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The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

Why Smart People Diversify

If you've spent any time reading or listening to financial fare, you've surely heard references to diversification. Here's a look at why diversification matters to you and your portfolio.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>First off, know that diversification isn't always embraced. Self-made billionaire …

3 Biotech Stocks to Buy on Sale

After a years-long bull market, finding cheap stocks to buy is a daunting task. Luckily, you can still find a variety of companies in the biotech industry with under-appreciated potential.<p>Investors seeking a well established company with steady profits will want to take a closer look at <b>Gilead</b> …

Three Simple Ways To Ease An Anxious Mind

As a lawyer, my life is ripe for anxiety. I have to predict all the potential consequences for every action taken in a case and try to outmaneuver the negative consequences.<p>When I experience anxiety, I notice constriction in the body as well as the mind. It feels as though I have tunnel vision and …

Mindfulness

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich

How can you get rich? There are plenty of paths to wealth.<p>You could win the lottery. A long-lost uncle could pass away and leave you his stash of bitcoins. Of course, there are plenty of other methods to getting rich as well. One way to seriously consider is to buy stocks that are poised to benefit …

Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise

Mindfulness and meditation are well-known ways to combat anxiety and stress, but they can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. If you need a quick …

Meditation

Yoga Breathing May Help Depression and Anxiety, Study Says

This could be key.<p>If you've ever done yoga, you may have walked away from the mat feeling much more calm and at peace. There are a lot of reasons for that, from the physical and mental benefits of exercise to the emotional acceptance preached during a typical flow. But researchers are now saying …

Depression

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

The Brain

I tried transcendental meditation for two weeks — here’s what happened

As someone who’s struggled to manage panic attacks and anxiety since the tragicomedy we all refer to as “the teen years,” I’m always in desperate …

The Best Investing Advice for 2017 From Fortune’s Experts

<b>By Matthew Heimer</b><p>Photographs by Robyn Twomey for Fortune<p>December 5, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p>Insights from the panelists at our annual roundtable<p>For seven …

The 5 best ways to invest $10,000

Your definition of windfall may vary, but there’s little argument that $10,000 is a healthy chunk of cash — certainly enough to give you cold feet when deciding how to invest it.<p>The good news is there are a lot of options: $10,000 is enough to more than meet most online broker minimums.<p>We’ve …

Astrophysicist has consoling message for humanity: You’re more important than you might think

New discoveries point to uniqueness of human life<p>Oscar Wilde once said, “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>The …

How to Raise Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

The media’s fascination with young entrepreneurs gives off the impression that all of America’s businesses are being run by messy-haired …

Why Every Human Should Sleep Naked -- ScienTIFIC Explanation

Burn your pajamas and throw away the oversized t-shirts. We all need a little bit more nudity in our lives, especially when it comes to …

How Millennials Will Change The Face Of Finance & Investing

Millennials are not only the largest generation in U.S. history, they will also receive the greatest transfer of inherited wealth ever.<p>It’s also been observed that Millennials are changing how businesses operate through their unique preferences and behaviors surrounding spending, lifestyle, and …

Demographics

Ultimate Guide To Cute Happy Birthday Wishes & Quotes

A birthday is a special occasion for the celebrant because it only comes once a year and during this day, you can show how you care about him/her and …

The workout to build bigger arms

davidf / Getty<p>davidf / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hey guys, we have a confession to make: We really don’t know why muscles grow how they …

10 Super Low-Cost Business Ideas You Can Start Within a Week - OLBlog

I know, you have heard many stories of successful entrepreneurs and just set up your mind to jump into the entrepreneurship ocean to sail your …

I had a 'sleep doctor' tell me how to structure my entire day — and I've never felt more energized

There's something weirdly satisfying about knowing what time someone else wakes up, what time they eat an apple, and how long they wait between eating the apple and working out — especially if that someone is famous and successful.<p>Forget working hard and displaying grit — I'm going to eat an apple …

Hooray! It turns out that capitalism works after all

Well, this is awkward.<p>For the last few months, the hottest thing in economics has been the “elephant chart”. Produced by economists Christoph Lakner …

Economics

8 Things You Should Do If You Just Can't Fall Asleep

Some nights you hit the sheets, and you just <i>know</i> your snooze will be lackluster. Maybe you're nervous about your interview tomorrow or are still simmering about the unresolved argument you had with your significant other. Or maybe, you stayed up a little too late watching <i>Supernatural</i> reruns on …

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