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U.S. companies want to play China's game. They just can't win it

Netflix has a new China strategy: Skip it.<p>In January 2016, the video-streaming service announced an ambitious global expansion. The goal was to beam American hits such as "House of Cards" around the world including, eventually, in China.<p>"Today you are witnessing the birth of a new global Internet …

China

The Reading Habits Of Highly Successful People

Buffett spends 80% of his day reading<p>Fast track to 2007, the 84 year-old Charlie Munger, reveals to a crowd of aspiring law students the secrets to …

Self-improvement

2 big banks are backing a startup doing for global trade what Google did for advertising

The Spanish bank joins HSBC, American Express, and CreditEase, China's biggest online lender, in backing the six-year-old company. What do they all see in it?<p>"What we do is a fairly new thing," founder and CEO Christian Lanng told Business Insider in an interview. "We provide essentially a network …

Day Trader Makes $94,119.54 in 3 Months

Image credit<p>With a mere 10% or less of day traders profiting in the market, a successful day trader can be hard to find. Day trading is the simple act of buying shares of stocks with the intention of selling them for a higher price within a few hours. This type of trading is exceptionally …

Stock Markets

The CEO of Ford just perfectly summarized the biggest problem for electric cars

Tesla was about to roll out its first original design for an EV, the Model S, which would go on to be named Motor Trend's Car of the Year for 2013.<p>There's were numerous electric-car startups aiming to join Tesla, and the major automakers were producing their first EVs since GM had killed it EV-1 in …

Electric Vehicles

3 Stocks Billionaires Are Buying

Warren Buffett, George Soros, and Carl Icahn are among the most successful investors of all time, so following in their footsteps could prove profit-friendly. Fortunately, these gurus file 13F reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission every quarter that show exactly what they've been …

Investing

Warren Buffett was right about the S&P 500 — 17 years ago

They call him the Oracle of Omaha, but this is getting ridiculous.<p>On Nov. 22, 1999, Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor and chairman of …

Firm that sent hedge funds into a panic since Trump's election win

It's a shipping firm few ordinary investors have heard of, but it has become the target of wheeler-dealers desperate to make – and save – their …

Personal Finance (UK)

Beginning Of The End For Swaggering Hedge Fund Billionaire?

Whom the Gods would destroy, they first make arrogant.<p>William A. Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management (PSCM), a billionaire hedge fund manager, seems exemplary.<p>He wears his arrogance on his sleeve.<p>According to the New York Times, Mr. Ackman played tennis with Andre Agassi and John McEnroe. …

Markets

Ex-Goldman Sachs YouTuber gets job at top UK hedge fund

Remember Jess Greenberg? The former Goldman Sachs summer analyst with a lucrative sideline working her assets on her YouTube channel with 1.2m …

Inside a Moneymaking Machine Like No Other

<b>Sixty miles east</b> of Wall Street, a spit of land shaped like a whale’s tail separates Long Island Sound and Conscience Bay. The mansions here, with …

Computer Science

IBM's Culture Spawned Refugees Who Created $55 Billion In Hedge Fund Profit

IBM has gotten smaller every quarter for the last 18. But the deeper reason that IBM is a lost cause can be found in its deviation from the culture created by its most famous leader — Thomas Watson.<p>That deviation spawned a massive talent exodus from IBM’s Thomas J. Watson Research Center in …

Customer Service

A hedge fund at the world's biggest alternative-asset manager is setting off on its own

Francis Cueto, a money manager with Blackstone's Senfina Advisors, is starting an independent hedge fund next year, according to people familiar with the matter. He is aiming for an April 1 launch, according to one of the people.<p>Cueto, who manages a portfolio focused on tech, media, and telecomms …

Peaks, black swans and bonanzas: Market tips, bold calls and eyecatchers for 2017 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Politics, economics and finance have all been turned on their head in 2016, and investors are already looking ahead to 2017 with anticipation and trepidation.<p>Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, NY, U.S. November 18, 2016. …

Economy

IMF: Chinese banks are disguising a massive amount of bad debt

The "untradeable debt" comes from China's "shadow credit" world, which has generated a massive amount of credit that has the potential to become suddenly illiquid.<p>The debts consist of interbank loans in "a structure potentially susceptible to rapid risk transmission and destabilizing liquidity …

Finance

Hedge funds love these 8 stocks

An equity strategy report released by JPMorgan on Monday offers some insight into stocks most owned by hedge funds. "Hedge funds have been most active in Tech, Consumer, and Health Care names while being underweight Financials, Industrials and yield plays (Utilities, Telecom and REITs)," the note …

Investing

Here's How Much Warren Buffett Just Lost on Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo, once the most valuable bank, was outstripped by J.P. Morgan Chase (jpm) Tuesday, as the former struggled to contain fallout from a …

MAPPED: The world's billionaires and how they made their money

Billionaires are the richest of the rich. Many young entrepreneurs hope to one-day reach this ultimate financial milestone. But before these entrepreneurs are allowed to join this group, they first must ask <b>how did billionaires acquire their wealth in the first place?</b> Take a look at the map below to …

Inside The Franklin: Is this London's sexiest hotel?

Gosh. Just when you thought all that dark, moody, intimate, mirrored neoclassicism unleashed with the opening of the iconic Blakes Hotel in 1978 had vanished, along comes The Franklin. Dark, moody, intimate, mirrored (walls, picture frames, even beds), sexy-sophisticated, it’s styled within an inch …

Who Sells The Most EVs In The World? Trigger Warning: It Ain't Tesla

Half of the electric vehicles rolling emissions-free on the world’s roads are not from who many would think they are. “The Renault-Nissan Alliance, the world’s leader in zero-emissions mobility, has sold its 350,000th electric vehicle since December 2010 when the Nissan LEAF went on sale,” the …

Electric Vehicles

7 brilliant converted warehouse homes

True industrial-chic<p>Though far more common than, say, converted water towers or radar stations, warehouse homes can still stun. The following examples showcase fabulous ways to inject modern touches into raw landscapes of concrete and steel, elevating former industrial sites into elegant, if not …

How Goldman Plans to Turn Retail Deposits Into Wall Street-Style Profits

As Goldman Sachs Group has built its U.S. consumer bank, it has established a team to put its deposits to work on Wall Street, a telling development …

Non-technical founders should learn basic UI/UX. Here’s where to start.

My love for human-computer interaction (HCI) design, more popularly known as UI/UX today, came about when I started Seedly<b>,</b> my second mobile …

Microsoft Beats Out Rivals for HP Software Deal

HP Inc. plans to use Microsoft Dynamics customer relationship management (CRM) software to run its sales processes, the two companies said Monday. HP …

3 Surprising Facts from America's Fastest Growing Companies

The first time I was told Wall Street was “over” was in 1987 after the Dow’s apocalyptic 22% one-day crash. Of course the Internet was over in 2000. …

Inside the new luxury London flats that come complete with a butler and tailoring services

New residents in the crescent, which was originally designed to house the Royal family, will enjoy a concierge service, extensive gardens, and enormous luxury residencies.<p>However, the properties come at a premium — prices start from £3,950,000.<p>Here is what it looks like inside:

Chinese Giant Huawei to Attack Server Market

Huawei, the Chinese manufacturer of telecommunications and networking gear, plans an aggressive push into the server market where it hopes to compete …

Bank of England says to start buying corporate debt on September 27 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The Bank of England said it would start to buy 10 billion pounds worth of sterling corporate bonds via reverse auctions on Sept. 27, as part of the economic stimulus measures it announced last month.<p>A wooden carving of the Bank of England logo is seen on a desk during a news …

Bank of England

An extraordinary London castle home is for sale - just 15 minutes from the City

Here's your chance to be king or queen of your own castle home, while still being within a 15-minute commute of the City - if you have a spare £2.75 …