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The Equifax Hack: What You Should Do Now | Investopedia

Maybe you were distracted. There’s been a lot going on. With two major hurricanes hitting the U.S., threats of nuclear war from North Korea, the …

If I Had A Million Dollars: 2 Years Later

"What would you do with a million dollars?"<p>I was asked that question by a reader two years ago, and I presented my response of what I'd do if I …

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How New Day Trader Made 38.75 Percent in 10 days (1 Hour a Day & No Losing Days)

How New Day Trader Made 38.75 Percent in 10 days (1 Hour a Day)<p>After learning the DTA strategy, trader goes live with no losing days<p>Updated May 23, …

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There's a huge gap in auto-insurance premiums — but the industry is ignoring it

Our findings were based on analysis of insurance premiums and payouts in California, Illinois, Texas and Missouri.<p>We found insurers such as Allstate, Geico and Liberty Mutual were charging premiums that were as much as 30 percent higher in zip codes where most residents are minorities than in …

U.S. FCC chairman plans fast-track repeal of net neutrality: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is moving quickly to replace the Obama administration's landmark net neutrality rules and wants internet service providers to voluntarily agree to maintain an open internet, three sources briefed on the meeting said …

Simplicity of the One-Minute Portfolio is delivering great returns

The One-Minute Portfolio is made up of two exchange-traded funds (ETFs): the iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index Fund (XIU) and iShares Canadian Bond Index Fund (XBB). Once set up in an online brokerage account, about the only work to be done is to rebalance the weights for XIU and XBB at the start of each …

Yahoo isn't really going away (at least, not yet)

Altaba is essentially zombie Yahoo<p>Yahoo will be renamed “Altaba” and company CEO Marissa Mayer will step down from its board of directors once its major sale to Verizon closes, according to an 8-K filing released by Yahoo earlier today.<p>It’s a crazy string of events that sounds like the end of one …

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Google's self-driving cars have driven over 2 million miles — but they still need work in one key area

Google has been developing its cars since 2009 and one of its favorite stats to share about the project is that its self-driving cars have driven over 2 million miles. Google, which spun out its self-driving car unit into an independent company called Waymo last week, wrote on the Waymo website …

10 Important Books To Make You A Better Investor In 2017

Whether you are looking to spend a holiday gift card or your New Year’s Resolution is to read more, there is rarely a better value in the world than a good book. The books below combine centuries worth of experience and knowledge that make for an extremely high return on investment.<p><b>Short Reads For</b> …

A hot $1 billion hedge fund is building computers to predict how human traders will act

Manoj Narang is launching New York-based MANA Partners next month, using a mix of quant and alternative data strategies.<p>Quant funds have historically analyzed data using mathematical techniques to search for patterns of trends. The idea here is that quants can pick up on relationships between …

SEC Chair White defies Republican requests to stall rulemaking | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Mary Jo White on Monday defied requests by Senate Republicans to delay adopting new rules on everything from derivatives to mutual funds until after President-elect Donald Trump takes office.<p>SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White testifies …

Chinese insurers have significant risk management deficiencies: watchdog | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese insurance firms have significant risk management deficiencies, as they overly focus on asset management for profits and growth, a senior official at China’s insurance watchdog said on Saturday.<p>Vice chairman Chen Wenhui of the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) …

'Frighteningly Easy' Hack Guesses Full Credit Card Details In 6 Seconds

Attack works only on Visa network, Newcastle University researchers say.

How everyday investors can make money by peeking into the dark pools

Big cheeses on Wall Street have all the advantages when it comes to trading stocks -- no surprise there.<p>Ever wonder why a stock drops even when the …

Payday lenders seek emergency court help, fearing U.S. cutoff | Reuters

(Reuters) - Payday lenders asked a federal judge in Washington, D.C., for emergency relief to stop what they called a coordinated effort by U.S. regulators to stop banks from doing business with them, threatening their survival.<p>The storefront of an Advance America loan store is shown in Palm …

Americans are spending a lot more at banks in ways they can’t see

2016-11-18T11:05:55.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>Since the start of 2013, American consumers have boosted their spending on “financial services furnished …

Credit Card Companies Want You to Give Up Your Right to Sue Them. Here's How to Opt Out

Draft a simple, clear letter -- and follow directions carefully.<p>Before you sign up for a new credit card or click “I agree” on the user agreement for …

Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive" Actually Works, Leaked NASA Report Reveals

Though scientists are still trying to figure out how it doesn’t violate the laws of physics.<p>YouTube / Kaleb Austin Hopper<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …

WikiLeaks’ dump of messages to and from Clinton’s campaign chief offer an unprecedented view into the workings of the elite, and how it looks after itself<p>The emails currently roiling the US presidential campaign are part of some unknown digital collection amassed by the troublesome Anthony Weiner, …

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Chinese Crew Steals iPhone Pics, Hacks Google Nexus, Wins $200,000

Some of the world’s finest hackers are trying to break into the most widely-used mobile phones on the planet this week, as part of the Pwn2Own contest run by Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) in Japan. Despite the improved security of the devices, one famous Chinese crew, Keen Lab, has …

The secret Goldman Sachs audio shows Theresa May is pushing for a Brexit deal she knows will fail the country

May has justified this by saying that "Brexit means Brexit" and stressing that the will of the people is to reclaim control of Britain's borders even if it means giving up access to the EU's single market.<p>There may be some truth in that. But an audio recording leaked to The Guardian shows that May …

U.S. companies' reduced pension costs could lead to earnings surprises | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A little-noticed change in corporate pension funding rules could help more U.S. companies beat their earnings estimates this quarter at the expense of higher costs down the road.<p>In September 2015, the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission adopted new rules that allow companies to …

Money Laundering Laws Are Absurdly Annoying, Costly, and Darn-Near Pointless | Daniel J. Mitchell

Beginning in the 1970s and 1980s, the federal government (as well as other governments around the world) began to adopt policies based on the idea …

A serious attack on the iPhone was just seen in use for the first time

It's the iPhone's first remote jailbreak exploit<p>Earlier this month, an Emirati human rights activist named Ahmed Mansoor got a suspicious text. It promised new details of torture in the country’s state prisons, along with a link to follow if he was interested. If Mansoor had followed the link, it …

Credit-card stealing malware hits Hyatt, Marriott, Sheraton hotel chains

Some 20 hotels belonging to HEI Hotels & Resorts have been attacked by hackers who planted point-of-sale malware on their systems.<p>Chances are that …

DEA: Marijuana grow operations may be 'the new meth houses'

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) is taking aim at Colorado's marijuana industry.<p>In a June report— titled "Residential Marijuana Grows in Colorado: The New Meth Houses?" the DEA criticized the proliferation of large-scale marijuana grow operations in residential neighborhoods.<p>These growers are …

Thieves have figured out a crafty way to break into locked iPhones after stealing them

Enterprising thieves have now figured out a way to break into stolen iPhones after they've been locked if the owner isn't careful.<p>It requires duping the target, so it's possible to detect and block — but you need to know what you're doing.<p>We heard about the trick from Joonas Kiminki, who wrote a …

What ETF Fund Managers Do | Investopedia

A number of factors go into determining the typical daily activities and job responsibilities for an ETF portfolio manager. Among these factors are …

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China's Richest Man Is Going After Hollywood Studio Paramount

The conglomerate run by China’s richest man Wang Jianlin, Dalian Wanda Group, is after a 49% stake in Hollywood studio Paramount, Reuters reported.<p>If …