Many of the nation's wealthiest residents were looking to invest their money in foreign properties and live abroad in response to the fall in the value of the Chinese yuan and an overheated domestic property
George Soros, the venerated American billionaire hedge fund investor, fears China is headed toward a financial crisis like that of the United States and much of the world in 2008. Debt is spiraling, he
It enables you to work in another country, for example, interact with people while traveling, or consume foreign media. Bilingualism is very common - current estimates are that more than half of the world's
As the next step in my series on LinkedIn publishing, I’m sharing best practice advice today from five entrepreneurs who are doing it well. Additionally, I’ll address an assertion from a reader who responded
A tiny thank you is like putting a little bit of money in a savings account and watching it grow through compound interest. Eventually, over the course of a thousand little "thank yous," you have an enormous
Late Friday, Google's Nest announced that it was buying Dropcam for $555 million in cash. Dropcam is a five-year-old San Francisco company, founded by two engineers from Xobni, Greg Duffy and Amir Virani.
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When someone clicks on a link to your website, forget sending them to your homepage. You want to send them to a page that captures their information and turns them into customers. In other words, you a
Flush with cash, Chinese homebuyers are flooding into the U.S. housing market, and paying top dollar. "The Chinese came out really huge in the past year," said Jonathan Miller of Miller Samuel, a New appraiser.
(An updated list of the most profitable industries is available here, and a more recent list of new-business ideas is here.) One of the first questions to ask before starting a business is, “Can I make
There are a lot of misconceptions about how to sell effectively. Some people dive in with just one goal in mind: to close the deal. Others wing it and hope that their charm, talent and knowledge of the
After a decade of public hearings, litigation and lobbying, Michael Ghielmetti, a real estate developer in Oakland, California, was finally ready to build. Together with another local developer he had
During their monthly consulting sessions in the early 1970s, Peter Drucker and Mort Mandel, the then-CEO of electronics and auto-parts distributor Premier Industrial Corp., chewed over all sorts of topics—basic
Most everyone, regardless of their current role, wonders if they’ve got the right stuff to become a strong leader. Today is your chance to find out. I became aware this week of an interesting platform
Chronic multitasking could be making you less productive. Why? Because your brain is on overload. The ability to juggle work is a standard job requirement. Researchers have another name for this supposedly
"One thing that makes it very hard to forecast home prices right now is that we're living in a totally artificial real estate economy," said Shiller, co-creator of the Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller Index,