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The global economy has a 'titanic problem'

The U.S. economy has shown signs of capsizing this year. Growth has been weak and consumers still aren't spending.<p>One bearish economist sees the U.S. and global economies on course to hit the next iceberg -- another recession -- in the near future.<p>"The world economy is sailing across the ocean …

Economy

5 Steps to Brand Your Startup for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About 476,000 new businesses are created <i>each month</i> according to reports. Many will struggle during the first few years -- and half will fail.<p>On the other hand, half will succeed.<p>Knowing what separates those that bottom out from those that …

STOCKS FALL: Here's what you need to know

First, the scoreboard:<p><b>Dow:</b> 18,011.14 -104.90 (-0.58%)• <b><br>S&P 500:</b> 2,091.50 -12.92 (-0.61%)• <b><br>Nasdaq:</b> 4,994.73 -16.25 (-0.32%)<p>And now, the top stories:<p><b>DON'T MISS: Sorry, but there was never an oil storage crisis »</b>

A major tech investor says 'a whole bunch of crazy little companies will disappear'

"There are a whole bunch of crazy little companies that will disappear. There are a considerable number of unicorns that will become extinct," Moritz said in an interview with The Times of London. "There are also a good number that will flourish."<p>A "unicorn" is a term used to describe a startup …

7 things to do with your money when you get your first real job

With the second one, though, you have a prime opportunity to start setting yourself up for success.<p>"I think it's a big transition," says financial planner Michael Solari. "Especially coming from college, not making any money, to coming home with a paycheck. People's heads spin about what they …

Entrepreneurs and business owners will benefit from this 'Build-a-startup' course bundle [93% off]

If you are in (or aspire to be in) a managerial position, you'll want to understand the ins and outs of running a business.<p>We recommend checking out the "Build-a-startup" course bundle, which will be helpful in teaching you how to tackle all the major hurdles — everything from coding to …

Why People Love To Lease Their Cars: 100 Good Reasons Per Month

It’s no mystery why leasing is popular again, and why leasing isn’t just for luxury cars any more: it’s because the average monthly payment for many ordinary cars is about $100 per month cheaper.<p>According to Experian Automotive, the average monthly lease payment for a Honda Accord recently was …

Leasing

The Total-Body Dynamic Tension Workout

A recent survey showed that most young and middle-aged men felt self-conscious about poor muscle mass in their chest, shoulders and abs. They wanted …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

World's Best Fitness Vacations

Lacking motivation to stay in shape this summer? Maybe you just need an incentive, like, say, surveying Africa from 20,000 feet up or having the …

JPMorgan's Ultimate Guide To The Markets And The Economy

But international markets are in rougher shape as Europe battles sluggish growth, Japan struggles with low inflation, and emerging markets face major deceleration.<p>JPMorgan Asset Management's David Kelly and team have published their Q1 presentation on the state of the markets and the …

Energy Investor T. Boone Pickens' 3 New Oil Stock Picks

As oil tumbled to its five-and-a-half year low of $51.12 per barrel on Tuesday, energy guru T. Boone Pickens announced that he acquired six new stocks in the third quarter, three of which were oil and gas companies.<p>The chairman of BP Capital Management’s Portfolio is 97.8% composed of energy …

Oil & Gas Industry

Ford recalls SUVs because drivers are accidentally turning them off

Ford is recalling about 13,500 2015 Lincoln MKC because drivers are shutting the vehicle off by mistake.<p>Drivers are mistakenly touching the crossover SUV's push-button ignition button while the car is driving, Ford found.<p>The MKC has buttons to put the car in different gears, rather than a …

General Motors

How Badly Does Toyota Want To Push Hydrogen Cars? It's Giving Away Its Patents For Free

Toyota Motor announced today that it will invite competitors to use its hydrogen fuel cell patents for free until 2020, in an effort to kick-start the market for hydrogen-powered cars like the Toyota Mirai, which goes on sale later this year.<p>Toyota, which stubbornly pushed hybrids when gasoline was …

Alternative Fuel

The 100 Laws of Muscle

There is no perfect training program. In fact, very intelligent, very successful coaches often disagree with one another. That means you're going to …

Men's Style: 10 Quick and Painless New Year's Style Resolutions

New Year's resolutions are so cliché, I almost can't stand writing about them. But the truth is, when a new year rolls around, it's nice to take stock and see what you could start doing differently. The usual suspects here are diet and exercise, and often such resolutions are overzealous and set us …

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Bodybuilding Ysf 11:05 AM<p>Some people are drying to have a skinny body, but having a skinny figure is actually a challenge when it comes to muscle …

Complexes Made Simple

Here's what you need to know...<p>Complexes are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn body fat while avoiding the boring cardio …

How to bargain shop for stocks

Shoppers aren't the only ones searching for deals these days.<p>With the stock market up about 200% since the worst of the financial crisis, it's become harder and harder to find stocks that look cheap.<p>But just like how savvy shoppers devise plans to capitalize on Black Friday deals, investors should …

An economist explains what the heck is happening to the global economy

The dawn of the twenty-first century has proved unsettling. It was not what we expected. Only a few years ago, the world was full with apparently justified optimism. The new century would be free of the ideological fights that plagued the twentieth. A consensus emerged that markets and democracy …

Economics

Crowd investing: Could you be backing the next Google?

<b>Investing often used to seem like a closed shop - the preserve of a wealthy, privileged elite keeping business opportunities all to itself.</b><p>Special Report: The Technology of BusinessUltra HD gives firms clearer pictureTranslation tech talking businessUkraine's green tech start-ups bloomRecycling …

Venture Capital

MORGAN STANLEY: Here Are The 45 Best Stocks For The Long Run

In September, strategist Adam Parker said the S&P 500 could peak near 3,000 during this cycle.<p>In a recent note to clients, Morgan Stanley analysts identified 45 stocks that could work with the long-term recovery in mind.<p>"Given the extremely long time horizon, we were agnostic about current …

Meet The 8 Hottest Publicly Traded Marijuana Companies

[<b>CORRECTED:</b> Details of Mentor Capital's investment fund have been removed after the figures were challenged by sector observers.]<p>With pot now legal in two states for the past year,and decriminalized, conditionally legal, or medically prescribed in many more, ganja startups are gaining traction — …

Pioneering scientists share £23m Breakthrough prize pot at US awards

No one becomes a scientist to make themselves rich, but for a growing minority at the top of their game, big money has found them regardless.<p>At a lavish ceremony in California on Sunday night, more than 60 biologists, physicists and mathematicians shared prizes worth $36m (£23m) for work that has …