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Wynn Resorts: A Buy As Stock Dips Below Levels Seen Upon CEO Resignation

If you were kicking yourself for not buying shares of leading casino resort operator Wynn Resorts (WYNN) after the company's founder and CEO Steve …

RRSP Investors: 2 Utility Stocks That Will Provide Income for Decades

The odds of a July rate hike from the Bank of Canada have dropped along with the Canadian dollar in recent weeks. Central banks in Canada and across …

Grow Your Income Even When Your Stocks Don't Increase The Dividend

I know. It sounds counter-intuitive. Most investors look for stocks like the Dividend Aristocrats that have increased their dividends for 25 …

Stock Option Trading Basics

<b>Options - The Basics</b><p>Mention the idea of trading options to most investors and you will get comments like ‘those are too risky’ or ‘its gambling’ or …

3 Ways to Invest in Esports

Esports -- which turns video-game playing into a money-making spectator sport -- is still in its infancy, and investors have a number of ways to play …

Investing

3 Stocks to Hold for the Next Century

These companies are set up to survive and thrive for many, many years.<p>"Buy and hold" sounds like a simple investing strategy, but it only works if …

Investing

3 High-Yield Dividend Stocks for September

Looking for income and value this month? Look no further than these three dividend-paying all-stars.<p>For investors in search of income, three …

What happens when you have to retire earlier than planned?

At 57, Ted has been laid off from his media job of more than 30 years and is facing a big decision.<p>"I was planning to retire at 62, when I could start my defined benefit pension at full payout of $2,060 a month," Ted writes in an e-mail. Now he has to decide between a monthly pension and a lump-sum …

10 Companies That Have Paid Dividends for More Than 120 Years

Pick dividend stocks you can rely on.<p>Investors rely on dividend stocks for the income they need, and that makes it critically important to choose …

Investing

A Completely Immersive (88 Hours), Hands-On Deep Dive Into Building & Monetizing Android Apps

<b>The Complete Android Developer Course: Go From Beginner To Advanced</b><p>Learn How to Build & Develop Android Apps From Scratch<p><b>Android: From Beginner to</b> …

Neural networks made easy

Ophir Tanz Contributor<p>Ophir Tanz is the CEO of GumGum, an artificial intelligence company with particular expertise in computer vision. GumGum applies its capabilities to a variety of industries, from advertising to professional sports across the globe. Ophir holds a B.S. and a M.S. from Carnegie …

Deep Learning

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

These 10 companies control everything you buy

These companies — Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Unilever, Danone, General Mills, Kellogg's, Mars, Associated British Foods, and Mondelez — each employ thousands and make billions of dollars in revenue every year.<p>In an effort to push these companies to make positive changes — and for customers to …

General Mills

27 Ways to Learn to Program Online

Whether you are looking to switch careers and become a full-time programmer, want to try to build a website or app on the side, or are just looking to round out your skill set, learning to code has certainly been something a lot of people have started to do lately. And while being a programmer …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

How to learn programming: 3 languages to get you started

Want to break into a career as a developer? Here's why Python, Java, or JavaScript may be a good place to start, and some tips for learning …

Loyola University Chicago

Ask Yourself These Two Questions About America's Economic Future

Today’s news environment has ADD. That’s why business leaders must occasionally disconnect from the tweet-powered media whirlwind and think hard …

Retirement advice from financial experts – who’ve retired

Most retirement advice has a flaw: It's being given by people who haven't yet retired.<p>So, I asked money experts who have quit the 9-to-5 for their best advice on how to prepare for retirement.<p>They still faced curveballs when it was their turn. Making the right financial moves is important, they …

Mapped: the world's cheapest stock markets

The FTSE 100’s rise to record highs in recent weeks has caused many investors to ask whether British shares are now too expensive and whether they should look further afield for bargain stocks.<p>Such fears are likely to be heightened by the fact that the most popular measure of stock market valuation …

Science-Based Weight Training

Training for strength is the most important and effective exercise that you can do, and virtually everyone, from teenagers to the elderly, can and …

Psychiatrists use an old trick to get people to trust them with their secrets — and it works just as well in business

And yet one of the best nuggets in "Friend and Foe," a 2015 book by the psychologists Maurice Schweitzer and Adam Galinsky, debunks that idea, instead suggesting that there's a somewhat scientific formula to gaining people's trust quickly.<p>It's less creepy than it might sound. The key is simply to …

Psychiatry

3 Top Tobacco Stocks to Buy Now

Image source: Altria.<p>Though you can rarely say this in investing, it is in fact good to be bad when it comes to so-called "sin stocks" like tobacco stocks. Potential moral qualms aside, tobacco stocks have enjoyed something of a moment of late; many of the largest tobacco stocks have outperformed …

How To Get 5% Dividends Tax Free

Municipal bonds are popular with retirees because they provide tax-free income. Some pay secure yields above 6%, which translates to 10% tax-equivalent payouts to folks in high tax brackets.<p>But buying individual municipal bonds isn’t easy. Many brokers don’t offer them, and the ones that do usually …

7 Pervasive Retirement Myths That Need to Be Put to Rest

Image source: Geralt on Pixabay.<p>Nearly every American working today dreams about being able to quittheir job for good and live out the rest of their life on a schedule of their own choosing. However, they might unknowingly be planning their retirement based on a myth or misconceptions that they …

This Resume For Elon Musk Proves You Never Need to Use More Than One Page

If it works for him...<p>Let’s say you are Elon Musk, one of the most influential entrepreneurs in tech history whose career spans two decades of …

This Former Wall Street Forex Trader Reveals How He Gets 4 BIG Winning Trades Per Month

After working on Wall Street as a trader for 23 years, and managing private client accounts for the past 13 years, I’ve seen a number of miracles …

Trading

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Commuting

In his latest letter to shareholders, Warren Buffett shreds the most popular idea in economics right now

In short, this idea — which was resurfaced by Larry Summers in 2013— says that there isn't enough demand in the US and world economies to create economic growth above 2%.<p>Over the last 40 or so years, the US often enjoyed growth rates far in excess of that number.<p>But Warren Buffett thinks concerns …

Economics

Warren Buffett Attacks Wall Street Over 'Phony' Earnings

Warren Buffett thinks more and more companies are faking it, and Wall Street is helping them do it.<p>In his annual letter to shareholders, which was …