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Exercise alone does not achieve weight loss

If you think that a couple of sessions at the gym will help to work off those Thanksgiving pounds, think again. A new study shows that when it comes …

Diabetes

The Best Travel Websites You've Never Heard Of

In the old days, vacation planning was practically a workout. To land a good deal, you had to keep your eyes peeled for newspaper ads and hit up …

Travel

Here’s Your First Look at Tesla’s Beautiful Solar Roofs

Sometimes a clean energy innovation is on par with the standard version, so choosing between the two can be tough. When it comes to Tesla’s newest …

Tesla

Traders test OPEC 'whatever it takes' resolve to defend oil price | Reuters

SINGAPORE/LONDON (Reuters) - When OPEC leader Saudi Arabia pledged in May to do “whatever it takes” to defend world oil prices, it didn’t expect the market to be testing its resolve just one month later.<p>FILE PHOTO: OPEC President Saudi Arabia's Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih talks to journalists …

OPEC Has 3 Options And None Of Them Look Good

It has now been almost 6 months since OPEC first decided to cut their output by 1.2 mmbd. Even non-OPEC countries like Russia joined them, …

Oil

In Fight Against U.S. Shale Oil, OPEC Risks Lower for Longer

When Khalid Al-Falih arrived at Davos in late January, the Saudi oil minister was exultant. The output cuts he’d painstakingly arranged with fellow …

U.S. Oil Reigns as OPEC, EIA Hike Production Forecasts

OPEC expects oil producers outside of the group to pump far more oil than previously thought, reflecting strong activity among U.S. shale drillers.<p>The oil cartel, which published its monthly report Thursday, said non-OPEC producers such as the U.S. and Russia will increase supplies by 950,000 …

Oil rout driven by China, inventories and funds | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The plunge in crude oil markets this week to a six-month low was likely driven by worries about Chinese economic growth, persistently high inventories and fund positioning.<p>An employee fills a motorcycle tank as another motorcyclist waits to buy petrol at a gas station in Hefei, …

Oil Inventories Hurting The Market

<i>By Nick Cunningham</i><p>WTI and Brent continued to tumble on Thursday, dropping to their lowest levels since the announcement of the OPEC deal back in …

Tricks to save money on your property taxes

Forget about keeping up with the Joneses. This time of year you want your house to be as crummy as possible. Why? Because it’s property tax assessment time, which means it’s also assessment appeal time. And if you can successfully argue that your house isn’t worth as much as the government says it …

Real Estate

Oil prices under pressure after historical high for U.S. crude stocks

Oil prices headed lower for a third consecutive session on Thursday to log their lowest finish in about three weeks, after U.S. government data …

Investors See Oil Break Out of Narrow Range With Record Bets

Oil has been bound to the tightest price range in more than a decade, and yet hedge funds have never been so confident it will eventually rally.<p>Money …

A Canadian company trading under the ticker WEED is valued at $1 billion

Marijuana is transforming into the darling of daring investors, and the nascent legal weed industry is excited about the prospects for profits. But there are many risks to investing in this tricky business. Canopy Growth, a Canadian cannabis holding company, is representative of the hope and …

Two Reasons Fitbit's 70% Plunge Is Not A Buying Opportunity

Activity-tracking device maker Fitbit — in which I have no financial interest — has suffered a 70% plunge in its stock price. But that doesn’t make it a buy.<p>Before getting into the reasons for my conclusion — a disclosure is in order. In 2000, I invested in a startup of which current Fitbit CEO …

Los Angeles

Gregg Popovich on Donald Trump: 'You can't really believe anything that comes out of his mouth'

This is the third time Popovich has spoken out against Trump.<p>San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich criticized President Donald Trump once again on Saturday, one day after Trump’s inauguration.<p>Speaking before the Spurs game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Popovich talked for four minutes …

Ken Griffin could pay off $22M fine in six days’ work

Well, that’s not really going to sting.<p>The SEC fined hedge funder Ken Griffin‘s company a record $22.6 million — or, to put that into perspective, …

This week’s Mutual Funds and ETF stories

Don’t miss these top money and investing features:<p>These 4 funds launched before the Great Depression still deliver<br>• Morningstar’s John Rekenthaler: How …

Dazzling Images of Glowing Flowers Photographed With Ultraviolet-Induced Visible Fluorescence | Colossal

<p>28-year-old photographer Craig Burrows photographs plants and flowers using a type a photography called UVIVF or “ultraviolet-induced visible …

10 Highest Dividend-Yielding Stocks

Today'spersistently low-interest-rate environment has forced many investors to put money in the stock market in an effort to generate yield. Naturally, many of these investors are simply searching for the highest dividend-yielding stocks that they can find in order to maximize their income. …

Tony Mitchell's Top Recommendations For 2017

Forbes’ 2015 Investment Guide featured Tony Mitchell as the “Unknown All-Star Money Manager.” With just one week left in 2016, Tony, who is up over 23% for the year, is showing once again that great investors are worth all the effort it takes to find them. Here’s what Tony Mitchell is recommending …

The world of gold about to change?

When you look at the price of gold in 2016 you see that the level we have today 1130 USD/oz is only a little bit higher than January’s 1050 USD/oz. …

These are the top financial services providers and fintech startups

After reaching $19 billion in total in 2015, global fintech funding had already hit $15 billion by mid-August 2016. Several innovative financial services and fintech companies are driving that growth by attracting investors who are offering new financial products and services.<p>But as more and more …

Why don't humans have a penis bone? Scientists may now know

It can be as long as a finger in a monkey. In the walrus, it can be two feet long. But the human male has lost it completely. And researchers are a little stumped.<p>Known as the baculum to scientists with an interest, the penis bone is a marvel of evolution. It pops up in mammals and primates around …

Evolution

Gold is getting set for 'the next big leg higher'

I'm going to disappoint preppers, but I think that we can safely say that if the world apocalypse comes, people will have much bigger problems than having enough gold. On the other hand, gold has been a monetary metal and/or store of value for thousands of years, and its price has been steadily …

Cryptocurrency

Top Marijuana Stocks to Buy in 2017

Risky, speculative, uncertain.<p>All these words apply to investing in marijuana stocks. But if you're looking to buy marijuana stocks in the New Year, <b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH), <b>Corbus Pharmaceuticals Holdings</b> (NASDAQ: CRBP), and <b>Insys Therapeutics</b> (NASDAQ: INSY) might be your best choices. …

10 Tax Moves to Make Before 2017

It's too early to prepare your tax return for 2016, but it's not too late to reduce the taxes you'll owe. There are many things you can do throughout each year and at the end of each year that can shrink your tax bill. Here are 10 tax moves you might consider.<p>Image source: Getty Images.<p>The above …

Day Trader Makes $94,119.54 in 3 Months

Image credit<p>With a mere 10% or less of day traders profiting in the market, a successful day trader can be hard to find. Day trading is the simple act of buying shares of stocks with the intention of selling them for a higher price within a few hours. This type of trading is exceptionally …

Royal Mint offers gold trading based on blockchain

The Royal Mint has paired up with the markets operator CME Group to build a gold market using nascent blockchain technology, in a bid to broaden London’s appeal as a place to buy and sell bullion.<p>The state-owned Royal Mint hopes to start accepting trades from the middle of next year on its Royal …

Cryptocurrency

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

‘I will give you everything.’ Here are 282 of Donald Trump’s campaign promises.

In Donald Trump’s final days on the campaign trail, he promised his supporters that “every dream you ever dreamed for your country” will come true if he becomes president — one of dozens of sweeping promises he made and is now expected to fulfill.<p>In January, I compiled a list of 76 campaign …

Immigration