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Nearly 70% of investors lost money in 2015

Good riddance, 2015.<p>Nearly 70% of investors lost money this year, according to Openfolio, an app that allows people to track their investment performance and compare their portfolio with other users.<p>U.S. markets had their worst year since the financial crisis. No wonder making money was …

Investing

CARL ICAHN WARNS: The red-hot stock market is being supported by an unsustainable earnings mirage

In a new video titled "Danger Ahead," the billionaire Wall Street veteran lays out the major problems coming out of both Washington and Wall Street to argue that what's coming next will be "very dangerous and could be disastrous."<p>He started by explaining why Donald Trump had become so popular in …

Markets

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It

Sometimes the inspiration you need to achieve success can be found in a few simple, smart words.<p>What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows …

Motivation

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge

Listening to these podcasts will make you smarter, tougher, and more business savvy.<p>Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are …

Entrepreneurship

Report: 74% of all Unity mobile game installs are on Android

Android continues to be the dominant mobile game platform in terms of installs, at least in Unity's eyes; the firm reported that roughly 74 percent …

Game Design

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Inspire Anyone

Motivational and inspirational quotes can pick you up on a bad day and inspire you to even greater heights.<p>Need a little inspiration? Need a quick burst of self motivation?<p>Here you go:<p>"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Henry David Thoreau<p>"If you are not willing …

Motivation

Buffett, Musk to spark a lithium boom

The age of electrification across the transportation sector, the solar panel revolution, and Tesla’s battery gigafactory are igniting a battle for the cheapest battery. That will transform lithium into a boom-time mineral and the hottest commodity on the energy investor’s radar.<p>It has been easy to …

Moga shows off its first Bluetooth Made-for-iPhone game controller ahead of official launch

Moga, the company behind one of the first Made-for-iPhone game controllers, today announced that it will soon unveil its next controller for iOS devices. It also sent over the image above that gives us some clues about what to expect. Unlike the Moga Ace Power controller that we reviewed back in …

The Icon Bluetooth Speaker for $19.99, 80% off!

Looking for an small, inexpensive, powerful Bluetooth speaker that gives you the sound quality you’ve been looking for? If so, you’re going to want to check out the Icon Bluetooth Speaker. It’s being offered for $19.99, that’s 80% off the normal price of $100. We’ve featured this deal before, but …

Tech Trends

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

How This 25-Year-Old Made $66,000 In A Month By Teaching An Online Course

"When I got home, my dad was super nice and bought me an iPhone 4, and it was my first introduction to apps," the 25-year-old remembers. "I was like, 'These things are crazy! They can do anything!'"<p>Since that first introduction, Walter, who graduated from Brigham Young University with an …

Tim Ferriss

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

Employment

Take It In: 'Vape' Is The Oxford Dictionaries Word Of The Year

The growing popularity of electronic cigarettes has now sparked the notice of the estimable Oxford Dictionaries, which has chosen "vape" as the word of the year for 2014. The word can be a noun or a verb; it beat out contenders such as "bae" and "normcore."<p>Noting that e-cigarettes have come a long …

OrderWithMe Raises Another $28M To Help Small Businesses Procure Like Big Ones

OrderWithMe, a startup based out of Las Vegas that has built a platform for small businesses to come together to effectively act like big ones to source, order and pay for supplies and components — has raised another $28 million in funding.<p>The company says the money will be used to build out its …

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys P&G's Duracell | Reuters

(Reuters) - Berkshire Hathaway Inc has agreed to acquire Procter & Gamble Co’s Duracell battery unit in a complex transaction that lets Berkshire Chairman Warren Buffett buy a business he has supported for two decades and shave his company’s tax bill.<p>Rather than pay cash, Berkshire will give P&G …

Mormon founder Joseph Smith had as many as 40 wives

Joseph Smith (1805-1844), founded the Church of the Latter-day Saints, Mormonism's formal name, and is regarded by followers as a prophet.<p>The Mormon church said in an online essay last month that Smith is estimated to have had between 30 and 40 wives, some of whom were already married.<p>The New York …

Religion

This App Lets You Ask a Doctor Any Question in Real-Time via Smartphone

Health apps and the wearable trackers that connect to them are giving us more data about our personal health than ever before, but medical experts …

Try to Kill Your Startup Before You Start

<i>George Deeb is the Managing Partner at Chicago-based Red Rocket Ventures, a growth consulting, advisory and executive staffing firm based in Chicago.</i><p>I recently had the pleasure of sitting on an investor panel with Joe Dwyer, a partner at Founder Equity Fund and good colleague of mine. He made a …

5 markets with the best (and worst) potential for landlords

Slide 1 of 12<p>Plenty of Americans dream of buying a rental property and watching the returns pour in every month. But that’s a far more viable dream …

The Rise of The 'Uberized Economy' and What It Means For Business

<i>Matthew Faustman is co-founder & CEO of San Francisco-based startup UpCounsel.</i><p>The world of labor is changing. Through laptops and mobile devices, a new world of services is becoming more accessible. The platforms enabling such services are also providing new homes for a rising entrepreneurial class …