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Tips for Understanding and Using the P/E Ratio for Investments

In the world of investments, the letters P/E stand for Price/Earnings. The price/earnings ratio is a measure of the current share price of a company …

Stock Markets

Compound Interest and Compounding Growth: A Comprehensive Guide

The miracle of compounding can turn a mere $1,000 into millions of dollars -- or it can just strengthen your savings account via compound …

Investing

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

How to make money mining bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies without knowing anything about it

You might think you need an extreme know-how of computers to do any kind of crypto mining, that it couldn't possibly be done by the average person.<p>Turns out, it's absurdly easy.<p>You just need computer parts that are powerful enough to make mining profitable, and a handy piece of software called …

How to invest: An essential guide

Shares 122<p>When I told readers that January would be “back to basics” month at Get Rich Slowly, the number-one request I received was to write about …

100 Documentaries Every Guy Must See

Documentaries are created to open the viewers’ eyes to certain issues, most of the time controversial. Sometimes, they are filmed to preserve …

Bitcoin, blockchain explainer: A revolutionary idea which will transform everything from voting to music sales

Forget Dividend Yield: This is the Real Way to Pick a Dividend Stock

This factor is a much better indicator of strong dividend stocks.<p>Nearly every investor can benefit from holding a few dividend stocks. Picking stocks …

Is this the secret to a peaceful night's sleep?

Every night, in homes across the country, bedrooms reverberate with the trumpeting, whistling, whining and grunting of the nation's snorers.<p>It's a …

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

Domestic Technology

The 28 best films of all time you've probably never seen

In 2017, we had "La La Land" and "Moonlight," while 2016 saw "Deadpool," "Rogue One," and "Finding Dory" take the stage.<p>With so much attention on these superstar blockbusters, it becomes far too easy for a quality movie to fall through the cracks — even with a star-studded cast and reputable …

The 15 best business books of all time

We've gone through our existing "best-of" lists and others to determine which business histories and management and investing guides have been most critically acclaimed.<p>We stayed away from academic books and biographies, and by limiting ourselves to just 15 titles, the final list is not …

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Learn something new, from coding to marketing, with these free online courses

Whether it’s a love for education, the drive to succeed, or just genuine curiosity, the hunger for knowledge and learning is what keeps us moving …

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

There Is a Better Way to Teach Math (and Understand It)

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

Pedagogy

How Much Money Do Stock Day Traders Make?

Whether it's for lifestyle, thrill-seeking or the challenge of it, the question of how much money stock market day traders make inevitably arises. …

Trading

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

You Will Regret These Choices In 10 Years

Life is short. Youth is finite. You have every opportunity to make the most of the life you have right now. Your choices today will determine the number of regrets you will have in the next ten years.<p>The most common regrets you have probably read about are: missed opportunities, not spending time …

AI that knows you're sick before you do: IBM's five-year plan to remake healthcare

A mix of artificial intelligence and custom silicon could help people diagnose themselves with a range of conditions before they show symptoms.<p>A chip …

This Video Tutorial Teaches You to Balance on Your Hands

The basic crow pose is an advanced-beginner yoga pose that’s a great stepping stone for teaching you to balance on your hands. And it’s like the …

Why You Should Plant Flowers With Your Vegetables

If you’re trying to grow a vegetable garden you might not think beyond planting the specific variety of desired vegetable, but it can be very …

Gardening

Why Am I So Tired All the Time?

YAWWWWNNNN.<p>Sometimes it seems that no matter how much you sleep, you're still exhausted. What is going on? And when does fatigue turn into something you should sorta freak out about?<p>Before you go running off to a doctor with the list of 89 esoteric syndromes you found on WebMD that *might * be to …

Sleep

7 Ways You’re Unknowingly Giving Yourself Diabetes

7 Ways You’re Unknowingly Giving Yourself Diabetes<p>The general believe about diabetes is that they’re caused by the kinds of food we eat. Most people …

This is why automakers are investing in self-driving and ride-hailing companies

So far, the race has been brutal, as companies jockey for position by spending billions to acquire/invest in companies that will help make a driverless taxi service a reality. Uber recently took the pole position by launching a pilot self-driving taxi service (with a driver still behind the wheel) …

One of the key forces behind the bubbles that led to the financial crisis is back

From subprime mortgages to lax regulation over the financial industry, there are many places to lay blame for the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression.<p>One of the biggest spots was the global imbalance of current accounts, according to HSBC Chief Economist Janet Henry.<p>The imbalance …

The mother of all systemic threats

The high level of non-performing loans (NPLs) has been a problem since before Brexit. It is clear that there is nothing in the Italian economy that can reduce them. Only a dramatic improvement in the economy would make it possible to repay these loans. And Europe's economy cannot improve …

50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids