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Mexico's Carlos Slim Unseated As World's Second Richest Man By Warren Buffett

Over the past year, Carlos Slim Helú has gone from being the richest man on the planet to the third place on Forbes World’s Billionaires list. Slim, who has been the second richest person in the world since May 2013 (behind Bill Gates), was bumped down to third place on Monday by Warren …

5 Priorities For Building Tomorrow's Business

Today, executives most desire an agile, efficient organization with strong leaders.<p>But will that change in 3 years? <i>You bet.</i><p>Tomorrow’s CxOs will want a different kind of business—that’s according to research by Forbes Insights. Yes, they still want it to be fast-paced and market-responsive, but they …

Bitcoin moves from hype to disappointment, and on to real utility

<i>Updated December 3 at 9:45 a.m. ET to reflect that Blockstream is based in Canada, not the U.S.</i><p>If you hang around the tech scene for long enough you will see some absolutely amazing ideas being turned into businesses.<p>Some arrive too early to be successful, some aren’t executed successfully and some …

OPEC’s black gold price losing its shimmer

After the latest OPEC meeting black gold lost some of its sheen as the producer cartel said it would not cut output to reverse a dramatic fall in prices. Gulf countries played a key role in that decision.<p>Producers and oil companies face further challenges from slowing economic growth leading to …

Oil and gas stocks aren't dead yet

If you've been scanning headlines in recent days, you're probably convinced that the plunge in oil prices will result in the death of the energy industry as we know it.<p>True, the Energy Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLE) has tumbled 8% in less than a week. And when I reached out to Kim Forrest of Fort …

Next version of Google Glass may be Intel powered

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: DVF<p>The next version of Google Glass may have Intel inside, giving the chip-maker a potential foot in the door of the …

When an oil man sees $30 a barrel, it’s time to sound contrarian alarms

The Kansas City Star story cited in the call of the day was updated to accurately reflect Cook’s opinion that Hillary Clinton has a 25% to 30% chance …

Lubrizol's Bolt-On Energy Deal A Priority For Berkshire's Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett’s over $50 billion cash stockpile often drives speculation about Berkshire Hathaway's next mega deal. However, it is acquisitions like Berkshire subsidiary Lubrizol’s $825 million purchase of engineered chemistry and drilling fluids businesses from Weatherford International on Monday …

Miners, oil stocks weigh on European shares as commodities slump

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s top stock index dropped to its lowest in two weeks on Monday as commodity shares slumped and Vodafone fell on speculation it is considering possible acquisitions.<p>A man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of London October 11, 2013. REUTERS/Stefan …

Ebola In The Air: What Science Says About How The Virus Spreads

Here's an Ebola puzzle for you: If the virus isn't airborne, why do doctors and nurses need to wear full protective suits, with face masks, while treating patients?<p>After we dug through studies and talked to scientists, the answer slowly emerged.<p>Ebola <i>does</i> spread through the <i>air</i>. But not through the</i> …

What It Takes to Banish Bad Money Habits

If you've ever experienced a sense of euphoria after paying off your credit card in full or purchasing a piece of furniture that <i>finally</i> completes your living room, you know that our relationship to money isn't just a purely economical one.<p>There's a big psychological component, too.<p>And this is …

Oil Prices Drop 18% Amid Fears of a Growing Glut

Crash pushes Opec-member Venezuela closer to default.<p>Oil futures extended their losses on 29 November, and finished markedly lower for the month, …

Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Brian Bordainick remembers when he snapped.<p>He was in the process of building what is now a $16 million trendy data-driven dining startup called Dinner Lab. Many would have loved to trade spots with him. Things were happening fast.<p>But he …

India's economy slows, but optimism remains

India's economic growth slowed last quarter, raising the stakes for Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he seeks to push through long-overdue reforms.<p>Gross domestic product grew by 5.3% during the second quarter of India's fiscal year, down from a 5.7% expansion in the previous quarter. However, many …

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12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …