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This Israeli startup has a battery that can charge an electric car in 5 minutes

Israel’s StoreDot has done a lot of interesting stuff with battery technology, but what it’s demonstrating today at CUBE Tech Fair in Berlin is for the history books.<p>The company is launching its new FlashBattery technology, which promises to allow you to charge an electric car in just five …

If I Had To Build An Income Portfolio Today - Update 17

<b>Introduction</b><p>In October 2015, I wrote an article entitled "<b>If I Had to Build an Income Portfolio Today</b>" which was published by Seeking Alpha, October …

Positioning A Portfolio Properly For Any Outcome

Earnings season is upon us and traders are making big bets looking for a quick buck by either going long or short a stock ahead of a company's …

S&P Dividend Aristocrats: Which Stocks Make the List?

These stocks have long track records of dividend success. Find out which stocks qualify.<p><b>Stock</b><p><b>Years of Consecutive Dividend Increases</b><p><b>Current Dividend</b> …

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

10 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Buy to Pay the Bills

I like making money in the stock market. But I <i>love</i> dividends. You see, the problem with capital gains is that in order to actually enjoy them, you …

The Anatomy of an Effective B2B Mobile App

Discover the key features and functionalities of a mobile app dedicated to B2B customers.<p>Business to business has specific rules for customer …

Apps

How I launched a side hustle that earns enough to cover my mortgage payment — and requires less than 10 hours of work per week

I loaded my iPhone with apps like Evernote, Outlook, Mail, and Agenda to keep track of to-dos, appointments, and meetings. But I found myself more unfocused and lost in the swirl of life than ever.<p>I started using an old-fashioned notepad for my to-do list, and liked it. Then I started printing my …

This Guy Is Running 6 Full Page Ads... Just to Share His Business Ideas?

Priceline.com founder Jay Walker raised $50 million to launch Upside.com.... but that's not what he's talking the most about.<p>Jay Walker -- serial entrepreneur, Priceline.com founder, and named in over 650 U.S. patents -- recently raised $50 million to launch a new company, Upside. (Upside lets …

Business Strategy

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System

3D TV’s festering corpse is dead and buried

Final nail in the coffin.<p>Remember 3D TV? We thought it was long gone.<p>It turns out TV makers were still hanging onto the dream that 3D would take off …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

History has taught us that dividend growth stocks are the absolute best way to grow both your income and wealth over time.<p>One such group of dividend …

Investing

LG has a levitating speaker because it's about time for gadgets to start flying

We're living in the future. Although they're not yet available to everyone, we do have jetpacks, self-driving cars and spaceships. So it's our right …

DNA-editing breakthrough could fix 'broken genes' in the brain, delay ageing and cure incurable diseases

Scientists have discovered a new way to edit DNA that could fix “broken genes” in the brain, cure previously incurable diseases and potentially even …

Forget Startups–Just Buy A Small Business From A Retiring Entrepreneur

Droves of baby boomer business owners are starting to retire, and looking to hand off their life’s work. That spells opportunity.<p>Sure, you may want to found the next “Uber for [insert service here],” but that’s not the only entrepreneurial path you can walk. In fact, it may not even be the best …

Small Business

15 Easy Recipes for Your Next Crappy Dinner Party

Does the idea of having guests drop in make you anxious? Maybe you worry about the perfect recipe to make for dinner, or whether your house is clean …

10 High-Dividend Stocks for Safe Retirement Income

<i>Editors' pick: Originally published Sept. 7 and updated and republished with market activity midday Sept. 8.</i><p>Every dividend investor wants the highest …

Investing

Goldman Sachs Elevator explains the hierarchy of watches on Wall Street

The study examined the "unwritten expectations" of investment banks and concluded that recruiters often discriminate on the basis of "arcane culture rules" like what color the candidate's shoes are, how they tie their tie, or God forbid, if they received a private school education.<p>A class ceiling …

The Best Fried Chicken in All 50 States

Few foods are more comforting, more decadent, and more delicious than a plate of fried chicken, served fresh from the skillet alongside crisp …

READ UP: 4 tough Wall Street interview questions

Below are four of the most difficult questions (two technical and two behavioral) you may encounter as well as some sample responses to give you an idea of how to structure a great answer.<p>As you will see, these questions take mastery both of your personal story and of the technical side of …

Hedge funds are having trouble hiring, and it's changing the Wall Street ecosystem

Hedge funds are increasingly finding it difficult to hire good people.<p>That's according a big report on hedge fund hiring trends that Barclays sent out to clients last month.<p>The 24-page report, prepared by the bank's hedge fund strategic consulting team, is clear in its message: Hedge funds are …

The intense competition that determines 'Wall Street's Best Athlete' is going nationwide

In the span of four grueling hours, the bankers, traders, and analysts go head-to-head in a 400-meter run, football throw, pull-ups, 40-yard dash, dips, 500-meter row, vertical jump, 20-yard shuttle, bench press, and an 800-meter run.<p>It's for a great cause, with the event raising money for …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

25 Wall Street movies to watch over Thanksgiving

That doesn't mean you can't get a little Wall Street in your day, though. Why not kick back on the couch and watch one of these Wall Street movies?<p>You'll definitely enjoy yourself, and you might even learn something.