Riki Lindberg

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Changing the Name of the Game: A Look into the Future of Investing

Millennials have the potential to significantly alter the way the financial services industry caters to individual investors. The newest generation of workers, the first to grow up entirely in the age of smart phones and the internet, don’t view investments as stocks and bonds run by Wall Street. …

Global Business Speaks English

Ready or not, English is now the global language of business. More and more multinational companies are mandating English as the common corporate language—Airbus, Daimler-Chrysler, Fast Retailing, Nokia, Renault, Samsung, SAP, Technicolor, and Microsoft in Beijing, to name a few—in an attempt to …

How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur With Zero Business Experience | Inc.com

Ideally, every entrepreneur would have an MBA as well as the skills and leadership qualities to grow a business and stay well in the black. In reality, however, few become business owners by following such a linear path. Many get started simply because they have a good idea or because …

Entrepreneurship

People Are *Already* In Line For The iPhone 6

Looks like people are already lining up for the iPhone 6 in front of New York City's flagship Fifth Avenue store — six days before Apple makes any announcement and 16 days before any new device is actually expected to hit stores.<p>Tech investor Dan Benton posted this tweet early Wednesday:<p>Business …

The 14 Best Business Books To Read This Fall

As we shake off the summer malaise and head into fall, it's the perfect time to read some motivational and insightful business books.<p>And there's no shortage of good material. Coming out in the next two months are memoirs packed with advice, like Virgin Group founder Richard Branson's "The Virgin …

Meet 'The Best Technology Reviewer On The Planet,' Who Is Only 20 Years Old

YouTubers have taken notice of the young man: Brownlee's YouTube channel "MKBHD" has more than 1.5 million subscribers and nearly 130 million total views on his 640-plus videos.<p>Still, he's no overnight success: Brownlee has been working tirelessly for more than five years, honing his craft by …

Videography

Here Are The Best Things To Buy In Every Month

Sometimes, knowing when a particular item will go on sale is just common sense: Chances are you would spend a lot more on a winter jacket in November than you would in April.<p>But it's more difficult to know when to shop for other products, like wedding dresses, champagne, and used cars.<p>We came up …

'The Internet Of Things' Will Change Virtually Everything About How Large Companies Operate

The IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire business-to-business, consumer-facing and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of connections: 1.9 billion devices today, and 9 billion by 2018. That year, it will be …

Internet of Things

10 Classic Cocktails Everyone Should Know How To Make

Some cocktails are classics for a reason. They are so tasty that they never go out of style.<p>With the help of our friends at Food52, we've put together recipes for the 10 best classic cocktails. They range from a sophisticated Old Fashioned to an adventurous mai tai.<p>Here are the best classic …

New Orleans

The Evidence Is In: Patent Trolls Do Hurt Innovation

Over the last two years, much has been written about patent trolls, firms that make their money asserting patents against other companies, but do not make a useful product of their own. Both the White House and Congressional leaders have called for patent reform to fix the underlying problems that …

One of These Monets Was Made by a Nanoprinter

Look closely. Can you tell the difference between these two images? One’s a bona fide reprint of Claud Monet’s "Impression, Sunrise." The other? A …

How The Internet of Things is About to Change the World

Tech companies have been talking about connected homes for years – The Internet of Things – where appliances and accessories will be connected to the …

7 Simple Steps To Improve Your Handwriting

But handwriting is an important developmental skill, and your handwriting says a lot about you.<p>We spoke with calligraphy expert Laura Hooper of Laura Hooper Calligraphy, a calligraphy expert who offers handwriting classes in cities around the country. Hooper shared seven tips to help anyone improve …

10 questions to ask a financial adviser

As important as it is to understand the fundamentals of financial planning, the reality is most of us don’t have the time, knowledge and/or interest …

Finding Stocks That Can Double

My favorite question to ask of a CEO is what are you working on that has the potential to double your stock price over the next 3 to 5 years? If the CEO cannot provide a good answer to this question, there is no reason to believe the stock can do any better than an index fund so I’ll pass. It’s …

You can’t be Warren Buffett, but you can be a better investor

Financial markets are complex dynamic systems, populated by irrational and biased participants. Because of this, we have a tendency not only to …

7 Unconventional Yet Proven Ways to Land the Job You Want

Photo (cc) by deanmeyersnet<p><i>This post comes from Victoria Hudson.</i><p>T.S. Eliot’s beleaguered J. Alfred Prufrock laments that his life is measured out in …

Three Ways To Earn Investment Income

The media’s depiction of the stock market often is simplistic and narrow. It comes off like a casino, a place where you put your money down and hope the ball lands on black.<p>Real investing is far different. It’s ownership of a company, literally, and the benefits of that ownership accrue to you just …

7 Excellent Ways To Start A Presentation

When we speak, we have about 60 seconds to capture our audience's attention, establish credibility, orient them to our topic, and motivate them to listen, says Darlene Price, president of Well Said, Inc., and author of "Well Said! Presentations and Conversations That Get Results."<p>If you waste those …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Tech stock soars 25,000%. Trading halted

A 25,000% return is unheard of, but that's how much Cynk Technology (CYNK) has soared since the middle of June.<p>Many are starting to question what is going on with this stock.<p>Cynk trades "over the counter," meaning you can't buy or sell it on any official exchange. On June 16, the price of a share …

10 Ways To Become a Millionaire by Age 30

It may seem like an impossible goal to be a millionaire at any stage of your life. However, that isn’t true. The earlier you start making smart …

Personal Finance

27 Facts About The Global Economy That Every Investor Should Know

US Trust put out a report titled 101 Things Every Investor Should Know About The Global Economy earlier this year. Inspired by the report, we drew on some key global themes in terms of investment, trade, output, competitiveness and asset performance to pull together 27 key themes for investors.<p>We …

28 Stocks That Could Double In Two Years, No Matter What The Market Does

Business-focused social network LinkedIn, retailer Lumber Liquidators, growing ETF power WisdomTree Investments, cloud-based enterprise software company Workday and 3D-printing outfit 3D Systems don’t have much in common. Except for the fact that analysts from Jefferies think all five could see …

The Most Costly College Financing Mistakes: How To Avoid Them

While I highly value a college education — I have two degrees — I despise the idea of college debt. I graduated without this onerous burden, but few can do it today. That’s why there’s more than $1 trillion in student debt outstanding.<p>There are ways to avoid the student debt trap. Some are …

Wealthfront CIO Burton Malkiel Explains How 18 Year Olds Should Begin Investing

<i>Answer by Burton Malkiel, Wealthfront CIO, author of “Random Walk Down Wall Street”, on Quora,</i><p>I recently answered this question at a Fireside Chat at Google in New York City together with some of my colleagues at Wealthfront.<p>[by the way, the full talk (about 80 minutes) is here.]<p>The most important …

It's The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Investing Life

You know the old grade-school joke, I’m sure.<p>“What day is it?” Answer: “The first day of the rest of your life.”<p>Corny, I know, but thought-provoking as well. The past really is the past. Whatever happens next in your life is about what you do or don’t do today and tomorrow and the next day. It’s a …

Picking Stocks in Non-Trending Markets

With half the year almost over, there are many different opinions about how the stock market might finish the year. One thing that both retail and professional investors and traders can agree on is that the choppy market has made it difficult to make money.<p>Many of the top hedge funds saw …

Michael Simpson: The Truth About Raising Startup Capital

I recently spoke to Michael Simpson, who is the co-author, with Seth Goldstein, of <i>The Secret of Raising Money</i> and co-founder of DJZ. Michael worked in investment banking for two years after graduating from Yale. Simpson’s company is funded by Kleiner Perkins, Google Ventures, Index Ventures, True …

10 things not to buy in 2014

<b>1. Cable TV</b><p>Cable television’s heyday is over. Subscribers have been declining since 2004, and analysts say there’s no end in sight. Roughly 54.8 …