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19 Books Bill Gates and the CEOs of Microsoft, Google, PayPal, and Wal-Mart Think You Should Read |

What I know about successful people is this: They love to devour books to expand their minds. Bill Gates has stated that he reads about 50 books a year. Mark Zuckerberg? About 24 books a year.<p>But the undisputed king of reading remains Warren Buffett, who spends 80 percent of his day reading. …

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2 Overlooked Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2018

Sure, dividend investors love to find great companies boasting yields of 5% or higher, but that leaves some great dividend stocks overlooked -- here …


Could the 'curve' be warning of a US recession?

New York (AFP) - The US economy may be basking in the warm glow of solid growth, but economists are nervously eyeing a trend in the bond market that …


3 Growth Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

The raging bull market has caused shares of many growth stocks to soar to nosebleed valuations. However, even in times like these, there are bargains to be found if you're willing to do a bit of digging.<p>So which growth stocks do I think are safe buys right now? <b>Manhattan Associates</b> (NASDAQ: MANH),</b> …


GOLDMAN SACHS: There's an attractive way to profit from the $1.3 trillion student-loan bubble

Student loans have grown to become the largest source of consumer debt in the US besides mortgages.<p>According to Goldman Sachs, the outstanding student loan balance has reached $1.3 trillion in face value, about the size of the high-yield corporate-bond market. This outstanding debt is not without …


4 charts that show why a recession could be coming soon

Not so long ago, I explained why tax cuts won't stimulate the economy as much as Republicans think.<p>In short, most CEOs say they will use any tax savings for stock buybacks or dividends, not new hiring or expansion.<p>But what if, instead of little or no growth, this tax bill sets off an outright …


5 Great REITs to Buy Now

Real estate can be a great investment--if you can afford a down payment on a property and deal with the headaches of being a landlord. Sound like …


Americans have no savings, with good reason: housing, education and health care costs are out of control, wages are stagnant, and the Fed has suppressed interest rates

The American savings crisis is a time-bomb, as multiple generations hurtle toward retirement with effectively <i>no</i> savings, and experts are now saying …

Gasoline Engines Emit More Particulates Than Diesels

A study in Switzerland finds that gasoline engines equipped with direct injection systems emit up to 100 times more particulates than diesels …


New Mathematical Equation Shows How Fast Humans Are Wrecking Earth

By Robin Scher<p>It is impossible to predict the future. What we can do is extrapolate a vision from our current body of scientific knowledge, mixed …


What should I eat after a workout? Best post workout meals and snacks

You have made the time to eat right before heading to the gym and even found the workout that feels the best for you. You feel energized, you are …

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Train Less to Gain More? High Intensity Interval Training Explained

Photo by Bev Childress<p><b>In our current fast-paced society, it can be easy to get overwhelmed by subpar time management: too many tasks to accomplish</b> …