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How to Invest: When You’re Just Getting Started

By<p>Feb. 9, 2017 4:47 p.m. ET<p>Wall Street has an odd way of trying to get your business. The dizzying array of investment choices, mind-numbing jargon, …

Investing

Heisenberg’s astrophysics prediction finally confirmed after 80 years

One of the most famous quantum physicists of all makes his mark in space, 80 years after first predicting it.<p><i>“What we observe is not nature itself,</i> …

A full moon, lunar eclipse and comet all in one evening? It happens tonight.

Turn this evening into a cosmic experience — a full moon, lunar eclipse and the chance to see a pale green comet as it streaks by Earth. Oh, and beg for clear skies.<p>This month’s so-called “Snow Moon” will pass through Earth’s outer shadow just after sunset, turning its face varying shades of grey. …

Astronomy

Yale University Study Shows Association Between Vaccines and Brain Disorders

A team of researchers from the Yale School of Medicine and Penn State College of Medicine have found a disturbing association between the timing of …

Warren Buffett's 10 Best Pieces of Advice Ever

Warren Buffett is arguably the best-known, most respected investor of all time. Buffett is also known for his folksy charm, and his memorable quotes …

Learn 5 Things You Should Do Before You Begin Investing

Before You Begin Investing: Five Things to Consider<p>Updated February 18, 2018<p>Are you ready to begin investing money? This is a very important step in …

10 Swim Spots So Stunning You Should Plan Your Entire Trip Around Them

Dive on in at these natural wonders! 💦<p>When the weather outside is frightful, a body of perfect blue water starts to sound especially enticing. And there’s no reason NOT to plan an entire trip around the perfect swimming spot, just like you’d set your sights on an incredible hike or dreamy …

National Parks

Theory claims to offer the first 'evidence' our Universe is a hologram

Despite how extreme the idea sounds, theories about the Universe being an illusion or a hologram aren't new. Now, researchers claim to have found …

Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark

When it comes to mobile app development, every step ofThe post Mobile App Development Lifecycle Guide that Every Developer Should Bookmark appeared …

Apps

Opinion: Harvard teaches investors a lesson in what not to do

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Don’t fire your investment manager just because he failed to beat the stock market last year.<p>I can already hear the …

Feel exhausted all the time? These could be the reasons why

Feel the energy slump? If you’re constantly tired, finding reasons not to exercise, aren’t waking up feeling fresh, then chances are that there is an …

Physicists Found Proof That the Universe Is Built Like a Hologram

In <i>Prometheus</i>, Michael Fassbender’s David, an android, finds a magnificent hologram of the universe called the Orrery. This holographic map revealed …

The hidden investment commission you don't know you're paying

The new rules brought in to overhaul the investment industry four years ago were supposed to make the costs of financial advice more transparent.<p>By scrapping the commission financial advisers received from investment companies, the City watchdog hoped savers would get a fair deal.<p>But <i>Telegraph Money</i> …

Finance

Custom High-Speed Camera Films 'Sonic Boom' of Light for the First Time

Scientists have finally filmed what’s known as a “sonic boom” being created by light. But the breakthrough with the most immediate potential may be …

Lack of financial literacy hampering couple’s investment goals

Margaret and John are in their mid-40s with two children, ages 12 and 16. They have senior jobs in media and communications, earning a combined $244,000 a year.<p>"We're financially comfortable right now," Margaret writes in an e-mail. But they have little in the way of retirement savings beyond their …

20 strategies that will help you save $20,000 this year

It's no wonder Americans want to save more, considering that 69% have less than $1,000 in a savings account. And one-third of Americans have no retirement savings, according to another GOBankingRates' survey.<p>If you want to set aside more this year — for an emergency fund, a down payment on a house, …

IRA Portfolio Yielding 4.8% Created From 2 Vanguard Funds And 34 Stocks In 10 Sectors

This was FUN and a challenge for me as I wanted some equity and mortgage REITs along with classic blue chip dividend payers of quality and all at …

Investing

PSA: These Are the Best Vacation Ideas for a 2018 Getaway

What type of traveler are you? Do you love to roam through a new place with little more than a compass and a backpack or do you prefer the five-star …

How to invest in stocks and funds for the first time: The easy guide to growing your money

When it comes to the stock market, young people are getting seriously mixed messages.<p>On one hand, you maybe know you're supposed to own stocks — or …

This accounting professor uses a classic investment approach

<b>Camillo Lento</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Associate professor of accounting<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Mostly Canadian dividend-paying stocks, real estate investment trust (REITs) and income funds, including BCE Inc., Smart REIT, Cineplex Inc. and A&W Royalties Income Fund.<p><b>The investor</b><p>As a holder of both the chartered professional …

Learn More About Stock Orders

Understanding Stock Orders<p>Updated January 17, 2018<p>More and more investors are opting to use an Internet-based broker for their trading, which often …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

4 Moves You Must Make to Create a Billion-Dollar Company | Inc.com

Wouldn't it be great if there were a proven formula for becoming the next multibillion-dollar company like Amazon or Facebook?<p>Well, it appears that a team of researchers from MIT may have found it. The group has identified attributes that super-successful startups typically share, including having …

Startups

Smart Investors Are Already Buying These Stocks for Retirement

If building a retirement portfolio is absolutely essential, it is equally important to ensure that it includes stocks with financial fortitude that can withstand volatility and offer you security and stability in your golden years.<p>If you're wondering where to find such stocks, three of our …

Investing

13 charts that tell the inside story of the US job market right now

The labor market is proving to be one of the most resilient sectors of the economy in 2016.<p>On Friday, we learned that the US economy added an impressive 242,000 jobs in February and the unemployment rate was unchanged at an eight-year low of 4.9%.<p>However, wage growth was disappointing, although …

FUND MANAGER: Investors are unprepared for the future of the market

Investors are unprepared for big changes coming to financial markets, says John H. Burbank III, the chief investment officer of the $4.5 billion hedge fund Passport Capital.<p>"My overarching belief is the future — three, five years from now — will be unrecognizable from today," Burbank said Thursday …

Silicon Valley Shaken as 19 Start-Ups See their Valuations Slashed

That sound you hear is the hot air leaking out of the tech bubble.<p>When the dot-com bubble came apart more than 15 years ago, it leaked for a year before bursting, suddenly and cataclysmically, wiping out $6 trillion in household wealth in the process. But when it comes to the much-speculated burst …

Silicon Valley

5 Things to Consider Before Making a Roth IRA Conversion

Source:SeniorLiving.org via Flickr.<p>Roth IRAconversions are popular, and rightly so. The Roth IRA, with its unique tax advantages, can be a powerful financial-planning tool. However, rolling funds from a traditional IRA into a Roth is not the right move for everyone.<p>Here are five things to consider …

Retirement

Here's how much money you make in the 'sexiest job of the 21st century'

"It isn't a big surprise," Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor's chief economist, told Business Insider. "It's one of the hottest and fastest growing jobs we're seeing right now."<p>According to Glassdoor, data scientists earn a base pay of <b>$116,840 a year</b>, on average.<p>Here's how much they rake in, on …