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5 Online Tools Everyone In The Stock Market Industry Should Be Using

To be a successful stock market investor, you need to emulate a master carpenter, and use the best tools available.<p>If you don’t, then you’re relying …

Real Excel power users know these 11 tricks

There are two kinds of Microsoft Excel users in the world: Those who make neat little tables, and those who amaze their colleagues with sophisticated charts, data analysis, and seemingly magical formula and macro tricks. You, obviously, are one of the latter—or are you? Check our list of 11 …

Analytics

25 Hot Tech Startups To Watch For

There are a lot of hot tech startups around these days. Many of them are relatively new; others which have been operating for some years are getting …

Top 10 iOS Shortcuts and Gestures

Sometimes, the simplest way to do something isn't the most obvious way. A lot of gestures and shortcuts aren't exactly intuitive, but they can make …

South Korea Is Building A $1.5 Billion 5G Service That Can Download Movies In A Second

The science ministry said it aims to implement the technology -- about 1,000 times faster than the 4G services currently available -- within six years.<p>"We helped fuel national growth with 2G services in the 1990s, 3G in the 2000s and 4G around 2010. Now it is time to take preemptive action to …

The race is on to launch an internet TV service in the US

America’s first pay TV service delivered entirely over the internet is coming. The only question is who will offer it.<p>A slew of companies—Sony, Verizon, Apple, and Amazon—are working on television services that would take advantage of the internet with easier-to-use menus, recordings in the cloud, …

Short Sellers Re-Emerge As Stocks Appear Pricey And The Fed Pulls Back

Investors who make a living betting that stock prices will fall are happy to forget 2013: The S&P 500 gained nearly 30 percent while Credit Suisse's index of hedge funds with a dedicated short bias lost 25 percent.<p>Buying the most heavily shorted stocks was a much better bet than the S&P 500: A list …

Someone Just Said Something About The Japan-China Conflict That Scared The Crap Out Of Everyone

Like most of the events here at the 2014 World Economic Forum, the dinner was conducted under what are known as "Chatham House Rules," which means that I can't tell you who was there.<p>I can tell you what was said, though. And one thing that was said rattled a lot of people at the table.<p>During the …

A Dash of Insight

And for good reason!<p>If you want to use history as a guide, care is required. I thought this was pretty obvious until my morning watching of CNBC in …

Markets Price in Fed Rate Changes Long Before They Happen

By<p>Michael S. Derby<p>Federal Reserve officials have been working hard to convey their strong beliefs that they won’t raise interest rates for a long time to come. But new research suggests financial markets may start getting ready for that shift well before central bankers actually pull the …

Eric Schmidt Just Revealed A Key Truth About The Economy That Very Few Rich Investors And Executives Want To Admit ...

In the context of talking about global inequality, which Schmidt thinks is partly the result of technology and is going to get worse before it gets better, Schmidt revealed a critical truth about the economy that few other successful investors and executives appear to understand (or at least admit):<p>…

Oxfam: 85 richest people as wealthy as poorest half of the world

The world's wealthiest people aren't known for travelling by bus, but if they fancied a change of scene then the richest 85 people on the globe – who between them control as much wealth as the poorest half of the global population put together – could squeeze onto a single double-decker.<p>The extent …

How to Get Rich, Feel Rich, and Stay Rich

The most important financial decision you make is learning how to keep your expectations in check.<p>Gary Kremen founded online dating site Match.com. …

3 Popular Economic Warnings That Are So Much More Complicated Than They Look

The world isn't as simple as you think.<p>The Federal Reserve began printing money with abandon almost seven years ago. From Day One, people warned that …

Here's The Difference Between What Wall Street And The Options Market Are Predicting For Stocks In 2014

Options guru Jared Woodard of Condor Options compares the year-end 2014 S&P 500 price targets of Wall Street strategists to the forward range for the index in 2014 implied by the options market in the chart below.<p>"Neutral is the new bearish," says Woodard.<p>"The minimum estimate in this survey [of …

Succinct Summation of Weeks Events (1.24.13) - The Big Picture

Succinct Summations week ending January 24, 2014<p><b>Positives</b>:<p>1. Average gas price in 2013 was a 3-year low.<br>2. Initial jobless claims come in 4k lower …

S&P 500 Snapshot: Down 0.5% from Last Week - dshort

The S&P 500 dropped to start the week and recovered slightly by Friday. The index saw a loss of 0.54% from last Friday and 0.26% loss from yesterday. …

Succinct Summations of Weeks Events (1/17/14) - The Big Picture

Succinct Summations week ending January 17, 2014<p><b>Positives</b>:<p>1. Core retail sales (ex-auto & gas) gained 0.6% v expectations for a 0.3% rise.<br>2. GM …

Presenting our Best of CES 2014 Awards winners

Curating the Best of CES Awards as an official CEA partner is not a responsibility we take lightly. Finding plenty of worthy finalists was easy, but narrowing down each category to just one winner? Not so much. Nevertheless, we spent two nights in the Engadget trailer considering products against …

Berkshire Stakes Name on Realty Business Buffett Barely Noticed

Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s foray into the home-brokerage arena 14 years ago was almost an afterthought. Today, Warren Buffett’s company is staking its …

Stocks Worry Investors Sick as Losses Spur More Hospital Visits

Declining stocks worry people sick, if hospital records are any guide.<p>A one-day drop in equities of around 1.5 percent is followed by about a 0.26 …

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich

Jim Cramer is one of the most prolific and recognized men in the financial world. Very few people can boast his media resume and his investment acumen. He is also the founder of TheStreet.com, one of the most popular financial media websites, and serves as host of CNBC’s “Mad Money” television …

CNN Poll: Support for legal marijuana soaring

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> - In a major turnaround from past decades, a majority of Americans support legalizing marijuana, according to a new poll.<p>The CNN/ORC International survey released Monday also indicated that the number of people who say smoking pot is morally wrong has plunged. <br>Fifty-five percent of …

Pot Shares Rally 21% to 1,700% as Speculators See Green

They’ve got high hopes.<p>Bruce Perlowin, the chief executive officer of Hemp Inc. who has seen his stock soar 205 percent to 8 cents in the last three …

Legal Weed's Strange Economics in Colorado

This is a blazing moment for American stoners. Colorado has just legalized the commercial production, sale, and recreational use of marijuana, while …