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This is the scariest statistic about millennials and retirement

And it turns out that most millennials don't know much about investing either.<p>The BofA/<i>USA Today</i> report mentioned above asked millennials what they felt they had expertise in (you could pick more than one category). Thirty-four percent said "Social Media." Twenty-three percent said "Health and …

The Crude Oil Export Ban--What, Me Worry About Peak Oil?

Congress ended the U.S. crude oil export ban last week. There is apparently no longer a strategic reason to conserve oil because shale production has made American great again. At least, that’s narrative that reality-averse politicians and their bases prefer.<p>The 1975 Energy Policy and Conservation …

Oil & Gas Industry

Apple's plan to take on debt to buy back stock is saving a ton of money

But reducing WACC is more of an implicit cost of capital. There's another way that Apple's debt-powered repurchase program delivers explicit cost savings.<p><b>Retiring dividend expenses</b> <br>As Apple repurchases and retires shares at an astounding rate, it no longer has to pay out the dividends for those …

Personal Finance

10 economic questions for 2016

There are always some international economic issues, especially with Europe, China and other areas of the world struggling. However, my focus is on the US economy, with an emphasis on housing.<p>Here are my ten questions for 2016. <b>I'll follow up with some thoughts on each of these questions</b>.<p>1) <b>Economic</b> …

American capitalism is in great danger

Its vital core — capital and money markets — have been turned into dangerous, unstable casinos.<p>This will continue until the central bank-driven financial bubble bursts. We've seen this happen twice in the last 15 years. Each time, Washington calls on Main Street taxpayers to bail out Wall Street …

10 of the Hottest Green Technologies

It’s no secret that the energy you use in your home adds up fast. Between heating, cooling, electricity, water and everything in between, it’s easy …

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Travel

Solar and Wind Just Passed Another Big Turning Point

Wind power is now the cheapest electricity to produce in both Germany and the U.K., even without government subsidies, according to a new analysis by …

Renewable Energy

Margin Debt in Freefall Is Another Reason to Worry About S&P 500

Most people get concerned about margin debt when it’s shooting up. To Doug Ramsey, the problem now is that it’s falling too fast.<p>The chief investment …

Stock Markets

Brazil just held the most disastrous oilfield auction in decades

The state-owned oil company Petrobras, which is still reeling from the corruption scandal, did not participate in the auction. The unusual absence was due to the company's massive pile of debt.<p>Petrobras has limited resources to throw around these days, and it can ill-afford to take on new projects …

These books will make you think differently about the gun control debate

The tragedy in Oregon has once again pushed gun control to the forefront of American conversation and the 2016 election.<p>With the rising death toll …

How to Have Two Awesome Hours that Change your Work Days Forever (Book Review)

I rarely read books, but if I do read one, it must be the awesome-kind-of-book. One of the books that I recently read is Two Awesome Hours by Josh …

A Bill Gates-backed Canadian company opened a plant that sucks carbon from the air

Carbon Engineering, backed by Bill Gates and other investors, unveiled a test facility able to extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere using giant fans.<p>That carbon goes through a series of chemical processes and emerges as pellets, which can be used to make fuel — or simply be stored underground.<p>…

British Columbia

Obama Takes on Climate Change: The Rolling Stone Interview

"I don't want to get paralyzed by the magnitude of this thing. I'm a big believer that imagination can solve problems," says the president<p>In Alaska, …

Climate

Professors at odds over technology’s role in the lecture hall

In the mid-nineties, Mark Morton was one of the first instructors at the University of Winnipeg to offer telecourses for the school, letting students tune in to his English classes via broadcast on a local community channel.<p>It's an approach to classroom technology that's long outdated now, as the …

35 Business Leaders Share Their Daily Habits

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12 A+ Stocks to Buy with Low Debt, High Total Return

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- If you're looking for companies to buy that have liquidity and little or no debt, low probability of bankruptcy, and great …

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How to Dress Like a Leader in Any Work Environment

There was once a time when every professional, no matter his or her industry, put on a suit each morning.<p>But today, there are so many interpretations …

GOLDMAN: Here are 19 great stocks shoveling tons of cash to their investors

Dividends and share buybacks help increase value for people holding a stock, and there's a lot of money to be had as companies shovel record amounts of cash back to shareholders.<p>In a note to clients Thursday, Goldman Sachs' Amanda Sneider gave insights into a lot of the firms's investment …

5 Card Games to Know (and Snacks to Eat While Playing)

<i>Play your cards right:</i> <i>5 games to learn—and 20 snacks—for your next night in.</i><p>It's safe to say that Food52 staffers like a little healthy competition: We're on soccer teams and bowling teams; we run races and shake cocktails against one another (cooking is a sport too, right?). <b>And, we're card game</b> …

Snacks

How to Copy Kylie Jenner’s Beauty Routine With ALL Drugstore Products

We feel like someone just whispered a bunch of coveted beauty secrets to us after reading the (surprising) <i>New York Times</i> article that detailed Kylie Jenner’s head-to-toe beauty routine. Spoiler alert: It’s like a more realistic version of big sister Kim’s epic 50-product daytime routine look. …

12 sports books that will teach you how to succeed in business

The characteristics required to win in sports and in business are one and the same. Composure under pressure, leadership skills, teamwork, perseverance, and mental toughness can help you get ahead in either arena.<p>That's why we rounded up 12 excellent sports books that will help you succeed in …

U.S. oil exports: Coming soon?

America could soon be exporting a lot of oil.<p>Momentum is building fast on lifting the ban on U.S. oil exports. Some believe the ban may not even live to see its 40th birthday this December.<p>A powerful combination of forces, starting with the massive United States shale oil boom, cheap gas prices and …

Oil

Make These 9 Health Moves Now or You'll Regret It in 20 Years

You've heard that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, and nowhere is it more true than with your health. The health habits you form now …

Frugal Living

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

Harvard Business School Takes on Fashion and Beauty: Meet the Mogul Grads Who Are Changing the Game

The secret's out.<p>It was a chilly Monday in December 2008, and Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss, classmates at Harvard Business School, were meeting for one of their frequent lunch-hour brainstorming sessions to bounce business ideas off each other while they dug into their salads. Hyman had …

7 Summer Reads for the Curious Mind

Charles Scribner's Sons<p>Dover Publications, Inc.<p>Kurt Wolff Verlag, Leipzig<p>Charles Scribner's Sons<p>International Publishers<p>Cassell<p>Norton Critical Edition<p>…

Workout Trend Report: Club-Inspired Dance Gets You Sweating to a Beat

<i>Ready for some #fitspo? We're rounding up the best new workouts that'll make you want to hit the gym.</i><p>You don't have to wait until Friday night to …