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7 Top Stocks That Would Survive an Apocalypse

My new Samsung Galaxy smartphone is waterproof … or at least the box says it is. I’m not so sure, myself. While I’m sure a little splash of water …

Investing

We Are at the Dawn of a New Era of Innovation. Will You Still Be Able to Compete?

A shift from disrupting markets to tackling grand challenges.<p>I recently appeared as a guest on Wharton Professor David Robertson's radio show, <i>Innovation Navigation</i>. David is an old pro and recently published an excellent new book on innovation, <i>The Power of Little Ideas</i>, so it was an interesting, …

There’s a surprising new champion of the stock market

US indices have been ruled by mega-cap technology companies and financial firms for much of the period since the presidential election in November. But after some bullish news last week, drug developers now look poised to give them a run for their money.<p>The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI) surged …

Stock Markets

26 ‘cheap’ stocks in the market’s hottest sector

It’s hard to find bargains in the technology sector.<p>But using a measure called the PEG ratio — price-to-earnings-to-growth — highlights stocks that …

All the keyboard shortcuts you’ll ever need for Safari on iPad

Safari on the Mac is almost entirely controllable by the keyboard. You can open tabs, navigate forms on the page, and search through pages. And even if there’s no built-in shortcut, the Mac lets you add custom shortcuts to any menu item. The iPad isn’t quite so well-served, but you’d be surprised …

Opinion: The 23-year low in the ‘fear index’ should make you greedy for stocks

Wall Street’s most popular gauge of investor fear — the CBOE VIX Index — recently closed at 9.77, the lowest level since December 1993.<p>When investors …

Stock Markets

Autonomous driving is here, and it’s going to change everything

Welcome to the hands-free world.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published on</i> <i>Medium</i><i>.</i><p><i>A couple weeks ago, I spoke to a working group of economists and climate change experts in Norway about what’s happening right now in autonomous driving — how fast it’s likely to go mainstream, the effects it</i> …

Tesla's incredibly high valuation illustrates something deeper about the stock market

"It's either one of the great Ponzi schemes of all time, or it's all going to work out," mused Mike Jackson, CEO of AutoNation, the largest dealer group in the US. He was speaking at a conference hosted by the National Automobile Dealers Association and J.D. Power. "It's totally inexplicable, as …

Stock Markets

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Weapon Crafting: How to repair all the champion weapons

The fact your weapons constantly break in <i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is a real pain. What the heck is wrong with the blacksmiths in …

Breath of the Wild players are killing its toughest enemy in absurd ways

No items, Link only, final destination<p>One of the most satisfying things you can do in <i>T</i><i>he Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> is take down a Lynel, a super powerful, centaur-looking enemy who can resist almost any attack. Tons of players have made it a point to defeat these creatures when they run …

The Holy Grail Of Investing - A Barbell Approach

You've all heard the old adage: "You can't HAVE your cake and EAT it too." (For non-English language readers, a more accurate adage would be "You …

Warning Signs a Stock Might Be Trading in Dangerous Territory

How to Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued<p>Warning Signs a Stock Might Be Trading in Dangerous Territory<p>Updated April 04, 2018<p>Many investors have asked …

7 Stocks That Are Ridiculously Cheap Right Now

The only thing that is better than buying the stock of a great company is buying a stock of a great company at a low price. While there aren't a whole lot of companies out there selling at decent discounted prices these days -- the market is hitting all-time highs, after all -- there's still a …

7 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2017

The surprising result of the presidential election has large implications for dividend stocks. First, let’s stipulate this: As an asset class, stocks …

Autonomous cars to drive chip sector consolidation says NXP

MUNICH (Reuters) - NXP Semiconductor, the world’s largest chip supplier to the automotive industry, expects efforts to make self-driving cars will lead to more consolidation in its sector, the company’s automotive head told Reuters.<p>An autonomous driving truck is presented during a news conference …

Elon Musk Just Got His Blockbuster Tesla Quarter

Looks like billionaire entrepreneur and Tesla CEO Elon Musk just got his wish.<p>Weeks after sending an email to the electric car company’s staff, …

Comment on Will the End of Moore’s Law Halt Computing’s Exponential Rise? by ahier

Of course, Ray is correct on new innovations continuing the exponential pace of the advance in technology. Aside from Intel’s work referenced on …

Quantum Computing

The brave new world of robots and lost jobs

By David Ignatius<p>, Columnist<p>Job insecurity is a central theme of the 2016 campaign, fueling popular anger about trade deals and immigration. But economists warn that much bigger job losses are ahead in the United States — driven not by foreign competition but by advancing technology.<p>A look at the …

Hillary Clinton

‘Stranger Things,’ Parallel Universes, And The State Of String Theory

A conversation with theoretical physicist Brian Greene<p>Undoubtedly a hit of the summer, Netflix's <i>Stranger Things</i> is a Sci-Fi horror series that utilizes some serious scientific theories. Although they may use some terminology interchangeably, the series dives into some intense, confusing topics in …

Physics

Tesla's entire future depends on the Gigafactory

Pull up "large" in your thesaurus and you can easily apply any synonym to the plant: great, huge, sizable, substantial, immense, enormous, colossal, massive, mammoth, vast, prodigious, tremendous, ginormous — all of them apply. And maybe that doesn't even capture it.<p>The building, which Musk finds …

Tesla

Ray Kurzweil’s Four Big Insights for Predicting the Future

Self-driving cars, virtual reality games, bioprinting human organs, human gene editing, AI personalities, 3D printing in space, three billion people …

Why Australian rates are heading to zero

Australia may be heading towards zero interest rates in the coming five years, one of the world's leading credit strategists says.<p>While hardly a …

How to adapt when you’re a 40-year-old intern

It has been a little over a year since I began the full-time MBA programme at HEC. A decision that fit my professional and personal desire for new …

Perth Airport project leaves Alcom Fabrications sub-contractors thousands out of pocket

Several sub-contractors who worked on the expansion of the Perth Airport say they are owed hundreds of thousands of dollars from the project.<p>The new …

Mac and Cheese Spaghetti

Directions<p>Heat oven to 425 degrees F. In a 15x10x1-inch baking pan combine crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and the 1 tablespoon butter. Bake 5 minutes; …

Five Mods That Improve Fallout 4 Without Changing Everything

My approach to modding <i>Fallout 4</i> is laid-back: I want to make the game better, but I don’t want to fundamentally change it all that much.<p>I haven’t …

The Singularity Is Further Than It Appears - Charlie's Diary

<b>VERNOR VINGE'S INTELLIGENCE EXPLOSION</b><br>My first experience with the term Singularity (outside of math or physics) comes from the classic essay by …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of …

Smartphones lure Gen Y to share trading

Gen Y-ers are leading the charge in the online broking boom, as younger Australians flock to their Android and iPhones to trade shares.<p>New data from …