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Why Single Stocks Are So Risky

Many family offices started with a big, concentrated investment in a single company. Entrepreneurs and early investors who enjoy a “liquidity event” when a company goes public have wealth concentrated in the stock of one company. While getting rich often requires this kind of concentrated risk, …

Investing

The true cost of investing in ETFs

ETF investors over the years have been schooled in their benefits compared with traditional mutual funds. Low management-expense ratios (MER) and tax efficiency are among the main attributes. But the biggest cost to any investment is your ability to handle the ride. The investment industry does not …

How to kill Android apps and tasks running in the background

If you’re struggling with performance issues on your Android device, or trying to track down suspicious battery drain, then you might want to take a …

Apps

3 Good Reasons to Say No to an Annuity—and 3 Bad Ones

Understand how annuity income can help you before you turn it down.<p>Even the best annuities—i.e., relatively uncomplicated ones that generate lifetime …

The Challenges Ahead for Saudi Arabia's New Oil Minister

Saudi Arabia

Medicare’s New Payment Rules: Should You Worry? | Investopedia

New Medicare payment rules that started April 1 could affect you as a patient. Medicare’s new bundled-payment initiative for hip and knee …

10 Make-Ahead Lunches Under 400 Calories

The time has come to give your lunch routine a makeover. You deserve to look forward to lunch! Say sayonara to boring sandwiches and canned soup, and …

Healthy Eating

PRESENTING: Wall Street's brightest minds reveal the most important charts in the world

We last brought you this feature in October, before the Federal Reserve raised rates and while stocks were rebounding from their longest correction in four years.<p>Obviously, a lot has changed since then.<p>Stocks have stormed all the way back from the worst start to a year ever.<p>Meanwhile, some are …

Why Affymetrix, Western Digital, and Goldman Sachs Jumped Today

Image: Western Digital.<p>The stock market closed another successful week on Friday, and major market benchmarks climbed toward their highest levels of the year. Many market commentators focused on the impact of the Federal Reserve's decision on Wednesday to hold interest rates steady as supporting …

T-Mobile Sponsors 3 Inc. Covers

With the first stop in <i>Inc</i>. magazine’s annual Iconic conference tour coming up in Seattle on April 5, T-Mobile is once again combining its event …

These Apps Will Actually Change Your Life

YOU CAN DO THIS.<p>Pfft – so easy, right? Right??<p>Kicking bad habits or establishing good new ones is no walk in the park. But, yes, you CAN do it and it can even be fun.<p>According to one study, it takes 66 days to form a habit. If you can stick with actually making your bed for just over two months, …

33 Facebook tips and tricks everyone should know

There's a lot you can do with Facebook. It's the app you likely spend the majority of your time using on your phone, whether it's for finding the latest news or staying in touch with friends.<p>We've collected some of the best tips and tricks you may not know about. It's time to start using Facebook …

How to De-Stress In Under 2 Minutes

This technique can help lower your blood pressure and calm you down<p>You’ve probably been told to calm down and “take a deep breath” at some point in your life. Maybe you rolled your eyes at the advice, but science shows that this trick really can help you relax. First, some breathing basics: When …

General Hospital

Dollar cost averaging August 2015 crash

A man watches a board showing stock prices at a brokerage office in BeijingThomson Reuters<p>The world financial markets have been experiencing some horrific bouts of volatility.<p>The bad news has some commenters warning that the end of the current bull market could be upon us.<p>Fortunately for investors, …

5 Moves for a Trimmer Waist Without a Single Sit-Up

A chiseled midsection is the centerpiece of a well-balanced physique—even more than a pair of big biceps. But a trim waist can be hard to …

The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.And this is a good thing.It’s because the writer spent his …

This is the best time to borrow money. In all of history.

This is the best time to borrow money in recorded history.<p>That’s right: Interest rates are lower today than they were when FDR or Napoleon or Henry VIII or Genghis Khan or Charlemagne or Julius Caesar or Alexander the Great or even Hammurabi were around. Or, if you want to put a year on it, lower …

Most workers actually making LESS than 5 years ago

Friday's much-anticipated jobs report could be the final piece of the Federal Reserve puzzle for raising interest rates.<p>Should the number come in …

10 Types of Seafood You Really Shouldn't Eat (and 10 You Should Eat Instead)

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>It may seem like the ocean is just a bottomless pit of fish sticks and sushi, but the reality is that our supply of seafood is finite. Through rampant overfishing and just generally treating the ocean like a cheap buffet, we've depleted the populations and ruined the habitats of some …

How to stop Android apps running in the background | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

The hunt is on for background apps. But before we go on an app massacre, let's remember that many apps run in the background for good reason: they …

T-Mobile Galaxy S6 ships out, 177MB OTA update on arrival

T-Mobile has already begun shipping out pre-orders for its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, according to an email sent out to earlier buyers. Smartphones could arrive in consumer hands as early as today and should arrive throughout the week, well ahead of the official April 10th retail launch …

Yes, Larry Ellison's Oracle Is Now A Cloud Company

In case there were any lingering doubts, Oracle has truly become a cloud company. Not that it doesn’t still sell on-premises software and hardware, but cloud is the fuel that is making the company’s motor hum.<p>On March 17, Oracle reported Q3 fiscal 2015 revenues of $9.3 billion, up 6% in constant …

Oracle

CEO: “Today, Cyanogen has some dependence on Google. Tomorrow, it will not.”

Cyanogen<p>Kirt McMaster, the outspoken CEO of Cyanogen Inc., has been in the news lately for expressing some controversial opinions on things like Google’s “tyrannical” control over Android or Samsung’s complete inability to build a decent mobile operating system.<p>But the opinions expressed on …

Analysts fear China financial crisis as deflation looms

China’s inflation rate picked up slightly in December but remained sharply below the official target, signalling persistent weakness in the world’s second largest economy as a US investment bank warned that a credit crunch in China is “highly probable” this year.<p>Annual consumer inflation edged up …

Economics

Harold Hamm's $975 Million Divorce Check: First Rejected, Then Cashed, Now Taxed

Billionaire Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm wrote a $975 million personal check to his ex-wife Sue Ann Arnall this week. It was meant to settle a bitter divorce that’s been in the courts for several years. At first, she rejected it, saying she was appealing. Then she abruptly changed her …

Finance

JPMorgan's Ultimate Guide To The Markets And The Economy

But international markets are in rougher shape as Europe battles sluggish growth, Japan struggles with low inflation, and emerging markets face major deceleration.<p>JPMorgan Asset Management's David Kelly and team have published their Q1 presentation on the state of the markets and the …

How to protect your credit card online

It pays to protect yourself when shopping online to avoid getting more than you bargained for.<p>With high-profile data breaches potentially affecting millions of people, here are some card-specific tips to keep in mind when virtually swiping your plastic.<p>The basics<p>Use a credit card. Debit cards often …

Identity Theft

Gamer captains an amazing starship from his living room

Using a custom rig that includes three projectors, this gamer has transformed his gaming space into a full-sized cockpit for Elite: Dangerous.<p>Elite: Dangerous is due for full release on December 16 (it's currently playable as an unfinished beta), and for space adventurers, it's going to be amazing. …

Fund this: Smart earplugs promise a better night's sleep

Having already blasted past its fundraising goal, this smartphone-controlled sleep aid is now working toward stretch goals.<p>I'm an earplug convert. In recent years, I've discovered that foam earplugs can deliver sleep salvation, not only when I'm traveling, but also in my own bed.<p>However, foam alone …