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There\’s one 2013 stock-market trend that has continued this year

11 money-saving habits that can cost you

Trying to cut costs in your daily budget is a valiant — and often necessary — practice. A few dollars saved here and there can amount to a sizable …

Personal Finance

12 Quick Internet Safety Tips That Will Save Your Digital Life From Getting Hacked

Within the past two months companies such as Microsoft, AOL, and eBay have been the victim of security breaches.<p>And let's not forget about the Heartbleed bug — a giant vulnerability that was discovered within an encryption protocol that guards a massive chunk of the internet.<p>If you've been laid …

Comcast, Netflix CEOs Battle Over Net Neutrality And Its Metaphors

Reed Hastings and Brian Roberts sparred in separate interviews at the inaugural Code conference. The phone company or the Post Office?<p>The deep tensions around net neutrality, and its consequences for key tech and media players, emerged on stage in San Francisco this week, where the chiefs of …

10 things home inspectors won’t tell you

<b>1. The house is fine, but I could make it look bad.</b><p>As the housing market recovers, more buyers and sellers are getting reintroduced to one of the …

11 Creative Ways To Make A Million Dollars

Inspired by their stories, we found 11 unusual ways to make a relatively quick million online.<p>Sell 477,000 apps in the App Store or 714,000 self-published books on the Kindle. Either could be the path to riches.

Consumers' daily spending hits nearly 6-year high, Gallup poll finds

Americans reported they spent more on average each day last month than at any time since 2008, boosted by a Memorial Day spending spree, according to Gallup poll results released Monday.<p>The self-reported average daily spending of $98 in May was up $10 from the previous month.<p>It was the best May …

China Escalates Its War on American Tech Firms

U.S. technology firms have often found China a tough market. Microsoft has struggled with widespread software piracy. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube …

China

So what\’s a negative deposit rate anyway?

Fortune.com

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The 'Circle Of Competence' Theory Will Help You Make Vastly Smarter Decisions

<i>"I'm no genius. I'm smart in spots—but I stay around those spots."</i><i><br>— Tom Watson Sr., Founder of IBM</i><p>The concept of the "Circle of Competence" has been used over the years by Warren Buffett as a way to focus investors on only operating in areas they knew best. The bones of the concept appear in his …

Self-improvement

The military power, economics and strategy that led to D-Day

On June 6 1944, more than 150,000 Allied troops landed in Normandy. Their number rose to 1.5m over the next six weeks. With them came millions of …

Google is building 180 satellites to spread internet access worldwide

Google's plans for satellite-based internet access just got a <i>little</i> more concrete. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> hears that the search firm is preparing to build 180 "small, high capacity" satellites (not pictured here) that will go into low orbit and provide internet connections to underserved areas. …

We're Getting Evidence Of An Economic Breakout From A Very Important Source

The evidence is piling up that the economy is bursting out of the winter doldrums, as basically all of the May economic data has been hot.<p>The latest evidence comes from what may be the most important source of all: The credit markets. Specifically, credit expansion is accelerating.<p>On Friday we got …

Robots can now officially imitate humans

A computer that has convinced humans it is a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy has potentially passed a benchmark for artificial intelligence for the first time.<p>The programme, named “Eugene Goostman” and created by Russian developers, managed to convince 33% of the judges that it was human at an event at …

Artificial Intelligence

Trump Stamp Has Chicagoans Irked At The Donald

Leave it to a wealthy New Yorker to raise the ire of the citizens of the Second City.<p>And it's not because of something he said, or wrote, as a former New Yorker living here did last year. It's just five letters, the huge letters of this man's last name lit up for the entire Midwest to see: …

What Type Of Entrepreneur Are You?

A fun aspect of entrepreneurship is the diversity of people that you meet and the variety of ways that people have gotten to where they are. There isn’t one single formula on how it is done, which makes the journey that more exciting. Some start as salespeople, some investors, some from other …

When to Buy and When to Sell – How Size Changes Everything

In capital markets, size matters a lot, even more than you probably think. It could define not only the assets you could trade, but also your buying …

Betting on boring brings stock outperformance in 2014

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Largely ignored during much of last year’s 30 percent rally in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index, the stocks leading the U.S. market this year rank among its usually sleepiest components.<p>A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York, October 28, …

5 things to know about Apple's stock split

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple's resurgent stock may have as much to do with financial engineering as the company's technological wizardry.<p>Monday marked …

The Improbable Dream

Amid rising concern about income inequality, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century has become an unlikely best-seller—and its French author an economic rock star. Is his proposal for wealth re-distribution too radical, or not radical enough? Let’s do the math . . .<p>‘When a government …

Did RadioShack run out of things to sell?

RadioShack’s losses have widened and shares have plunged. The retailer is trapped in a 1980s time warp just like its recent Superbowl commercial …

Headphones

​​How To Work 80-Hour Weeks And Not Burn Out​

In a recent Quora thread, "How do people work 80-100 hours a week and not get burnt out?", users shared their best tips for balancing a hectic workweek with the rest of their lives.<p>We pulled out some the best and highlighted them below:<p><b>Understand your priorities.</b> If you make the decision to spend …

The Money-Happiness Connection

Research says yes, but it depends on what you mean by "happiness"...<p><b>Does money buy happiness?</b><p>Wealthier people are happier than poor people. Wealthier …

Happiness

Amazon Plans to Launch Local Services Marketplace This Year: Report

Amazon later this year plans to launch a marketplace for local services, a broad term that encompasses anything from babysitters to handymen, several people familiar with the matter said.<p>The move takes direct aim at consumer review sites Yelp and Angie's List as well as home improvement chains Home …

Why the stock market may actually be undervalued

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Can the stock market really be undervalued?<p>“Yes” is the surprising answer I got when I analyzed a unique dataset of …

Stock Markets

Facebook Is Expanding the Way It Tracks You and Your Data

The social giant is digging into information from your smartphone and tracking the other websites you visit.<p>There'a a key nugget buried in this morning's <i>New York Times</i> story about how Facebook is going to give its users the ability to see why certain ads are targeted to them. Starting this week, …

9 financial risks everyone should understand

My friend Mike grabbed my arm as he barged into the conversation I was having with some other guys.<p>“What I really want to know, is where do you think …

Investing