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Why China Manipulates the Yuan

For more than four decades, the government of China has kept a close grip on the value of its currency, the yuan. Using simple terms and insightful …

SEAL Team Six: What "Peace Through Strength" By "Power To The Edge" Really Looks Like

SEAL Team Six, especially since killing 9/11’s prime instigator Osama Bin Laden, occupies in the popular imagination something of the place that the CIA held during the Cold War. America’s Special Forces are much more than just the stuff of imagination. Scott McEwen and Richard Miniter take us, in …

How Google’s Redesigned Search Results Augur A More Beautiful Web

Google’s revamped search results page ditches underlined links. It’s a small tweak that means a lot to the web.<p>If you’ve searched anything on Google in the last day–and chances are you have–you might have noticed something different. The company’s newly designed search results page has ditched the …

Impoverished Haiti manufacturing its own Android tablet | Reuters

PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Better known for producing third-world poverty and political mayhem - as well as a world-class rum - the Western Hemisphere’s least developed country has made a surprising entry into the high-tech world with its own Android tablet.<p>A worker assembles Android-based tablets …

4 Ways To Cure Your Technological “Distraction Addiction”

You don’t have to purge technology from your life; Alex Soojung-Kim Pang argues that you can get the Information You Need and the Communication You Want, Without Enraging Your Family, Annoying Your Colleagues, and Destroying Your Soul. Here’s how.<p>There’s a Louis C.K. video that has been making the …

Productivity

Why You Should Hustle Every Day

<i>This post was written by Herbert Lui and edited by Robleh Jama, and originally appeared on the Busy Building Things blog. Companies like Facebook and Shopify renew their inspiration by using our art products.</i><p>What do software development hosting service GitHub, venture capitalist Fred Wilson, and …

6 Surprising Tactics Of An Unassuming Billionaire

At this year’s South by Southwest Conference, I had the opportunity to spend time with Scott Cook, founder of Intuit. It was the first time we had the chance to connect since my company, Docstoc, was acquired by them.<p>Scott is a staple on the Forbes Billionaire List. A self-made man, he built his …

SoftBank jumps to seven-week high on news of Alibaba U.S. listing | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in SoftBank Corp jumped as much as 6.6 percent to a seven-week high of 8,239 yen on Monday morning after its Chinese e-commerce affiliate Alibaba Group Holdings decided to hold its long-awaited share listing in the United States.<p>A woman holding her smartphone walks past an …

Yen slides as modest Russia sanctions soothe worries | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The safe-haven yen fell broadly on Monday after the United States and the European Union imposed what investors saw as modest economic sanctions against Russia and Ukraine following Crimea’s weekend vote to join Moscow.<p>A man watches television inside his currency exchange shop …

Twitter CEO Costolo to make first China visit | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc CEO Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials, academics and students in his first visit to China, signaling Twitter’s interest in cracking a lucrative but thorny market with 600 million Internet users.<p>Twitter, which has been blocked by Chinese …

Global stocks rise, yen falls as Ukraine-Russia worries ease | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stocks rose sharply on Monday and prices of the safe-haven yen and U.S. Treasuries fell, a day after Crimea’s vote to join Russia passed without major violence, easing fears that had driven equities to a one-month low on Friday.<p>The yen fell broadly after the United States …

Personal Security: Would You Be Safe in China?

TAIPEI (TheStreet) -- Knife attacks earlier this month on a Chinese railway station killed 33 people, and the attackers didn't care who they were. …

Markets Likely to Shake Off Bad Housing Numbers Next Week

Staggering misses from both are going to come on hot against various names in the remodeling area.<p>Feb 28, 2018 7:13 AM EST<p>The free market is going to …

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IPOtweet investing profile on StockTwits

About<p>Renaissance Capital provides pre-IPO research to institutional investors. For individuals, our IPO Pro site is the gold standard for tracking …

Investing

Twenty Five Years of Stock Investing...

Mike Harris (here on Stocktwits) has an excellent blog post up on his excellent blog entitled ‘1000 Posts‘.<p>I love them all as they are so true, but …

Investing

hertcapital investing profile on StockTwits

hertcapital<p>Sheldon McIntyre<p>Follow<p>Message<p>About<p>Professional Trader | Advisor | Previously Chief Investment Officer & Hedge Fund PM | Saskatchewan …

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Ted Cruz tweets response to photoshopped poster

The Texas senator jokes from L.A. that the poster’s creator made at least one big mistake<p>Tea Party darling and Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz was in Los Angeles on Saturday in order to deliver the keynote speech at the Claremont Institute's annual dinner. The speech was to focus on the legacy of …

In-the-know insiders are dumping stocks

A previous version of this story, published on March 14, incorrectly described the factors that the Vickers Weekly Insider Report takes into account …

Scientists Baffled by Mysterious Force Tossing Stars Out of Our Galaxy

Something is hitting stars in our Milky Way galaxy with such force that they are reaching the million-plus mile-per-hour velocity needed to break …

Are the Democrats doomed?

This year was always going to be a difficult one for<p>Democrats, as they battle to keep their five-seat majority in theSenate. But in recent months, the political landscape has grown bleaker.<p>Let's start with the basics: Democrats have more seats at risk this year than<p>Republicansdo. Of the 36 Senate …

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