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With shares up 227pc in eight years it's one of the longest bull markets in history: is it about to end?

In the eight-and-a-half years since March 2009, the S&P 500 – a global equity bellwether – has rallied by 227pc. How much longer can this bull market last? Are we in a bubble on the verge of popping? Can equities still produce decent returns from here?<p>Purely on longevity grounds, there is …

Sunken 8th continent reveals its buried secrets

A journey to plumb the remote ocean depths has revealed that Earth does indeed have an eighth continent.<p>A nine-week voyage took scientists from around the world to drill and explore the seafloor off New Zealand and Australia. They found evidence of land-based fossils, revealing that the ancient …

Here's The Best Way to Avoid Bringing Home Bed Bugs, According to Science

Grossest hitchhikers ever.<p>Among the possible pest infestations you could get, bed bugs are definitely one of the worst. They'll nest inside your …

Bedbugs

Blade Runner 2049 review: the most spectacular, profound blockbuster of our time

<b>Dir: Denis Villeneuve; Starring: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista. 15 cert, 163 mins.</b><p>“Two possibilities exist,” Arthur C. Clarke once wrote: “either we are alone in the universe or we are not. Both are equally terrifying.” In the cold …

Science Fiction

Stocks hit record again. But is Trump the reason?

The Dow, S&P 500, Nasdaq and Russell 2000 each hit new all-time highs Monday.<p>Investors are giddy with excitement and they clearly believe that both big blue chip multinationals and smaller companies that do most of their business in the U.S. will continue to thrive.<p>So is this the Donald Trump …

Trump can't take all the credit for the Trump rally

To recap, US stocks rose to all-time highs after President Donald Trump won the election. Treasury yields also rose, as it appeared that inflation may finally start to take off.<p>The narrative was that Trump, who had touted a pro-business platform, would have the support of a Republican Senate and …

Drivers see higher premiums after not-at-fault crashes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most drivers don't expect to be hit with a rate hike on their auto insurance after a car accident that wasn't their fault. But a …

AI and Bitcoin Are Driving the Next Big Hedge Fund Wave

Jeffrey Tarrant is a Wall Street guy. He spent the last thirty years investing in new hedge funds. As the founder and CEO of a firm called Protege …

It’s Probably a Bad Idea to Sell Stocks Because You Fear Trump

“So should I cash out of the stock market?”<p>This is the question I’ve heard from several liberal-leaning friends in the last few months. I get a few emails in this vein every time the stock market hits new highs, as it did on Friday.<p>They are worried that the combination of high share prices and an …

Stock Markets

How Buying Fear and Selling Greed Could Make You a Smarter Investor

Updated February 13, 2017<p>For many investors, these six words are not only profound, but also describe a very simple and effective approach that could …

Investing

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is — or once was — a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics