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Scared Of Failing? Ask Yourself These 6 Fear-Killing Questions

Warren Berger, author of A More Beautiful Question, collected the provocative questions top designers, tech innovators, and entrepreneurs ask themselves to spark creativity.<p><i>[Editor’s note: The following is the first in a three-part series of posts adapted from Warren Berger’s new book,</i> A More …

Egypt's military leaders unveil devices they claim can detect and cure Aids

Egypt's military leaders have come under ridicule after the chief army engineer unveiled what he described as a "miraculous" set of devices that detect and cure Aids, hepatitis and other viruses.<p>The claim, dismissed by experts and called "shocking to scientists" by the president's science adviser, …

STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here's What You Need To Know

Here's the scoreboard:<p><b>S&P500</b>: 1,751.64, -3.56, -0.20%<b><br>Dow</b>: 15,440.17, -5.07, -0.03%<b><br>NASDAQ</b>: 4,011.55, -19.97, -0.50%<p>And now the top stories:<p>ADP said its count of U.S. payrolls climbed 175,000 in January, missing expectations for a reading of 185,000. It's pretty much in line with the average growth …

There Are Two Big Misunderstandings Regarding Apple's $14 Billion Buyback

Another up day for stocks, with the benchmark <b>S&P 500</b> index and the narrower <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> (DJINDICES: ^DJI) rising 1.3% and 1.1%, respectively on Friday. According to Bespoke Investment Group, this marks the first back-to-back 1%+ up days since Jan. 2, 2013. If nothing else, this …

STOCKS FINALLY RALLY: Here's What You Need To Know

8 cheapest stock markets in the world

Buy Austria! Buy Greece! As global markets tumble, throw some of your hard-earned cash at Italy, Spain, Hungary, Russia and Turkey too!<p>Sound crazy? …

January Crunch Aside, These Managers Are Bullish On 2014

What December giveth, January taketh away. But there are still plenty of reasons to be positive about investment opportunities this year, from stocks that will capitalize on a growing U.S. economy to municipal bonds, which may be in short supply as insurance companies and other long-term investors …

A next-gen battery is coming soon to the power grid

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>2014 seems poised to be the year that next-generation battery technologies become more widely available for the power grid. On …

Concern grows over possibility of a massive power surge

FREDERICK, Md. — Roscoe Bartlett was rattling off the prices of giant bags of rice, wheat and corn, sold cheaply at Sam's Club. The former congressman from rural, western Maryland expressed bewilderment that every American doesn't stockpile such things, considering what he is sure is …

Dollar stores are now getting too expensive for many Americans

At first glance, the fortunes of American families have significantly improvement recently. Household net worth has rebounded back to roughly where it was before the financial crisis.<p>Why? A surge in stock and real estate prices. The stock market is up 46% since the end of 2010. And after years of …

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Tesla Slips From Pedestal That May Have Been Too High

Over the last year of so, Tesla motors has received some really good press. But this past week, it's been knocked off its pedestal.<p>"We're a country that likes to put things up on pedestals and then tear them down from pedestals. We do that with people, I think we do that with things," says Jack …

Ten Ratios To Make You Money In Stocks

Evaluating stocks to buy and sell can be a tricky business, even with all of the data available at your fingertips. Out of the dozens of ratios and metrics that give clues to the financial health of a company, a few of them are extremely useful for their simplicity and effectiveness.<p>Here are ten …

College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …

Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen Compete for Samsung’s Super Bowl Ad (Within An Ad)

Is this a Samsung ad or the new Judd Apatow movie? If there’s any confusion there, it’s 100% intentional, as the electronics manufacturer’s Super Bowl ad sports appearances from two longtime Apatovian leading men: Paul Rudd and Seth Rogen.<p>Created by agency 72andSunny and blockbuster director Jon …

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KRUGMAN: The Fed May Have Just Made A Historic Mistake, And Done More Damage Than It Realizes

The markets puked on the news, and interest rates shot up, a move that was exacerbated by Bernanke himself saying he was not worried about the rise in rates.<p>According to Paul Krugman, it's possible this will end up as a "historic" mistake.<p>If the economy recovers, then fine, whatever, the Fed will …

Nvidia to license its graphics technology to device makers

The chipmaker says its GPU technology could show up in other companies' processors for everything from smartphones to supercomputers in a couple years.<p>Could Apple tap Nvidia for graphics power in its mobile devices? Maybe, now that the chipmaker has decided to license its graphics technology.<p>Nvidia …

How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord

<i>NPR's Uri Berliner is taking $5,000 of his own savings and</i> putting it to work<i>. Though he's no financial whiz or guru, he's exploring different types of investments — alternatives that may fare better than staying in a savings account that's not keeping up with inflation.</i><p>Reckless bets on real estate …

BarkBox Generates $1 Million Per Month, Wants To Become A $5 Billion Company In 5 Years

But the company is still growing and it retains 90-95% of its subscribers month over month. Last week, BarkBox surpassed 50,000 paying customers and at $19 per box, the company is generating $1 million per month. Its goal is to hit 100,000 subscribers, or a $23 million annual run rate, by …

7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

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Stock markets lose nerve on fears of end to quantitative easing

A day after the FTSE 100 came within 90 points of its December 1999 all-time high, the index slumped 143 points yesterday to 6696, wiping £36bn off …

After heated battle, Portland residents reject bid to fluoridate city drinking water

Residents of Portland, Oregon, are either smiling broadly or gritting their teeth today, after a bid to fluoridate the city's drinking water was rejected by 60 percent of Portland voters in a municipal referendum. It's the fourth time since 1956 that locals have rejected plans to fluoridate city …

Tesla CEO: With loan repayment, U.S. taxpayers made $20M profit off us

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney can now eat his campaign words — at least the part where he called Tesla a loser. Tesla CEO …