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Morgan Stanley has identified 17 stocks that will pay off hugely over the next 3 years no matter what

If "buy and hold" is your strategy, Morgan Stanley has a few stocks for your consideration.<p>Equity analysts across industries recently published a list of quality stocks viewed as good to hold for a three-year period — through 2021, in this case.<p>Morgan Stanley's equity strategists have been sounding …

Investing

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Self-help

Bill Gates says he's 'obsessed' with this new website — here's why

Bill Gates is well known for sharing his favorite books, but now the billionaire philanthropist has revealed his latest obsession is a website, one …

Bill Gates

This College Dropout Made Almost $1 Billion Betting on Horses. Now He's Finally Telling How He Did It

Beating the odds was so easy that when he won $13 million on a single horse race once, he never bothered to cash the ticket.<p>Does gambling on horse racing seem like a good career path? For a college dropout from Pittsburgh who spent years figuring out how to increase the odds, it became amazingly …

Hong Kong

Adopt These 3 Mindsets and You'll Become an Unstoppable Entrepreneur

The first and biggest step toward getting rich eventually is to give up on getting rich quick.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite the difficult circumstances that may happen in your life, there is always an opportunity to overcome them as you build your business. …

Self-improvement

How to Feel Good (Almost) All the Time

CommentsView the discussion thread. <b>“I began to think, I want to feel good today. I don’t want to keep living for some far-off day that might never</b> …

Happiness

Do You Want To Make Success a Given? Listen To What Worked From These Top Leaders

Success isn't a one size fits all approach. Make it your own.<p>According to the science of performance, there are some key non-negotiables when it comes to being successful - knowing yourself, knowing what your best at and leveraging that, focusing on enjoyment versus achievement, and having Grit are …

General Motors

Simply the Best: the Top Franchises in 110 Categories

These 110 franchises have all found a way to be at the peak of their industry in the present day.<p>This story appears in the May 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>With more than 1,000 companies applying for the 2018 Entrepreneur Franchise 500, just getting on our list was an achievement. But some …

Pest Control

3 Charts That Suggest It's Time to Buy Commodities | Investopedia

Heightened volatility and sideways momentum seem to be the basis of the new trading environment in most assets classes. Prices of commodities seem to …

Stock Markets

The Power of Leaders Who Focus on Solving Problems

In front of a packed room of MIT students and alumni, Vivienne Ming is holding forth in a style all her own. “Embrace cyborgs,” she calls out, as she clicks to a slide that raises eyebrows even in this tech-smitten crowd. “<i>Really</i>. Fifteen to 25 years from now, cognitive neuroprosthetics will …

Leadership

107 free online courses from the best colleges in the US — including Princeton, Harvard, and Yale

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Coursera was founded by two professors at Stanford University. Shutterstock/MintImages<p>Every year, US News & Reports releases its ranking …

Online Education

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

Learn to code from scratch with this epic bundle—less than $4 per course

popsci shop<p>Over 210 hours of training for just $34.99.<p>Whether you want to become a full-time developer or simply get a better job, learning to code is a smart move. The Complete 2018 Learn to Code Bundle helps you become a proficient programmer from scratch, with 9 courses and over 210 hours of …

Programming

You're Dumb If You Don't Bet the Ranch on FANG Stocks During This Tech Rout

It's been a rough week for the FAANG stocks. The group has proven that, just as a rising tide lifts all ships, so too can a big fat Facebook Inc. …

Want to Make Money in the Freelance Economy? Here Are The Best Paying Gigs.

The gig economy is often described as a hotbed of low-paying work, but that isn’t always true. Some freelance gigs are quite lucrative.<p>To figure out which ones pay the best, the team at the entrepreneurial hub FitSmallBusiness recently analyzed publicly available data from sources such as Upwork …

Artificial Intelligence

Here's Why You Care Too Much What Other People Think, Even When You Know You Shouldn't

A chance encounter at a bookstore leads to some tough questions.<p>Do you care too much what other people think about you--even when you don't care about the people themselves? If you do, is it making your life more difficult and less fun than it should be?<p>In my case, the answer is yes, and yes. I got …

Those on Track to Achieve Success Share This Mindset

And the good news is, it's possible to change direction if you're headed toward failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every year, I speak to thousands of audiences throughout the United States and around the world on how to achieve new levels of financial freedom and …

Physicist Michio Kaku has some powerful predictions for the future

No one knows more about the world of tomorrow than Michio Kaku.<p>Equal parts theoretical physicist, futurist, and popular science communicator, Kaku …

Great Performance Isn't Just About Intelligence or Skills, But Adopting The Right Mindset

In an age of disruption, we need to learn to adapt<p>In <i>Mindset</i>, psychologist Carol Dweck argues, based on decades of research, that how we see ourselves is a major factor in what we can achieve. Whether it is children in school or executives in a boardroom, the mindset people adopt has a significant …

Change your mind to grow

The growth mindset<p>Enter the growth mindset. Folks with this outlook understand that they can develop their abilities and adapt them to different …

The stock market is doing something not seen since the financial crisis — and it means huge opportunities ahead

A common fallacy of the stock market is that once valuations get stretched, chances to make money dry up.<p>Don't tell that to Bank of America Merrill Lynch, which just published new research highlighting huge opportunities it says have been unlocked by rare conditions brewing under the market's …

Stock Markets

10 Things You Can Learn From The World’s Best Traders

Today’s lesson is a virtual treasure trove of wisdom and insight from some of the best trading minds of all time. We are going to go on a journey of …

Trading

Learn How Options are Traded

How Options are Traded<p>Updated March 04, 2018<p>Many day traders who trade futures, also trade options, either on the same markets or on different …

Understanding The Leadership/Management Divide

It would be difficult to assess the number of books, articles, podcasts and other forms of leadership content that have been dedicated to distinguishing leadership and management as both principles and practices. The distinction is a rich trope of organizational development that has kept many a …

Why This New Protein Powder Is a Game Changer, According to a Nutritionist

A new type of protein powder is about to hit the market, and it’s going to be a total game changer: A brand called Noosh has developed the first ever …

Five Great Books That Will Make You A Better Leader

Here’s one thing we know is true: Leaders are readers.<p>Our research takes us inside the c-suite offices of executives across the country. Those offices almost always contain a full bookshelf. We find that top leaders are often eager learners, devouring the latest books to find new insights that will …

Framing

Why You Should Be Making A Life Instead of Making A Living

“If you think your life is about DOINGNESS, you do not understand what you are about. Your soul doesn’t care what you do for a living and when your …

The bond market is firing warning shots about the US economy

I find it interesting that since the yield on the 10-year Treasury note peaked in the third week of February, the S&P 500 has done diddly squat. The yield has come down nearly 15 basis points, while the stock market has not gone up and the volatility remains intense.<p>So this tells me that while the …

Markets

If You're Sick of Your Own Procrastinating BS, You Need to Read This

Is procrastination the name of your game? I feel you. I'm not sure what it about us humans, but when there's an unpleasant or tedious task at hand, I …

Procrastination