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Short-Volatility Bets Boom as Hedge Funds Take Banks' Baton

The short-vol trade is dead. Long live the short-vol trade.<p>Investors are discovering fresh ways to bet volatility across asset classes will tumble …

Investing

4 ETFs To Park Your Money When You Want To Cut Market Exposure

From time to time investors look at reducing their market exposure and “parking” their money safely. Some choose plain cash, but cash has a negative real rate – it does not grow, and inflation eats away at its value.<p>Some ETFs can provide stability and a moderate return with very low exposure to …

Investing

Quantum physics may be even spookier than you think

<b>Atom (Sergey Nivens via Shutterstock)</b><p>A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions<p>Philip Ball<p>May 27, 2018 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American<p>It is the central question in quantum mechanics, and no one knows the answer: What …

Quantum Physics

The Absolutely Amazing Theory of Almost Everything

The Standard Model. What dull name for the most accurate scientific theory known to human beings.<p>More than a quarter of the Nobel Prizes in physics …

Physics

How Amazon and Entrepreneurs Can Pay Zero Federal Income Tax, and Do So Legally

To learn how they, too, can pay no taxes, entrepreneurs should closely review all the things the government wants them to do.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the recent news that Amazon paid zero federal taxes for 2017, every entrepreneur should be asking, …

An Experiment With 100,000 Gamers Just Proved Einstein Got It Wrong About 'Spooky Action'

Sorry, Albert.<p>A new study involving more than 100,000 volunteer gamers is the latest to show that quantum entanglement works. It's a phenomenon …

'Game changing' graphene concrete is twice as strong and better for the planet

Add concrete to the list of things graphene can improve. Scientists at the University of Exeter‘s Center for Graphene Science developed a new …

A High Schooler Has Upended a Fundamental Chemistry Theory

Time to rethink everything you learned about carbon.<p>You may not remember much from high school chemistry, but you probably recall learning the …

'Just Around the Bend': This Is When the Stock Market Will Crash, According to 5 Famous Investors

The markets are on a "collision course for disaster."<p>Just when you thought it was safe to be in the market again, the Dow Jones industrial average …

The illusion of time

BOOKS AND ARTS<p>Andrew Jaffe probes Carlo Rovelli’s study arguing that physics deconstructs our sense of time.<p>Andrew Jaffe<p>Andrew Jaffe is a cosmologist …

Zillow Is Expanding From House-Listing to House-Flipping

Zillow has long been known for its online real estate listings, but now the company plans to expand into the house-flipping business.<p>Zillow will …

Should I Elect to Have My LLC Taxed as a Corporation?

Updated July 24, 2017<p>The limited liability company (LLC) form of business is the newest invention in business forms. It's also the most flexible, …

Here's exactly how much paychecks changed after tax reform for people at every income level from $20,000 to $269,000 a year

The new tax law, which changed the 2018 tax brackets, went into effect at the start of this year.<p>By February, many Americans began to notice a bump in their take-home pay because of the law.<p>The IRS released new guidelines in January, known as tax-withholding tables, that help employers calculate …

CERN Researchers Think They Saw Rare Particle Decay That Could Lead to New Physics

Physicists in Switzerland are on a subatomic hunt that, they hope, will reveal some entirely new results beyond the limits of their theories.<p>An …

Are there extra dimensions lurking at the quantum scale?

Our universe has three spatial dimensions – or rather, three that our human senses can actively perceive. Some theories suggest there could be many …

You may be a genius if you can answer these 12 science trivia questions people always get wrong

A Classic Formula For Pi Was Discovered Hidden in Hydrogen Atoms

Two years ago ... this was an amazing find.<p>Back in 2015, scientists found something amazing for the first time - a classic formula for pi hidden in …

Quantum Physics

Rich Americans have found yet another tax loophole

The loophole lies in the law’s 20 percent deduction for owners of small businesses run as partnerships, limited liability companies and the like. …

Why don't elephants get cancer? New gene study aims to explain

Why don’t elephants get cancer?<p>A new genetic study shows they have genes with special powers to fix mutated DNA — and humans have slightly different versions of the same genes.<p>The report, published in the journal Cell Reports, could open the door to helping people fight cancer better in the …

Biology

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Neuroscience

Someone Just Bought $400 Million Worth of Bitcoin

The highest roller in Las Vegas has nothing on Bitcoin’s latest investor.<p>An anonymous trader has sunk $400 million—enough to buy New York state’s …

Why Electronic Arts Shares Popped 10% to a New High

In this segment of the <i>Motley Fool Money</i> podcast, host Chris Hill, <i>Million Dollar Portfolio</i>'s Jason Moser and Matt Argersinger, and <i>Hidden Gems Canada</i>'s David Kretzmann discuss the interesting quarter that video game leader <b>Electronic Arts</b> (NASDAQ: EA) just finished.<p>If you're not a gamer, you might …

Washington may have had a hand in keeping Dow meltdown from being a complete disaster

Did Washington save the stock market this week?<p>It’s hard to make the case that anyone helped Wall Street on Monday, given the fact that the Dow Jones …

Stock Markets

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Learning This 1 Language Will Make You More Money

The answer might surprise you.<p>Learning a second language has traditionally always been popular with the hobbyist and travel community. But what about the business community?<p>According to Euro London, a recruitment agency, learning a language has shown to add between 10-15% to your income. This only …

Researchers Find Missing Link to Make Computers That Mimic the Brain

The key to a new era of computer.<p>Computer scientists have long tried to figure out just how to make machines mimic the incredible efficiency of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Impact Of Tax Reform On Choice Of Entity

The tax reform legislation known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act1 that was passed by Congress and signed by President Trump on Dec. 22, 2017, has …

Where the super rich store their money, and where everybody else does

Last month, President Donald Trump reportedly floated a potential new campaign slogan: “How’s your 401(k) doing?”<p>Fair enough... the stock market has …

82 Percent of the Wealth Generated Last Year 'Went to the Richest 1 Percent of the Global Population'

(LONDON) – Four out of every five dollars of wealth generated in 2017 ended up in the pockets of the richest one percent, while the poorest half of …

Bulletproof Graphene: Paper-Thin Material Becomes Harder Than Diamonds On Impact

Graphene has revolutionized material science. This super-tight sheet of Carbon atoms is thinner than a sheet of paper but has some amazing physical …