Thomas Fletcher

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A self-made billionaire shares secrets for starting a business — and succeeding

Clay Mathile knows a thing or two about building a business from scratch.<p>The Ohio farmboy started his career as an accountant and went on to take over the Iams Company, which he grew into a national pet-food giant that he sold for $2.3 billion in 1999 to Proctor & Gamble.<p>Mathile, 76, is now focused …

Tesla’s upcoming semi-truck could prompt huge changes in the haulage industry

Semi-Trucks in Full Revolution<p>We’re only weeks away from the big reveal of Tesla’s electric semi-truck, which is scheduled to take place at the …

Elon Musk's Best PR Campaign to Date Happened and You May Not Have Noticed

What you can learn from the marketing minimalism of Elon Musk.<p>"Just received verbal govt approval for The Boring Company to build an underground NY-Phil-Balt-DC Hyperloop. NY-DC in 29 mins."<p>When Elon Musk sent the above tweet, people paid attention. According to Newswhip's SPIKE Technology, Musk's …

The Morton Salt Book: Curing Meat at Home - Real Food

OK, Homesteaders . . . here's the third installment of Morton Salt's superior booklet, A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HOME MEAT CURING. This section takes you …

Tech Shares Rise as Dollar Stabilizes, Oil Gains: Markets Wrap

<i>Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter.</i><p>U.S. stocks ended mixed while Alphabet Inc. slipped in …

Elon Musk Called Tesla’s Stock Price ‘High’—and Then It Fell

Tesla’s stock dipped 3% after CEO Elon Musk Tweeted over the weekend that his company’s share price was “higher than we have the right to …

A Small Tech Startup With Trump Family Ties Got A White House Seat Next to Apple and Microsoft

At a White House summit of mostly-giant technology companies last month, the small startup OpenGov seemed like the odd one out. One possible …

3 Top-Performing Investment Strategies Of 2017

I have always been fascinated by investment strategies.<p>That’s because each investment strategy offers a glimpse into a different methodology that …

Investing

Two Down, One to Go, as Spotify Clinches a New Deal With Sony

Music streaming service Spotify has reportedly reached a licensing deal with Sony Music Entertainment that brings it a big step closer to what could …

Microgrids May Finally Have Their Day in the Sun

If microgrids can make it here, they can make it anywhere.<p>Slowly but surely, the renewable energy industry is finding ways to compete with fossil …

Natural Gas

How Exactly Do You Get Rich Off the Hot New Cryptocurrency?

With the meteoric rise in popularity of Ethereum, cryptocurrencies and blockchains are back in the news again. Graphics card prices have soared with …

Cryptocurrency

Best jobs for people with pet peeves: 15 top gigs if you hate office work, waking up early and more

Every job has its drawbacks. Rock stars who enjoy fame and riches report getting sick of playing the same songs over and over again. Being a pro …

5 Great Pieces of Investment Advice From Mark Cuban

Here are some valuable lessons from "Shark Tank's" richest investor.<p>Mark Cuban is one of the most high-profile billionaire investors in America, …

Buy Stock In Pillar Companies Like HubSpot, Wayfair, iRobot

While I regularly invest in a low-expense index fund each month, I consider individual stocks to be much riskier.<p>One idea I’ve had is to assemble an index of pillar companies — publicly-traded technology companies that invest capital and supply talent to nearby startups, buy their products, and …

Startups

Ethereum price news: What is ether and is it a good idea to invest in the cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency traders breathed a sigh of relief Wednesday morning as prices for ethereum tokens — the second largest cryptocurrency after bitcoin in …

An Anonymous Ether Trader Just Made $200 Million in One Month

0x00A651D43B6e209F5Ada45A35F92EFC0De3A5184<p>Nope, that header isn’t a typo. That’s the identification code for the virtual wallet of an anonymous …

Finance Expert Predicts Bitcoin's Value Could Soar as High as $4,000

We’re barely past the halfway mark, and already Bitcoin is having a big year. The value of the cryptocurrency soared past $1,000 in January and then …

This Stock Market Indicator Has Been Reliable for 115 Years. Now It's Saying You Should Buy

A thumbs-up for the bull market.<p>Amid the growing number of economic signs and worrisome predictions pointing to end of the bull market, one …

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

Body Fat