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Buying your first home? Consider a duplex…

The best first home may be a multi-unit home, because having tenants pays off.<p>Duplexes — a single building with separate units and entrances — are …

Real Estate

The future of oil - Breaking the habit

Special report<p>Breaking the habitThe future of oil<p>AT THE TURN of the 20th century, the most malodorous environmental challenge facing the world’s big …

Six unexpected sources of renewable energy

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>When it comes to discussions about renewable energy, solar and wind power often take center stage. To a lesser degree, other forms like geothermal energy and hydropower also get some attention. But many people may not be aware that there are many other sources of renewable energy …

Trump victory gives world's biggest pension fund a new best friend

One of the world's most conservative investors has found an unlikely new ally in one of its most flamboyant politicians: Donald Trump.<p>The unconventional president-elect's victory is helping Japan's giant pension fund in two important ways. First, it's sending stock markets surging, both at home and …

US Power Will Decline Under Trump, Says Futurist Who Predicted Soviet Collapse

We talked to Nobel Prize-nominated Johan Galtung, who predicted that someone like Trump would win the US, and that it will trigger a decline in power.<p>Johan Galtung, a Nobel Peace Prize-nominated sociologist who predicted the collapse of the Soviet Union, warned that US global power will collapse …

MDMA rolls onto the psychotherapy scene as FDA greenlights Phase III clinical trial - ExtremeTech

By on December 1, 2016 at 4:39 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Remember the commercial? <i>This is</i> …

Consciousness

BERNSTEIN: China's insane spending on robotics is fundamentally changing capitalism

That may not sound seismic. After all, the industrial revolution happened hundreds of years ago and manufacturing jobs have been the minority of all jobs in the West for decades. But Bernstein is arguing that the nature of capitalism is undergoing a fundamental change.<p>Analysts Michael W. Parker and …

AWS catapulted Amazon into a breakout 2016 on Wall Street

You could argue that 2016 was the breakout year for Amazon’s cloud computing service, AWS — and Wall Street knows that an even bigger wave is coming next year.<p>Amazon’s retail business continues to grow, and chug along, and gobble up share from offline commerce and other companies desperately trying …

Cloud Computing

Micron Could Rise 50% in Coming Months (MU) | Investopedia

Micron Technology Inc. (MU) caught memory bears off guard on Tuesday evening, beating quarterly earnings estimates while raising revenue and EPS …

Trading

Why Fintech Has Failed to Supplant Big Banks - So Far

In round one, it all came down to cost of capital, but soon a second wave of fintech firms will properly exploit their technological advantage.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Since going public, Lending Club's CEO and several management team members have been …

Interest Rates

How the Internet of Things is changing the face of business

With the adoption of Apple’s Siri and Amazon’s Alexa, the Internet of Things (IoT) is already part of our home lives.<p>Many of us also use a smart thermostat to monitor the temperature of our living rooms, and maybe even a smart doorbell to keep an eye on the front porch.

Google’s public Wi-Fi service now covers over 100 railway stations across India

Just over a year ago, Google announced plans to put free, high-speed, public Wi-Fi into over 400 railway stations across India. However, that is an ongoing process that is far from over. Google wanted to expand the coverage to 100 stations by the end of 2016, and now with just a few days left in …

Magic Leap’s new marketing boss has a tough challenge: Trying to sell an amazing product you can’t see

Lots of money, hype and questions are swirling around the startup. Brenda Freeman wants to tell a new story.<p>How do you market a company that says it has a mind-blowing, world-changing product — that it can’t show you?<p>That’s the challenge facing Brenda Freeman, the chief marketing officer for Magic …

Augmented Reality

French village becomes home to the world's first solar panel road

The village of Tourouvre-au-Perche in Normandy, France, is taking solar panelling from the roof to the street. The town says it's just unveiled the …

Solar Panels

Half of UK electricity now comes from nuclear and renewables

A record 50 percent of the UK's electricity was generated from renewables and other low carbon energy sources in the third quarter of 2016. That's up from 45.3 percent the year prior, a milestone fuelled by a sizeable increase in wind, solar and nuclear energy. A neat quarter came from renewables, …

NOBEL ECONOMIST: 'I don’t think globalisation is anywhere near the threat that robots are'

Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat to employment in the US than globalisation.<p>Addressing the theory that Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential elections was …

Opinion: How Apple stock can easily hit $1 trillion valuation by 2017

The question of whether Apple Inc. can really be worth $1 trillion is as intriguing as it is mind-boggling. And the most mind-boggling aspect is how …

Apple Pay

11 stock bubbles that have already popped

Slide 1 of 13<p>The Nasdaq Composite’s pullback from its peak above 5,000 earlier this week may be fueling concerns that a stock-market bubble is about …

Stock Markets

One-Hour Workout: Monthly Swim Ladder

This week’s swim workout comes from Dan Graovac, a USAT Level I coach and the owner of Boston-based GForce Multisport. “I like to give my athletes a …

Quick Set Friday: Short-Course Intervals

<i>Triathlete</i> contributor and swimming all-star Sara McLarty has a blog with more than 500 creative workouts used in her Masters swim program in …

Europe's factories are still creeping towards growth

Remember, anything over 50 means growth and anything under signals contraction.<p>Here's the scorecard so far:<p><b>Spain:</b> 54.2 (55.1 expected, 54.7 in January)• <b><br>Italy:</b> 51.9 (50.3 expected, 49.9 in January)• <b><br>France:</b> 47.6 (47.7 expected, 49.2 in January)• <b><br>Germany:</b> 51.1 (50.9 expected, 50.9 in January)• <b><br>Eurozone:</b> 51 …

Eurozone jobless rate falls to 11.2% in January

Unemployment in the 19-nation eurozone fell to 11.2 percent from 11.3 percent in December, with the jobless queues down by 140,000 to 18.06 million, the EU statistics agency Eurostat said © AFP/File Sebastien Berda<p>Brussels (AFP) - The eurozone jobless rate showed further signs of improvement in …

China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy

BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank cut interest rates for the second time in three months Saturday, adding to signs the country's leaders are …

Pending home sales rise to 18-month high, signals housing rebound

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose at a healthy pace in January, a sign that home sales are poised to accelerate after a slow start to the year.<p>The National Association of Realtors said Friday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index increased 1.7% to 104.2 …

Real Estate

Greece seeks negotiations on ECB bond repayment | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece called into question on Saturday a major debt repayment it must make to the European Central Bank this summer, after acknowledging it faces problems in meeting its obligations to international creditors.<p>A Greek national flag waves under rainfall during a rally of the Greek …

Economics

India's Much-awaited Budget Focuses On Fundamentals, Aims For 8% Growth In Coming Year

Asia’s third-largest economy unveiled its annual budget today saying it is aimed at a high-growth trajectory. The budget is focusing on improving infrastructure, cutting the fiscal deficit and boosting investment so that growth would accelerate to 8-8.5% in India’s next financial year starting in …

Snapchat and the 'T-Rex' venture: why it all sounds like dotcom bubble 2.0

Venture capital funding is at dotcom levels, with investors plowing $86.7bn last year into everything from biotech ideas to companies like Snapchat and Uber<p>You gotta love Snapchat. Don’t you? Certainly, the bankers think so. While the photos and videos may disappear in seconds, the company’s …

Venture Capital

"The Smart Money Is Selling, Not Buying" Goldman Warns With Valuations In The "99th Percentile"

First it was Citi, then Deutsche Bank, now Goldman joins the chorus of all those warning that the market is now furiously overbought. What's worse, …

Apple car has pitfalls but leverages comptency

SAN FRANCISCO – The Apple Car debate couldn't be more polarizing.<p>On the one hand, rumors that the $700-billion personal tech giant may be getting into the automotive manufacturing business causes vigorous head scratching.<p>On the other, the prospect of an iCar by 2020 syncs perfectly with the …

Tim Cook