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Billionaire investor Ray Dalio shares his No. 1 tip for new investors

Many personal finance experts consider investing in the stock market the best way to grow wealth — particularly if you're young. That's because the …

5 Investment Rules From Ray Dalio

Shutterstock photo<p><b>Ray Dalio</b> has become a folk hero. His No. 1 New York Times best-seller <b>"Principles: Life and Work"</b> was released to rave reviews from …

Investing

Rising Seas Could Cause Problems For Internet Infrastructure

The dense network of cables that make up the Internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests, putting thousands of miles of critical infrastructure along U.S. coastlines underwater in the next 15 years.<p>"It is actually the wires and the hardware that …

Sea Level

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Stock Markets

Successful bosses run their most effective meetings exactly like this

Once upon a time, I worked for a woman who was known as a star meeting facilitator. CEOs would call left and right, asking her to organize strategy …

CEOs

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

3 Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy After Canada's Legalization of Recreational Marijuana

The Canadian recreational marijuana market is now set to explode. And these three stocks could, too.<p>Canada now stands as the first major economic …

4 Horsemen Of The Recession And Stock Market Apocalypse

Recession Looms<p>Recessions are heralded by four horsemen of the stock market apocalypse.<p>1. Oil price spike.<br>2. Fed interest rate spike and yield curve …

Tomorrow's cities: Google's Toronto city built 'from the internet up'

<b>On Toronto's Eastern waterfront, a new digital city is being built by Sidewalk Labs - a firm owned by Google's parent Alphabet.</b><p>It hopes the project will become a model for 21st-Century urbanism.<p>But the deal has been controversial, representing one of biggest ever tie-ups between a city and a large …

Smart Cities

Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

Literature

You CAN Write a Publishable First Novel: 10 Do's and Don'ts

<i>Not every first novel is a practice novel.</i><p><b>by Anne R. Allen</b><p>It’s a sad truth that most first novels never see print. Editors call them “practice …

The Future Is Now—and Investable

Portfolio manager Frank Jennings looks for “big whales,” as he calls them—stocks that can “go up 10 times or more over the next 10 years” and that …

Audience, Influence, and Income — The Truth Behind Writing Success in 2017

“If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”Can I tell you the truth?Most advice about writing is b.s.You’re not going to make “six …

The Future Of Fiber

Fiber-optic cable sounds like something out of a sci-fi film, and from all the talk, it’d be easy to think that it’s just a marketing gimmick to upsell us on our internet packages. In reality, it’s the cleanest and fastest wide-area network available, and it can offer the highest capacity of any …

San Francisco

Why Lithium Is About To Replace Oil

Would you be interested in buying a commodity that will become the basis for the global economy for the second half of the 21st century?<p>How about a …

Let It Come Naturally: How to Create a Character in Short Fiction

Imagine this common scenario: you are at a party, perhaps a neighborhood meet and greet where you are likely to be meeting people for the fist time. You find yourself in a corner with the woman who lives two doors down and she seems like someone you would like to get to know. She seems friendly …

Towns grapple with Verizon requests to install 'nodes'

Verizon is blanketing North Jersey municipalities with requests to install “network nodes,” or mini-antennas, on utility poles to improve cellphone …

Verizon uses SpiderCloud small cells to connect indoor DAS

Verizon Wireless has asked its five distributed antenna system vendors to integrate their systems with small cells designed by SpiderCloud Wireless. …

Small cell deployment supports all four nationwide operators

Shephard’s Beach Resort in Clearwater Beach, Florida has deployed a small cell system that supports all four nationwide operators. Each operator has …

Small Cells Are the Great Enabler

The promise of 5G is real. For the first time, wireless technology will reach real parity with wired approaches. Small cells will play a huge role.

Internet of Things

How I Make a Full-Time Income in My Spare Time -- And How You Can, Too

Affiliate marketing is simple, but it's not easy.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a young man, I learned how to make money online, initially to pay off my mother’s debt. I’ve used these same skills to create a lifestyle that many dream about, flying 96 times just this …

Marketing

How to Nail an In-Person Pitch: Some Questions You Should Be Ready For

I love taking in-person pitches at publishing conferences.It’s how I found Lindsey Smith (her book, Eat Your Feelings, comes out with St. Martin’s …

Writing

How Storytelling Can Elevate You Above the Competition

In business, storytelling matters. Here's how to make it work for you.<p>Storytelling is an integral part of being human, and it's the way we've emotionally connected with one another for thousands of years. It should come as no surprise that brands use storytelling to connect with their consumers to …

The Best Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2018

These pot stocks all have one big thing in common: location.<p>In case you hadn't noticed, the marijuana industry is absolutely on fire. According to …

Cannabis

An Oubliette Of Unconventional Writing Advice

Writing advice is a little bit silly, as I’ve noted many times in the past. (Other times, I’ve put it differently: <b>writing advice is bullshit</b>.) It’s …

Creative Writing

7 Top Tips to Create a Cinematic Novel

Writing a story that has all the enticing elements of a screenplay in novel form can be a challenge, but if done right it can lead to a cinematic …

Creative Writing

Microsoft and Facebook just laid a 160-terabits-per-second cable 4,100 miles across the Atlantic

Enough bandwidth to stream 71 million HD videos at the same time<p>Microsoft, Facebook, and the telecoms infrastructure company Telxius have announced the completion of the highest capacity subsea cable to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. The cable is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per …

Virginia Beach

The Top 10 Reasons To Write Short Stories

We love short stories at Writers Write. We’ve recently added posts about short story competitions and a list of our Top 20 Short Story Quotes. We’ve …

A Simple Solution For When Your Story Hits The Wall

This is a thing that happens sometimes:The story you’re writing drives top speed into a mountain and stops short in a ball of flames and crumpled …