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Are You Aware Of This Brand-New Way To Make Money On Facebook?

Did you know that Facebook users watch 100 million hours of video every day? It's true. My household accounts for about 30 percent of that number. We like watching kittens, OK?<p>There are more than a billion people using Facebook every day, and video has exploded on the social media platform over the …

12 Facebook Groups To Join Before Quitting Your Day Job To Work For Yourself

One entrepreneur says Facebook is a bottomless resource for first-time business owners. You just have to know where to look.<p>I now generate 95% of my consulting clients through Facebook groups. But even before I built up my business on the social network, I relied on a handful of Facebook groups to …

Entrepreneurship

Natural Gas Stocks Are Falling. Here’s Why One Investor Is Buying

The energy sector has been a train wreck for months, but one seasoned investor is finally seeing opportunities.<p>"I'm a roaring bull on energy. I'm …

These are hedge fund strategies everyone wants in on

Barclays' capital solutions group analyzed how hedge funds' assets under management have grown in the last two years.<p>Barclays surveyed 110 funds, collectively managing around $375 billion in assets.<p>Barclays also conducted one-on-one interviews with 30 of these hedge fund managers. They also looked …

Picking stocks? Sometimes the decision is a no-brainer

Shell is paying out pretty much all its profits to shareholders<p>When Shell announced an 80pc drop in profits last week, its shares rose by 6pc, making it one of the best performers in the FTSE 100. That might sound perverse, but it makes complete sense when you consider that the oil major had become …

Develop These 7 Habits to Unlock Your Greatness

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all born with an equal potential for greatness. There are no exceptions, yet most achieve far below their potential while a small handful rise to extraordinary heights and become legends. To rank amongst the elite you must …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

You can earn 100 times more interest on your money by using a different kind of savings account

That's because the "big banks" out there — Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, and Wells Fargo, to name a few — usually offer an interest rate of <i>0.01%</i>. Your savings just sit there, growing by a negligible amount.<p>However, if you're using a high interest savings account at an internet bank such as Ally …

Stock market correction: is this a new global financial crisis?

Sell in May and go away, don’t come back until St Leger Day. So goes the old stock market adage and rarely has the first part of that advice been more apposite than this year. The FTSE 100 index peaked on 27 April, just before the general election, and has been on the slide ever since. It is now …

Stock Markets

7 TED Talks you should watch if you want to be an entrepreneur

Four simple words that sum up the value of TED Talks.<p>We love these quick, easy-to-digest videos with just the right amount of important information to entertain and educate in just a few minutes.<p>It's free, high-quality wisdom from industry leaders — what's not to love?<p>Below are the top seven videos …

Opinion: These two indicators are telling you to buy stocks

If you’re holding off on buying stocks because “everyone knows” September and October can be terrible months that often bring trouble, you might be …

5 Smart Stocks for the Beginning Investor

If you're just starting out, these stocks can help you ease your way into the markets<p>When you're just getting started with investing, it may be …

How To Build An Investment Portfolio: Eight Essentials

Investing isn’t a game, nor is it for the faint of heart. Markets go up and, much as the laws of physics govern the arc of a golf ball, historical trends prove that markets will also come down. There is no such thing as achieving perfect performance through market timing or by only picking …

Investing

4 Penny Stock Trading Lessons from Billionaire Warren Buffett

<i>Image:</i> Flickr<p>Just in case you don't know who Warren Buffett is, he's currently the third-wealthiest person in the world, behind only Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu. He's been building his massive $67 billion fortune since his first acquisition of a textile company back in 1962, and since then, …

Investing

Ask Matt: How avoid big overpriced stocks

Investors can't get enough of big and richly valued stocks. the problem with pile ons, though, is that someone often gets hurt.<p>The same often goes with investing. When too many investors are jumping into the same stocks at the same time, valuations are pushed up so much future returns are …

Stock Markets

How do I read a balance sheet - what shows if a firm is strong or not?

I'm new to investing and keen to learn more before making any rookie mistakes.<p>I have noticed in your stories you mention that investors buying …

4 strategies to help you navigate stock market turbulence

I've written about how my aunt calls me when the markets worry her. Needless to say, she's been calling a lot.<p>Rising interest rates. Sinking oil prices. A strong dollar and weak earnings. Greece, China and Puerto Rico. The news headlines make hay of these swings, and investor emotions can ride …

Websites That Successful Entrepreneurs Should Always Visit

There’s lots to learn when you’re an entrepreneur. Take a look at our favorite websites with insights on nearly every aspect of running a business.

Entrepreneurship

Opinion: Don’t let these investing mistakes lose you money in a bear market

Once stocks start to tumble, likely sooner than later, many people will learn the painful lesson that their investment ideas and habits have been …

How Warren Buffett avoids major bear markets

A year ago, I wrote a post called, "how to time the market like Warren Buffett," in which I proposed a very simple market timing method inspired by this passage from the Oracle of Omaha's 1992 letter to shareholders:<p><i>The investment shown… to be the cheapest is the one that the investor should</i> …

How to invest in shares with a 99.4pc chance of success

This chart highlights the golden rule investors need to follow to make money from the stock market<p>We are constantly reminded that investing is a long-term game. This chart shows just how true that is.<p>It shows the probability of making money from the UK stock market since 1965 if the shares were …

Investing