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What's the difference between Porter's 5 Forces and SWOT analysis? | Investopedia

A:<p>Porter's Five Forces and SWOT analysis are both tools commonly used by companies to conduct analyses and make strategic decisions. Each of the …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

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Bitcoin is going to crash and burn thanks to speculators

During the late ’90s, Silicon Valley venture capitalists and New York City investment bankers used phrases such as “monetizing eyeballs,” “stickiness,” and “B2C” to justify the ridiculous valuations of Internet companies. They claimed conventional methods were inapplicable in valuing the dot-com …

Bitcoin

The 1 Masterful Trait of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence has been hotly debated as a predictor of success for decades.Yet in leadership practice, there's no question: You need EQ to lead people successfully.<p>While there are various tenets of EQ that make leaders shine, one that every person in charge of people should develop is</i> …

Emotional Intelligence

Do You Really Know What Bitcoin Is?

<i>What to know about the crypto-craze before it implodes.</i><p>Maybe it was those stories you heard — Lamborghinis and second mortgages, fortunes made and …

Bitcoin

Dow poised for best year since 2013

<b>1. Capping off a terrific year:</b> For many investors, the best gift would be if 2017 didn't end.<p>It's been a merry year in the markets, with the Dow up an impressive 25%. That would be the best annual performance since 2013.<p>If a Santa Claus rally during this holiday-shortened week lifts the Dow above …

Stock Markets

History of Bitcoin Crashes Shows Selloff Could Get Worse: Chart

Bloomberg | Quint is a multiplatform, Indian business and financial news company. We combine Bloomberg’s global leadership in business and financial …

Goldman Says the Bitcoin Haters Just Don’t Get It

Bitcoin is a commodity with many similarities to gold, and the volatility that has sparked investor concern stems mainly from its lack of liquidity, …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin as Money? Here's How It'll Happen

Bloomberg | Quint is a multiplatform, Indian business and financial news company. We combine Bloomberg’s global leadership in business and financial …

Cryptocurrency values plunge amid market-wide selloff

Cryptocurrency values plunged Friday in a market-wide selloff that reversed highs the volatile sector had reached just days earlier.<p>The market capitalization for the entire cryptocurrency marketplace stood at $483.3 billion at midday Friday, down roughly 21% from $610.43 billion at midnight EST for …

Cryptocurrency

Hackers take advantage of bitcoin's wild ride

Bitcoin is booming and so are criminal schemes looking to make money off the trend.<p>The hype around cryptocurrency is only growing, fueled by the massive rise of bitcoin, the digital currency created in 2009. Its value has skyrocketed by thousands of dollars in the last year, but the price …

Cryptocurrency

3 Ways the Stock Market Could Tank, According to Experts

And how you can protect yourself.<p>It’s said that bull markets don’t die of old age, which explains why this market keeps chugging along despite being …

Bitcoin plummets in highly volatile trading

Cryptocurrency slumps 21 percent before recovering slightly<p>Bitcoin has slumped as much as 21 percent today, as investors also fled from other cryptocurrencies, notes <i>Bloomberg</i>. Bitcoin opened at $15,561, and tumbled to a low of $12,504 before recovering slightly to trade at $13,942 at the time of …

Meet Verge: A Little-Known Cryptocurrency That's Risen As Much As 861,000% This Year

The promise of anonymity and quick-processing transactions has this blockchain developer in the spotlight.<p>The year isn't over yet, but I feel it fair …

Boost Your iPhone Speed By 50%: How To Replace The Battery And Stop Apple Degrading Performance

The somewhat horrific news that Apple is degrading performance on old iPhones is tough to swallow if you’re an iPhone fan. While many keep their iPhones for years without too much problem, more recently older models such as the iPhone 6 haven have practically ground to a halt for many people and it …

iPhone

Bitcoin and almost every other cryptocurrency crashed hard today

Bitcoin has been on a tear this past with the value of the cryptocurrency jumping from $8,000 to nearly $20,000. Well that run hit an abrupt end today as the price crashed as much as 23 percent on Coinbase. The price briefly dipped below $12,000 on some exchanges at around 7:30 am London time.<p>The …

What Is Blockchain And How Will It Change The World?

According to a study of 4,800 professionals from around the world, 66% of people believe that innovation will be the biggest factor influencing economic growth over the next 30 years.<p>In order to thrive (or indeed, survive) in this continuously evolving economy, young professionals will need to …

Blockchain

Opinion: This is where we are in the life cycle of cryptocurrencies

A few months ago, I had lunch with a former trader who told me: “This is my third asset class. I have traded commodities, then derivatives and now it …

3 Crucial Lessons from an Entrepreneur Who Just Sold His Company for $340 Million | Inc.com

Then they started to use data. They stopped relying on their guts to make decisions, but rather to base all decisions off of data. The data-driven decision will usually win.<p>They focused on making many, many tiny bets rather than big, single bets. Those little bets that paid off were then magnified …

Entrepreneurship

Job hunting: Mistakes Google’s head of HR sees on resumes

It’s a real truism in life: We often learn best from mistakes — both our mistakes and those that others have made.<p>Humans are creatures of “trial and error” — we bravely take risks and try out new things. Sometimes we meet success; other times we hit unexpected obstacles and find failure.<p>This …

Tax-Free Bitcoin-to-Ether Trading in U.S. to End Under GOP Plan

Investors in bitcoin and other virtual currencies would lose a lucrative tax break under the Republican tax bill that’s on its way to President …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Billionaires May Have Found a Way to Cash Out

Major holders, most of whom have held for years and never sold, have expressed interest in doing similar trades.<p>Bitcoin did a lot of growing up in 2017, but there was one trade this week that could go a long way toward stabilizing the market for the cryptocurrency and further establish its …

Cryptocurrency

All Tea, All Shade: Long Blockchain Is Insane

What's in a name -- a near 300% price gain.<p>Soon after <b>Long Island Iced Tea</b> (LTEA) announced on Thursday it would change its name to Long Blockchain, …

Are New Platforms Threatening The Hegemony Of Bitcoin And Ethereum?

Bitcoin and Ethereum dominate, but they aren’t infallible. Recent events have exposed their weaknesses when it comes to scalability, Bitcoin transactions have been plagued by long confirmation times, which are now intimately felt as Bitcoin is reaching new highs, and Ethereum users fear a looming …

Blockchain

The amazing ways intermittent fasting changes your body and brain

Stars such as Beyoncé and Hugh Jackman have spoken publicly about following intermittent-fasting plans to get in shape. So how does intermittent fasting work? We spoke with one of the leading neuroscientists in this field, Mark Mattson of the National Institute on Aging Intramural Research Program, …

Holistic Medicine

Here's Warren Buffett's verdict on bitcoin

by Roger Lowenstein<p>The most chilling movie scene ever might be the final take of <i>Invasion of the Body Snatchers</i>. One by one we see the human race …

Bond Markets Really Are Signalling a Slowdown

Analysts shouldn’t dismiss the yield curve’s message just because inflation expectations have been declining in recent years.<p>When it comes to the economic outlook, the bond market is smarter than the stock market. That Wall Street adage appears to be on the money from a cyclical vantage point, with …

35 things you should remove from your résumé before it ends up in the 'no' pile

If you applied, it's already obvious you want the job.<p>The exception: If you're in a unique situation, such as changing industries completely, it may …

Bears not phased by bull market 'every one loves to hate'

by Lu Wang<p>It usually doesn't work this way: stocks vaulting to records, and bearish traders getting more aggressive. Lately, it has.<p>The S&P 500 Index …

5 Online Learning Sources to Boost Your Business Acumen

The internet's free exchange of ideas makes it easier than ever to learn about real-world issues that affect your company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s never been a better time to be in business. As the world has grown increasingly interconnected, the internet …