Nancy Ameglio

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These are the 25 most popular mobile apps in America

A look at the top 25 most popular mobile apps in the US, as measured by comScore, leads to several observations.<p>1. As the US smartphone market matures, the mobile-app leaders aren’t changing.<p>Some 21 of the top 25 apps, as ranked by comScore, were the same in June 2015 as a year ago, when we first …

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Donald Trump Futures, Cryptocurrency, and a Potential Trading Revolution - Schaeffer's Investment Research

Whole lotta buzz this past week about a new site set to hit the interwebs this fall or winter. This, from <b>Reason</b>:<p><i>"An online gambling platform could do</i> …

Bulls Against Wall as Seven-Month S&P 500 Trading Range Caves

The worst drop for American equities in 18 months is setting up the biggest test since October for bulls after the floor caved in under the Standard …

China’s Richest Traders Flee Stocks as the Masses Pile In

Two months into China’s stock rout, the dynamics of the declines are becoming clearer: The wealthiest investors have been the quickest to bail out of …

10 Tips for Trading a Downtrend

• Buy the deepest dips into oversold territory. Indexes tend to snap back to the previous days low, the 5 day ema, 200 day sma, and the 30 RSI.<br>• Sell the …

Don’t tip your Uber driver? It could cost you a 5-star rating

“So what’s my rating?” I asked the Uber driver at the behest of my friend. There are other ways to find out your Uber rider rating, but you can …

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We’ve Consumed More Than the Earth Can Produce This Year

Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for production—and it’s getting earlier every year.<p>Biocapacity Deficits and Reserves<p>Biological capacity, or biocapacity, is a way to measure an area's ability to produce biological materials …

Can Solar Bounce From Here?

As the energy space as a whole has taken quiet a beating this year solar has been no exception. I try to not get caught up in the debate over the …

Bank of America: These Five Maps Show the Major Global Trends Investors Need to Know

In its Transforming World Atlas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch uses a collection of maps to demonstrate how the world is changing in unexpected …

It's A Sector Pickers Market: Why It Pays To Invest In The Right Sector

<i>click image to enlarge</i><p>This chart courtesy of the Novel Investor blog shows the S&P 500 sector component returns, broken out annually to show the best …

What We Learned This Week - Digg

<i>​Welcome to “What We Learned This Week,” a regular feature where we share all the most interesting nuggets of information we picked up in the past</i> …

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I Looked Up The Fastest-Growing Jobs In America, And Boy Was It Depressing

If you live in certain buildings in New York City, you get to know your doorman.<p>The weekend guy in my building, Gene, knew I was a business reporter, and on Saturday he asked me what his son should study when he starts City College next year.<p>(City College, by the way, remains the primary option — …

Walmart employees on food stamps: Their wages aren’t enough to get by.

<b>This is the second part of the</b> <b>Marketplace series “The Secret Life of a Food Stamp.” You can listen to the series here.</b><p>When Stephanie Ballam finishes …

10 Moves for Your At-Home Workout

Many people do not belong to a fitness club or attend regular workout classes. They opt for the simplicity of working out at home. This can save time traveling to and from the gym as well as money on fuel costs. For under $30 one can purchase a small set of dumbbells and a resistance band and get a …

Everyone Is Talking About The Recent Disconnect Between Stocks And Bonds

The S&P 500 index and yields on U.S. Treasuries have largely moved in tandem over the past few months — up until early February, at which point they took turns in opposite directions as the stock market raced back to new all-time highs, and Treasury yields floundered at depressed levels (chart …

Trading Radar: China GDP Target and ECB Rate Decision Will Be Highlights of Next Week

The <b>S&P 500</b> (INDEXSP:.INX) was finally able to breach its record high on Thursday after a number of failed attempts over the past two weeks. US equity …

Air Force Veteran Shares His Tips For Efficient Packing And Traveling

Thomas Snerdley, an airman who served in Iraq and a former military brat, has traveled around the world more than a few times and in the process developed a system for traveling light and efficiently.<p>Here's his advice from Quora, republished with permission here:<p><b>1. The Two Bag System</b>. Every pro …

The Beginner's Guide to Securely Using Public Wi-Fi

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Wireless internet access is available now more than ever, with everyone from your favorite coffee shop to the restaurant down the street offering free access. While connecting to networks on the go can be convenient, public …

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Top Picks for a Minimalist Portfolio

Although investing can certainly be confusing--and even intimidating--for beginners, the good news is that investors today have a variety of …

Merrill’s Secular Road Map Projects S&P 500 2300 in 2017 - The Big Picture

S&P 2300? Give It Four Years: Ritholtz Chart <br>Source: BAML<p>It took more than 13 years, but the S&P 500 managed to eclipse its 2007 highs of 1576 …

Financials Show Strength

We noted a few days ago the bullish cup and handle formation in the financials (XLF). This is one of our favorite charts and strength/leadership in …

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

OK I’ll admit I am a little early with this one. But maybe not as early as you might think. In fact, as I was out driving I saw the first house in my …

Why Would You Buy Berkshire Hathaway?

Earlier this week I pointed to the fact that there is little or no reason to ever own Berkshire Hathaway? Why would you even bother?<p>Since making …

Never Shop in October and Other Secrets From a Retail Guru

Mark Ellwood, a journalist and former travel guide author, has a simple shopping mandate: Never pay full price. There’s simply no need, a point …