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Tiptree: Simple Story Now Poised To Close 40% Discount To Book Value

Simplified balance sheet post sale of real estate.<p>Simplified share structure to one class.<p>Simplified specialty insurance business earning 10% …

Investing

The Problem With Buying Cheap Stuff Online

Sites like Wish.com are taking out the middleman in retail. Will customers like this new dynamic?<p>The package came in a small black box, covered in tape. It had no return address. Under layers of packaging, there was a box labeled Smart Watch, with no brand name. Inside the box was the watch itself, …

eCommerce

Tiny but mighty, small US companies are beating bigger rivals

Size may be overrated when it comes to US stocks, because investors clearly prefer small companies over big ones this year.<p>That's a sign of the continued strength of America's economy.<p>The Russell 2000 (RUT), an index that includes shares of mostly smaller US companies, is up nearly 7% this year and …

Investing

3 Warren Buffett Stocks With Dividend Yields Over 4%

But are these high-yielding stocks in the billionaire investor's portfolio smart picks for the rest of us?<p>Warren Buffett fans know that they won't …

Investing

7 Antiperspirants That Will Keep You Dry Without Staining Your Precious Shirts

In recent years, droves of men newly-enlightened to the ways of self care have abandoned aluminum-packed products in favor of the all-natural underarm stuff. But I've got a confession: I’ve always been—and continue to be—a huge fan of antiperspirant. Now, I’m not a doctor or a scientist, but I do …

Men's Fashion

The 5 Best Dividend Aristocrats For The Next 25 Years

Have you always wanted to buy a safe stock like <b>Coca-Cola</b> and get rich from it like Warren Buffett?<p>It’s doable. But most investors “live in the past” and fixate on dividend track records rather than a payout’s forward prospects. And looking ahead is the key to yearly gains of 10%, 15% or even 20% or …

Investing

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Middle-class

7 Stocks Warren Buffett Just Bought, Trimmed or Dumped

Warren Buffett, chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), absolutely adores Apple (AAPL). Indeed, the world’s greatest value investor upped his …

Investing

China Amps Up Plan To Dominate Electric Cars With This Lithium Deal

China extended its dominance of a critical material for electric cars, underscoring challenges for <b>Tesla</b> (TSLA), <b>General Motors</b> (GM), <b>Toyota</b> (TM) and</b> …

Electric Vehicles

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Quantum Mechanics

Worried about plastic in the ocean and cars polluting? How to invest to help the environment - and earn good returns

Millions of us are making changes to our everyday routines to make our lifestyles more sustainable.<p>Increasing numbers are rejecting single-use coffee …

Investing

AI Made These Paintings

Less than a year after he got his high school diploma and left Shenandoah Junction, W.Va., for Silicon Valley, Robbie Barrat began teaching computers …

Artificial Intelligence

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

Wednesday Wrap-Up: Tesla, Tesla, and More Tesla

Happy hump day!<p>It's almost Friday...almost.<p>Tesla Inc. (TSLA) dominated the news to no one's surprise.<p>Tesla Just Got a Billionaire Ally -- At a Very …

Tesla

The Birth of a New American Aristocracy

The gilded future of the top 10 percent—and the end of opportunity for everyone else.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up residence at one of my …

Income Inequality

Free Helicopters, Champagne, and Villas: The Decadent Lives of Cannes Influencers

A closer look at the people paid by brands like Magnum, L’Oréal, and Nespresso to induce FOMO from the French Riviera.<p>When <b>Elisa Les Bons Tuyaux</b> landed in Nice, France, last week, the Paris-based lifestyle blogger considered hitting the supermarket to stock her 60 euro-per-night Airbnb. But one day …

Social Media

Ray Dalio Buys Warren Buffett's DaVita, Biogen, Walt Disney In First Quarter

Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, disclosed a slew of first-quarter buys in his portfolio update Tuesday.<p>At the top of the vast list were: Biogen Inc., DaVita Inc., International Paper Co., Walt Disney Co., Verizon Communications Inc. and Campbell Soup …

Investing

Stocks Emerging From Final Stage Of Correction

Market corrections typically have three main stages.<p>Most NYSE sectors appear to be emerging from the final stage.<p>A few more days of internal …

Stock Markets

53 Best Dividend Stocks for 2018 and Beyond

Dividend stocks that can be counted on to raise their payouts annually never go out of style, but they're even more compelling given today's …

Investing

Inside The Ecosystem That Fuels Amazon’s Fake Review Problem

A vast web of Amazon review fraud lives online, and it's designed to evade the company’s efforts to thwart it.<p><b>One morning in late January</b>, Jake picked up the box on his desk, tore through the packing tape, unearthed the iPhone case inside, snapped a picture, and uploaded it to an Amazon review he’d …

eCommerce

Inside the World’s Most Elite (and Secret) Traders’ Club

In an industry where power and influence are measured in dollars and cents, this may be the most exclusive club in finance: The price of admission is …

Hedge Funds

Rock star physicist Carlo Rovelli on why time is an illusion

“I found something extraordinarily beautiful and extraordinarily radical. And I thought, wow, this is better than LSD”<p>At the outset of Julian …

Literature

5 Cheapest-to-Most-Expensive Options for Marketing at Trade Shows

Trade shows are an important component of B2B marketing because they fit almost every budget.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are a B2B marketer, industry trade shows are often the ideal meeting place to network with your industry peers, all in one central place. …

Marketing

The 25 best restaurants in the world, according to millionaire private jet owners

Wealth often comes along with pretty expensive taste — especially when it comes to food and drink.<p>In order to determine where the high net worth individuals of the world like to dine, private jet lifestyle publication Elite Traveler surveyed its database of readers— all of whom are owners or users …

List-Worthy

Bombardier’s Nuage Ushers in a New Age of Aircraft Seating

Sit more comfortably on Bombardier’s upcoming Global 7000, set to launch by the end of the year.<p>Montreal-based manufacturer Bombardier has a few more …

Aviation

Funding your dream: How to sink your chances of venture capital money for your startup

There's a lot of venture capital money out there. And, take heed founder, creator, inventor or entrepreneur: There are plenty of ways to make sure you don't get a dime of it.<p>Matt Murphy, a partner at Silicon Valley-based Menlo Ventures, still recalls an entrepreneur and CEO seeking an investment …

Venture Capital

Shares in a Buffett-Backed Chinese Car Company Are Getting Crushed

The rout in BYD Co. shares is nearing $9 billion as investors desert what was the world’s top stock only months ago.<p>The Chinese maker of electric …

Hong Kong

Why Mean Reversion In Equities Is Coming

At the Strategic Investment Conference 2018, David Rosenberg of Gluskin Sheff warned investors of the coming mean reversion in the stock market, which can push down equity prices by 20% or more.<p>Rosenberg also admitted that this is one of the strangest rallies of all time. That’s because all asset …

Stock Markets

How To Build Your Own Million-Dollar, One-Person Business: Advice From The Front Lines

Angie and Colin Raja, a married couple from Queens, N.Y., share a love of CrossFit and boxing. But Angie found that much of the gear available to her was drab. When Colin challenged her to come up with gloves that she would like to use, the Rajas found themselves working on an exciting project: …

Entrepreneurship