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3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for Retirement

Bond yields have been soaring for months and particularly since the presidential election. The 10-year Treasury yield is up nearly 70% from its …

Plans for an electric car charging point in every new home in Europe

Every new or refurbished house in Europe will need to be equipped with an electric vehicle recharging point, under a draft EU directive expected to come into effect by 2019.<p>In a further boost to prospects for the electric car market in Europe, the regulations due to be published before the end of …

Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are cheaper to fuel in all 50 states, savings between $300 to $1,300 per year

It might sound like an obvious thing to most people, electricity is cheaper than gas, but I find that people are not really aware of the electricity rate discrepancy around the US and the world. It’s understandable. Who has time to track electricity and gas prices outside of your own market? …

Mercedes is building an electric SUV — and that should worry Tesla

Mercedes-Benz made a brilliant move when it unveiled its intention to corner the EV market by first offering an all-electric SUV.<p>The German automaker showed off its electric SUV concept, the EQ, at the Paris Motor Show on Thursday. The concept is expected to get a range of up to 310 miles, and …

Watch out Tesla: Mercedes-Benz's first fully electric truck could hit the road in 10 years

Mercedes-Benz is officially entering the trucking industry.<p>The Daimler subsidiary unveiled its all-electric truck at IAA, an international motor show in Hannover, Germany that runs until September 29.<p>Scroll down for a closer look:

The Chevy Bolt is electric, but that's not the really good part

Though it's the first electric car that is both affordable and has a range over 200 miles, the Chevy Bolt is almost aggressively normal. Slipping into the driver's seat, it feels like any number of other cars I've driven. There's a steering wheel, a couple of pedals, a shift knob, and all the other …

How my family of 4 traveled almost for free on Southwest for a year

No, I didn’t quit my day job to spend all my time figuring out how to hack miles. I didn’t go into credit card debt and I didn’t stay up till all …

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6 Incredibly Cheap High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Buying a stock with an impressive dividend yield doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. These six stocks, for example, offer investors big dividend checks without breaking the bank. Keep in mind though, that high dividend yields are often accompanied by high risk. …

Investing

3 Stocks That Cut You a Check Each Month

A handful of companies choose to send their shareholders a check each month instead of every quarter. That's an appealing proposition, especially for investors who rely on portfolio income to afford their lifestyle.<p><b>STAG Industrial</b> (NYSE: STAG), <b>Vermilion Energy</b> (NYSE: VET), and <b>LTC Properties</b> (NYSE: …

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Review: What I learned after driving BMW’s electric i3 for 4 days

Mike Stapley<p>By | Posted Jun 22nd, 2016 @ 12:33pm<p> 20 photos<p>33<p>SALT LAKE CITY — BMW engineers clearly wanted to set the i3 apart from the rest of its …

Should you upgrade to the Galaxy S7 edge from the Galaxy S6 edge+?

The Galaxy S6 edge+, launched alongside the Note 5 in fall 2015, was something of an oddity in Samsung's Galaxy lineup — a halfway point between the …

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One Simple Thing Companies Could Do to Save Workers a Fortune in Taxes

The tax advantages of a flexible spending account are well known — they let you sock away as much as $2,550 of your pretax income for doctor bills …

Secret EPA lab sets mpg ratings for U.S. cars

DETROIT — After eyeing the driver and checking under the car for bombs, a federal security guard lowers a thick barrier, allowing a car onto the test facility where the EPA helps set standards for the U.S. auto industry.<p>Mileage claims verified by the 175 engineers at the test facility can mean …

How I plan to use Apple’s HealthKit and other fitness-tracking apps to help save my life

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>I am morbidly obese.<p>It’s an odd way of phrasing it. Medically, not only am I fat, but, <i>I’m fat enough it could</i> …

Yum! Brands Severs Ties With Taiwanese Star After Beijing Pot Bust

Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut, has cut off all advertisement campaigns featuring Taiwanese actor and singer Kai Ko after he was arrested in Beijing on drug-related charges, according to the state-run China National Radio.<p>Ko, 23, has received a two-week detention term after …

Trader Who Scored $100 Million Payday Bets Shale Is Dud

Andrew John Hall -- known as the God of Crude Oil Trading to some of his peers -- has built his success on a simple creed: Everyone who disagrees …

Recommended Reading: 'Lucy's' bad science and space movie inaccuracies

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Lucy's Based on Bad Science, and 6 More Secrets About the Film</b><br>by Angela …

Gadget Rewind 2008: T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream)

In 2005, a small Palo Alto-based mobile software company called Android Inc. was quietly folded into Google's growing empire. The acquisition led to the release of the company's first-ever "Google phone" three years later: the T-Mobile G1 (or HTC Dream as it was mostly known outside of the US). …

Michelle Obama for Senate?

It's not surprising there's speculation that Michelle Obama might run for the United States Senate — although one should note that at this point, that's all it is: speculation — made mainly in a Reuters article written by Keith Koffler, editor of the website White House Dossier.<p>The fact is, …

Best College Majors for a Lucrative Career

“Do what you love, and the money will follow.” Well-meaning friends and family members may utter those words as you head off to college. And they’re …

ET deals: $200 gift card and coupon for Alienware 17 Haswell laptop - ExtremeTech

By on September 23, 2013 at 3:23 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Alienware’s new lineup of …

FAA to permit smartphone and e-book reader usage during takeoff and landing - ExtremeTech

By on September 24, 2013 at 8:59 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Maybe it says something about …

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