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Scientists are getting close to creating artificial muscle that can heal itself

The muscles of the human body are pretty amazing—they can retract on command, stretch without damage, and even heal themselves when injured. …

Hedge funder Kyle Bass released a presentation slamming a Texas company he claims is a 'Ponzi-like real estate scheme'

Bass, who runs the Dallas-based Hayman Capital, launched a website on Friday accusing the company of operating a "Ponzi-like real estate scheme" that targets mom-and-pop retail investors.<p>Back in December, Bass used the pseudonym "Investor For Truth" to publish reports on the investing website …

Real Estate

KYLE BASS: China's not going to have a 'Lehman moment'

When asked what presidential candidate he thinks is best for the markets Bass said, "I think it's Hillary" and that "I think she's the most sane actor of them all." Bass also commented on China's economy saying, "the interesting thing is it's not the end of the world. You know, we're not going to …

How This Illusionist Magically Lands His Ideal Clients

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) proposed legislation that would officially recognize "magic as a rare and valuable art form and national treasure." The bill, which is currently awaiting review in the Committee on …

How Microsoft HoloLens Could Propel Augmented Reality Gaming

To the delight of many developers and technophiles, Microsoft announced the development edition of its HoloLens virtual reality headset is about to …

How Two Millennials Launched Reonomy, A Real Estate Data Startup That Has Secured $22M In Funding

Although Millennial Charlie Oshman didn’t have any commercial real estate experience, that didn’t stop him from co-founding Reonomy, one of the best funded CRE-tech startups.<p>Reonomy is a technology platform that provides a simple and easy way for brokers, investors and lenders to sort through …

Real Estate

Tesla’s Model 3 debut: How to watch it, what we know about it, and why scientists are excited by it

Outside of the iPhone, almost no product announcement in modern history has ignited as much buildup as tonight’s live webcast unveiling of the Tesla Model 3, the mainstream-priced electric car to which Tesla CEO Elon Musk has pinned his hopes for his startup company, and what he says is his …

Tesla

Drone Startup Airware Raises $30 Million, Adds Cisco's John Chambers To Board

Last week, the Federal Aviation Administration projected in a report that 7 million drones will be sold annually in the U.S. within four years. Some 4.3 million, the FAA forecasted, will be bought and flown by consumer hobbyists, while 2.7 million flying robots will be purchase for commercial …

Unmanned Aircraft

GEORGE SOROS: The world is running into something it doesn't know how to handle

"We are repeating [2008]," Soros said during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in an interview with Bloomberg TV.<p>The root cause of the crisis is different this time, however.<p>In 2008, it was the subprime crisis in America. This time, it is China and the deflationary forces it is …

Why we'll never see another Warren Buffett or George Soros ever again

George Soros' investment track record made him the equivalent of a .400 hitter in baseball. Yet, in a decade that has been lousy for all investors, …

China Goes After George Soros

China’s state press is warning George Soros not to bet against its currency after the hedge fund star-turned philanthropist predicted a “hard …

Here’s what the world’s wealthiest people have to say about achieving success…

<b>25 Billionaire Quotes About Success in Business and Life</b><p>The world’s wealthiest people didn’t get that way by accident.<p>Whether by savvy investment or …

This Is The World's Most Important Chart

The stock market is off to a really bad start in 2016, in case you hadn’t noticed. In fact, before last week’s bounce, the Dow Jones Industrial …

GOLDMAN SACHS: Don't believe the hype — oil is staying below $40

The price of West Texas Intermediate, the American oil benchmark, is back above $33 a barrel after touching lows below $28.<p>The market is speculating over whether the OPEC nations, which control most of the world's oil, are planning on an output cut.<p>It was enough for Russia's biggest oil producer to …

This is how Warren Buffett says you should seize an opportunity

I've written several times (here, here, and here) about index funds and how investing in an S&P 500 index fund and using a dollar-cost averaging strategy is a great way to make money in the stock market over the long-run - and this point has been well documented by both research and results.<p>Part of …

Warren Buffett's $1 billion bet on oil

Oil prices have plunged this year, but Warren Buffett isn't scared. He's bet nearly a $1 billion on the sector since the start of the year.<p>That's how much Phillips 66 stock Berkshire Hathaway (BRKB) has bought since Jan. 3, according to company filings, the most recent of which was made …

Investing

This is how economic empires collapse

This is a tough assignment, as there are as many kinds of collapse as there are systems: fragile ones can collapse suddenly, and resilient ones can decay for years or even decades before finally imploding or withering away.<p>Another way of describing collapse is: complex systems become much less …

Societe Generale doesn't think Albert Edwards' crazy call for a 75% market crash is all that crazy

In a note on Tuesday, Societe Generale's global research team led by Andrew Lapthorne decided to look at their colleague Albert Edwards' startling prediction that global stock markets would crash 75%.<p>Their conclusion? It's not that crazy after all!<p>"Albert Edwards sees the possibility of a 75% …

Markets

How a 1960s investment in American Express became a triumph for Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett makes investing sound easy. Part of his investment philosophy comes directly from Benjamin Graham: He views shares of stock as fractional ownerships of a business, and he buys them with a margin of safety. But unlike Graham, when Buffett finds a security trading at a large discount …

Investing

China’s coming crash could dwarf the great recession—says an investor who called 2008

China is heading for further financial chaos. In the near future the yuan could lose a third of its value against the dollar, the government would need to print more than $10 trillion to keep banks liquid, and financial institutions are set lose trillions of dollars in equity value.<p>That’s according …

Central Banks

Meet the quant hedge fund manager who's killing it this year

The $731 million Niederhoffer Diversified Offshore Fund is up 18.71% through February 10, according to performance data compiled by HSBC.<p>Meanwhile, the average hedge fund is down -4.53% this year, according to data from Hedge Fund Research.<p>It's a horrible start for hedge funds in general, and …

KYLE BASS: There's a 'ticking time bomb' in China

Over the last ten years, China's banking system has grown from less than $3 trillion to $34 trillion, equivalent to around 340% of Chinese GDP.<p>To put it in perspective, the US banking system had about $16.5 trillion of assets heading into the financial crisis, equivalent to 100% of US GDP.<p>"Credit …

Yahoo Finance will live-stream Warren Buffett's epic annual meeting this year

On April 30, Yahoo will stream the famous Q&A Buffett and Berkshire's vice chairman Charlie Munger host with shareholders that last year lasted seven hours.<p>That Berkshire's meeting would be streamed this year for the first time was reported back in late January.<p>And now we have the details.<p>Here's …

Investing

How Warren Buffett Helped Drive the Market's Longest Winning Streak of 2016

U.S. stocks rose Wednesday for the third day in a row, its longest winning streak so far in 2016, which has largely been characterized by volatile …

The 7 Fears All Entrepreneurs Must Conquer

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Fear causes procrastination, avoidance behavior, overwhelm and inaction. Yet it’s something that everyone experiences in business.<p>Having the ability to be aware of fears and conquer them, however, is the only path to becoming a successful …

Grant Cardone: 6 Commitments You Must Make to Be Successful

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re an avid reader, listener and viewer of business content, you’re probably familiar with multimillionaire Grant Cardone. If not, he’s on a mission to change that.<p>As a successful car salesman, Cardone systemized how he sold cars …

5 Signs Your Startup Is Destined to Fail

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve been in the entrepreneurial community long enough to have seen some strange things. I’ve seen good businesses go under. I’ve seen seemingly thriving startups suffer from cash-flow problems. I’ve also seen some under-the-radar …

How to Find Real Customers for Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful enterprises go through four stages of maturity. Each one makes extraordinary demands of its leader, who must undertake new tasks, acquire new organizational skills and expand his or her leadership abilities.<p>In this post we’ll …