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The 11 Slides You Need to Have in Your Pitch Deck [Updated for 2018]

Image via WOCinTech.If you’re raising money for your business, having an impressive pitch deck is a key component in your fundraising toolkit. A …

Small Business

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

Happiness

Widening Chasm Between Stock Prices and Real Economy: Best of Kass

<i>Hey, I'm Cramer, welcome to "Mad Money," welcome to Cramerica, people want to make friends [at this point, Cramer adds an extra, original statement],</i> …

DAVID BIANCO: The S&P 500 could fall 9% before this sell-off is over

Some analysts speculated investors were concerned about how the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes will impact stocks. The basic thinking is that the sooner rate hikes come, the more bearish it is of for stocks.<p>In a research note Monday, Deutsche Bank's David Bianco suggested the S&P 500 could …

Markets

What the Option Market Can Tell You About that Stock You Love

For an investor who understands how to read the option market’s tea leaves, investing becomes like playing poker with an opponent who always holds his hand face up. This might seem too good to be true, but in fact, option prices contain within them the market’s consensus estimates for the future …

Stocks decline for third week; interest rate worries persist

The stock market was hit hard Friday, capping a third week of declines, as investors reacted to a steep drop in oil prices and a jump in the value of the dollar.<p>Utilities, companies that make basic materials like steel, and major exporters had the biggest declines.<p>The sell-off came at the end of a …

Avoiding Bear Markets

The new all time highs in most of the major averages over the past two weeks has reduced the number of bearish articles on the stock market, but don’t expect that to last for too long. In late January and early February, the new bear market articles reached a high level, which was part of the …

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …