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10 Wines Top Sommeliers Will Be Drinking This Holiday Season

With so many flavors hitting the holiday table, what's the best way to go about pairing food with wine? Which grapes are the most versatile? Eater reached out to 10 of the country's leading sommeliers and wine experts to hear what each will be drinking this year with dinner. From red to white to …

Pork, Salt, Air, and Time: The Long Road to Prosciutto di Parma

The curing cellar at Pio Tosini unfolds in more directions than the eye can see. Salted hams hang on floor-to-ceiling racks in long corridors, each a mirror image of the next. It's vast and eerily still, but undeniably alive; I feel as though I've been swept into a current of silent, invisible …

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LCBO spent $250,000 fighting order to stop collecting buyers' data

The Liquor Control Board of Ontario is destroying the personal information of wine, beer and spirit club members that the privacy commissioner said it was wrong to collect – but only after putting up a legal fight that cost more than a quarter of a million dollars.<p>Now the LCBO is in the process of …

How to define your business model when your business is still up in the air

There is a point where every venture has to figure out how it’s going to make money. Obvious, right? But there are many who deny this reality for as long as they can.<p>Whether you are leading a startup, an innovation team within a large company, or a social enterprise, you eventually need the value …

Firm working on Elon Musk's Hyperloop leases space in L.A.'s Arts District

Hyperloop isn't all hype.<p>A company behind the futuristic, high-speed transportation system fantasized by Tesla and SpaceX billionaire<p>Elon Muskhas leased warehouse space in downtown Los Angeles and is rapidly adding new workers to a staff of 20 full-time employees.<p>Musk's imaginary Hyperloop would …

10 Nasdaq tech stocks with gains of up to 89% in 2015

The Nasdaq Composite Index is about 70 points from its closing high of 5,049 set in February 2000, and Marder Investment Advisors’ Kevin Marder …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in …

Spicy Kimchi Tofu Stew

6 Servings<p>Consider this fiery Korean kimchi jjigae-inspired tofu stew recipe a weekend detox. It’s spicy, clean, and capable of reversing any damage the previous night may have caused.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kosher salt<p>1 16-oz. package silken tofu, cut into 1” pieces<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>4 …

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11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Here’s why a China housing crash would crush the middle class—and why that matters

Many China-watchers are worried that China is beginning to tip over the edge of a big drop in housing values—and that falling prices could give way to a crash. As we discussed yesterday, it’s hard to tell what the supply and demand for housing actually is. Plus, smaller cities differ dramatically …

Regulators Warn Consumers To Be Careful with Bitcoin

Even as the buzz about bitcoin continues, regulators and financial advisers have begun cautioning consumers that the virtual currency may not have a place in their portfolios.<p>Both the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions issued …

China\’s yuan falls into the danger zone

China to throw rates to the market soon — with big thanks to the Internet

This is huge: China may allow its first-ever corporate bond default

When it comes to China’s financial system, the unexpected default of a tiny solar company might do more for reform than the 32 pages of central government planning that premier Li Keqiang announced in a government work report earlier today.<p>Specifically, the default of Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy …

This Bra Can't Be Unhooked Unless It Senses You're in True Love

Here's something I'm intrigued by but am not really sure whether is useful or not: A lingerie company in Japan has developed a bra that has a built-in "True Love Tester."<p>Using complex sensors that gauge your physiological responses in specific situations, the bra can determine whether you're in …

How to export BMWs from the US to China for fun and profit (Note: this is possibly illegal)

US prosecutors are cracking down on a burgeoning black market industry built on the fact that luxury cars sell for much more in China than they do in America. In these schemes, US residents buy cars locally and ship them to buyers in China for a quick and tidy profit. Over the past few months, US …

Browse Forbes Investing Newsletters | Forbes Premium Investing Newsletters

All-original, independent ETF analysis and advice on active investing.<p>I help investors profit from corporate share buybacks.<p>I help investors profit from corporate share buybacks.<p>I have been actively involved in fixed-income investing since 1986.<p>I focus on income as a major component of total return.<p>…

Bitcoin Still A Bit Player For Hedge Funds

Bitcoin is still too small and too controversial for widespread implementation in the hedge fund industry in the near future.<p>Bitcoin, the controversial cyber currency catching the eye — for better or worse — of some of the world's most prominent investors, got a boost late last week when the leader …

Bluebloods & Billionaires

Trevor Traina, San Francisco’s undisputed social king, has enticed many of the Silicon Valley elite to his ultra-exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood, showering them with advice about what to wear, how to entertain, and whom to know. But the concept of noblesse oblige may be harder to teach. …

Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland (by photoriel)

Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland (by photoriel)

Return a Lost Phone with the IMEI Number

There are plenty of apps out there to help you find your lost phone, but what if you find someone else's, and want to return it?<p>If the phone doesn't …