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An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly

As the election of Donald Trump is being sorted out, a common theme keeps cropping up from all sides: “Democrats failed to understand white, …

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

Bank of America

3 Compensation Secrets Airlines Don't Want You to Know

'Tis the season of overcrowded airports, overbooked flights, and massive airline delays. On the bright side, you may be entitled to more than you …

Flying

Learn How to Trade Stock Online with This Simple Guide

Stock Trading 101: A Beginner's Guide<p>Learn the Ropes If You're a Newbie to Online Trading<p>Updated February 10, 2018<p>It's crucial to educate yourself …

Trading

Want to really understand how bitcoin works? Here’s a gentle primer | Ars Technica

Ars goes deep on the breakthrough online payment network.<p>The soaring price of bitcoin—the virtual currency is now worth more than $250 billion—has …

You Can Spy Like the NSA for a Few Thousand Bucks

It turns out the highly unsecured SS7 global communications backbone—and a surveillance favorite for spies—is disturbingly cheap and easy to for …

Security

Robert Reich: Trump's Gang Is Plotting the Biggest Heist in American History

You know the plot: The bank robbers set off a bomb down the street from the bank, and while everyone’s distracted they get away with the loot.<p>In the …

Jeff Flake

35 Secrets to Marriage Success

For many married couples, falling in love and saying "I do" was the easy part. Living happily ever after is the part that takes a whole lot of work.<p>My family history doesn't have the best track record when it comes to the vow "until death do us part." My parents divorced when I was 18, and on my …

Love

Ivanka Trump Tweeted About the Eclipse and It Did Not Go Over Well

As many across the United States attempted their own DIY pinhole viewers, First Daughter Ivanka Trump shared her own solar eclipse excitement on Sunday morning with a tweet explaining the science behind the cosmic phenomenon expected to be visible throughout the U.S. today (Monday).<p>"Wondering how …

Donald Trump

I put $600 into a roboadviser invented by a 25-year old Stanford grad and I'm beating the market — so far

The financial markets are complicated and so most people prefer to give their money to someone else to manage.<p>When Brian Barnes graduated from Stanford in 2012, he had a hard time finding a tool with which he could invest in the stock market on his own. This prompted him to start his own online …

Investing

Why Ethereum is outpacing Bitcoin

While Bitcoin is currently trading at close to its all-time high, its dominance in terms of proportion of total cryptocurrency market cap is rapidly decreasing — ground largely given up to Ethereum.<p>This shift is probably being driven by a few factors. Despite its recent appreciation in value, as a …

If you want to sell your home for more money, these are the colors you should paint your walls

According to a new analysis by Zillow, paint color should definitely be a change you consider.<p>After analyzing more than 32,000 listing photos of homes that have sold across the US, Zillow came up with a list of the colors that performed the best.<p>For example, homes that are painted "greige," a shade …

Home Decorating

How to Start an Influencer Marketing Empire From Scratch | Inc.com

Influencer marketing is a trend that is on the rise. So much, in fact, that I recently attended Hispanicize, a conference that takes place in Miami each year and is all about how Latino influencers can build their brands so they can work with major companies (and vice versa).<p>This year's conference …

Public Relations

Opinion: Here’s what the smartest guys in the room expect from the U.S. stock market

Is the mutual fund going the way of the landline phone?<p>You certainly can forgive investors for flocking to exchange traded funds, or ETFs. A stunning …

Investing

How to Be a Contrarian Investor

The best known investment advice has to be: "buy low, sell high." In other words, buy stock when the market is at the bottom of a slump, and sell it when the market approaches a peak. The problem is, most people do just the opposite because they get sucked into the herd mentality. As the market …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Mind-Blowing New Theory Connects Black Holes, Dark Matter, and Gravitational Waves

The past few years have been incredible for physics discoveries. Scientists spotted the Higgs boson, a particle they’d been hunting for almost 50 …

Physics

Don't Worry, Be Happy - High Frequency Trading Is Over, Dead, It's Done

There’s an interesting and useful sense in which the story about high frequency trading is done, it’s over. The most interesting part of it to me being that the entire cycle has happened so quickly that no politician was able to pass a law to stop it. The point being that HFT has gone from …

Stock Markets
Investing

Why I Never Trade Stock Options

"Free money with a few clicks using this Wall Street secret!" Who wouldn't want that? It's the sort of thing often claimed by options trading …

Investing

The Deep State Is a Figment of Steve Bannon’s Imagination

Here’s the real truth about America’s national security bureaucrats.<p>Here’s a handy rule for assessing the credibility of what you’re reading about national security in the Trump era: If somebody uses the term “Deep State,” you can be pretty sure they have no idea what they’re talking about.<p>The …

Donald Trump

What he might have become

The fascinating evolution of his beliefs<p><b>Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention</b>. By Manning Marable. <i>Viking Adult; 592 pages; $30. Allen Lane; £30</i>. Buy from …

Venture Capital

Do You Even Know How Bonds Work? Now’s the Time to Brush Up

Test your knowledge with our quiz.<p>Bonds have been in the news a lot lately: Yields on 10-year Treasury bonds have risen amid concerns that tax cuts …

Investing

ETF Products

ETFs

Trump's 1995 Return Shows Good Tax Policy at Work

Carrying forward a net operating loss is not an obscure tax move. It's how small businesses pay their fair share, without being wiped out by a one-time bill.<p>The big news this weekend was the leak of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns to the New York Times. The returns showed that in that year, Trump …

Finance

Lessons Learned From My 2016 YTD Trading Results

I thought I'd share some thoughts I had while reviewing my trading results so far this year. Through today, the end of September 2016, <b>the Nasdaq is</b> …

Here’s When Investors and Traders are Most Bullish and Bearish

Have you ever sat back in your chair and thought, “Hey, I wonder if certain days of the week impact how investors and traders feel?”<p>We have. And we …

There's an easy way to keep the romance alive in your relationship, but you'll have to leave the house

The honeymoon phase, scientists say, lasts about a year, and while it's not necessarily downhill after that, it's also not all butterflies and sunshine — unless you deliberately chase after those things.<p>But doing just that is not as hard as it sounds. Research suggests there's one key way to …

Wall Street

The U.S. Dollar Hasn't Been Linked to Gold for 45 Years. Here's Why

It was 45 years ago, on Aug. 15, 1971, when President Richard Nixon announced that the decades-old monetary system that had controlled the U.S. …

Economics