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How to Find the Best Companies to Buy Stock In

A simple method for how to value and invest in stocks based on cash flow generation.<p>So you're looking to buy stocks but aren't sure how to value them …

10 Gift Ideas Under $100 For The Tech Lovers in Your Life

We're starting Black Friday early.<p>The holidays are getting closer, and it can be tough to find gifts for our friends and family without breaking the …

Elon Musk Uses This 6-Step Process to Make Decisions | Inc.com

Inventor and engineer Elon Musk has successfully started four billion-dollar companies: PayPal, Solar City, SpaceX, and Tesla.<p>To launch them -- and to answer any complex question -- he uses the same approach each time, he told <i>Rolling Stone</i> reporter Neil Strauss.<p>It's "the scientific method," Musk …

Jeff Bezos

Under the Sun shows behind-the-scenes coercion by government minders trying to construct an image of a ‘normal’ family<p>A new film on life in North Korea has caused a diplomatic row after the director used officially sanctioned shoots to demonstrate how the state manipulates its people.<p>Authorities …

North Korea

10 Invaluable Web Apps and Tools for New Startups

Every day there are new startups launching, and beginning their -- hopefully successful -- journey, but not all startups consist of teams that are big in numbers, which means that many of the corporate and industry tools simply fall out of use; as they've been built with the big business in mind.<p>In …

Is Solar The Next Shale?

Will solar power transform electricity markets as significantly as shale transformed oil and gas?<p>That is the question posed in a new study by Wood MacKenzie, an international energy research and consulting company.<p>“Just as shale extraction reconfigured oil and gas, no other technology is closer to …

Fossil Fuels

A Radical Idea for Activist Investors

What If the Goal Were More Investment With an Eye on the Long Term?<p>Activist investors are like UPS drivers. They turn in only one direction.<p>By now, the activists’ rise is remarkable for its sheer scale and ferocity, with some $119 billion placed in their hands. Last year, they pursued 343 …

Investing

New Activist Hedge Fund Has CEO Backing

Former J.P. Morgan Finance Chief, Deal Maker Team Up<p>Two Wall Street deal makers are starting an activist hedge fund with a collaborative approach to management, hoping that financial backing from chief executives as well as their own experience advising boards under fire will open more doors than …

Meet The New Bubble: The U.S. Dollar

The U.S. dollar is the single most powerful herd dynamic in global financial markets today. And financial markets are unlikely to let a good bubble go to waste, emerging market asset manager the Ashmore Group said in a report on Monday.<p>Between now and the return of inflation in 2016, investors are …

Stock Markets

Review: In American Sniper, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper Are Right on Target

His father, taking young Chris out shooting, observes the boy’s instant expertise with a rifle and says appreciatively, “You got a gift. You’re gonna …

Looking for Value in Oil’s Bargain Bin

In the Wake of Crude’s Slide, Energy Veteran Sees Long-Term Value in MLPs<p>Ensconced in a rambling, two-story house on a woody hillside in the town of Woodstock, N.Y., far from the oil fields of Texas or North Dakota, Roger Young is hunting for bargains among stocks created by the free-falling price …

Global Crude Oil Price Narrows Gap With U.S. Crude

Save for a handful of days since 2010, Brent, the global marker, has traded at a substantial premium to the U.S. benchmark, WTI, as rising U.S. production has created a glut of oil in North America. That gap has now shrunk down to under a dollar — and inverted briefly overnight.

Oil

Back to the Future? Oil Replays 1980s Bust

Rise of Shale Extraction Speeds Output and Changes Equation for Producers<p>A surge of oil from outside of the Middle East flooded global energy markets. The world-wide thirst for crude didn’t keep up. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries stood by and watched as oil prices fell and …

Oil & Gas Industry

Venture Capital Fundraising Jumped 62% in 2014

Funds Attracted $32.97 Billion, the Highest Total Since 2007<p>The money raised by venture-capital firms hit $32.97 billion in 2014, a 62% increase over 2013 and the highest total since 2007, as investors seek to take advantage of a hot market for startup funding and initial public …

BlackRock Launches U.S. Real Estate ETF

Fund Designed to Mimic Physical Real-Estate Investment<p>BlackRock Inc., the world’s largest asset manager, announced Tuesday the launch of a new exchange-traded fund designed to mimic investment in physical U.S. real estate and help feed the growing appetite for property.<p>The ETF will buy a mix of …

As Oil Slips Below $50, Canada Digs In for Long Haul

Oil-Sands Operators, Seeing Long-Term Value, Aren’t Likely to Shut Off the Tap Any Time Soon<p>CALGARY—In the escalating war of attrition among top oil-producing nations, Canada’s biggest oil-sands mines have a message for the market: Don’t look to us to cut production.<p>Long the unloved stepchild of …

Here’s a Tip: Buy More TIPS

Energy stocks aren’t the only investment taking a beating from the collapse in oil prices.<p>Treasury inflation-protected securities have suffered as crude’s 50% decline erodes the chances of a meaningful pickup in the cost of living.

Dow Jones

The U.S. Economy in 2015: Oil, Global Weakness and the Fed

The U.S. economy ended 2014 with the wind at its back, on track for its best year of job creation since the end of the 1990s and enjoying the strongest economic growth in more than a decade, at least during the third quarter.<p>Can it keep up the momentum in 2015, or will the recovery stumble and …

U.S. Economy

As Fed Prepares to Raise Rates, Economists Warn of Potential Bumps

As Central Bank Debates Rates, Experts Discuss Possible Fallout at American Economic Association Meeting in Boston<p>BOSTON—Federal Reserve officials and economists are warning about potential turbulence as the central bank moves to raise interest rates this year for the first time in nearly a …

Vanguard Sets Record Funds Inflow

Investors Gave Stock Pickers a Vote of No Confidence in 2014<p>Investors gave stock pickers a resounding vote of no confidence in 2014, pouring $216 billion—a record inflow for any mutual-fund firm—into Vanguard Group, the biggest provider of index-tracking products, according to preliminary figures …

37 Activities Under $10 That Will Keep Your Kids Busy On A Snow Day

Make being cooped up inside unforgettable.

Mitsui CEO: U.S., Saudis Pushing Oil Prices Lower

Countries Working Together to Hurt Islamic State and Russia, Masami Iijima Says<p>TOKYO—The head of Mitsui & Co., a big energy investor, said he thinks the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are working together to keep oil prices down in an effort to hurt Islamic State and Russia.<p>Masami Iijima, chief executive of …

Chevron Suspends Arctic Offshore Drilling Program in Canada ‘Indefinitely’

Company Cites Uncertainty Over Crude Prices<p>CALGARY—Chevron Corp. told Canadian regulators Wednesday that it has “indefinitely” suspended plans to drill for oil in Arctic waters, citing uncertainty over the outlook for crude prices.<p>The move is the latest sign that a glut in crude oil is impacting …

Oil & Gas Industry

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Watch: This High-Tech 3-D Cardboard Could Make Bubble Wrap Obsolete

Thanks to Amazon, buying things online has become one-click simple, but making sure that your precious cargo arrives in one piece gives vendors fits. …

One Step Closer to Hover Boards: Three-Dimensional Mid-Air Acoustic Manipulation | Colossal

<p>While we’ve seen examples of objects suspended mid-air using quantum levitation and acoustic levitation, a team of three Japanese engineers from The …

Hewlett Packard MicroServer Is Ideal For First Timers

When you get to the place that you need a server for your business, it seems a daunting task to purchase one. Hewlett Packard (HP) has made it easy …