expect from the U.S. stock market

Is the mutual fund going the way of the landline phone?<p>You certainly can forgive investors for flocking to exchange traded funds, or ETFs. A stunning …

E.U. Blocks Merger of London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse

LONDON — The London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse have tried to merge three times since 2000, hoping to create a European stock market heavyweight. And now, after a ruling from European regulators on Wednesday, all three efforts have failed.<p>The $30 billion merger, announced more than a year …

London Stock Exchange

Y Combinator opens registration for its free Startup School online course

Y Combinator is making its Startup School event available to more people in the form of a massively open online course (MOOC). Starting today, you can register for a spot to watch the various industry leaders and entrepreneurs that the startup program has lined up to guest lecture during this …

Startups

16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

And then he met Warren Buffett, and the rest is history.<p>As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's right-hand man. He has an estimated net worth of $1.51 billion.<p>Like Buffett, Munger is incredibly sharp in his wit and investing wisdom. You might even argue that his words are more …

Why Black Americans Stay Poor

The education gap with whites has narrowed, but not the wealth gap.<p>Over the past few decades, black Americans have gained on whites in a lot of areas, including education, two-parent families and employment. Sadly, that doesn’t appear to have helped them erase what may be the most important …

Demographics

600-Year-Old Starlight Bolsters Einstein's 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

A group of scientists has used starlight to test a feature of quantum mechanics that gave Albert Einstein the creeps.<p>Entanglement is what Einstein …

Quantum Physics

A financial planner with a decade of experience shares 4 tips for mastering your money

In the midst of my procrastination, I decided the endless hours of practice he must have endured were more amazing than his ability to play. (And that's saying something!)<p>In his book, "Outliers," Malcolm Gladwell talks about the 10,000-hour rule. It takes roughly 10,000 hours for someone to master …

Co-op chairman refuses to rule out injecting more capital into troubled Co-op Bank as chief executive steps down

The chairman of the Co-operative Group has refused to rule out putting more money into the ailing Co-op Bank amid heightened concerns over its capital position.<p>Allan Leighton, chairman of the mutual, said repeatedly that he is ‘open minded’ about the Co-op’s 20pc stake in the bank which bears its …

Why Wealthfront doesn’t want you to work with advisers

While many of its competitors are pairing human advisers with robo adviser technology, Wealthfront, one of the original automated investment …

French bank BNP Paribas is spending €3 billion to 'build the bank of tomorrow'

BNP announced its new 2017-2020 transformation plan alongside full-year results on Tuesday, saying it wants to "build the bank of the future by continuing to grow the businesses and implementing an ambitious programme of digital transformation, new customer experience, and cost savings."<p>Banks …

The 1 Thing That Made Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates So Successful | Inc.com

<i>What important things does a 20-year-old need to know about money and finance? originally appeared on Quora, the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Cody Shirk, author of Codyshirk.com, on Quora:</b><p>Patience.<p>By far, that's all you …

Bill Gates

PSA: 5 Apps That Make Investing Your Money Infinitely Easier (Yes, Really)

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or a head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're</i> …

Barclays to overhaul back office operations to cope with ring-fencing | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays Plc (BARC.L) is about to overhaul its back office operations under a restructuring to help it comply with new post-crisis rules forcing British banks to ring-fence their retail operations from their riskier business.<p>The Barclays headquarters building is seen in the …

Regulation

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, and five other big banks are collaborating on a blockchain project

Deutsche Bank, HSBC, KBC, Natixis, Rabobank, Société Générale and UniCredit have all signed up to a Memorandum of Understanding, signalling that they will work together to develop and commercialize a new product called Digital Trade Chain (DTC). All the banks participating in the DTC project are …