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AT&T-Time Warner merger ruling expected this week

Judge Richard J. Leon is expected to decide on Tuesday the fate of the Justice Department’s bid to block AT&T's proposed $85 billion merger with Time …

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Ancient Earth froze over in a geologic instant

Earth’s ice is melting at a rapid clip today. But some scientists think that during several ancient episodes, the planet plunged into a deep freeze …

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How to follow and listen in to the 2018 Code Conference today

The people running Facebook, Airbnb, Uber and AT&T are coming onstage with us. Here’s how to listen in.<p><b>Recode’s</b> annual <b>Code Conference</b> is back. Next week, from May 29 to May 31, we’ll have in-depth interviews with some of the top leaders in tech, media and politics who are changing our …

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The stock market has been flipped completely upside down

Take everything you thought you knew about the stock market this year and throw it out the window.<p>After eight months of tech and healthcare dominance, the record-breaking S&P 500 has assumed a fresh new face in September, being instead led higher by energy and telecom shares.<p>Digging deeper, as the …

Bernie Sanders wants world peace and prosperity. But he has no idea how to get there.

His big foreign policy speech shows the limits of idealism.<p>Standing on stage at Westminster College, the very place where Winston Churchill delivered his famous 1946 “Iron Curtain” speech and Mikhail Gorbachev declared the end of the Cold War in 1992, Sen. Bernie Sanders offered up his grand vision …

How I Have Prepared For The Inevitable Market Correction

Last month, SA editor Rebecca Corvino asked investors how they have prepared for the inevitable market correction. As the ongoing bull market is 8 …

Investing

3 Stocks With Promising, Amazon-Like Growth Potential

Amazon has made investors rich over the past 20 years. These three companies could have similar potential.<p>Shares of <b>Amazon.com, Inc.</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) …

Dividend Investing Is NOT Rocket Science (Part 4)

Today we are completing our four-part series highlighting our four key principles to building and managing a successful dividend portfolio. It all …

Investing

Pete the Planner: Financial health is more than great credit score

I’m obsessed with financial reality gaps.<p>They’re equal parts fascinating and terrifying. For some people, this means learning their rock solid plan isn’t so rock solid. While others discover all their stress, worry and consternation has led to unexpected success.<p>Your financial reality gap is the …

7 types of car maintenance you should be doing yourself

Maintaining a car can be expensive and time-consuming. But there are some things you can do at home to save yourself time, money and frustration.<p><i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Performing routine …

10 Gadgets for Surviving a Noisy Flight

Getting comfortable on a long flight can be difficult for many reasons. The cabin is too cold or warm, the infant sitting three rows behind you is …

There's No Guaranteed Path To Financial Freedom But This Is Pretty Close | Inc.com

Here's a recent conversation with a friend. Let's pretend you're that friend.<p><b>Me:</b> Are you where you want to be right now?<p><b>You:</b> What do you mean? Geographically? Professionally? Personally?<p><b>Me:</b> Yes.<p><b>You:</b> Geographically I'd rather be in Maui. I need a few months off to clear my head. Professionally, I'm …

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Why Everyone Needs To Take A 30-Day Vacation From Money

Dealing with financial matters is stressful. There’s a lot to do, know, plan, and track—and there are endless decisions to be made without the benefit of sufficient knowledge and expertise. Looking for a temporary break? Take a vacation from your money. You know: Shut it down, get away, let it go… …

Trick Yourself Into Spending Less Money With These 5 Hacks

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're not</i> …

Personal Finance

How to Clean the Brown Stuff Off Your Sheet Pans

By Alyse Whitney<p>Two ingredients will make them look (almost) as good as new.<p>No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have <b>brown, burnt-on residue</b> coating the sides. But we don't …

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The One Thing Millennials Need to Know About Investing

The oldest millennials are now starting to enter their formative years in the workforce and the youngest of the group will soon graduate from high school. Millions of millennials are going to be making decisions about what to do with their finances and how much to spend or save for the future.<p>As …

How I Successfully Pitched Investors As A 22-Year-Old Startup Founder

If you can tell a story that makes sense, it doesn’t matter how old you are.<p>My cofounders and I were 21 and 22 when we started Next Big Sound, and by far the biggest challenge we faced was in convincing investors they should trust us with their money. That was in 2009, and around that time Mark …

Buy these bargain stocks before they make a comeback

The stable companies that investors have ploughed money into in recent years will suffer share price falls while investors in cheap, neglected businesses will prosper as inflation and higher interest rates return.<p>This, at least, is the expectation that has taken hold in the markets following Donald …

Investing

5 Ways to Make Your Pushups More Productive

The pushup is one of the most basic and effective upper-body exercises you can do.<p>But while it’s a fairly simple exercise, people often make a …

The Difference Between Club Soda, Seltzer and Sparkling Mineral Water

Club soda, seltzer (sparkling water), and sparkling mineral water all have bubbles of carbon dioxide gas suspended within their liquidy matrices, but …

9 Hacks That Will Help You Get More Writing Done (and in Less Time)

Successful writers share their productivity secrets.<p>Even after writing so many words over so many years, I occasionally freeze up when I look at a blank screen (or page).<p>Sometimes, frankly, I just don't feel like writing.<p>It's a problem most writers face at one time or another.<p>Having interviewed …

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7 Best Equipment-Free Workouts For Weight Loss

Obesity is a significant health issue that raises the threat of diabetic issues, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease as well as other …

Too Much Protein During Weight Loss Could Be Harmful

Consuming too much protein during weight loss could have a negative effect on a crucial bodily function.<p>Dieters often turn to high-protein foods to …

Supersets For Better Muscle Gains

Many years ago when people began to use weights to build muscle they basically did standard exercises with barbells and dumbbells and sets of 3 with 8 to 10 reps. It was the norm to workout three days a week and most likely three exercises per body part consisting of 3 sets for each at 8 to 10 …

How to Master Downhill Trail Running

Technical trail running—where you’re negotiating rocks, roots and the like—can be challenging, even on flat and uphill terrain. Add the speed …

98 tools I use to learn, work and travel anywhere in the world

I OFTEN GET ASKED what apps, services and tools I use to work and travel, learn, plan, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

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I helped create a climate of fear in the new age of terrorism, and I’m sorry

My daughter, in college, will now have to clean up the mess my generation helped create.<p><i>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.</i> <br>I recently sent my last kid off for her senior year of college. There are rituals to such moments, and because dad-confessions are not among them, I just carried …

7 Freaking Good Books That I Just Need Everyone To Read, Okay

I tried to think of an appealing common theme as an excuse to recommend all of these books but I failed. I just need you to read them because they’re …

20 Authors’ First Books to Read in Your Twenties

Is there any better time to be a reader than in your twenties?<p>Freed from the assigned reading lists of the first two decades of your life, but with plenty of room left in your brain for new stories and ideas, you may never be more receptive to the book that will change your life than you are in …