Rob Thompson

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Everything Looks Like A Bubble

Calling the top is in fashion as the market makes new highs.<p>I see nothing in the market that is indicating a bubble.<p>Consumers are taking on more …

Senators want governors involved in health talks

Republican senators from states that expanded Medicaid enrollment under ObamaCare are pressing for their home-state governors to be involved in the …

Health Care

Time in the Age of Instant

High-speed digital technology has given us countless ways to manage how we spend our time. But is it also changing who we are?<p>Think of all you can accomplish in a flash. With the touch of a button you open the blinds, adjust the lights and set the thermostat. A loved one calls and you video chat …

Business Power Tools: Mavenlink's CEO Shares His Favorite Tech

Read on to learn how the CEO of this project management tech startup manages more than 200 people across seven global offices.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Speed Is Not A Strategy: Foresight, Strategy And Speed In A World Of Rapid Change

Speed is a great thing, unless you’re moving in the wrong directions. Understandably, business leaders have become obsessed with moving fast. Technology change, the Ubers of the world scaling rapidly and upending industries, thus we must unfetter our actions from corporate decision processes and …

Innovation

6 Ways to Build a Billion-Dollar Sales Machine

Skyrocket your sales with these hard-won strategies from an entrepreneur who's brought in $1 billion.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When did your CEO last ride a snowmobile on a volcano, shoot an "ice bucket challenge" with construction equipment, or open for the …

The 25 coolest tech companies in Israel

The Middle Eastern country is sometimes referred to as "Startup Nation" thanks to the sheer number of entrepreneurs building businesses there, particularly in cities like Tel Aviv.<p>Multinational tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft all have research centres in Israel but some …

She Sold LearnVest for a Reported $250 Million. Now She's Helping Her Acquirer Change From Within | Inc.com

Alexa von Tobel is the latest entrepreneur to prove that being bought out doesn't mean selling out.<p>In 2015, the founder and CEO of the financial planning service LearnVest, made the tough decision to sell her company to Northwestern Mutual for a rumored $250 million with the hope she could disrupt …

Financial Planning

Exclusive: Google launches AI investment platform

41446a55-989e-4b55-9051-7100c8da01c9<p>Exclusive: Google launches AI investment …

Republicans

We’re Edging Closer To Nuclear War

Experts are worried about India, Pakistan and North Korea.<p><i>Welcome to Bayesian Update, an attempt to take a step back and figure out what’s changed in</i> …

The Violent Gasp of a Ruling Minority Party - Lawyers, Guns & Money

Pierce uses the dishonest statement put out by the campaign of Republican hired goon Greg Gianforte to put his assault on Ben Jaobs in context:<p>I just …

Putting Frugality in Context of a Busy Modern Life

Springtime is incredibly busy around our home. Our children each participate in a spring sport of their choosing (if they want to). They’re also …

Time Management

End Your Workday With These 4 Questions | Inc.com

The end of your workday has a way of sneaking up on you. You catch a quick glimpse at the time and realize it's already later than you had planned to leave the office.<p>You rush to shut down your computer, grab your keys, and head out the door, desperate to get your few hours of respite before you …

Time Management

Stop Thinking James Comey Keeps All His Files in a Cardboard Box

Author: Issie Lapowsky. Issie Lapowsky Security<p>Date of Publication: 05.12.17.<p>Time of Publication: 2:30 pm. 2:30 pm<p>On October 19, 1973, Nick Akerman …

Mission Accomplished: The Housing Bubble Is Back

Low interest rates reflate the housing bubble. $7M luxury home in South Dakota.<p>Moral Hazard and Bigger risks. Debt, auto loans, and the stock market …

How The Next Recession Could Be Worse Than The Financial Crisis

How can the next recession be worse? Monetary policy will become less effective over time, as I detail below.<p>Deflationary forces in the global …

Stock Markets

The Guardian view on Trump’s behaviour: tyrannical not presidential

The man in the White House is governing like he is the president of a banana republic, not the leader of the oldest constitutional government in modern times<p>The decision of Donald Trump to fire the person overseeing an investigation into him is a turning point in the tragedy of the United States’ …

Donald Trump