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The Best Free Online Courses to Help With Your Finances

GIF<p>You don’t have to learn everything about money at once, but a course can teach you a lot of useful information at a reasonable pace. Especially if …

Apple says new MacBook Pro has only 16GB of RAM to save battery life

According to exec Phil Schiller<p>Much has been said about the cost, trade-offs, and compromises involved with purchasing Apple’s new MacBook Pro. Apple unveiled the device, which comes in three new iterations, yesterday at a press event, and people pouring over its spec sheets and purchase options …

MacBook Pro

Fed meeting in sight but election looms for stocks | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve meets next week and the U.S. government releases an important report on jobs, but investors could be forgiven for having something else on their minds.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 15, 2016. …

Wall Street

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>A few months ago, …

Investing

How Millennials Can Become Millionaires (Hint: Saving Isn't the Answer)

It's more than possible for Millennials to become millionaires, but there's one crucial thing they need to do.<p>More than ever, young adults today are more likely to live at home with their parents--and it's not such a bad thing.<p>The decision to move back home actually helps Millennial to grow their …

Personal Finance

Dollar weakens on profit-taking, inflation view | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar retreated from seven-month highs on Monday as investors evaluated whether the Federal Reserve will let inflation run above target before raising interest rates, and as investors took some profits from the recent dollar rally.<p>Euro, Hong Kong dollar, U.S. dollar, …

Economics

Peter Thiel expected to donate $1.25 million to Donald Trump

The PayPal cofounder will make his contribution through a series of super PACs, the New York Times reports.<p>Peter Thiel is putting his money on Donald Trump.<p>The PayPal cofounder and Silicon Valley billionaire is getting ready to invest $1.25 million in the Republican candidate's campaign for …

Donald Trump

Samsung leaks high-end Chromebook Pro with touchscreen, stylus

The promo page for Samsung's Chromebook Pro popped up for a brief period over the weekend. Luckily, some sharp eyes caught all the photos and …

Apple Seeking Newer Screens to Make or Break Japan Suppliers

Pick up a high-end smartphone these days and chances are it will have a crisp, energy-sipping organic LED display -- unless it’s an iPhone.<p>That will …

IHS Markit

Apple has invented a mysterious new emoji — this is what it looks like

Jeremy Burge, the creator of emoji reference site Emojipedia, has noticed on his blog that Apple has added a mysterious new emoji to a beta version of its OS X operating system.<p>It's a black speech bubble, with a white eye in the centre.<p>What's the big deal, right? New emoji are added all the …

Emoji

China risks turning its 1987-style crash into a much more devastating 1929-style crash

Whether the current period becomes known as China's version of 1929's Black Thursday in the United States or a much healthier scenario analogous to 1987's Black Monday, now depends very much on the strategy its policymakers adopt over the next few months. For China's sake, I hope it is the latter, …

Stock Markets

The Week Ahead: Are Wall Street Pros Too Negative?

As I discussed last Thursday, the AAII “bullish percentage jumped from 30.89% to 39.81% last week, while the number of bears dropped sharply from 38.23% to 26.96%.” I pointed out that “the reversal in sentiment is consistent with a rebound in a downtrend and not the resumption of the major uptrend.”<p>…