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This chart shows how quickly Amazon is 'eating the retail world'

One simple chart depicts what's taking place in retail today, as many traditional players that once boasted impressive revenue growth now report …

A salary guide for your 20s, 30s, and 40s

As it turns out, your money arc is shorter than you think. According to an analysis from PayScale.com, women's pay peaks at age 39, and, according to their median data, at about $60,000.<p>After that, there may be small bumps in salary, but they rarely outpace inflation — so in real terms, you'll make …

Wealth seldom a result of hard work and innovation

Switzerland has the highest density of millionaires in the world. This is not something to be proud of, says one Swiss sociologist.<p>Professor Ueli …

Income Inequality

Buffett: Humility Can Make You Rich

By<p>Feb. 27, 2017 4:40 p.m. ET<p>Usually the super-wealthy get the best things in life, Warren Buffett says, but when it comes to investments, you …

Investing

Why It’s Far Cheaper to Buy a Car than Lease

By<p>Updated May 1, 2017 2:55 p.m. ET<p>Buying a car is probably your first big-ticket purchase. The good news is that if you’ve got a job and a decent …

Personal Finance

Financial crises | The Economist

Finance is not merely prone to crises, it is shaped by them. Five historical crises show how aspects of today’s financial system originated—and offer …

This Valentine's Day, Elon Musk wants you to know that machines will take over the world and make you obsolete

But the best solution might be a social change—not a technical one<p>Apparently "Battlestar Galactica" had it right all along. Technology mogul Elon Musk says the way to deal with advancing artificial intelligence is to merge with machines—or risk being made redundant.<p>At the 2017 World Government …

Artificial Intelligence

Donald Trump Had A Superior Electoral College Strategy

How Hillary Clinton and the media missed the boat.<p><i>This is the sixth article in a series that reviews news coverage of the 2016 general election,</i> …

As Crisis That Vexed Obama Fades, Trump Will Benefit

In ways that few appreciate, the financial crisis that ushered Barack Obama into office in 2008 shaped all eight years of his presidency. It drove his regulatory and economic agenda, polarized politics and policy, hobbled output and wage growth, and ultimately helped make Donald Trump …

Economy

We Can’t Undo Globalization, but We Can Improve It

You can’t go forward by going backward. Take the current debate about trade and globalization, for instance. While the impulse to erect trade barriers is understandable given the pain experienced by workers in a range of industries and communities in recent years, it is not the way to create …

It’s Time for Investor Fees to Go Even Lower

Let’s make a deal. You give me your money, and I’ll invest it in the stock market. You take all the risk, and I’ll give you the reward. Well, most of it. Every year, I’ll collect 1% from you, even if you lose money on my stock picks. That 1% is as much as one-fourth […]

Stock Markets

IBM Watson AI is taking over white-collar jobs in Japan

Artificial intelligence has some pretty clear use cases in the workforce. Thus far, it’s largely been used to automate factory and shipping work. It …

Extreme Financial Makeover: 30 Moves in 30 Days

Uniqlo takes up to 95% off its selection of men's, women's, boys' and girls' sale items. Even better, free shipping ... Read more.<p>Updated: 3 days 15 …

Fidelity Embraces What It Once Avoided: The ETF

Funds giant bends to changes in investor preferences in money-management industry<p>Abigail Johnson once resisted bulking up in exchange-traded funds because of the potential costs of committing to the lower-margin products. But a sea change in the money management industry is forcing the chief …

Investing

China’s plans to lead the global economy are being foiled by… China

America’s traditional stewardship of the global economy is in limbo. As president-elect Donald Trump sees it, the United States’ role in the world isn’t necessarily to lead it. Sure, the US will still engage with other countries—but only in line with Trump’s guiding principle of “America …

Economics

The Absolute Easiest Ways To Improve Your Finances In 2017

So we’ve already established that we suck at money. But what can we do about it? If your answer is: “Just tell my parents to dip into my trust fund!” Congratulations! You’re an assh*le. (But one that we’re very, very jealous of. Enjoy Coachella worry free, friend.)<p>For the rest of us, we need to get …

Why index investors are suddenly coming under attack

Index investing, the Bambi of the financial world, is suddenly back in hunters' cross-hairs.<p>Consider the shot fired earlier this year by Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., a respected Wall Street research firm. Analysts at Bernstein suggested in a report that indexing – or "passive" investing in financial …

In 2016 Microsoft Showed How It Will Change The World In 2017

When Microsoft announced the Surface RT it was widely derided as a bad idea. But the truth is that it is a very good idea, but way too far ahead of its time. Here’s the problem that Microsoft currently has: the Surface Pro and Surface Book are not tablets. The iPad Pro is a tablet, and it’s very …

Windows Phone

American consumers are not borrowing as much as you think

How much consumer debt is too much?<p>Today's infographic uses extensive data from Equifax to try and answer this question.<p>We put consumer debt in a historical context, while providing an in-depth look at the latest numbers on different categories of debt such as student loans, credit cards, and …

Personal Finance

3 Big Pharma Stocks With the Fastest-Growing Dividends

Hockey great Wayne Gretzsky famously said: "I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been." I think the concept definitely applies to investing in dividend stocks. Don't just look at the stocks with the highest dividends now. Try to identify the ones that could have the best …

Investing

Google Makes So Much Money, It Never Had to Worry About Financial Discipline—Until Now

Earlier this year, Astro Teller, a ponytailed scientist and science fiction writer, gave a TED Talk.<p>It was a first for Teller, but not for X, or …

Why Investors Shouldn't Get Overly Excited About a Trump Fiscal Boom

The president-elect has fueled a spirited rally in the dollar and developed-market stocks since his election victory, while government bond yields …

5 Amazing Tech Inventions You Won't Believe Exist

Zackees Gloves<p>Here we collect Top 5 amazing tech inventions from internet. You don’t believe these type of tech inventions exist in this world.<p>5 …

Oil Production Cut? Dream On, Goldman Says

The post-Algiers rally in oil prices took a breather Tuesday and The United States Oil Fund (USO) slipped 0.8%.<p>The U.S. WTI oil price benchmark and …

Oil

Donald Trump's Unreleased Transcript Discussing Economic Policy

<i>The Fucking News</i> has obtained previously unreleased audio recordings of Donald Trump speaking with economic-policy analyst Ezra Klein of Vox aboard a …

Negative interest rates will have toxic side effects

Since 2008, policymakers have sought to use low rates to boost economic growth and increase inflation in order to bring elevated debt levels under …

Should You Sell Some Stock Holdings This Election Season?

Financial adviser Mike Piershale sees market losses coming and recommends you consider paring back.<p>Presidential election years are traditionally good …

MUST SEE CHARTS: The U.S. Govt. Financial Disaster vs. Gold & Silver

By the <b>SRSrocco Report</b>,The financial disaster taking place at the U.S. Government costs one heck of a lot of gold and silver. I doubt many precious …

Economy

Artificial intelligence and Big Data to manage your wealth: robo-advisers

<b>Managing and, preferably, optimizing your full financial portfolio, an investment portfolio, a pension plan and so on is traditionally a human …

Artificial Intelligence

Diversified Portfolio - Can You Expect Your Money To Double In 10 Years?

<b>Diversified Portfolio – Can You Expect Your Money To Double In 10 Years? by Luke F. Delorme, Director of Financial Planning, American Investment</b> …