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This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the frigid temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning to …

Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokumbap)

Kimchi fried rice <i>(</i><i>bokumbap</i> or <i>bokkeumbap</i>) makes for a simple meal that helps you use two items commonly found in Korean pantries and …

Food & Dining

3 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

These three stocks can stand the test of time.<p>When it comes to investing in the stock market, the only strategy that's a proven winner is buying and …

Investing

One of the world's largest legal marijuana producers operates out of a once-abandoned Hershey's factory

Canopy Growth, one of the world's largest marijuana producers by market value, has applied to list on the New York Stock Exchange and plans to begin trading shares by the end of May 2018.<p>It's the first Canadian pot company to list on the NYSE, though not the first marijuana company to trade on a …

Cannabis

A hot new hedge fund expects 'hundreds of billions of dollars' in tech deals

Margate Capital, a New York fund launched last year by former Paulson & Co. partner Samantha Greenberg, lays out the thesis in its fourth-quarter investor letter, a copy of which was obtained by Business Insider.<p>"We believe we are in the early innings of a substantial wave of consolidation in the …

The 20 best ski resorts in America

Wanderbat, a travel data site by Graphiq, compiled a list of the 20 best ski resorts in America.<p>To determine the ranking, Wanderbat used a rating system that compares resorts based on mountain size, terrain, snowfall, and the magazine awards each has won.<p>Colorado and Utah dominate the list with a …

Opinion: Forget Buffett — four unsung investment gurus are picking these eight stocks for 2017

Here’s a worthy New Year’s resolution for you: Stop paying so much attention to financial-market icons.<p>You know who I mean. I’m talking about the …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

Beaches

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

The 20 best destinations to visit in 2017

From the charms of Chile to glorious Granada and the beaches of Bermuda, our experts select the 20 best destinations to visit in the coming months.<p>1. Chile<p>If Brazil owned South American travel last year, Chile takes over for 2017. Slowly, methodically, the continent’s most overlooked wonderland has …

The 15 best places to go snowboarding in America

Although partaking in the best extreme outdoor adventures in America and walking the best hiking trailers in America might get your adrenaline …

Skiing

Read the Novels 3 Billionaires Swear Changed Their Lives | Inc.com

Running a billion-dollar business empire is nothing if not time-consuming, so you can be pretty sure that the men and women atop these companies only spend their time on activities that offer rich rewards. Perhaps you'd be shocked to know that, for many of the world's top entrepreneurs and execs, …

Books

Amazon introduces next major job killer to face Americans

Amazon on Monday unveiled the latest plan to automate American workers out of existence — a futuristic grocery store without any cashiers.<p>High-tech …

Amazon in Talks to Buy Dubai’s Souq.com in $1 Billion Deal

Amazon.com Inc. is in talks to acquire Dubai-based online retailer Souq.com FZ for about $1 billion in a deal that will give the e-commerce giant a …

Selling

Top Investment Advisors: Where to invest $10,000 in 2017

Where to Invest $10,000 Right Now<p>Five experts reveal the opportunities they see around the world.<p>By Suzanne WoolleySuzanne Woolley<p>Investors had a …

Investing

Hog Wash Brand Motorcycle Maintenance Products

Winter is fast approaching and while some of us are throwing on more layers and sucking it up to enjoy more saddle time, others of us don't …

Snapchat heads for IPO that could value 'mega unicorn' at $25bn

Snapchat is preparing for a “mega unicorn” flotation on the stock market that could value the five-year-old mobile app known for its disappearing photos at as much as $25bn.<p>Meet Snapchat's 'dudeocracy' of talent<p>Read more<p>The company behind the app, which its 26-year-old founder Evan Spiegel created …

Advertising

3 Reasons to Buy Home Depot

Image source: Motley Fool.<p><b>Home Depot</b> has delivered spectacular returns for investors over the long term. The stock has gained nearly 370% on a total return basis in the past decade, meaning dividends plus price appreciation, downright crushing the <b>S&P 500</b> index and its total return of 102% over the …

Investing

3 Warren Buffett Stocks to Buy in July

It's fair to say famed self-made billionaire investor Warren Buffett knows a thing or two about picking stocks. Since 1965, Buffett's <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> has earned about a 21% annualized return, largely driven by buy-and-hold investments. During the same period, the <b>S&P 500</b> earned about 10% annually. …

Investing

Amazon Stocks History: The Importance of Patience

<b>Amazon.com</b> has an impressive stock price history -- perhaps one of the greatest over the past two decades. After accounting for three stock splits, Amazon's shares have advanced from $1.50 in May 1997 to over $700 today -- a 46,500% return!<p>AMZN data by YCharts<p>But you'd be hard-pressed to find …

Investing

Blue Apron Is Said To Be Considering An IPO

Meal kit delivery service Blue Apron is exploring a possible initial public offering, according to a report from Bloomberg on Monday.<p>Blue Apron, a …

Top 10 Books To Read Recommended By Barack Obama, Steve Jobs, And Elon Musk

Want to know what goes on inside the minds of billionaires, global leaders, and game-changers?<p>Read what they read.<p>No matter how successful people …

Top 10

U.S. Extends Overtime Pay to 4.2M Salaried Workers

The Obama administration on Tuesday unveiled the final version of a long-awaited and controversial rule to extend overtime pay to 4.2 million U.S. workers, which marks one of the administration's most significant moves to address stagnant wages.<p>The rule, which has drawn intense criticism from …

Obama Administration

New rules allow anyone to invest up to $2,000 a year in startups

The SEC has finally opened up crowdfunding to the masses<p>Way back in 2012, Barack Obama signed the JOBS Act into law. Part of the legislation was aimed at making it easier for average people to invest in startups, potentially reaping the rewards on the next Facebook, upside which until now has been …

Amazon shares soar on fourth straight profitable quarter

The days of Amazon as the perennial money loser appear to be over. The new, profitable Amazon looks like it's here to stay.<p>Amazon on Thursday announced its fourth-straight profitable quarter, backed by way better than expected retail sales and robust growth in its cloud business.<p>Shares rose as much …

Profit

Amazon Sales Surge As Prime and Cloud Businesses Attract More Customers

Amazon.com’s quarterly profit and revenue topped analysts’ expectations by a wide margin as the Prime loyalty program helped the online retail giant …

Amazon wants to get more poor people to use its paid membership program

But as fast as it's grown, Prime is believed to be heavily concentrated in upper-income households, essentially saturating that market.<p>In order to keep its growth, Amazon needs to target lower-income households, which largely remains untapped so far.<p>And according to Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky, it's …

India's Very Strange Ban On Apple's Used Phones

Apple has made an application to the Indian government to be allowed to import and then sell refurbished used iPhones. They’ve made this application before and had it refused: a most, most, odd decision by the Indian government. It’s entirely possible to see why Apple wants to do this for technical …

The surprising reason why Microsoft's CEO doesn't just kill Windows phones

Ballmer tried to fix his mistake by convincing Microsoft's board to buy Nokia's mobile phone business for $7.6 billion shortly before he left the company.<p>But it was too little, too late.<p>So Nadella switched courses. Under his leadership, Microsoft laid off most of Nokia's employees and wrote down …

Investors are overlooking Apple's next $50 billion business

But that number isn't a good reflection of how many users Apple has, because many iPhone users also own a Mac or iPad, for example.<p>Analysts from Credit Suisse have crunched the numbers and collected some survey data, and have figured out a good starting point for the number of global Apple …