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Oil Futures Extend Rise After EIA Reports a Fifth-straight Surprise Weekly Fall In U.S. Crude Supplies

Oil futures extended their gains Wednesday after the U.S. Energy Information Administration reported that domestic crude supplies fell by 3 million barrels in the week ended Sept. 30. A 2 million-barrel climb was expected by analysts polled by S&P Global Platts, while the American Petroleum …

Warren Buffett's 10 Biggest Stock Bets

Warren Buffett may have bolstered Berkshire Hathaway's investment team in recent years by hiring Todd Combs and Ted Weschler, but the Oracle of Omaha is still the one making the biggest bets. These 10 stocks are Berkshire's largest holdings as of the most recent regulatory filings.

Credit Suisse: Here's the best stock in each sector of the market

Their analysts ranked up to 3 stocks based on a 6-12-month time horizon.<p>We're highlighting one of their top stocks in each of the 8 sectors.<p><i>Note: These are a snapshot of the analysts' top picks in the industries they cover, and should not be viewed as portfolios. Prices are as of the market close</i> …

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Stock Market - Oil 'Panic' Period Ends As Analysis Replaces Emotion

Yes, oil closed below $60 on Friday, but the U.S. stock market closed up – way up from Tuesday’s close. The Fed’s action/non-action might seem the cause, but that looks like coincidental timing. With oil stocks like Chevron selling at both extremely attractive valuations and strong price support …

The Ex-Goldman Trader Who Correctly Shorted Subprime Mortgages During The Financial Crisis Has Made A New Bet

Now he's betting against something else: <b>high-yield bonds.</b><p>From The Wall Street Journal:<p>Joshua Birnbaum, the ex-Goldman Sachs Group Inc. trader who made bets against subprime mortgages during the financial crisis, now has more than $2 billion in wagers against high-yield bonds at his Tilden Park …

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The lazy Destiny player's guide to getting the best gear in the least time

The hardcore <i>Destiny</i> community has discovered one of the best games of the year in the endgame, but the path to the best gear and equipment can be hard to understand without a good amount of study.<p>If you're interested in playing for the good stuff, without wasting much of your time, this guide will …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

By and<p>Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You …

You haven't played these Pokémon games, but you should

Not only have you not caught them all — you haven't even <i>played</i> them all.<p>The Pokémon-playing community has proven to be one of the most industrious groups of fans this industry has ever seen. That tenacity is built into the franchise's very nature. To fully complete a PokeDex in <i>Pokémon X</i> and <i>Y</i>, you …

LightFreq's Crazy Light Bulb Combined with a Speaker Lands on Kickstarter

We get a lot of crowdfunding pitches, but it’s not that often we get ones that promise to combine a fully smartphone-controllable light bulb with an HD audio speaker. The LightFreq promises exactly that, provided it reaches its $50,000 crowdfunding goal.<p>Although it sounds a bit odd at first, there …

Reddit wants to put a Dogecoin car in NASCAR

Josh Wise drives the No.98 car in the Sprint Cup Series, without a sponsor. It's tough to compete without funding, so the folks of Reddit decided to take his sponsorship into their own hands. They have a simple goal: wrapping his car in peer-to-peer currency dogecoin, because the …

How to get Pokémon X or Y for free in March

Nintendo is giving away one of its most popular games next month — Pokémon X and Y.<p>The publisher revealed this morning that it will give Pokémon X or Y away for free in March. To get it, players simply need to register their 3DS system as well as one of six specific games on the company’s Club …

10 Things in Nature That Are Not the Color You'd Expect

Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.<p>Blue lava? A blood-red waterfall? The natural world is full of surprises. If you think you've finally figured out Mother Nature, think again.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover as a Gold's Gym Employee

In order to promote health and fitness, Arnold Schwarzenegger recently went undercover as an employee at a Gold's Gym.<p>While his costume was lacking (who wouldn't recognize Arnold at a gym with his picture on the wall?), the skit produced some classic lines.<p>Always remember, "This is Gold's Gym, not …

Skyrim Modding Gets Its Doors Blown Off

When something carries a warning that it "will require your first born and a pint of your blood", you know it's going to be good.<p>User sheson over on …

Still Unsatisfied With Mass Effect 3? Read One Fan's 539 Page Rewrite

The Mass Effect 3 ending controversy remains one of the most fascinating bits of fan revolt I’ve seen in my time as a video game journalist. Devoted fans of a beloved series complained so much about the confusing, shallow and seemingly phoned-in ending, they actually got developer Bioware to spend …

The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs In America

Using projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on job growth from 2012 to 2022, we've identified the fastest-growing jobs in America.<p>There's something for everyone, with at least 10 jobs that don't require any education beyond high school, several that require only an associate's …

On the Red Couch with Elio García of Westeros.org

Inside Flipboard / October 4, 2013<p><i>Elio García is the king of the Game of Thrones fans. García his partner Linda Antonsson, co-founded and run</i> …

Why is everyone ignoring my brilliant solution to the debt ceiling crisis?

Back in 1989, the Canadian mathematician Alexander Dewdney published a letter in Scientific American, describing a discovery so world-changing I’m astonished how little attention it's received in the years since. Dewdney explained that the letter had been sent to him by a friend. It detailed how …

Star Wars lightsabers finally invented

Wannabe Jedi Knights rejoice, for scientists have discovered that the famous lightsaber weapon wielded by Luke Skywalker and his ilk in the long-running space opera saga might one day exist beyond the realms of fiction.<p>Harvard and MIT physicists writing in the new edition of Nature say they have …

Official Tickets and Your Source for Live Entertainment

Events Near You<p>Jul<p>11<p>Wed<p>BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston, TX<p>Jul<p>11<p>Wed<p>Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX<p>Upcoming Events<p>Jul<p>14<p>Sat<p>Lavell …

Cris Carter's top 10 NFL receivers

The first thing I noticed when putting together my list of the league's 10 best wide receivers is that size really does matter. I was a big receiver …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned

Actor, 78<p><i>Born in San Francisco and raised throughout northern California, Eastwood attended Los Angeles City College under the G. I. Bill and served as mayor of Carmel, California from 1986 to 1988.</i><p><b>In the first place,</b> I was taller than most kids in my classes. In the second, we were always moving. …