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With No Frills and No Commissions, Robinhood App Takes On Big Brokerages

A start-up called Robinhood Markets is taking on the big brokerage firms with its commission-free trading app, and appears to be making headway. Since its introduction in December 2014, the app has attracted a million users and executed more than $30 billion in trades, up from $2 billion in …

The 27 most important finance books ever written

With that in mind, we've highlighted 27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>Many of these books show up time and again in lists of books recommended by the pros themselves.<p>Topics covered include everything from the most important principles of investing to inside stories of the worst …

These favourite books of Warren Buffett can help you build true wealth

Warren Buffett had a pretty good year in 2016. The world's greatest value investor boosted his personal fortune by about $12-billion (U.S.) and expects 2017 to be even better for his brand of patient, fundamental investing, regardless of what policies Donald Trump ends up pursuing.<p>The contrast …

Opinion: Forget Buffett — four unsung investment gurus are picking these eight stocks for 2017

Here’s a worthy New Year’s resolution for you: Stop paying so much attention to financial-market icons.<p>You know who I mean. I’m talking about the …

An Ancient City Emerges in a Remote Rain Forest

Most of the important archaeological sites in Central America were “discovered” by archaeologists who, in fact, didn’t discover them at all but were led to the ruins by local people. I’ve known several Maya archaeologists who routinely started fieldwork in a new area by heading into a dive bar and …

This Is the Best of Lifehacker 2016

At the end of every year, we take a look back at our most popular posts to reminisce (and to help you catch any stuff you might have missed). Here’s …

Note-Taking

A letter to historians of the future — the 2016 election really was dominated by a controversy over emails

December 25, 2016<p>To Whom It May Concern:<p>Sitting at my desk in the winter of 2016-’17, I have no way of knowing what the future holds for the United States under the administration of Donald Trump. I hope it will all turn out for the best. But I fear that it will not. The election of a man …

3 Stocks You Can Keep Forever

One of the most interesting things about investing in stocks, from my perspective, is that it's viewed as super risky by many people. And while there's certainly risk with stocks, since their prices can move up and down sharply and unexpectedly, history has shown that a diversified stock portfolio …

Investing

5 Self-Employment Tax Deductions You Should Know About

There are benefits to being self-employed -- including the ability to make your own hours and to come and go as you please. But there are also a number of <i>tax</i> benefits to being self-employed, and knowing which write-offs to claim on your taxes can help put more money back in your pocket. From common …

Retirement

Hanukkah surprise: Ancient coin found at Jerusalem's Tower of David

An ancient coin from the time of King Antiochus IV Epiphanes, who features in the Hanukkah story, has been discovered at Jerusalem’s Tower of David.<p>The Tower of David is a medieval citadel located near the Old City of Jerusalem's Jaffa Gate. The citadel, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is built on …

5 hacks to have superb memory and active mind

A strong memory is important for optimal functioning and performance in life. Both in personal and professional life, we require performing at our …

A Growing Number of Scholars Are Questioning the Historical Existence of Jesus

Christmas is a time of year where people are supposed to put aside their differences and come together to celebrate in peace, love, and …

Five Ways to Make Millions in the Stock Market

If you are one of the countless people out there who is looking to change their lives and start making more money than ever, then you may want to start exploring your options with making money in the stock market. If you know what you are doing, then the stock market is one of the best ways to …

How To Buy Buffett's Best Stocks At A 19% Discount

Warren Buffett’s done it again.<p>Don’t look now, but year-to-date, <b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (BRK.A, BRK.B) stock is up 25% and is actually <i>outperforming</i> the incredible 20% a year, on average, it’s returned since 1964.<p><b>A Chart Any Investor Would Love</b><p>In a moment, I’ll show you an overlooked investment that lets …

Investing