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Natural Gas Car Shopping Guide: Pros, Cons, Costs

Epoch Times is taking a look at each of the major options for going green while shopping for your next vehicle.<p>Natural gas is a big part of …

Natural Gas

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

Stock Markets

Turning $1,000 Into $42 Million

I have been writing for this magazine for 29-plus years, and with this issue I pass Lucien O. Hooper to become the third-longest-running “expert” columnist in FORBES’ 96-year history. Lucien may have been the most popular ever for what Steve Forbes recalls as his “conversational way,” and even …

How to Tell Your Boss 'No' — Without Saying 'No'

Your boss asks you to take on a new project, and your first thought is: “There is just no way.” Maybe it’s because you’re already juggling three …

IBM's Jeopardy-Winning Supercomputer Will Power A 'Cognitive, Expert Personal Shopper' App Next Year

IBM Watson Solutions VP Stephen Gold told us that starting in 2014, consumers can look for the first three Watson-powered apps from IBM business partners.<p>We were most intrigued by the description of one of these apps in particular, Fluid Retail. Here's how Gold described it to us:<p>"Fluid, which …

Cognitive Computing

Why Japan May Matter More Than Tapering

The traditionally quiet period for markets in December is turning out to be not-so-quiet, thanks to a key meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve starting December 17. The meeting will decide on whether a reduction in quantitative easing (QE) is necessary. Consequently, every economic data point up to …

The 2014 Investment Guide

The stock market gods were beneficent in 2013, but economic instability and pitifully low yields mean building wealth in 2014 will be challenging. In this special 2014 Investment Guide we’ve distilled sophisticated investing advice to its actionable essence. We’ve got nine formulas for answering …

Defensive Stocks For A Weak Dollar

Bonds are going to get killed. Are you ready for this? You could sell bonds. Or you could buy companies that sell bonds: companies like Sealed Air, Equity Residential and HCA Holdings.<p>The depredations on people who lend money have been a long time coming, and they will continue under the dovish …

Apple Can Only Increase Its Buyback Program By $5 To $10 Billion And Keep Its Current Debt Rating

Moody’s issued an announcement on Thursday essentially warning Apple and investors (especially Carl Icahn) to not take on too much more debt. The timing couldn’t have been much better for Apple’s management since Icahn has been very vocal about taking on upwards of $150 billion in debt to fund a …