Richard Hazen

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The $1 million parking spot may be just around the corner

Buyers of luxury condominium units have a new place to park their cash: in their parking spots.<p>In cities like San Francisco, New York and Boston, …

Morgan Stanley issues 'full house' buy alert for stocks

All five of the bank's key timing indicators are flashing a green light for the first time since early 2009, suggesting the worst may be over for global equities<p>Morgan Stanley has issued a "full house" buy alert on international stock markets for the first time since early 2009, effectively calling …

Stock Markets

French restaurateurs urge ban on 'Uber-style' meal-sharing websites

Restaurant owners call for ban on site which lets diners book home-cooked meals with amateur chefs<p>French restaurant owners are urging the government to ban “meal-sharing” websites where gourmets can book dinners cooked at home by amateur chefs, in the latest clash between the country's tradespeople …

Hospitality

Market timer Tom McClellan sees stocks set up for ‘ugly decline’

Tom McClellan loves doing what financial advisers tell you not to do. He tries to time the financial markets — to the exact day, if his charts align …

ClamXav developer starts charging for his Mac OS X antivirus software

The lone developer of ClamXav, the longstanding free antivirus software for computers running Mac OS X, announced yesterday that from here on out he’ll be charging money for the latest version of the tool, under a new company.<p>ClamXav has built up a cult following through the years, at least partly …

Anti-Virus Software

How to Change Your Apple ID

Your Apple ID is the key to using your iCloud account and making purchases in the App and iTunes Stores. If you want to change your Apple ID, perhaps because it is an email address for an account you no longer use, you'll need to sign out of everywhere you use your Apple ID on all your iDevices. …

App Store

Opinion: Don’t rush to dump stocks when interest rates rise

Stocks are considered to be the best investments against inflation, and the rising interest rates associated with it, because companies can pass cost …

Opinion: A investing strategy that doubles the market

The two-for-one stock split that PPG Industries’ shares will undergo in mid-June gives it good odds of beating the market over the next three …

Gold snaps three-day win streak

Gold futures settled lower Thursday, putting an end to a winning streak that spanned three sessions after another rise in U.S. retail sales helped …

Eedu DIY drone kit uses hands-on learning to teach kids how to code

The beauty of Kickstarter is its ability to combine ideas with resources to bring new opportunities to market. We’ve already seen this model deliver very successful campaigns like Kano that put the power of micro-computing into the hands of many. A new project, called Eedu, is looking to provide …

Batteries

Opinion: Jim Cramer may want to take this bet on his stock-picking skills

It’s much easier to buy stocks from a list than to find your own candidates. But can you make money this way?<p>David O. England, a retired finance …

Wall Street expects these health-care stocks to rise up to 55%

There’s still value to be found in the stock market’s best-performing sector, according to Wall Street analysts, despite the seemingly endless flow …

Chrome for Android is now ‘almost entirely open-source,’ letting anyone build a Chromium-based mobile browser

Google has uploaded the majority of the remaining Chrome for Android code into the open-source Chromium repository. In other words, Chrome for Android now matches Chrome for desktop in terms of available open-source code, letting anyone examine, modify, and compile the project.<p>Chromium is the …

Google

FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

2015-05-22T05:26:19.000Z<p>By: Amie Tsang<p><i>You can sign up to receive the email here.</i><p>Asian markets are higher today, with China’s Shenzhen Composite on …

Cancer charities accused of spending $187 million in donations on dating sites, trips to Disney

Federal regulators accused four cancer charities Tuesday of spending more than $187 million in donations not to help patients, but on cars, luxury …

Fortune.com

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World Bank president Jim Kim on Asian infrastructure investment, Africa rising, and his bromance with Jack Ma

It’s a heady time for global development finance. The World Bank is articulating a plan to end extreme poverty by 2030, and a new infrastructure fund created by China has raised eyebrows in Washington and dollars around the world. All the while, private-sector innovations are reshaping the needs of …

World Bank

Cyprus president: all capital controls gone next week

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' last remaining restrictions on transferring money abroad will be gone next week, the country's president said …

Unemployment

Options Demystified: Option Pricing Made Simple

Option pricing seems like an artifact of a world created by Lewis Carroll—new option investors often don’t get what they expect or expect what they get.<p>But once you understand a few basic principles of option pricing, it becomes phenomenally simple. If you want to sell covered calls for income, …

Investing

Flood of cash streaming out of the eurozone

A major shift in the flow of money around the globe is driving down the euro at a rapid clip, boosting the U.S. dollar and leaving smaller countries …

How stock options are taxed

For individual investors out there dabbling in publicly traded stock options for the first time, you need to know how these securities get taxed.<p>For …

Opinion: How bulls and bears can use options to limit stock losses

If you are cautiously bullish or cautiously bearish, consider these two stock option strategies.<p>If you are long the market but want to limit losses …

7 cheap transportation stocks that are flying high

The Dow Jones Transportation Average has underperformed the broader stock market this year. And on Monday, Sterne Agee analyst Carter Worth …

Weighting Down UK-Listed Oil and Gas Shares

Using Brent as a global proxy benchmark, we find that the oil price continues to skate around $60 per barrel. That’s a far cry from $115 we saw last summer. So after two months into the not so New Year, and having received the latest financial data from many UK-listed oil and gas companies, it is …

Oil & Gas Industry

30 stocks traders are shorting like crazy

But it can be a sure way to avoid burning cash when a company's shares crash, making it worth the bet.<p>Several Chinese online retailers have a significant amount of short interest on this list.<p>And Bill Ackman says he is doing "God's work" by crusading against Herbalife, as more investors bet the …

10 cheapest stocks in the Nasdaq’s hottest sector

Health care is the best-performing sector in the Nasdaq this year, and it may not be too late to buy stocks at attractive prices.<p>The Nasdaq Composite …

Strong dollar hurts HP's full-year earnings forecast

<b>Hewlett Packard, the world's second biggest computer maker, has forecast worse-than-expected full-year results, blaming a strengthening US dollar.</b><p>The firm also said its revenue for the quarter ending in January was $26.8bn (£17.3bn), down 5% from a year earlier.<p>And net income fell to $1.37bn from …

Markets

4 tax issues to consider when you close an estate

When a loved one dies, somebody must step up to the plate to handle all the resulting tax issues. This person may be identified in the decedent’s …

Eurozone economy sees growth pick up

<b>The eurozone's economy grew by a stronger-than-expected 0.3% in the last three months of 2014, helped by rapid growth in Germany.</b><p>Germany's economy - the largest in the eurozone - grew by 0.7% in the quarter, comfortably beating analysts' forecasts.<p>However, France's economy grew by just 0.1% in the …

Economy