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Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs

In the fall of 1999, John Doerr met with the founders of a start-up whom he'd just given $12.5 million, the biggest investment of his career. Larry …

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

Trading Glitch Briefly Sets Apple, Amazon and Microsoft Stock Prices at $123.47

A flood of incorrect stock-market data briefly hit traders' screens around the globe early Tuesday morning in Asia, showing apparent huge moves in the Nasdaq-listed share prices of some of the world's biggest companies, including tech giants Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc.<p>The faulty …

Writers Write

I’m asked the questions all the time: What does it take to be a writer? How can I be a better writer? How can I be a more successful writer? They may …

An Investment Strategy for Market Volatility | Investopedia

When planning your investment strategy in a high volatility market, it’s always important to understand what characteristics pose the greatest threat …

Stock Market Basics: What Beginner Investors Should Know

If you’re not well-versed in the basics of the stock market, the words and numbers spewed from CNBC or the markets section of your favorite newspaper …

Why The Stock Market Can Triple By 2026

<i>Is this bull market overdone and about to go pop? Well, there is a theory – which data seem to support – that the market moves in cycles of about 17 years up and a comparable period down. And we are in the beginning of the upswing. Raul Elizalde, founder of Path Financial</i> <i>in Sarasota, Fla., explores</i> …

10 Things You Must Do Before Quitting Your Job to Start Your Company

You have a dream but you need a checklist to achieve it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So you've decided you're ready to take the plunge, quit your job, and get your own company up and running. You have an amazing business idea you are ready to launch. You're probably …

An Introduction to Day Trading | Times Square Chronicles

An Introduction to Day Trading<p>Day trading can be seen as a full-time job or a past time that will add excitement and hopefully some extra funds to …

6 Tips to Crushing Your Deadlines

How to cross more off your to-do list every day.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of us are usually overcome with excitement at the prospect of a new job or taking on a new challenge. Unfortunately, the novelty does not last very long when we get hit with wave after …

Why financial advisers prefer ETFs over mutual funds

Hello ETFs. Goodbye mutual funds.<p>Exchange-traded funds or ETFs are the investment vehicle that advisers use and recommend more than any other type of …

Here Are the Fortune 500's 10 Most Successful Companies

The word “successful” might be an understatement when it comes to the <i>Fortune</i> 500’s top 10 companies in 2016.<p>While they make up just 2% of the …

5 Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Apply to Build a Better Business

Every entrepreneurial journey is unique but certain truths apply to each one.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur, business idea, and failure are different. Because of that, there is no one-size-fits-all guide on how to make their business stronger and …

How I Turned Engineers Into Bloggers With 50,000 Views

Blogging builds your company brand by unveiling its human nature. So, turn your team into an Army of Bloggers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>B2B marketing writers are not boring -- they are bored. In the rat race for SEO, clicks and visibility, they’re pressured to …

A startup aiming to modernize the bond market has won backing from top Wall Street execs

Don Devine, a bond trading luminary who started his career at Goldman Sachs in the early 1980s, was in need of a gut check. He was weighing up an investment in a new bond market startup, but he'd left his last senior role on Wall Street almost a decade ago.<p>"I was worried that I missed something, …

How to Build a Startup Business From Scratch in 2017

You don't need to be rich to build your first business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I'm often asked about how I started as an entrepreneur, and I normally say it's easy. I say this to be encouraging -- the idea of starting an online business scares a lot of …

6 Things You'll Find the Smartest People Doing Every Day | Inc.com

You can be popular, talented, and brainy, but that doesn't mean you're smart (in an emotionally-intelligent sense). Ultimately, you'll find that smart people have keen insight into situations and practice good judgment.<p>But this is a type of smartness that one acquires from a way of being, not …

Self-improvement

2 Stocks to Buy with Dividends Yielding More Than 6%

Full disclosure: I'm a basketball nerd. As both an investor and a basketball fan, the NBA draft is one of my favorite times of the year because it is so similar to investing. Teams are evaluating talent in hopes of finding the right prospects to yield immense benefits to their rosters. As …

Total U.S. Stock Market Vs. The S&P 500 Index - An Investor's Guide

My asset allocation includes a healthy dose of large U.S. companies. I’m sure most portfolios do as well. The question that often arises for index fund investors is whether to use a total U.S. stock market fund or an S&P 500 index fund.<p>In my current portfolio, I have the Vanguard S&P 500 Index Fund …

Investing

5 Dividend Stocks That Pay Out Over $5 Billion a Year

These stocks pay a total of more than $45 billion to shareholders each year.<p>With the stock market hovering near all-time highs, it can be a smart …

Apps for Stock Market Sharks

Robinhood – Free Stock Trading<p>As a revolutionary trading app which has disrupted the notions of traditional stock trades, Robinhood allows for free …

10 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Starting a New Business

Are you an entrepreneur thinking about starting a new business? If so, you're not alone. More than 640,000 new businesses on average are launched in the U.S. each year. In many respects, small businesses serve as the lifeblood of the nation's economy.<p>But taking the leap by starting a business isn't …

7 Facts You Didn't Know About Dividends

Income investors need to know the latest trends about dividend stocks. Here are some key insights.<p>Investors like dividends because they provide …

Buy And Hold These +4% Yielders Forever

Many investors who are close to retirement or would like a secondary source of income look to high yield dividend stocks. In the long term, these …

Investing

The 2 Words That Look Terrible on Your Resume, According to an Expert (and the 1 That Doesn't) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Communicating with strangers is rarely easy.<p>But there you go, casting your résumé​ to the internet wind and hoping it impresses some faceless HR type, who might have just come back from lunch and …

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3 Dividend Stocks That Should Pay You for the Rest of Your Life

These three companies -- and their dividend payments -- are as stable as they come.<p>If you're looking to buy a dividend stock for the long haul, a …

7 books that taught me how to code

As you might read in my recent post - coding without Google - I've started learning to program mostly from books. In the beginning, I read them from …

10 Inspiring Quotes From the Fearless Jeff Bezos

Here's some wisdom from the super human.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From Amazon to Blue Origin to <i>The Washington Post</i>, Jeff Bezos is considered by many, one of the most successful and influential leaders today. And we think he is just getting started.<p>Worth $72.8 …

Learn How to Start Trading With These Step-By-Step Instructions

How to Start Trading Stocks<p>Updated March 11, 2018<p>Whether you want to start trading stocks actively, or just want to invest for the long-term, there …

How New Day Trader Made 38.75 Percent in 10 days (1 Hour a Day & No Losing Days)

How New Day Trader Made 38.75 Percent in 10 days (1 Hour a Day)<p>After learning the DTA strategy, trader goes live with no losing days<p>Updated May 23, …

Trading