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Why This Bull Market Still Has a Long Way to Go

I’ve mentioned several times that we started a new Bull Market in July 2016 after Brexit. Since then, the parallels to 1995-2000 continue to be very …

Opinion: Charts show that Dow 30,000 is still likely

Charts used in technical analysis suggest the Dow is climbing toward 30,000.<p>Let’s explore that idea with some background first.<p>When the Dow Jones …

Stock Markets

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. News Release

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p>(BRK.A; BRK.B) –<p>We show below summary financial data for the fourth quarter and full year. However, we urge investors …

Why a spike in the 10-year Treasury yield to 3% won’t be a death knell for stocks

It’s been rough patch for stocks with the Dow and the S&P 500 at risk of posting their first monthly loss in a year as investors fret about …

Stock Markets

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Osama Bin Laden

30 Years of Satellite Data Reveal Unexpectedly Bad News for the Ozone Layer

The holes at the poles are no longer our biggest concern.<p>In June 2016 scientists announced that there was evidence of the “first fingerprints of …

Climate Change

Legendary Carnegie Deli finds new life online

Carnegie Deli, the Big Apple legend that closed its doors nearly a year ago, will soon be serving up its gut-busting sandwiches again — this time on …

This chatbot will tackle scammers by wasting their time

The bot can take on multiple personas and imitate real human tendencies.<p>An online safety organisation based in New Zealand, has developed an artificially intelligent email bot has a new approach to the problem of email scammers.<p>The Re:scam bot, which was developed by Netsafe, tackles email spammers …

Security

A key to Warren Buffett's investing strategy is incredibly easy to replicate (MOAT)

Paul Morigi/Getty<p><b>Warren Buffet's "economic moat" idea sparked its own index and ETF.</b>• <b><br>The fund is decided by committee and has performed well since</b> …

How to Be a C.E.O., From a Decade’s Worth of Them

It started with a simple idea: What if I sat down with chief executives, and never asked them about their companies?<p>The notion occurred to me roughly a decade ago, after spending years as a reporter and interviewing C.E.O.s about many of the expected things: their growth plans, the competition, the …

Leadership

10 things you didn’t know about Brooklyn Bridge Park | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

On any given weekend, hundreds of thousands of visitors are drawn to Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) for its lush lawns, breathtaking views, …

12 Hours in Red Hook | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Once maligned as a crime-ridden, drug-infused area, Red Hook — like most neighborhoods in Brooklyn — is experiencing a revival.<p>The cobblestone …

New England

Volcker Rule Objections Are Mostly Just Excuses

From the scope of the rule to its proprietary trading ban, the Volcker Rule continues to face industry criticism. But many of these objections are …

Volcker Rule

Life’s Work: An Interview with Alan Alda

Walter McBride/Getty Images<p>Best known for playing Hawkeye Pierce on the TV series M*A*S*H, Alan Alda is also a film and theater actor, scriptwriter, director, nonfiction author, science-show host, and founder of two organizations designed to help people improve their communication skills—a topic he …

Communication Skills

9 new trailers you should watch this week

I’m not in any way convinced of the argument that Netflix’s straight-to-streaming approach is bad for movies. I am, however, pretty convinced that it’s bad for my self-restraint, because it means that I just end up watching even more movies right after they come out since I don’t have to leave my …

Entertainment

PSA: You might want to look up at the sky on Sunday night

If you're free on Sunday night and you live within a certain range of northern latitudes, you might want to look out a window.<p>Meteorologists are …

The equity chief at $5.4 trillion investment behemoth BlackRock shares her best investing advice

Now the chief equity strategist at BlackRock, which oversees $5.4 trillion, Moore has used this as a guiding principle throughout her career — whether that meant figuring out the next move in her career, or making an investment decision.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, Moore talked about the …

Investing

13 things you can do in your 30s to live without regrets

One of the most common questions to come up on Reddit's AskReddit threads is young people asking how to live without regret.<p>Thousands of people have weighed in over the last several years, offering advice to people of all ages.<p>Here are some of the shiniest pearls of wisdom from people over 40 to …

Binge Drinking

Gordon Gekko was right: Stocks are now a zero-sum game

Somebody wins, somebody loses<p>By <i>David Nelson, CFA</i><p>We’ve hit the point of no return for 2017. It’s probably a good spot to check our compass and make …

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What caused last week’s ‘taper tantrum’ in markets?

Based on last week, central bankers may have trouble putting the genie back in the bottle.<p>After the European Central Bank, the Bank of England and …

Interest Rates

Virgin Galactic Conducts Critical Flight Test of New SpaceShipTwo

The first "feather" flight of the VSS Unity demonstrated the ship's unique method of reconfiguring its wings for reentry.<p>Virgin Galactic conducted the fourth flight test of their new SpaceShipTwo, the VSS <i>Unity</i> suborbital rocket-powered spaceplane, on May 1. After three unpowered glide tests over …

Space Travel

Trump Says Dollar 'Getting Too Strong,' Won't Label China Currency Manipulator

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump said Wednesday the U.S. dollar “is getting too strong” and he would prefer the Federal Reserve keep interest rates low.<p>Mr. Trump, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, also said his administration won’t label China a currency manipulator in a report due …

Donald Trump

The $90 Billion Investor Who’s Out to Fire Wall Street

If you had $90 billion to invest, how would you do it? For Dale Folwell, it’s a serious question. As the newly elected treasurer of North Carolina, …

Stock Markets

News about #sp500 on Twitter

#<b>sp500</b> In respect of Mid-term Presidential cycle this is my favourite view for 2018 on SP500 ...23,6% retracement as main support in this …

70% of Rich Families Lose Their Wealth by the Second Generation

A little honesty might help preserve the family fortune.<p>When Stephen Lovell used to visit his grandparents as a kid, it was like entering the world …

The Great Gatsby

Weekend Reading: Markets Go On Alert

In my money management process, portfolio <i>“risk”</i> is <i>“ratcheted”</i> up and down based on a series of signals which tend to indicate when market dynamics …

How to Be Mindful When You Are Angry

“Anger is a natural, life-affirming emotion. It lets us know when a boundary has been crossed, when our needs are not being met, or when someone we care about is in danger. But when misdirected, anger can harm our physical health and our relationships. Being mindful of anger means not suppressing, …

Mindfulness