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The 4th Industrial Revolution Is Here - Are You Ready?

We’re on the cusp of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0. It’s quite different than the three Industrial Revolutions that preceded it—steam and water power, electricity and assembly lines, and computerization—because it will even challenge our ideas about what it means to be</b> …

Manufacturing

The Greatest Salesman in the World

• <b>Author:</b> Og Mandino<p><b>What you are today is not important . . . for in this runaway bestseller you will learn how to change your life by applying the secrets you are about to discover in the ancient scrolls.</b><p>“I will persist until I succeed.<p>I was not delivered into this world into defeat, nor does …

The dollar’s days as the world’s most important currency are numbered

For at least 70 years, the US dollar has been the world’s dominant currency. Central banks around the world hold a large portion of their reserves in the US currency, while private companies use it for international transactions. The trade in US Treasury bonds is the world’s deepest, most liquid …

Central Banks

Invest In Long-Only Equity Run By Hedge Fund Managers

The hedge fund industry is quietly innovating, particularly in the legacy area of equity. Long-only equity run by hedge fund managers is growing in popularity—and for good reason– early returns have surpassed expectations—with the added plus that much of the money is also being run in a client fee …

Investing

Ask Ethan: Is Spacetime Really A Fabric?

Gravity might have been the first fundamental force ever discovered, but in many ways, it remains the least-well understood. We know that it’s always attractive, and that any two masses in the Universe, no matter where they are, will experience its force. When Einstein concocted his general theory …

Physics

The Man Who Could Eat Half the Profit in Fund Management

In June 2016, he laid bare the asset management industry's dirty little secrets: actively managed products haven't performed better than their …

I have a big problem with this idea that investing can ever be “passive”

This article is taken from our FREE daily investment email Money Morning.<p>Every day, MoneyWeek's executive editor John Stepek and guest contributors …

Investing

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership

• <b>Author:</b> John C. Maxwell<p>If you’ve never read <i>The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership</i>, you’ve been missing out on one of the best-selling leadership books of all time. If you have read the original version, then you’ll love this new expanded and updated one.<p>Internationally recognized leadership expert, …

Rising volatility and central bank changes mean it's time for new strategies, wealth managers say

With the trade war causing market volatility and central banks on a mission to tighten monetary policies, wealth managers are calling for a shift in …

Stock Markets

Life doesn’t reward you for what you know, but for what you do

Most people have adapted to consuming low-level information on the internet. This is the equivalent of filling your car with water or eating …

Self-improvement

A beginner's guide to AI: Algorithms

<i>Welcome to TNW’s beginner’s guide to AI. This (currently) four part feature should provide you with a very basic understanding of what AI is, what it can do, and how it works. The guide contains articles on (in order published) neural networks, computer vision, natural language processing, and</i> …

Artificial Intelligence

6 Mental Barriers You Must Tear Down to Succeed

The world has few obstacles as formidable as the ones in our own mind.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you hit a slump in your career? If you are finding it difficult to get ahead, it could be because you’re inadvertently holding yourself back in ways you don’t even …

Self-improvement

I Read the 1936 Book That Launched Warren Buffett's Career and It's Truly Inspiring

Dated? Yes, of course -- it's 82 years old. But it's also surprisingly inspiring.<p>Warren Buffett is probably the most successful investor in American history. He credits a 1936 book called <i>One Thousand Ways to Make $1,000</i> (which he found in the library when he was 7 years old) with giving him his …

Great Depression

Understanding the Components and the Concept of Alpha

Buyers invest to gain a return on their money. However, what they actually seek are higher returns than they would gain in so-called “risk-free” …

Investing

Evolutionary algorithm outperforms deep-learning machines at video games - MIT Technology Review

With all the excitement over neural networks and deep-learning techniques, it’s easy to imagine that the world of computer science consists of little …

Deep Learning

Is Your Long/Short Strategy Working?

<i>By Tripp Zimmerman, CFA, Associate Director of Research</i><p>Many equity investors started the year concerned about valuations, and now with increased …

Investing

One of the Most Recognized Names in Quantitative Finance Shares His Views on the Market

The inventor of two models (FAM & AGR) that is used by asset managers worldwide with over $1 trillion under management shares stories and insights …

The Rise of Quants in Trading and Financial Markets

A 30-minute panel about the rise of quants and alternative data<p>Do you know what alternative data is? Are you aware of how many data sources funds now …

Financial Markets

Former Lehman Brothers Broker and VWAP Expert Shares His Knowledge

With over 30 years experience working as a broker and for other major investment firms, Brian has gained valuable insights into what moves markets …

10 Elliott Wave Traders Share Market Experience and Lessons on This 70+ Year Theory

We had a team of 10 Elliot Wave enthusiasts and traders get together to discuss how they have modified and apply this theory to the markets. Often …

Former Poker Pro and Well-Known Trader and Blogger Discusses the Similarities in Trading and Poker

A former poker professional explains about how to stay in the game(trading and poker) for the long-term.<p>“chessNwine” has been a popular trader and …

How a Full-Time Trader Uses Multiple Data Points To Drive Decision Making and Increase…

How a Full-Time Trader Uses Multiple Data Points To Drive Decision Making and Increase Probabilities.<p>Transitioning to a full-time trader can be a …

Trading

Eight Chartists Enter, Only One Can Leave: The First StockTwits Chart Battle

Who won?<p>What charts did everyone show?<p>We won’t give it all away but we will show you some of the charts shown in the first round:<p><b>Interest rates vs.</b> …

Macro-to-Micro Strategic Technical Analyst and Options Trader Discusses Trading Outliers with…

Macro-to-Micro Strategic Technical Analyst and Options Trader Discusses Trading Outliers with Velocity<p>We brought in options trader Samantha LaDuc to …

Investing In Growth Stocks Like Veeva Powers This Top Mutual Fund To Outperformance

Federated Kaufmann Small Cap Fund owes much of its success in investing in growth stocks to great team work. And this top-performing mutual fund's …

Tencent Plans to Spin Off Its Music Business And List in The U.S. – Bloomberg

Tencent Plans to Spin Off Its Music Business And List in The U.S.<p>Tencent Plans to Spin Off Its Music Business And List in The U.S.<p>Tencent Plans to …

Micron Chip Sales Banned in China on Patent Case, UMC Says

A Chinese court temporarily banned Micron Technology Inc. chip sales, cutting the U.S. company off from the world’s largest semiconductor market, …

Patents

China Property Flashes Fresh Warning With Bad-Loan Jump Forecast

Signs of pressure on China’s property market are deepening, with a report saying that soured loans from the industry could put “significant stress” …

Hedge Fund Veteran Gives Up on Chinese Stocks

John Foo, who has managed long-only and hedge funds in Asia for 20 years, has sold out of Chinese stocks for the first time in his career as a money …

Hedge Funds