Miguel Alvarez

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Why These 2 Stocks Could Gain As Much As 60%

<b>Joel Salomon:</b> SaLaurMor Management was started up about 18 months ago. It’s a long/short equity hedge fund focused on financial institutions. We have a differentiated approach to investing. We analyze insurance company balance sheets and regulatory filings for risk-based capital requirements.<p>We …

The Molecule That Might Give Us All Super-Memories

At the very least, FXR1P should be able to help treat Alzheimer's and autism.<p>Total recall would be a pretty sweet special skill, particularly if the recaller finds themselves witnessing crimes and/or playing poker on a regular basis. It's probably handy in other situations too … like quoting movies …

The siren song of the scumbag: Why smart women can’t resist terrible men

Critic Laura Kipnis investigates her own strange fondness for a rogue’s gallery of liars, cheats and exhibitionists<p>These are times to try the weary feminist reader's patience, when the conversation seems dominated by absolutist 23-year-olds still burning off the righteous indignation of their first …

Multiplication: Finding the Greatest Product

From a set of 1 through 9 playing cards, I draw five cards and get cards showing 8, 4, 2, 7, and 5. I ask my 6th graders to make a 3-digit number and …

Millions of websites hit by Drupal hack attack

<b>Up to 12 million websites may have been compromised by attackers who took advantage of a bug in the widely used Drupal software.</b><p>The sites use Drupal to manage web content and images, text and video.<p>Drupal has issued a security warning saying users who did not apply a patch for a recently discovered …

Information Security

The Surprising Truth About Where New Jobs Come From

“Don’t let anybody tell you that it’s corporations and businesses that create jobs,” Hillary Clinton said last week in Boston. “You know that old theory, trickle-down economics. That has been tried, that has failed. It has failed rather spectacularly. One of the things my husband says when people …

New Music: Theophilus London f/ Kanye West - 'Can't Stop' - Rap-Up

When he’s not working on his own album, Kanye West has been overseeing projects for Tyga, French Montana, and Theophilus London. Yeezus serves as …

Juvenile Signs Back to Cash Money - Rap-Up

Juvenile is going back to where it all started. The New Orleans rapper has resigned with Cash Money Records.<p>Juve made the announcement in an …

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …

Invest Like a Hedge Fund: The Pros' 5 Favorite Stocks

BALTIMORE (Stockpickr) -- Professional investors are buying stocks with both hands again, taking advantage of a broad market rally that's been …

Investing

Meet The Real-Life Hacker Behind The Character On 'House of Cards'

Being the hacker consultant for "House of Cards" sounds like a great job, but it has its limitations: You can control the rats, but not the guinea pigs.<p>Gregg Housh, one of the few public faces of the hacking group Anonymous, spent six months last year helping the popular Netflix show make a hacker …

To Chill for Infinity: A Flipboard Story on a Hip-Hop Classic

Inside Flipboard / March 13, 2014<p>Tajai Massey had a choice: sell crack or find an escape. This was around 30 years ago, and Massey, a kid growing up …

The 3 Best Books For Entrepreneurs to Return To, Again and Again

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I got out of college I was obsessed (some would say possessed) with developing a successful business. I had long been infatuated with the idea, having run small door-to-door businesses when I was in middle and high school. After …

Rick Ross – Rich Is Gangsta (Visual Reel)

With his new album dropping later this year, Atlanta super producer Zaytoven releases his new single “Go Get The Money” featuring Rick Ross, Yo…<p>4 …

Goldman partners sell down their stake in the bank

Partners in the global investment bank share $175m by cashing in 4m options that were issued at cut price during the crisis in 2008<p>Goldman Sachs partners have cashed in around 4m options in recent weeks in a move that has dramatically reduced their exposure to the bank and generated a shared $175m …

Investing

The Holy Grail Of Trading Has Been Found: HFT Firm Reveals 1 Losing Trading Day In 1238 Days Of Trading

Think JPM's zero trading day losses in 2013 was impressive? Prepare to have your mind blown. The chart below shows the chart of daily net trading …

Investment Firm Creates "Cannabis Screen" To Track Performance Of Hot Pot Stocks

$HERB, anyone?<p>A rural Pennsylvania-based investment research firm and short seller is keeping track of the hottest pot stocks to watch, for anyone interested in making a dime or two off investing in marijuana.<p>GeoInvesting has created a cannabis screen that lists and follows various pot-based …

Fluoride Action Network | Fluoride Classified as Dangerous to Developing Brains

Fluoride joins lead, arsenic, methylmercury, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, and other chemicals known to cause harm to brains, reports the Fluoride …

What Are the Pearl-Like Objects Found in Monks’ Ashes After Cremation?

It has long been held in Buddhist tradition that accomplished monks accumulate a substance in their bodies that ordinary people do not.<p>This substance …

Mayo Clinic

Ways to Stay Motivated When You Tumble Down | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When you are feeling down, it can be very difficult to find the motivation you need to get back up and going again. Sometimes, you may need to rely …

How to steal Bitcoins — palkeo

How to steal Bitcoins¶<p>Last modification: 8 march 2014.<p>Note<p>This article is also available in French here.<p>Every Bitcoin address is based on a secret …

First Look: Ludacris, Wiz Khalifa, Jeremih & Casmere Cat “Party Girls”

Someone made a song out of Jeff Goldblum's weird Jurassic Park laugh

And yes, it is sheer perfection.<p><b>Top Image by John Larriva via</b><p>Soundcloud user FLIPSHOT sampled Jeff Goldblum's ridiculous laugh from the helicopter …

Movies

Mac Miller - Amen (Feat. Dash, Ab-Soul, Vince Staples & Retch)

Rose George: Inside the secret shipping industry