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These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Investing

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

China is creating cracks in one of America's biggest asset bubbles

China's State Council has issued guidelines on what Chinese companies can and cannot acquire overseas. The purpose is to "promote healthy growth of overseas investment and prevent risks." These risks would be that the $18 trillion of Chinese corporate debt will balloon further, though much of this …

Real Estate

Big-name investors are using a '1% rule' to make risky bets that won't devastate you — but could pay off big-time

But when big-name investors make big returns look easy, it's tempting to roll the dice yourself.<p>The latest craze to catch the attention of the mainstream investing community revolves around cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Jason Calacanis, an early investor in startups including …

Investing

8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course

One of the easiest ways to scale a business is to create passive income through an online course.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>At the age of 19, I began my own business as a photographer, living in my grandmother’s guest bedroom with $0.81 to my name. A few short …

Marketing

Are you cashing in on the ‘Fintech Revolution’ happening now?

<i>This story is sponsored by IBM.</i><p>A cashless economy encourages widespread adoption of digital technology<p>Today, making a money transfer or making a …

Blockchain

While Fintech Disrupts Banking, These Three Customer Demands Aren't Changing

When asked the question, “What’s going to change in the next 10 years?”, Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon cleverly responded, “What’s NOT going to change in the next 10 years?’<p>What’s not going to change can be applied to virtually any industry. In a world of evolving technologies, we often think about how …

Customer Service

Is free trade good or bad?

<b>Free trade is something of a sacred cow in the economics profession.</b><p>Moving towards it, rather slowly, has also been one of the dominant features of the post-World War Two global economy.<p>Now there are new challenges to that development.<p>The UK is leaving the European Union and the single market - …

Globalization

Can IBM’s Watson Do It All?

Big Blue’s artificial intelligence division is a sprawling effort to corner seemingly every market in AI.<p>From winning <i>Jeopardy</i> in 2011 to helping write a sad song last year, IBM’s Watson cognitive computing platform is all over popular culture. Press releases fly out about Watson producing a movie …

Artificial Intelligence

The Federal Reserve prepares to raise interest rates again

AMERICA’S central bank tries to be predictable. When in December 2015 it raised interest rates for the first time since 2006, nobody was much …

Economics

Inequality Is Killing The American Dream

Decades of rising income inequality and slowing economic growth have eroded a pillar of the American dream: the hope that each generation will do …

Income Inequality

Disturbing Credit Card Statistics - Don't Ruin your Life with Plastic

Credit cards offer an easy way to tide you over until your next paycheck comes, but that easy money comes at a hefty price. Interest rates vary anywhere from zero percent promotional introductory rates to 29.99% or even more in some cases.<p>With interest rates this high, it is easy to see why …

Economics

How to Build the Future by Asking Four Forward-Facing Questions

Frustration with teams and organizations is the result of avoiding questions that many leaders don’t dare to ask. Successful leaders ask …

US liberals should take comfort from rest of us

Welcome, American liberals. Welcome to the special torment of discovering that you do not know your country.<p>You thought, no doubt, you were …

It’s time to make an urgent case for the new global economy

Donald Trump’s election to the US presidency undermines a vision of the new global economy that was already in crisis. Those of us who believe in a more connected world must make an urgent and compelling case for it.<p>In his campaign, Trump vowed to restrict the movement of people and goods into the …

Globalization

10 essential slides for a captivating pitch deck

If you have a long, rambling pitch deck, you are done.<p>In fact, those aren’t my words, but those of Naval Ravikant, co-founder of AngelList.<p>There’s …

Profit

Securing public-public coordination

Public-private cooperation or coordination is receiving considerable attention nowadays. A plethora of centres for the study of business and …

'Corporate innovation does not work,' says Accenture

Colossal corporate firms trying to innovate within their existing structures does not work, Accenture's Narry Singh says.<p>At the WIRED2016 conference …

People Are Angry About Globalization. Here’s What to Do About It.

The U.S. is in the midst of a presidential campaign in which both candidates have adopted antitrade stances and one has taken a frankly xenophobic, isolationist stance. The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Much of continental Europe is convulsed with similar combinations of disaffection, …

Globalization

A New Movement in Liberal Economics That Could Shape Hillary Clinton’s Agenda

If you want to know what economic policy would look like in a Hillary Clinton administration, you can read her speeches or policy positions or look at the backgrounds of the advisers she surrounds herself with.<p>But it’s also worth examining a 21-page briefing paper issued on Oct. 25 by Obama White …

Economics

Wake up America! This Is The Real Problem With The US Economy

It’s a political season, so we’re hearing a lot of the usual arguments the economy. Should we raise taxes or lower them? Negotiate trade agreements or abandon them? These are important questions, but they are not the central economic issue that we face today. Productivity is.<p>As economist Robert …

Economics

60% of Traffic But Only 16% of Sales: Solve the Mobile Web Challenge for Good

The mobile industry is booming and more people than ever are visiting online retailers via their mobile devices. During Q2 of 2016 alone, smartphones …

The Myth and Reality of Trickle-Down Economics

My buddy from grad school, Steve Horwitz, has a column for <i>CapX</i> that looks at the argument over “trickle-down economics.” As he points out (and as …

Economics

We might be at the end of an economic era

The current economic era is coming to an end, and over the next 30 or so years, the global economy is going to change massively, according to …

BigCommerce is Quickly And Cheaply Disrupting the Ecommerce Status Quo

Amazon, eBay and Walmart all appear to have missed the next battle front for ecommerce. If the CEO of Big Commerce is correct, you are closer than you think to disrupting your competitors.eck<p>Walmart figured out how to drive out all the inefficiencies of big box retail. Amazon built the digital …

eCommerce

15 incredible photos from National Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year contest

National Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year contest has kicked off and the entries are awe-inspiring. This year's judges are looking for …

Nature Photography

Forget the economics of Hinkley Point, the politics are convincing

There were many ways that leaving the European Union was meant to change the British economy: at least if you listened to the more fevered standard-bearers of the Remain camp. We were meant to become more insular, our links with the rest of the world would shrivel up, and our industry would retreat …

United Kingdom