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Convincing Traits Of A Market Bubble - Part I

Price to Sales at record levels.<p>Price to Earnings ratio is unsustainable.<p>Earnings trending in the opposite direction of price since 2011.<p>I have been …

Investing

3 Easy Steps To Rule Your Industry: Be Like Apple, Google, Starbucks

The ability to change customer behavior is the highest achievement of any company. And it’s the one that pays off the most.<p>In fact, it’s the very definition of market leadership. Here’s how you can rule your industry: By changing how people do things.<p>With three brief case studies, I’ll show you how …

The Workplace

A behind the scenes look at the history of the New England Confectionary Company and their 800,000 square foot facility in Revere, Massachusetts.

Behind the Scenes at Necco<p>How a throwback candy company defied the odds and survived war, changing tastes, and 168 years of industry upheaval.<p>By · …

15 Reasons You Will Live a Long Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your odds of living longer are higher than previous generations, mostly by virtue of being born in a time where advanced medical treatment is able to keep us healthier longer. To maximize your chances of seeing triple digits, there are a …

Holistic Medicine

New Galaxy S6 Leak Exposes Samsung Speed Dilemma

Earlier this month Bloomberg revealed a big shock: Samsung was preparing to ditch Qualcomm and power its allegedly radical new Galaxy S6 with its own custom chipset. Well the fight appears not to be over quite yet.<p>Now the Wall Street Journal claims “a person familiar with the matter said Qualcomm …

Phones

A Toxic Mix: Sweden Battles Deflation, Political Uncertainty and Ethnic Tension

Battling to emerge from the grip of outright deflation, the last thing Sweden needs is a bout of political turmoil.<p>Yet, the breakdown of social cohesion in a country renowned for its egalitarian ethos felled the Social Democratic government of Stefan Löfven earlier this month. The Prime Minister …

Listen to Free Music You'll Love

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A Crazy Idea About Italy

I've spent a good deal of my 35 years as an economic and financial analyst puzzling over Italy. Studying its economy was my first assignment in this …

Brazil-Italy Blood Feud Heats Up

Henrique Pizzolato's story is made for the movies. Convicted of corruption and appropriating public money in one of Brazil's biggest political payola …

The Secret Goldman Sachs Tapes

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

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10 things life insurance agents won’t say

<b>1. You actually have too much life insurance</b><p>Americans bought more than $1.6 trillion in individual life insurance coverage in 2013, according to the …

Retirement

Segway Inventor Dean Kamen Thinks His New Stirling Engine Will Get You Off The Grid For Under $10K

For the new issue of Forbes Magazine I wrote an article about David Crane, the visionary CEO of NRG Energy. When I met Crane for lunch a couple weeks ago, no sooner had we sat down than he began singing the praises of this new contraption he had in his basement. The machine — which can generate 10 …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Consulting Business, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer Eileen</i> …

Small Business

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10 Ways to Become the Most Productive Person Around

Speaker and Maximum Performance Strategist. CEO of Matt Mayberry Enterprises<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever come across someone who just seemed to get so much done and was by far the most productive person you knew? Why can't you be that person?<p>Here are 10 …

Time Management

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Attention, Please! What Every Man Ought to Know About Focus | The Art of Manliness

“Pay attention!”<p>“If you just focused more, you’d be more successful!”<p>We’ve all probably heard these kinds of admonishments from a teacher or a …