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MORGAN STANLEY: Here are 36 stocks that should thrive no matter what

But even if the markets and economy as a whole were to turn, there will continue to be growth stories here and there that'll deliver no matter what.<p>These are the secular growth stories.<p>On Tuesday, Morgan Stanley released its annual list of secular growth stocks.<p>"To build this Secular Growth Stocks …

Investing

More ingenious hacks for problems you didn't know you had

It's the Fourth of July and while that light show in the sky honors US independence, why not shine a little light on our DIY perseverance? To help celebrate this holiday, we've put together a collection of (even more) ingenious hacks that incorporate party essentials: lights, nighttime, fireworks, …

Should You See Your Doctor, Go to an Urgent-Care Clinic, or Head to the ER?

Depending on the situation, here’s your destination<p>Your trusty first-aid kit will only get you so far during a medical emergency. Sometimes, your symptoms warrant an immediate visit to the nearest ER, a same-day trip to your local urgent-care clinic, or an appointment with your doctor in the next …

15 Interviewing Tips That Convert to Job Offers

One of the philosophies that our recruiters adhere to is that if, as a candidate, you’re going to attend an interview, you might as well perform at 110% during the meeting. Regardless of the individuals whom you’re interviewing with or the level of job you’re pursuing, the recruiting team at KAS …

Employment

A Beginner's Guide To Alibaba Group

The genesis of the Alibaba Group, which you likely know simply as “Alibaba,” dates back to 1999 when English teacher Jack Ma created the B2B portal Alibaba.com, a platform to connect Chinese manufacturers with overseas buyers. Today, Hangzhou-based Alibaba Group is a publicly traded group of …

A Vanguard fund strategy to double your nest egg

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article omitted Vanguard Value Index fund from the author’s list of recommendations.<p>Sound Mind Investing, The …

Investing

How to Write a Cover Letter

No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know …

92% off The Elite Android Hacker Bundle: learn more about Android programming

Got an idea for the next big mobile app? Reach an audience of over 500 million users by building your own Android app from scratch, with The Elite Android Hacker Bundle. This deal scores you lifetime access to 7 in-depth courses to master Android programming from the ground up with quality video …

How to partition your drive before installing Windows 10

So you're interested in trying out Windows 10? Well, you're in luck. Microsoft released a Technical Preview of the upcoming Windows operating system that is free for anyone to download and install. There are a few different options for getting Windows 10 on your device. You can simply install it on …

Paying For College: A 21-Step Guide To Preserving Wealth

If you are the parent of a college-bound child—of any age—you should be thinking right now about how your family will finance the degree. The difference between doing it right and not doing it right could easily be worth between $10,000 and $200,000.

10 crazy questions tech companies ask job candidates

What would you say if — right this second — you had to “describe Google as a person.”<p>What about if you had to answer this — on the spot — in a job …

Employment

Increase Customer Acquisition By 400% With Storytelling

Thanks to mobile and the social web consumers now have more interests than ever. They can be engaged and exposed to their areas of interest whenever they want, and to whatever depth. It’s virtually impossible to keep up with the sheer volume of content being produced around every topic imaginable, …

Speed Up Your Product Development Without Losing Control

It can often seem like digital technology is making every aspect of business move at warp speed. There are real benefits to this real-time business capability: getting to market faster, capturing value quicker, more immediate responsiveness to customer needs. For example, in a previous post I …

The 12 Most Popular Free Online Courses For Professionals

Based on data from online education platform Coursera, we compiled a list of the 12 most popular, free online classes for working professionals.<p>Here they are, ranked by popularity:<p>Coursera's most popular course offers an introduction to classic and contemporary social psychology, covering topics …

Coursera

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

I want to develop Android Apps — What languages should I learn?

So, you’ve decided you’d like to learn how to develop Android apps? Great! Unfortunately, intentions can only carry you so far. Learning to code can be complicated. Sometimes it’s not even clear where to start. You’ll probably have a slew of questions to answer before you even get started?<p>What …

Apps

What Your Email Style Reveals About Your Personality

You think about how you’re perceived in every other social setting–why not email? Get your point across while staying true to yourself before hitting send.<p>Most of your work communications are probably over email. You likely email your colleagues and clients more frequently than you speak to them on …

LG G3 review: The perfect flagship phone for early adopters - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The LG G3 has solid call quality and LTE data speeds, a great camera, a brilliantly sharp display, a snappy quad-core processor, and a flat UI that makes Android 4.4 look good. LG's flagship has also improved on the previous model -- the new G3 comes with a removable battery and microSD …

DSLR tips for beginners: How to use Program mode

What it is<p>Program exposure mode is the thinking person's auto: the camera chooses the most important settings for you -- shutter speed and aperture -- but gives you the choice of overriding any of the other defaults. It's called "program" because it algorithmically picks from a list of …

Cameras

Don’t Believe Anyone Who Tells You Learning To Code Is Easy

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Kate Ray</i> <i>is the technical cofounder of scroll kit, a visual webpage creation tool that was recently acquired by WordPress.com.</i><p>One of the most dangerous things I’ve seen happen to people who are just starting to code is being told that it’s easy.<p>Here’s what your brain does:<p>Drawing by …