Steven Shlemon

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These Are the Best Times to Visit Thailand

There's a reason Thailand is one of the most in-demand destinations for travelers right now. With favorable exchange rates, an unfussy tourist visa …

It's Looking A Lot Like 2008 Now...

Economic and market conditions are eerily like they were in late 2007/early 2008.<p>Remember back then? Everything was going great. Home prices were …

GOLDMAN SACHS: These 13 stocks will see profits explode higher in 2018

Earnings growth has been the undeniable backbone of the 8 1/2-year bull market. But it's not always easy to pick out the companies that are going to be the biggest contributors.<p>That rings especially true as we enter 2018, as analysts forecast that GOP tax reform will boost a wide range of sectors, …

Investing

This Guy You've Never Heard of Became the World's 5th Richest Person Yesterday. (I'll Bet You Already Know Why)

Hint: It rhymes with "smirtual blurrency."<p>Bitcoin, amirite?<p>Technically, I should probably say virtual currency.<p>Because it's this broader category, not bitcoin specifically, that vaulted a guy I'm willing to bet you've never heard of near the top of the pile--"net worth-wise," at least.<p>In fact, at …

Forget Bitcoin and Ethereum: Say Hello to Qtum

This business-focused blockchain developer aims to combine the best of bitcoin and Ethereum, with a twist.<p>This turned out to be a truly incredible …

Blockchain

Scared to Talk Bitcoin Over Christmas Dinner? Here Are 5 Points That Will Make You Sound Smarter

The cryptocurrency rocketed from $800 to $19,000 this year. Is it a scam or here to stay? Business leaders from Fidelity to Overstock.com cut through noise.<p>If you ask ten people about bitcoin, you're likely to get ten different responses. <b></b>In September, J.P. Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon referred to …

Here’s Why Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash Are Plunging, While Ripple Is Up Nearly 40%

Most cryptocurrencies are falling, with one key exception.<p>Bitcoin and most other cryptocurrencies aren't performing well Thursday, but bitcoin cash …

Cryptocurrency

Litecoin is what you should be looking at instead of Bitcoin

Litecoin is what you should be looking at instead of Bitcoin<p>Instagram<p>Litecoin or LTC is a Bitcoin-inspired Internet money alternative. It was …

Changing one simple habit can improve your entire life

Michael Phelps is the most decorated Olympian of all time.<p>He has won 28 medals in multiple swim categories and still holds several world records even though he has retired. His 80-inch wingspan and flexible ankles make him naturally predisposed to swimming—perhaps even more so than walking on …

Keystone Pipeline

The 50 Best Places to Travel in 2018

From a remote, idyllic island to the world's design capital, these destinations have never been better. Start planning your 2018 travel now.<p>Travelers …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

These are the best gadgets of 2017

While 2017 saw a lot of serious news, it was a relatively quiet year for gadgets. There weren’t many entirely new categories of technology that consumers adopted compared to recent years, like wearables, virtual reality, or smart speakers. But there was a lot of refining. 2017 saw the release of …

Gear & Gadgets

Battle for ‘True’ Bitcoin Is Just Getting Started

In August, the bitcoin world split in two when bitcoin cash broke away from bitcoin. It was the culmination of years of growing tension about how to …

All You Need to Know About Bitcoin’s Rise, From $0.01 to $15,000

The initial price of bitcoin, set in 2010, was less than 1 cent. Now it’s crossed $16,000. Once seen as the province of nerds, libertarians and drug …

Bitcoin

Just 400%? Willy Woo's Math for Insane Crypto Returns

Willy Woo sounds like a high stakes altcoin gambler.<p>He's often looking for insane 100x to even 1,000x gains, and he's willing to stomach the kind of …