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An architect who's helped design more than 60 airports around the world explains why America's are so terrible

In spite of our many complaints about the state of air travel in the US, Americans are flying more than ever. As a result, our airports are bursting at the seams with business travelers and holiday goers.<p>The nation's runways are overwhelmed by the number of planes that need to take off and land …

Airports

How Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire could transform American health care

The burgeoning collaboration between Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway seeking to transform the American health care system is long on ambition and short on details.<p>By their own admission, the companies are stepping up to the plate without much experience playing the game, which could …

Health Care

The Divergence Of Volatility

This week has been extremely interesting. On one hand, price volatility surged while measures of market volatility actually declined. Take a look at …

Brewing a perfect cup of coffee requires the right water — and pure H2O is the worst kind

Making a truly great cup of coffee requires great beans, an expert roaster, the right grind, and proper technique.<p>But an often-overlooked element of brewing coffee at home is what constitutes perhaps 99% of the delicious drink's weight: Water.<p>To craft the tastiest cup o' joe, you shouldn't buy jugs …

Coffee

Top 12 Best-Selling House Plans

Tideland Haven<p>Sheltered by deep overhangs and a wraparound porch, this award-winning plan is detailed in comfort.<p><i>Square Footage: 2,418<br>3 bedrooms and</i> …

The Best iPhone Keyboards

Sick of the same-old on-screen keyboard you get with iOS? Get a new one and experience keyboard nirvana.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Full Show: Bloomberg Real Yield (07/14)

Guests include: Subadra Rajappa, Societe Generale head of U.S. rates strategy, Vishwanath Tirupattur, Morgan Stanley head of U.S. fixed-income …

The 5 biggest stock market crashes in history have 'striking' similarities

Scott Nations, chief investment officer of NationsShares and author of "The History of the United States in Five Crashes" discusses lessons from history. Nations says the all of the modern-day crashes have some sort of a financial contraption and an external catalyst that often has nothing to do …

Stock Markets

How charts can detect a phony rally on Wall Street

Jim Cramer explains why a technical eye is crucial to getting ahead of professional money managers.

Here are Goldman Sachs's top 13 'rule of ten' growth stocks

The report includes a list of secular growth stocks that trade at "reasonable valuations."<p>The list was compiled using Goldman Sachs's "rule of ten" criteria. In order to be included on the list, a stock must have each of the following:<p>Of the over 750 stocks analyzed, 60 met all three criteria. The …

Markets

Our Civilization Deserves to Fail

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 15, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>You don’t wish …

Backup Tactical Threaded GLOCK Barrels: Gear Review

Gun owners seeking the sound of silence continue to wait for the fat lady to sing about the <i>Hearing Protection Act.</i> While ATF wait times are coming …

Take better screenshots in macOS with these hidden features

One of my favorite Mac features is the ease at which you can take and edit screenshots using Apple’s default tools. Using one of several keyboard shortcuts, I can take a screenshot of exactly what I want to capture, and edit it all (or not) in Preview.<p>Here are those keyboard shortcuts I was talking …

There’s a surprising new champion of the stock market

US indices have been ruled by mega-cap technology companies and financial firms for much of the period since the presidential election in November. But after some bullish news last week, drug developers now look poised to give them a run for their money.<p>The Nasdaq Biotechnology Index (NBI) surged …

Stock Markets

One chart explains Jeff Bezos' sprawling empire

With a fortune largely tied to his 78.9 million shares of Amazon, the net worth of Jeff Bezos continues to be on the rise.<p>Just days ago, Amazon shares reached all-time highs after the company's ambitious acquisition of Whole Foods. This puts Bezos just $4 billion away from displacing Bill Gates as …

Only These 6 Stocks Have Raised Their Dividends for 60 Straight Years (or More)

These six incredible Dividend Aristocrats have rewarded investors with annual dividend raises for at least six decades.<p>Dividend stocks are among the …

Investing

Transform Any Document into a Searchable PDF with Adobe’s Scan App

Using your phone to scan documents isn’t anything new. With apps like Scanner Pro and Turbo Scan out there, if you own a smartphone there’s pretty …

How to print from Gmail and Inbox on iOS: 7 methods

Google's email apps for iOS—Gmail and Inbox—lack the ability to print. But, with a bit of work, you can still print your email and …

How to Record Calls on an iPhone

Apple doesn't make it easy to record phone calls, but it's not impossible. Here's how.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

RBC Warns Equity Markets Have Entered The 'FOMO' Stage

<i>It’s risk-parity heaven right now,</i> notes RBC's head of cross-asset strategy Charlie McElligott, with global equities (developed and EM) AND …

Here are 3 things you should do if you want to start buying bitcoin

And because a many readers have said they are going to roll up their sleeves and enter the market themselves, we thought we'd offer three simple pieces of advice to bitcoin beginners.<p><b>Start small</b><p>Speaking from personal experience, I highly recommend that folks looking to buy some bitcoin start with …

Bitcoin

Wall Street's biggest bear thinks the market's hottest stocks will keep soaring

They have even won over Wall Street's biggest equity bear.<p>And he's not holding back his optimism. The collective group of Facebook, Apple, Netflix, and Google could gain up to 40% over the second half of 2017, says Tom Lee, the managing partner and head of research at Fundstrat.<p>Unconvinced by …

Investment Return Calculator: Use This to Measure Your Performance

This calculator can help you gauge your actual returns, so you can see how your ROI compares to your benchmark -- and face the music.<p>If you want to …

Investing

A classic market theory predicts a problem for the rally: Acampora

The godfather of technical analysis says one classic theory is predicting a sell-off before another market rally will take place.<p>"Dow theory" is a …

6 Little-Known Google Tools That Will Make Your Life A Lot Easier

<b>The Cool Google Tools You Didn't Even Know About Until Now</b><p>Practically everyone knows that Google is the world's largest search engine. In fact, most …

Google

Why Malcolm Gladwell, Seth Godin, Google, and a Harvard Expert Say Colleges and Universities Are Broken

They aren't just complaining. They're offering alternatives.<p>Malcolm Gladwell couldn't be more clear in his podcast about a school ranked by some as the number one liberal arts college:<p>There's only one solution. If you're looking at liberal arts colleges, don't go to Bowdoin. Don't let your kids go …

26 Google Maps Tricks You Need to Try

The mapping product that can do everything can actually do a whole lot more.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

The Ultimate Learn to Code Bundle | Popular Mechanics Shop

<b>The Professional Ruby on Rails Developer with Rails 5</b><p>Get an Introduction to Rails 5 & Learn to Build Interactive Web Apps with One of the Most Popular Frameworks on Earth<p>Ruby on Rails is one of the most popular web applications development frameworks, and one that is hugely valuable for aspiring …

5 Indicators of An Overvalued Stock Market | Investopedia

Since Donald Trump became the 45th president of the United States of America, the S&P 500 has jumped more than 8%. However, at least five different …

How to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

Google Maps is hand-down one of the best navigation apps on Android and iPhone, but considering most of us use it <i>while</i> driving, it’s easy to miss …