Michael Beacock

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Gold / Silver / Copper Prices - Weekly Outlook: July 23 - 27

© Reuters. Gold prices find some relief as dollar rally stalls<p>Investing.com - Metals traders will remain focused on the dollar this week after …

Interest Rates

Stephen King uses a George Orwell quote to destroy Trump and Putin

When it comes to taking down Trump on Twitter, Stephen King regularly employs his full bag of writer's tricks to make sure the task is carried out as …

Stephen King

You just aren't smart enough to understand what Donald Trump was doing with Vladimir Putin

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just hours removed from attempting to clean up his disastrous performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to make a startling claim: Smart people recognized that the summit -- and the press conference …

Donald Trump

Commodities just tumbled into correction — a warning sign for the economy and markets

Don’t be fooled by the relative calm across financial markets: The inputs in the global supply chain are flashing warning signs.<p>Commodities have …

Stock Markets

Hydro One shares tumble after utility strikes deal with Doug Ford to replace board, CEO

Shares of Hydro One Ltd. fell Thursday after the Toronto-based electricity utility announced a deal with the government of new Ontario premier Doug …

Canada

The 1 Retirement Danger No One Warns You About

Consider this your wakeup call.<p>Retirement can be a scary prospect if you go in unprepared. But what exactly does being prepared mean? You'll see …

Retirement

What's the Difference Between Indica vs. Sativa?

Much of the research that does exist on cannabis shows extremely promising results for medicinal effects, but much presumed knowledge people have of …

Cannabis

McDonald's Is Testing Something So Wild That It Could Completely Change the Competition for Your Breakfast

Yet this could be very clever.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>McDonald's has been enduring something of a hangover.<p>It gets to work early and things don't go as they should.<p>Indeed, the burger chain's management admits, according …

McDonald's

5 Top Dividend Kings to Buy and Hold Forever

From top dividend kings by yield to the best five you can buy and hold forever: Here's your complete guide to this elite group of dividend growth …

Investing

Childhood Virus May Have a Role in Alzheimer’s Disease

Despite decades of research, scientists have made little progress in halting Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia. But researchers may have …

Dementia

Warren Buffett Just Made a Surprising Prediction About the Economy

This is how long the Oracle of Omaha thinks the good times will last.<p>The current economic expansion and bull market are now both nine years old. So …

Investing

Warren Buffett Says These Simple Habits That Most of Us Ignore Separate Successful People From Everyone Else

The Oracle of Omaha wants you to succeed with these simple habits that even a 14-year-old could pull off.<p>Sometimes, I just have to shake my head at Warren Buffett's wisdom. Is it earth-shattering? Hardly.<p>At 87 years young, he keeps imparting on us the simplest advice that has made him a success …

Self-improvement

Canada just legalized marijuana. That has big implications for US drug policy.

It’s the second country in the world to legalize pot, following Uruguay.<p>Canada has become the first wealthy nation in the world to fully legalize marijuana.<p>The Senate approved Bill C-45, also known as the Cannabis Act, on Tuesday. The measure was already approved by the House of Commons, so the …

Cannabis

McDonald's Discovers Employees Get in the Way of Profits

CEO Steve Easterbrook is shedding employees, breaking the third leg of Ray Kroc's famous stool in the process. Wall Street loves it for now, but can …

Why Canadian milk infuriates Donald Trump

In what free-trading Americans like to call Soviet Canuckistan, the dairy industry is thriving like never before<p>In the midst of what appears to be a full-blown trade war between Canada and the US over steel and aluminum, and with Donald Trump taking his first steps on Canadian soil for the G7 …

Forestry

This Couple Discovered a Simple Way to Save Tens of Thousands of Dollars a Year When They Retire

The recent tax cuts make this move even more appealing.<p>Clark Hurst first discovered Clear Creek Tahoe, a golf community near Lake Tahoe, a few years …

3 Stocks to Buy and Hold for 50 Years

If you're looking for companies to hold for the ultra-long term, consider an e-commerce leader, a streaming pioneer, and a forerunner in artificial …

4 Great Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

These industry stalwarts enjoy healthy economic moats and have big tailwinds behind them.<p>To buy and hold stocks for a lifetime isn't easy. You should …

3 things that brought this woman back from Alzheimer’s

<b>Mom and son created an action plan for dementia; a year later and she's back to her old self.</b><p>Anyone who has experienced Alzheimer’s in a loved one …

Alzheimer's Disease

Cancer, mutations and the facts of life

If you live long enough, you get cancer. But without our mutating, blundering cells, we’d never have made it out of the primordial soup…<p>Bob Weinberg of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been one of the world’s foremost experts on cancer for nearly five decades. Back when I was a wee …

Cancer

World Bank recommends that countries eliminate minimum wage, dismantle wrongful dismissal rules and contractual protections for workers

A draft of the World Bank's annual flagship World Development Report says that its creditor-states (the poorest countries in the world) should …

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

Warren Buffett's Advice for a Stock Market Crash

Source: The Motley Fool<p>1 of 9<p>Why you should heed Buffett's advice<p>If you could only listen to one person's advice during a stock market crash, let …

Dying Gulf Stream may trigger a global nightmare

Scientists are raising alarm bells after two studies found that the Gulf Stream—an ocean current key to regulating Earth's climate—is the weakest it's been in 1,600 years, the <i>Guardian</i> reports.<p>The culprit is apparently melting sea ice and glaciers, which inject fresh water into the North Atlantic …

Breakthrough treatment could ‘melt away’ cancer

A new cancer treatment can help some lung cancer tumors “[melt] away,” seriously prolonging patients’ lives, according to a series of breakthrough …

A 36-year-old who learned to invest like Warren Buffett explains how saving can actually cost you money

If you're just saving and not investing, you're setting yourself up to lose money in the long run. That's a lesson Danielle Town, author of …

Investing

65% of Baby Boomers Are Making a Huge Financial Mistake That Could Leave Them Broke

Seniors on Medicare pay 13% of health expenses out-of-pocket, according to studies.<p>Each day, around 10,000 baby boomers in the United States hit …

The dark web and how to access it

In 2015, the founder of a website called the Silk Road was sentenced to life in prison. The billion-dollar black market site was once the premiere …

Privacy

31 things Canadians say that Americans don't understand

The United States and Canada are linked in many ways, from their intertwined history to their 5,500-mile border — the longest in the world.<p>But the most obvious thing the two countries share is their language.<p>Yet despite both having English as their primary language, Americans and Canadians don't …

Jack Mintz: Three sneaky tricks hide the ugly truth about government budgets

With several elections looming in the coming year, all the budget making we’ve seen in recent weeks is more about politics than sound economics. …

Economics