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A 47-Year Comparison Between The S&P 500 And Gold

The mean growth rate of the S&P 500 between April 1968 and December 2015 was 0.85% MoM, while the growth rate for gold was 0.74%.<p>Mean growth rates …

Opinion: Need income? These investments are great places to park your money right now

Pipeline-partnership stocks, which pay outsized dividends, are poised to extend their gains as analysts say demand for oil will strengthen for a …

Mag Interactive hits revenues of $29.8 million in 2016 via casual puzzle mobile games

Mag Interactive’s 2016 sales surpassed 28 million euros ($29.8 million), up 70 percent from a year earlier thanks to revenues from casual puzzle mobile games such as Ruzzle.<p>All told, the Stockholm-based Mag has had more than 100 million downloads for games such as Ruzzle, Wordbrain, and Wordalot. …

LimeBike raises $12 million to roll out bike sharing without kiosks in the US

A startup called LimeBike has raised $12 million in venture funding to make Chinese-style bike sharing mainstream in the U.S. Andreessen Horowitz led the round, joined by IDG Ventures, DCM Ventures and other investors who declined to be named.<p>In China, companies like MoBike and Ofo have raised …

What it's like to work for the Valley's most secretive startup, Palantir

Palantir was cofounded by one of the Valley's most powerful, and most colorful, VCs, Peter Thiel. With Thiel's backing, Palantir has raised nearly $2 billion in investment.<p>As of late last year, investors valued the company at $20 billion, making it the third-most-valuable Bay Area tech startup …

Silicon Valley

Here's Ben Graham's family tree of value investing

Benjamin Graham is often referred to as "the father of investing" - and for good reason.<p>Warren Buffett was one of Graham's students at Columbia University (and the only one to have ever received an A in his class). Many other value investing legends, like Bill Ruane, Irving Kahn, and Walter …

Investing

How Osborne is bailed out by deflation

<b>The weakness and current deflationary bent of the global economy plus the deceleration of UK growth aren't all bad for George Osborne, as he agonises over the finishing touches to what may be his most challenging budget or quasi-budget since taking office more than five years ago.</b><p>That may puzzle …

Economics

The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

Living Rooms

29 LeBron James Numbers That Will Blow Your Mind

<b>LeBron James</b> turns 29 today, but he’s been in the league since he was a teenager, so we’ve got a full decade of LeBron to consider. It’s with that mind we provide you 29 different numbers (and sets of numbers) to add some context to the preceding 10 years. In that time, he’s <i>only</i> won a couple titles …

The Greatest Bars In The World

<i>by Amy Plitt and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy The Freehand Miami<p>What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out -- and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class …

Greece is a pawn in fight between France, Germany

There are two factors that must be remembered to make sense of the long-running eurozone debt crisis.<p>The first, and better known, is that the euro is …

Opinion: 11 rules to guide you through this vexing stock market

For several weeks, the market has been trading in a narrow range. Many bulls believe the market is consolidating and will finish the year with a …

Why the US has the most powerful currency on the planet

It must be wonderful to be so desirable at age 100.<p>Yes, it was in late 1914 that the US Federal Reserve note, the official incarnation of the US dollar, first shot from the US Treasury’s Bureau of Printing and Engraving.<p>There’s been little official fanfare. But the dollar itself has spent its …

Great Depression

Stocks overvalued by 100% or a new secular bull market?

The stock market was short on fireworks last week, with no single day registering a move of even close to 1% in either direction. Earlier this …

7 Trips To Take If You Want To Enjoy Traveling Slowly

Yes, high-tech hotel rooms can be fun but they can also be distracting from the real reason we often travel: To connect with our new surroundings and the local culture and to take time to savor the moment.<p>There are numerous ways to slow down while you travel -- leave the phone behind or visit some …

HUSSMAN: The Stock Market Is Overvalued By 100%

His regular weekly market commentary is widely regarded as one of the best-researched, best-articulated publications available to money managers.<p>John's public appearances are rare, so we're especially grateful he made time to speak with us yesterday about the precarious state in which he sees …

Application Deadlines Closing This Week - 3rd November 2014

Here is a breakdown of all the application deadlines that are closing in the next week. We have compiled a detailed list that tells your what …

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