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For U.S. bank investors, it’s a question of when, not if

The biggest, most global, most complex of the United States' banks were damaged goods coming out of the financial crisis. The long-term investment thesis, however, was that in time the wounds would heal, and they would unleash their massive earnings power to return to their place as some of the …

How Big Can Nike's Women's Business Be?

One of the key growth strategies outlined by sports giant Nike to achieve its stated target of $36 billion in annual revenues by fiscal 2017 is growing its women’s business. To this end, the company appointed long time company executive Amy Montagne as the head of its women’s business in 2013. …

Super efficient perovskites are dazzling solar cell researchers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Courtesy of University of Oxford Press Department, Flickr Creative Commons<p>There’s a lot of excitement about a class of …

Some Thoughts on Investment Strategies and Buffett's 1966 Disney Investment

There seems to be a strange dichotomy in the value investing universe: those who buy so-called compounders, and those who buy so-called cheap stocks. …

Investing

Two key lessons you can learn from academic research on investing

Come investire con le opzioni binarie 28/11/2014

William Ackman: Everything You Need to Know About Finance and Investing in Under an Hour

Bond Guru: Best and Worst Fixed Income Plays | Forbes

Bridgewater: Inside the secretive world of the world’s biggest hedge fund

To an outsider, the hedge fund industry is steeped in mystery, secrecy and exclusivity. But inside the world’s largest hedge fund, transparency is …

How Retirees Can Manage Market Risk

The Challenge: Staying Invested While Reducing Vulnerability to Market Plunges<p>Successful investing during retirement often means learning how to play defense without giving up on offense.<p>Behind these seemingly conflicting goals is the reality that most retirees need to have their nest egg grow if …

Retirement

Microsoft Accidentally Announced That It's Acquiring A Company

TechCrunch reports that people who had subscribed to the official Microsoft blog via its RSS feed had a surprise yesterday when a new post appeared titled "blank post please delete."<p>There weren't any clues to its meaning in the body of the post itself, either, which also simply read "blank post, …

'Short-Termism' Isn’t Always Wrong, Says Mauboussin

One way of thinking about value investing is that if most people have blind spots or behavioral biases that influence their investment decisions, it …

Russia Has 1.9 Trillion Roubles In Debt Coming Due At The Worst Possible Time

The Russian rouble is collapsing (again), falling over 8% in Monday trading before staging a modest rebound. And this is terrible news for Russian companies, which are due to make $35 billion of debt repayments in December.<p>The more the rouble falls, the harder it is for Russian businesses to pay …

Investing in Low-Cost Index Funds

Reasons to Consider Adding Low-Cost Index Funds to Your Portfolio<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Email<p>Updated March 19, 2018<p>As you work your way through our Beginner's …

Investing

Those Rarely Mentioned Excellent Blue-Chip Companies

Some of you have written in to me asking why certain blue-chip stocks don’t get mentioned, or only get mentioned in passing, here on the site. I …

20 Sites Where Everything Is on Sale Today, Often 40% to 50% Off

It's Cyber Monday, and while virtually every e-retailer has some of its merchandise on sale, others are holding big, across-the-board markdowns on …

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10 things the beer industry won’t tell you

<b>1. People drink less beer than they used to</b><p>Here’s something for beer fans to say cheers to: The majority of Americans live within 10 miles of a …

What the heck is this '4% rule'?

Jon Stein, CEO of Betterment, explains how to not outlive your retirement savings.

Consumer Prices For Ham Are Rising Because Pigs Are So Obese

It's not overweight people at risk of severe health problems and skyrocketing medical costs. That's a discussion for after the holidays. The problem at hand, which could affect millions, is far more troubling — and it has to do with pigs.<p>Hogs in the United States are too fat, and ham has never been …

Battling cancer’s financial ruin

Ten years ago, Scott Lazerson took three months off from his job as an independent media strategist — but not for a sabbatical or vacation. He had stage three testicular cancer, and he was so ill after he started his second round of chemotherapy that he simply couldn’t work.<p>“I think I was in bed …

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The airport of the future

The airport of the future will be less like a sprawling bus depot and more like a large, sustainable park.<p>The number of passengers and aircraft are set to double by 2033, according to Jack Plunkett, CEO of Plunkett Research, a firm specializing in the travel industry. To adapt to the growing …