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Warren Buffett: If you invest this way, 'you can't miss'

When Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett makes investing decisions, he focuses on one thing only: the facts.<p>"You have to be able to play out your …

7 Gmail tips every emailer should know

Google overhauled Gmail with a new look and a host of new features including Smart Compose, and you can get the new Gmail right now. While the new additions are appreciated, Gmail has a number of oldies but goodies that you may have overlooked. Here are seven such features that make Gmail …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships

Former GM Powertrain Executive: Not So Fast on EV Adoption

Professor Friedrich Indra is one of the most vocal critics of electric mobility. He started his career at Alpina and Audi before moving to General Motors in Detroit, where he eventually took over responsibility for advanced engineering in powertrain operations. He retired in 2005 but continues to …

Here's What Bitcoin's Smartest Skeptics are Telling Investors

Bitcoin continues one of the most dramatic price runups of any asset in living memory, posting prices above $11,800 this morning after starting the …

Is your shampoo making your hair thinner?

It was during a conversation with Gail Federici that we got onto the not-so-glamorous topic of hair thinning. If you don’t know who Federici is, you’ll certainly know the products she has helped to develop over the course of her 30 year career: John Frieda’s bestselling Frizz Ease, and the …

Hair Care

My Dividend Growth Portfolio Update - Q3 Review, 48 Holdings, 5 Buys

Introduction<p>Welcome to my monthly portfolio review and also a quarterly review in this edition. This series of articles documents my journey as a …

Slow Cooker Weeknight Dinner Recipes

If you hear 'slow cooker' and picture sad and flavorless meals, then do we have a surprise for you. Created with persnickety cooks in mind, these …

What Was The Best Formula One Lap of All Time?

Determining the best Formula One lap ever is answering a big question. One far greater than I have the knowledge for, but maybe one of you might know.<p>…

Steve Jobs was successful because he mastered 'deep work' — here's how you can, too

Most of us might think that paying that much for a bottle of hooch is a bit ridiculous, but there is a reason it costs so much.<p>It took Bob Dalgarno, the master whisky maker behind the M, more than two years to craft, and it contains a blend of the world's finest whiskeys—some which date back to …

Mark Twain

Chicken Escabèche

4 servings<p>You know what your Tuesday-night chicken wants? An irresistible tangy-sweet bath.<p>September 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon cumin seeds<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>⅓ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil<p>1 medium onion, chopped<p>1 medium carrot, peeled, chopped<p>6 garlic cloves, smashed<p>1 bay leaf<p>⅔ cup …

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Investing

6 Reasons Salespeople Win or Lose a Sale

Why does a salesperson lose a sale?<p>It’s a question I’ve studied for years, as part of the win-loss analysis research I conduct.<p>There’s a tendency to assume that the salesperson lost because their product was inferior in some way. However, in the majority of interviews buyers rank all the feature …

Jeff Bezos Just Shared His Secret for Amazon's Success (and Yours as Well)

This one concept captures beautifully all of the trials, tribulations, and magic of the entrepreneurial spirit.<p>Every so often you come across a concept so elegant in its simplicity that you can't help but be drawn to it because of how easily it reduces even the most complex set of ideas into …

3 Stocks That Could Make You Rich Over the Long Term

Buy-and-hold investing can make you rich.<p>Investing for the long haul should be the goal of everyone who puts money into the market. Trying to make a …

3 Stocks for an Oil Rally

By<p>March 30, 2017 3:50 p.m. ET<p>Oil prices have been rallying and that's helped the energy sector become the <b>S&P 500's</b> best performing sector this week. …

Oil

Buy These 3 REITs While They're Still Ridiculously Cheap

There’s no way around it: the S&P 500 now has a P/E ratio of more than 26 going into the first earnings season of 2017, and even the “safest” bets are starting to look scary.<p>Unless we see massive profit growth all around, there’s a real risk this bull market is going to stutter—or worse.<p>So where do …

Investing

ALBERT EDWARDS: The Fed is about to cause a bond market 'bloodbath'

Markets are pricing in a 100% probability that the Federal Reserve will raise its benchmark rate when it meets Tuesday and Wednesday. The Fed's most recent projection for the fed funds rate, which will be updated at the meeting, showed that it could hike as many as three times this year.<p>In a note …

Why am I tired all the time?

Getting a perfect night’s sleep every night is impossible. But if you’re sleeping pretty well and still wake up finding yourself out of sorts and tired most days of the week, there may be underlying problems.<p>There is a difference between typical sleepiness and the bone-weariness that is …

Understanding the Math Behind Discounts: Are They the Right Choice for You?

Discounts sound good. But consider: Discounting strategy has its pros and cons.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We have several clients who use discounting price as a way to attract and retain customers and/or to make a particular product or service more attractive in …

Shopping

Why REITs Will Soar In 2017 -- And The 5 Best Buys Now

If you’re wondering which sector is set to take off in 2017 (and who isn’t?), look no further than real estate investment trusts (REITs).<p>I’ll get into why I’m so bullish on REITs—and name 5 great buys now—in a moment.<p>First, let’s look at the sector’s recent performance, and what it says about where …

Investing

How to Build a Portfolio with iShares

Created by Barclay’s Global Investors, iShares are exchange traded funds (ETFs) that combine the best features of stocks and mutual funds. This …

Clam Chowder

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring milk, shrimp, and bay leaves just to a boil in a saucepan over high. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes. Pour …

This Startup Is Changing The Way People Invest In Single Family Homes

Up until recent years, REITs were pretty much the only option for investors who wanted to invest in real estate, but lacked a strong professional background in the industry. The economic crisis, low interest rates and the rise of algo-trading led millions of investors to search for real estate …

How to identify 'super forecasters' when it comes to market predictions

It is a discussion in a Woody Allen movie, but it is also a line from the Greek poet Archilochus, who described foxes as self-critical thinkers who can adjust their beliefs and hedgehogs as people with one big idea who try to persuade others to follow along.<p>It's the same idea Philip Tetlock, a …

7 Things That Influence Every Sales Email Strategy

You must evaluate these seven factors in order to create a highly effective inside sales strategy for your organization<p>Writing a successful sales email requires a careful consideration of options and variables, rather than a one-size-fits all approach. No matter who your audience is, or what you're …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain