Miguel Mondaca

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5 Investing Secrets Only the Pros Know

Let's face it: A financial planner can offer sound guidance when it comes to managing your money, but no one cares more about your accounts than you …

Personal Finance

Confessions Of A Self-Made Real Estate Mogul: 'How My Net Worth Quadrupled In Just Five Years'

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p><i>n our Money Mic series, we hand over the podium to people with controversial views about money. These are their views, not ours—and we recognize their strategies may not work for everyone—but we welcome your responses.</i><p><i>Today, one man explains how he built a</i> …

Honda Civic Type R redefines hot-hatch speed at 167mph

After a seeming eternity of design studies, concepts and teasers, the new Honda Civic Type R will finally, finally launch in production form at the Geneva motor show in early March.<p>And it'll launch with a top speed of 167mph, Honda confirmed on 11 February. That v-max, the Japanese firm reckons, is …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Learn the 7 Life Hacks of Really Wealthy People

We all have the potential to build streams of income and wealth. Here are some powerful ways to get there.<p>During the long course of my life in business, I've had the opportunity to meet some very wealthy people. For the most part, I've found that they're just like you and me--with the added bonus …

Cadillac Doesn't Need A New Brand, Just A Strong Brand

Cadillac executives will be in full throat this week touting the global debut of their fast, powerful new Cadillac CTS-V supercar at the Detroit auto show. But that unveiling won’t do much to help them in lower reaches of the CTS lineup, where General Motors just cut the sticker prices on some …

5 Mistakes to Avoid in 2015

As I suggested before the holidays in <i>A Six-Point Checklist for a Profitable 2015</i>, taking time away from the markets is essential for the mental health of all investors and traders. It doesn’t matter whether you are a professional trader or a beginner, watching the markets 24/7 without a break will …

14 Meaningless Phrases That Will Make You Sound Like A Stock-Market Wizard

A handful of analysts speak English. But the vast majority don't.<p>Rather, they speak a language unique to the investment business.<p>This language consists of market phrases that sound intelligent but don't mean anything.<p>The phrases don't <i>sound</i> like they don't mean anything, of course. On the contrary, …

Stock Markets

Story of the $72 million teen trader unravels

It didn't take long for New York Magazine's story on a 17-year-old stock whiz with a rumored net worth of $72 million to make a splash. But the story's juicy premise unraveled almost as quickly.<p>Jessica Pressler wrote the profile of Mohammed Islam, a senior at Stuyvesant High School in Manhattan, …

Warren Buffett Tells You the Difference Between Stock Trading and Investing

Stock trading and stock investing sound like synonyms, but Warren Buffett wants us to see the two are very different from one another.<p>So often we …

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Here’s the now-debunked story of Stuyvesant High’s $72 million kid

<i>Editor’s note: The high-school senior mentioned in this report was later quoted by the New York Observer as saying the story was fabricated. For an</i> …