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Turkey’s Frightening Trifecta: ISIS, Erdogan & U.S. Nukes

A terror group organizing within its borders. A nationalist president spewing anti-American rhetoric. Now add in 50-90 U.S. atomic weapons.<p>PARIS—If …

War

What Steve Bannon Wants You to Read

President Trump’s strategic adviser is elevating a once-obscure network of political thinkers.<p>The first weeks of the Trump presidency have brought as much focus on the White House’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, as on the new president himself. But if Bannon has been the driving force behind the …

Donald Trump

This Mobile Ultrasound Startup Is Reshaping A $6 Billion Healthcare Market

The ultrasound market is currently valued at $6 billion globally.<p>Contrary to popular perception, the use of ultrasounds for women’s health and pregnancy follow-ups represents less than 20% of their overall use for healthcare. For example, a diagnostic ultrasound is routinely used to diagnose a wide …

Medical Technology

People Are Angry About Globalization. Here’s What to Do About It.

The U.S. is in the midst of a presidential campaign in which both candidates have adopted antitrade stances and one has taken a frankly xenophobic, isolationist stance. The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Much of continental Europe is convulsed with similar combinations of disaffection, …

Globalization

Why Obama Is Still Trying to Pass the T.P.P.

In a speech before the New York Economic Club last week, Donald J. Trump offered up his economic plan for the future. Unsurprisingly, one of the foundations of his plan was ripping up “terrible” trade agreements and, especially, a vow to “keep America out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.”<p>Trump …

Globalization

How Congress Makes Regular Taxpayers Foot the Bill for Oil Pipeline Fat Cats

A terrible law, a ‘phantom tax,’ and a captured regulator mean that big businesses are forcing you to pay their taxes without even knowing it.<p>A …

The DEA's war on narco-terrorism just got more complicated | VICE News

In May 2014, Virgil Flaviu Georgescu took a phone call from a man claiming to be a member of the the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the guerrilla group better known by its Spanish acronym, FARC. The guerrillas wanted to buy some new weapons, and Georgescu, a 43-year-old Romanian arms …

Corruption

Inside The Global “Club” That Helps Executives Escape Their Crimes

A parallel legal universe, open only to corporations and largely invisible to everyone else, helps executives convicted of crimes escape punishment. Part one of a BuzzFeed News investigation — read the whole series here.<p><b>Imagine a private, global super</b> <b>court that</b> empowers corporations to bend …

It’s fundamental why Warren Buffett beats the stock market — how have investors missed it for so long?

Eugene Fama and Richard Thaler, two legendary finance professors at the University of Chicago, recently had a debate about whether markets are …

Investing

Use These Tricks to Save More on Amazon

There are a lot of good deals to be had on Amazon.com, but first, you have to find them. Here's where to look if you want to save BIG:<p>Snatch Up …

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Getting Into Venture Capital

Dozens of the world's best VCs share their advice for those aspiring to follow in their footsteps.<p>If you want to become a doctor, you go to medical school. If you want to become a lawyer, you go to law school. But how do you become a venture capitalist?<p>Paths into the profession of investing in …

Venture Capital

Why India is terrified of the prostitute and the “presstitute”

Shift the vowels slightly and the Sanskrit word for a trader (Vaishya) becomes the Sanskrit word for a prostitute (<i>veshya</i>). The one sold goods and the other sold pleasure to the highest bidder. Neither was loyal. Naturally, feudal authorities despised them both, and turned the word <i>bazaru</i>, or …

Hinduism

This Full Stack Marketer Bundle Will Turn You Into A Lean, Mean Selling Machine

<i>Dive into 3 premium courses on Google Analytics, AdWords, and other powerful online marketing tools.</i><p>Marketing is more than printed collateral and …

1 Stock for Investing in 3D Printing

Some 3D printing stocks have crashed. That doesn't mean all 3D printing stocks are trash. Image source: Getty Images.<p>Once touted as the hottest ride in the industrials sector, the 3D printing industry has lately found investors holding a round-trip ticket. Over the past five years, shareholders of</b> …

IRS Increases 'Marriage Penalty,' Unmarried Cohabitants To Get Twice The Mortgage Interest Deduction

There are a thousand good reasons to never get married: in-laws, divorce attorneys, and the inevitable ravages of age on one’s attractiveness come immediately to mind.<p>But there are also significant tax hits that come with getting hitched, or as they’ve collectively been coined, the “marriage …

Personal Finance

The economists' guide to choosing between Trump and Clinton

More than 90% of voters say the economy is extremely important to them, so we asked three economists to weigh in on what we can expect from either president<p>The parties have spoken and after a brutal campaign season, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are now the official presidential candidates of …

Economics

Bill Gates Says We're on the Verge of These 3 Amazing Technological Advances

If you were worth $80 billion dollars, you might not be too worried about American’s productivity slump either.<p>Microsoft founder Bill Gates waded …

Bill Gates

If California's a 'bad state for business,' why is it leading the nation in job and GDP growth?

State and federal statistics released as recently as Friday make it clear: California is smoking hot, economy-wise.<p>The state gained 40,300 jobs in June and 461,000 over the year. With a gain of 2.9%, that was the best 12-month record of any large state except Florida, which won by a nostril with a …

Economics

7 Stocks Under $10 That Could Make You a Lot of Money

As part of your daily routine as an active trader or investor, it's important to track the stocks in the market that are making the biggest …

Investing

6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a stock with an impressive dividend yield doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. These six stocks, for example, offer investors big dividend checks without breaking the bank. Keep in mind though, that high dividend yields are often accompanied by high risk. …

Your federal government drives innovation by investing in moonshots

Imagine a future where “moonshots” are part of our everyday reality. In this future, shipping no longer uses environmentally damaging Styrofoam but instead an organic mushroom-based material. Things like meat and leather can be created in a laboratory, limiting the need for environmentally harmful …

Innovation

The US Has Screwed Up in the Muslim World for 36 Years

Beginning with the Carter Doctrine, the US has aggressively injected itself into the Muslim world but with little to show for it besides a record of …

Where to start your post-Brexit stock bargain hunt, a top REIT, and loonie outlook

Are you old enough to remember when banks were considered boring and safe? If so, maybe it's time to consider a bet on Britain's battered financial sector.<p>In the wake of the Brexit vote, shares of Lloyds Banking Group, Barclays and Royal Bank of Scotland all plunged, presumably because of their …

Business (Canada)

Entrepreneur Courses: Learn How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Entrepreneur has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>“You don’t need the money, you need a better strategy.” Has anyone ever told you this? Does it sound like a far-out theory that doesn’t …

Small Business

The unsexiest trillion-dollar startup

Steve Jobs went ballistic when public shipping manifests leaked the existence of the iPhone 3G. That’s about the only time something exciting happened in the freight forwarding business. The circulatory system of the global economy is a trillion-dollar industry, yet no one really talks about it, or …

Startups

Don't know where U.S. stocks are headed? The options market has a deal for you

NEW YORK (Reuters) - One year after the U.S. stock market topped out, indexes are again near their highs and that makes options traders nervous, so much so that bullish bets on U.S. equities now are bargain priced, even though the underlying stocks are not.<p>While market volatility is low, general …

Stock Markets

GoDaddy made an app for entrepreneurs to get feedback on their startup ideas

While most associate GoDaddy with domains, the company has become an integral part of supporting small businesses around the world. Whether this is by providing email hosting, website creation, or SEO services, the site is often the first stop for someone thinking about starting a small business …

Small Business

6 Stocks You Should Own Because Hedge Funds Don’t

<b>By Jen Wieczner</b><p>Illustration by Francesco Bongiorni for Fortune Magazine<p>May 20, 2016, 6:30 AM EDT<p><i>Additional reporting by Scott DeCarlo</i><p>In a year full …

Investing

New iPhone app lets you know if you're being spied on

A 2015 report suggested nearly a quarter million iPhones had been hacked by one (or more) of 92 different identified varieties of malware. A new app, ‘System and Security Info,’ wants to let you know if you’re one of them.<p>The problematic part isn’t often the hack itself, it’s that most have no clue …