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How Bitcoins are Taxed

How Bitcoins Are Taxed<p>The tax implications of bitcoins and staying organized<p>Updated April 07, 2017<p>Whenever bitcoin is bought, sold, or traded, there …

Uruguay, the first country where you can smoke marijuana wherever you like

A new law makes the South American country the first in the world to sell the drug over the counter<p>Alicia Castilla was watering the plants in her garden on a quiet Sunday afternoon when five police patrol cars screeched to a halt outside her home. A team of 14 officers “armed to the teeth” stormed …

Cannabis

Why don’t the markets favour energy innovation?

The world needs a lot of energy. Global energy demand is expected to increase by 37% percent over the next 25 years, according to the International …

Innovation

Here are the 6 things Warren Buffett considers when making an investment

We are eager to hear from principals or their representatives about businesses that meet all of the following criteria:<p>1) Large purchases (at least $75 million of pre-tax earnings unless the business will fit into one of our existing units),<p>2) Demonstrated consistent earning power (future …

Investing

Opinion: 5 big-name stocks that have fallen and can’t get up

The biggest challenge for investors after six years of stock market gains is telling the difference between a good and a bad company.<p>They may be …

Stock Markets

Earn More on Your Savings: Invest in Dividend-Paying Stocks

If you’ve got money in the bank, you’re likely earning some interest — but not a lot.<p>Load Error<p>Many banks today offer less than 0.05 percent interest …

Ignore the rising dollar and embrace the next stock-market dip

MARKETWATCH FRONT PAGE<p>While investors try to wrap their brains around the surging dollar, a batch of numbers due this morning is set to provide …

Stock Markets

Why the Apple Watch won’t be the new Rolex

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Forget the Apple Watch. In Steve Kivel’s world, the Rolex is still king.<p>Well, the Rolex and the Movado and the Swatch Group. …

Smartwatches

3 IRA Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Only certain kinds of stocks qualify as "forever" investments. Here are three of them.<p>If you've opened an IRA, you've taken one of the most important …

Investing
Venture Capital

Six U.S. stocks likely to churn out dividends

<i>(Join us for a chat with Andy Nasr about U.S. dividend stocks on Friday at noon. Click here.)</i><p>It may be time for yield-hungry investors to feast on U.S. dividend stocks.<p>With the Canadian market heavily laden with financial and resource companies, including beleaguered energy stocks, U.S. equities …

Most Asian stocks slump as investors cautious after Wall Street tumbles on Fed rate hike fears

Most Asian stock markets drifted lower Wednesday following sharp declines on Wall Street sparked by investor anxiety about a looming U.S. interest rate hike.<p>KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 18,783.93, getting some relief from the prevailing trend as the dollar strengthened …

A fund that hasn't bought any new stocks in 80 years is beating 98% of its competitors

The fund has not been genuinely reshuffled since 1935, according to this amazing story from Reuters. It has taken on the stocks of parent companies when firms it owned were acquired or merged, but it has not made an independent decision to invest in a new company for 80 years.<p>Here is a snippet from …

Investing

3 Warren Buffett Stocks You Can Buy Now

Warren Buffett is known for buying "great businesses at fair prices." As of this writing,<b>Berkshire Hathaway</b>'sportfolio features the common stocks of about 45 companies,which consist of some of the most well-respected and consistent long-term winners in the market.<p>However, because of changes in …