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FORTUNE — A big challenge for investors is piercing management’s feel-good, “it’s all great if you leave out the bad stuff” earnings metrics to measure a company’s true profitability. Even the official GAAP accounting numbers frequently need plenty of scrubbing to reveal the real picture. For …

Every Car Can Be Connected to the Cloud

Even older vehicles can now be easily linked to the web. Is this a revolution, or an answer in search of a question?<p><b>You probably haven't missed</b> that every product in our lives is getting connected to the Web. Computers, phones, and tablets are old news; now it's televisions, refrigerators, washing …

Advertising Jobs Lead List of Careers, Offering Best Return on Investment

A new Bankrate study that estimates how long it would take to repay student loans according to career choice should help parents and students looking …

The 12 Smartest People On Wall Street

Of course, the best insights always come from the people who really know their stuff - and that knowledge and experience typically lends to a unique perspective that is hard to find anywhere else.<p>We've compiled a list of the analysts, economists, and managers we consider to be some of the smartest …

Chinese millennials to enter worst job market in nation’s history

<b>(Shutterstock)</b><p>While the number of college graduates in China has multiplied six fold, the number of jobs has dropped 15 percent<p>Benjamin Carlson<p>May 28, 2013 8:11pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>HONG KONG — In America, things are finally starting to look up for the millennials. …

Why millionaire investors are holding cash

Despite feeling financially secure and confident about their fiscal future, the wealthy are still holding mountains of cash rather than investing it.<p>Today's wealthy investors seem to have split personalities.<p>A part of them brims with confidence and optimism. Survey after survey shows that they are …

Heavy Cell Phone Use Linked to Depression, Sleep Problems in Young People

Young people who heavily use cell phones and computers also complain more about sleep disturbances, stress and other mental health problems, …

Nissan Releases Pricing for 545-hp GT-R

Nissan’s ever-incrementally improving GT-R once again gained a few updates for 2014, as well as a hot new track-ready Track Edition. Of course, with each year and each update, the GT-R sees a price increase, and this year is no different. Nissan has released prices for the 2014 GT-R, GT-R Black …

26 Home Theaters You Wish You Owned

Suddenly your couch seems really inadequate.

The secret to a higher salary is to ask for nothing at all

Twenty years ago, I developed a powerful approach to negotiating that goes beyond “win-win.” It involves starting by offering the most and asking for the least. It works extremely well, but I was unable to explain why until I read Wharton professor Adam Grant’s excellent new book <i>Give and Take</i>.<p>Adam …

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Nissan GT-R Races 22,000-Horsepower Fighter Jet: Video

Drag races between cars and jets may not be the most accurate way of comparing performance, but they certainly are fun to watch.<p>The latest pairs a …

Bugatti Veyron Super Sport vs Nissan GT-R AMS Alpha 12+

15 More Tech Skills That Can Instantly Net You A $100,000+ Salary

Now we've got 15 more to add to the list, from a salary survey done by Global Knowledge and TechRepublic. The research was conducted in late 2012, based on a survey of 9,500 tech professionals.<p>This survey asked these folks how much they earned and which IT certifications they had. That's a little …

In 42% of Companies, The Best Workers Are The Least Engaged

More than a third of companies are so dysfunctional, the best people don’t really care about what they’re doing and the worst people don’t know that they are doing a lousy job. Those are the findings of a new study by Leadership IQ, a twelve-year-old Washington, D.C. company that does employee …

Surprise! China’s export boom might be a fraud

Chinese government figures showing a 19.8% rise in the country’s exports for the three months to February were definitely puzzling. Due to lackluster demand from the US and Europe, and banks being unwilling to lend to small businesses, the nation’s factories are not, on the face of it, doing very …

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The 2014 Porsche 911 GT3 Is A Boner-Inducing Track Monster

The 911 GT3 is always my favorite version of the 911. It's lighter and more focused than any of the other cars in the range. Plus, it just looks the …