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7 Facts You Didn't Know About the S&P 500

Most of us are used to hearing on the news about "the market" and how it did today, without really giving much thought to just what "the market" is. Of course, that term usually refers to the U.S. stock market, and that's typically measured by the <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b>index or the <b>S&P …

How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

If you want to get rich, start investing — and start as early as you possibly can.<p>"Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and …

Retirement

One of the biggest threats to your retirement savings is hiding right under your nose — and it's not hard to fix

<b>• Half of Americans have no idea how much they pay in fees for their 401(k). A 2015 study found that in 16% of 401(k) plans, fees were so excessive they outweighed the tax benefits.</b><p><b>• It can be difficult to figure out how much you're paying in fees, but there are tools available and red flags watch</b> …

Retirement

The Global Growth Hotspots of the Future Are Here

If you want to be at the epicenter of global growth in the next few decades, you could do worse than relocate to somewhere like Kigali, Foshan, or …

Emerging Markets

Best Time(s) of Day, Week & Month to Trade Stocks | Investopedia

Unlike traditional investing, trading has a short-term focus. The trader buys a stock not to hold for gradual appreciation, but for a quick …

Trading

How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard

An unorthodox way to memorize scales using the common three-note-per-string shapes we often employ during runs.<p>1.3K<p>SHARES<p>Here's is an unorthodox …

The Dow’s tumultuous history, in one chart

The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.82% is one of the oldest and best-known indexes in the financial industry. It has, by its nature as a …

Stock Markets

Here's the Average Net Worth in the United States

The median net worth in the United States is heavily influenced by home ownership and participation in retirement savings plans, including …

Personal Finance

3 Stocks to Buy With Dividends Yielding More Than 5%

These high-dividend stocks could give you income and long-term growth.<p>It's rare to find high-dividend stocks with safe payouts, whose businesses also …

If you're not rich by 45, you probably never will be

There is more to life than money. A lifetime spent chasing filthy lucre at the expense of what really matters (family, friendship, a sense of purpose and belonging) will surely lead to misery.<p>And yet... It would be nice to be rich, wouldn't it? To be able to live where you want, have every material …

Basic Math to Get Rich By Investing in Stocks

It was a bumpy road, with a lot of pain. How many owners, who didn't understand GAAP or the nature of equity investing, sold after seeing their …

Dual channel Jam Buddy puts a practice rig at your feet

Joyo says that its Jam Buddy has been 2 years in development, and was designed as a more practical alternative to practice amps and smart gear that …

Blackbox

Brazil, Russia Get Top Marks in Emerging Market Survey

Combine the prospects for interest-rate cuts with their higher carry-trade returns and two countries stand out as the best bets this year in emerging …

Stock Markets

Don’t ever buy a single stock ever again

Stock picking is notoriously difficult, with almost no investors able to develop portfolios that can outperform the market over the long term, but …

Learn the Basics of Sheet Music with This 5-Minute Video

For non-musicians, sheet music can look incomprehensible. Dots, wavy things, and doodles somehow equate to the written version of music. So how do we …

The Four Most Difficult Personalities and How to Handle Them | Inc.com

As a psychiatrist and psychotherapist, many clients seek my help handling difficult relationships. Although the old saying "it takes two to tango" is almost always true, often I am convinced that my client is not the one with the enduring problem. Instead, he or she is having a tough time dealing …

Psychology

The 21 hottest women-founded startups to watch in 2017

There has never been a better time to be a woman in the startup world.<p>There's no denying we have a long way to go. After all, venture capital firms are made up of mostly men, and some continue to suggest that women aren't cut out for the tech world at all. And way more VC money is offered to male …

Startups

Find Day Trading Stocks with the Biggest Moves Using These Filters

Find Volatile Day Trading Stocks Using These Filters<p>Big Moves Mean Big Potential; Here Are Ways to Find the Action<p>Updated February 18, 2018<p>Day …

Stock Markets

The 2017 Real Portfolio Designed To Beat The S&P 500 Is Off To A Great Start

All three 2016 challenges to beat S&P 500 ended up big winners.<p>So far, the 2017 portfolio is up 12.2% versus 5.1% for the S&P 500 during the 2017 …

Investing

The Periodic Table Of Medical Device Startups

Meet the 140 companies, VCs, corporate investors, and acquirers defining the medical device industry.<p>Startups in the medical device industry are on …

Medical Technology

Want to Raise Wildly Successful Kids? Science Says Do This for Them (but Their Schools Probably Won't)

A 45-year study of 5,000 gifted students reaches some controversial conclusions.<p>This is a story about gifted kids, science--and a big mistake.<p>It starts with a longitudinal study of some the most intelligent young people the United States has ever produced--a study involving more than 5,000 students …

Education

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

Where was the president in the eight hours after the Sept. 11 attacks? The strange, harrowing journey of Air Force One, as told by the people who were on board.<p>Nearly every American above a certain age remembers precisely where they were on September 11, 2001. But for a tiny handful of people, …

Donald Trump

Alphabet's Nest Security Camera Just Got Way Smarter

A good security camera can act as an extra set of eyes and ears, but Nest, the Alphabet-owned smart home company, wants it to be able to do even more: Tell you exactly who's at your home.<p>A new update launching today in the Nest Cam app is making it easier for the company's consumer cameras to …

Smart Homes

3 Behaviors That Inevitably Lead to More Wealth

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to build wealth.<p>In case you didn't let that first sentence soak in, read it again.<p>The wealthy understand that while being smart can certainly help you earn money, that doesn't necessarily mean you'll build wealth with your earnings.<p>Likewise, being famous …

Personal Finance

How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

Time Management

The unsexiest trillion-dollar startup

Steve Jobs went ballistic when public shipping manifests leaked the existence of the iPhone 3G. That’s about the only time something exciting happened in the freight forwarding business. The circulatory system of the global economy is a trillion-dollar industry, yet no one really talks about it, or …

Startups

This CEO was a millionaire at 22, went nearly bankrupt, and now runs a $100 million business

Tomas Gorny's life is a true rags-to-riches story that should serve as an inspiration for any budding entrepreneur.<p>He arrived in the US from Poland in the '90s when he was only 20. Barely speaking any English, Gorny had to work part-time valet-parking and carpet-cleaning jobs during his first …

Entrepreneurship

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