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10 ways to just be yourself — and build your brand — on social media

A critical mass of brands, businesses, marketers, and corporate executives may have a presence on social media today, but that doesn't mean they have …

Buy These 4 High-Yield Dividend Stocks to Take Advantage of the Health Care Boom

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The last year has been good to health-care investors.<p>Health care stocks are up 33% over the last 12 months as measured by the</b> …

Iraqi soldiers retake key oil refinery from ISIS militants

Iraqi soldiers surrounded and took control of the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic State militants, a senior official said.<p>The refinery at Beiji, north of Baghdad, has been held by the Iraqi military for months despite the militants' onslaught. …

The 100 Best Fitness Tips

Build a powerful body and get in the greatest shape of your life<p>A great tip is an awesome thing. Whether it's an undiscovered restaurant, a sleeper stock, or a Sure Thing in the late double at Pimlico, savvy inside info imbues a man with confidence. Control. Strength.<p>Knowledge is power, baby.<p>It's …

Tony Robbins: How to invest wisely, even if you're wrong 80% of the time

What are the qualities of an ideal portfolio? Is there a way to guarantee success?<p>Here’s the truth. There’s never going to be a time where you can …

The Next Billion Dollar Startups

Startups that jump out to billion-dollar valuations are so rare they've come to be known as unicorns. We at FORBES, in cooperation with TrueBridge Capital Partners,* went hunting for the next wave of startups that are flying under the radar but getting ready to pop. We surveyed venture firms for …

Peter Thiel on How to Build a Monopoly

Want to dominate your market? Start small and scale upwards, says the Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and investor.<p>Billionaire Peter Thiel knows a thing or two about dominating markets: The 47-year-old entrepreneur and investor co-founded PayPal--one of the world's largest online payments …

Silicon Valley

Four ways to better market your brand to millennial customers

With the millennial generation representing 25 per cent of the population and more than $200-billion in annual buying power in the U.S. alone, companies from every industry are vying for this generation's attention. But with so many brands trying to break through and with millennials' inboxes and …

20 Smart Apps For Enterpreneurs To Use

Running a successful business is hard, especially if you don’t have the right tools at hand. Razor sharp time management skills and keeping your …

Project Management

How To Impress A Venture Capitalist: 12 Prominent VCs Share What Gets Their Attention

Entrepreneurs seeking funding are often unsure of what they must do to get a venture capitalist’s attention. So we asked 12 of them exactly what they hope to see when an entrepreneur walks through their door.<p><b>1. Know Your Competition</b><p>“I am impressed when someone really understands what their …

Venture Capital

There Is Probably Liquid Water Right Underneath The Surface Of Mars

Salt waters run deep<p>Again and again these days, we’re seeing evidence that our solar system is awash in H2O. Now, after numerous major revelations of liquid oceans throughout our celestial home, it looks as though Mars may have liquid water close to its surface as well.<p>It’s no mystery that the red …

Why You Should Dip into Your Taxable Account to Max Out Your IRA

Investing in an IRA provides a substantial tax benefit over a regular investment account because you defer or completely avoid paying taxes on growth. You probably know that. But the magnitude might surprise you.<p>Tax drag, or the amount you pay annually in taxes, can reduce your investor returns by …

Square, Inc. Offers Capital to Clients, Changing The Path of How Small Businesses Can Gain Capital

Square, Inc. is a leader in the financial services space when it comes to supporting small businesses through merchant services, mobile payments and software and hardware products. But have you ever thought of Square as being a financial lending company?<p>Square wants to help businesses start, run …

Sam Altman, 29

<b>President, Y Combinator</b><p>Since the legendary computer programmer and entrepreneur Paul Graham founded Y Combinator along with 3 others) in 2005, the accelerator has funded and coached more than 730 start-ups. Nearly thirty of those firms now have market valuations in excess of $100 million and some …

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

These 7 apps can help you save money right away

But a number of apps are taking a swipe at making it a lot easier.<p>These smartphone apps will help you track your expenses and save lots of money.

Big Data: The Winning Formula In Sports

The 2011 film Moneyball (and the earlier Michael Lewis book it was based on) stoked public interest in the way data are used in sports, but since we learned about the way Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane used analytics to reverse the fortunes of his ailing MLB team, development of data …

SEC allows regular Americans to become venture capitalists, no Silicon Valley cred required

Get the PayPal account ready.<p>Startups can now raise up to $50 million by selling stock online to anyone, opening the door for Internet-based equity …

The disruptive impact of rooftop solar

A report earlier this month detailed how electric utilities were working through state regulators to stunt the spread of rooftop solar, the latest …

Test Your Fitness With These Strength Benchmarks

When was the last time you tested your strength and flexibility? Hopefully it was within the past few months. Assessments should form the backbone of …

Exercise

How to build a Portable 420 watt Solar Power Generator . Very Detailed Video Instructions,perfect for beginners

This 2 part series shows you how to build 240,420W Solar Power Generators .The first video outlines detailed step-by-step instructions on how to …

Fat-Burning Interval Workouts

You can get in and out of the gym fast and still burn tons of fat. The trick? High intensity intervals (HIIT). Interspersing short bursts of working …

AECOM Larger Than S&P 500 Component People's United Financial

In the latest look at stocks ordered by largest market capitalization, Russell 3000 component AECOM (NYSE: ACM) was identified as having a larger market cap than the smaller end of the S&P 500, for example People's United Financial, Inc. (NASD: PBCT), according to The Online Investor.<p>Market …

Five Stocks The Billionaires Are Buying

It’s that time again. The Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF <b></b>(IBLN), which follows the trading moves of billionaire investors, is doing its quarterly rebalancing. Eleven of the ETF’s 30 stock positions are getting the boot.<p>What’s in? Consumer discretionaries and tech, each of which will now make up 30% …

How Do Big Data Analytics Enhance Network Security?

Big Data and Big Data analytics have become hot topics in recent years. Unlike traditional methods of cause and effect deduction, Big Data analytics generate predictions based on such enormous volumes of data, that only the tools of association and inference are useful for finding relevance or …

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