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The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

How to invest like Carl Icahn

<b>Under Pressure</b><p>An activist investor is described as one that uses an equity stake in a corporation to put public pressure on its management. There are normally two reasons an activist takes a position in a company. The first, is to attempt to increase shareholder value. The second, is to try and …

Investing

JPMorgan buys more mortgages from other lenders as market shrinks | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co, looking to stem falling revenue in its mortgage business as fewer Americans refinance, is increasingly buying loans from smaller lenders, a practice that competitors including Bank of America view as risky.<p>In the first half of 2015, the bank bought 62 …

Finance

How To Be Worth $10M Before 40

<i>What"s A Strategy For Me To Realistically Have A $10M Net Worth By 40? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by James Baker, Founder, Dragon Systems, on Quora.</b><p>The $10 Million Plan<p>To achieve $10 million from $100,000 in 19 years, you need to grow your wealth at a rate …

11 biographies to read if you want to get rich

Success is a learnable skill, self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker emphasizes in his book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind." Anyone can grow to be successful and wealthy, and one of the best starting points is to read a biography about someone who's already done it.<p>"Successful people look at other …

The unorthodox productivity hacks of Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg

Approaching their ambitions with a single-minded intensity, none works less than 70 hours a week, including weekends, even at the expense of aspects of life other people value.<p>However, being armed with a strong idea, determined to be the best, and supported by a superhuman work ethic pays off: Mark …