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The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Exercise

Why a Roth IRA conversion might be even smarter next year if the tax bill passes

For years, I’ve lectured chapter and verse about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs, and they may soon be more wonderful than ever. The quickest way to …

Report: Tesla Fired Over 400 Workers Within Past Week

EV maker reportedly let go of associates, team leaders and supervisors<p>A new report from <i>Reuters</i> has emerged stating that Tesla has fired over 400 of its employees earlier this week, according to a former employee who spoke to outlet on Friday and asked not to be identified. The cuts were reportedly …

Opinion: One chart shows all the bubbles that are about to pop

It wasn’t always this way. We never used to get a giant, speculative bubble every seven to eight years. We really didn’t.<p>In 2000, we had the dot-com …

Do we still need life insurance if we're retiring soon?

<b>Q:</b> My husband and I bought life insurance in 2008. At that time, I was 44 and a non-smoker, and he was 46 but a former smoker. Each of us is insured …

These 20 value stocks are disguised as bargain growth stocks

Should you favor value stocks or growth stocks?<p>It’s an old argument.<p>If you’re adept at picking long-term winners — and most investors are not — …

This China-focused fund beats its rivals by looking beyond Alibaba and Tencent

What’s going on in China — the MSCI China Index has returned 43% this year? That’s almost four times the gain of the U.S. benchmark index.<p>And it’s …

New iPhone 8 Leak Reveals Apple's Biggest Gamble Yet

As the smartphone set to be the tenth anniversary iPhone, expectations that the iPhone 8 will disrupt the mobile world have continued to run white-hot, even as leaks knee-capped the potential hardware changes back towards a handset that looks like a weaker iteration of the iPhone 7.<p>The current …

A personal trainer who eats only 2 meals a day reveals why he won't touch a protein shake

As summer kicks off, many people will be well into a healthy regime, whether that's following a new diet, or a new fitness plan.<p>With the rise in popularity of gruelling, high-intensity workouts, for many protein shakes have become a post-workout go-to — we're promised they'll repair destroyed …

Nutrition

How to avoid the federal estate tax when collecting life insurance proceeds

Having enough life and disability insurance should be a key element of your personal financial game plan. With some advance planning, you can collect …

How to Sell a Stock: 7 Questions to Ask

For many investors, the decision to sell a stock comes down to price movements. But a stock that’s fallen in value may still be a perfectly sensible …

Here are Goldman Sachs's top 13 'rule of ten' growth stocks

The report includes a list of secular growth stocks that trade at "reasonable valuations."<p>The list was compiled using Goldman Sachs's "rule of ten" criteria. In order to be included on the list, a stock must have each of the following:<p>Of the over 750 stocks analyzed, 60 met all three criteria. The …

Opinion: Investors conclude Trump won’t be impeached, and the smart money dumps gold

A successful investor’s secret is the ability to set aside one’s own opinions and analyze hard data without biases.<p>After former FBI Director James …

New rule could create a $10 trillion ETF juggernaut by 2020

The Labor Department’s “fiduciary rule” was designed to help retirement savers, but one of the biggest beneficiaries might be exchange-traded …

How to set up your first 401(k): A step-by-step guide

So you’ve decided to save for your retirement using your company’s 401(k) plan. Congratulations! It’s a great way to save. But now what? Which funds …

5 Reasons Why a 378-Point Drop in the Dow Isn't as Bad as You Think

While their clients may have a case of the vapors over the stock market's 378 point Dow Jones decline on Wednesday, May 17, financial advisors aren't …

Stock Markets

HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

Trump Rally Threatened if Sell-in-May Theory Holds for Republican Presidents

History says with a Republican in the White House, you should sell in May and go away.<p>Stocks have rallied since President Trump arrived at the White …

Stock Markets

How to make your investments pay a monthly 'salary'

It is the goal of many investors: getting a regular income from a portfolio without having to lift a finger.<p>In the past, receiving a monthly income from a portfolio could be problematic, as dividend payments were sporadic.<p>Now there are a range of options for those who want their portfolio to pay …

​5 Total-Body Workouts You Can Do With One Piece of Equipment

You don't need a full gym to get an incredible full-body workout<p>In a crowded gym, you can forget complicated training sessions that involve using multiple pieces of equipment. Your solution: Snag whatever tool you can find, follow this guide, and you might be surprised to get an even better workout …

Workouts

Understanding the Roth 401(k)

As the name suggests, a Roth 401(k) combines features of the traditional 401(k) with those of the Roth IRA. It’s offered by employers like a regular …

How A High-Earner Couple Got $100,000 Into Roth IRAs Via The Backdoor

If it’s tax season, it’s Roth season. High-income earners can’t open Roth IRAs directly; but there’s a backdoor way in. Since 2010 Congress has allowed Roth conversions for all taxpayers, regardless of income, so high-income earners can get Roths by first opening a traditional IRA that’s …

The New Investment Strategy Turbocharging Hedge Funds' Returns

It has been a tough time to be a hedge-fund manager over the past decade.<p>Hedge funds have lagged the S&P 500 substantially since 2006. The HFRI …

The top hedge funds of 2016 share their best bets for this year | Bloomberg Professional Services

<i>This article is by Katia Porzecanski, Hema Parmar and Melissa Karsh for Bloomberg News. It appeared first on the Bloomberg Terminal.</i><p>A global …

Analyst: ‘Significantly overvalued’ Snap Inc. is a ‘sell’

The first sell-side call on Snap Inc. is a resounding "sell."<p>The owner of the Snapchat messaging app made its public market debut on Thursday, with its shares soaring by 50 per cent by mid-afternoon.<p>From its IPO price of $17 (U.S.), Snap shares surged north of $25, lifting the company's market …

Apple Watch surges to ‘best quarter ever’ as Fitbit sales decline

2016 was a fantastic year for Apple Watch, according to the latest info from the International Data Corporation that shows Apple’s wearable just experience its best quarter ever.<p>In its latest report, IDC analysts say Apple Watch is finally closing the gap on Fitbit, which just experienced its …

The Trump boom isn't here yet

Recent releases of hard data, or data that measures actual economic activity rather than surveys of participants, isn't keeping up with the run-up in expectations for economic growth.<p>According to a note from Bespoke Investment Group, personal spending, auto sales, and construction spending data all …

How to retire early: A 5-step plan

Wish you could retire right now? Give up the rat race, embrace a life of independence, reduce your stress, and have more time for what you value most …

Investors’ flight from hedge funds slows in January

Investors are still fleeing hedge funds, but not as quickly as they were this time last year.<p>Investors yanked $5.2 billion from the $3 trillion hedge …