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'We're Doomed For Bankruptcy' Unless Changes Made, Says Saudi Official

It’s common knowledge for anybody that follows international news that the more than two-year-long crash in global oil markets has caused pain across the sector, with little immunity offered.<p>Oil majors have lost billions, with over 350,000 layoffs in the sector globally, while oil-producing …

Six Simple Skills Anyone Can Learn to Improve Earning Potential

The wide variety of things people do to earn money might seem as radically different from each other as different colors in the rainbow, but the …

Leadership

The 37 highest-paying jobs in America

That's right: On average, those sporting scrubs and stethoscopes bring home fatter paychecks than those donning suits and ties, according to the latest US Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates survey.<p>The survey, which reflects May 2015 salary and employment data …

17 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Booking a Flight

<i>If you don’t fly a lot, it’s easy to make costly mistakes when searching for and booking flights. And even if you’re a frequent flyer, there are</i> …

If You Can’t Answer This Question in 5 Seconds, You’re in Trouble

“If I had more time, I would have written a shorter letter.” Considering its ironic truth, it’s not surprising that the quote has been widely …

7 Refreshing Do's and Don'ts for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>James Altucher is a serial entrepreneur that has founded or co-founded more than 20 businesses, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr. He is also the author of 17 books, including <i>Choose Yourself!</i> and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> best-seller <i>The</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Creator of chatbot that beat 160,000 parking fines now tackling homelessness

Teenager who designed DoNotPay to overturn tickets in London and New York expands service to assist those dealing with housing problems in the UK<p>The chatbot lawyer that overturned hundreds and thousands of parking tickets is now tackling another problem: homelessness.<p>London-born Stanford student …

Tesla's next move could cost the electric-car maker 'tens of billions' of dollars over the long term

Musk's comments during a media open house at Tesla's sprawling, battery "gigafactory" outside Reno, Nevada, come at a time when the automaker is losing money and dealing with investigations into a crash that killed a driver using its Autopilot driving-assist software.<p>Musk seemed unwilling to let …

Tesla

7 Underrated Job Skills That Will Get You a Raise

Getting people to do whatyou need them to do without forcing it is invaluable.<p>Hard work, negotiating prowess, teamwork: These are on every list of …

Android malware infects 85 million devices

A new malware has infected 85 million Android smartphones, generating around $300,000 each month in fraudulent ad revenue for its creators, according to Check Point.<p>The malware, dubbed "HummingBad," was first spotted in February and likely sprouted from a company in China. It infects Android …

University of Cambridge

The best $5 I ever spent on an iPhone app

When you think of smartphones and automation, your mind might immediately gravitate towards IFTTT or even Tasker for Android.<p>Automation apps let you create "recipes" that enable devices and services to intermingle and act based on "triggers." For example, you can make your smart lights pulse a …

The Real Reason It’s So Hard for Startups to Find Investors

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 Books billionaire Warren Buffett wants every entrepreneur to read

Share36<p>Tweet<p>Share92<p>+12<p>Shares 130<p>Warren Buffett is a voracious reader, and the legendary investor isn’t shy about sharing his book recommendations. …

General Electric

5 Daily Tasks Successful Entrepreneurs Never Put Away

Check out these five tasks your successful colleagues accomplish every day and put them on your daily list as well<p>Nobody wants to be a failure. Of course, eager pull towards success cannot be put in one row with instinct of survival, however, I doubt anyone underestimates its importance in personal …

Saudi Arabia’s IOUs

2016-05-18T16:33:15.000Z<p>By: Izabella Kaminska<p>Something of significant note just occurred in the global oil hierarchy.<p>According to a Bloomberg report …

Here's the story of how a rogue copper trader lost $1.2 billion for the Chinese government

At one point in 2005, commodity traders around the world realized that China had placed massive bets that the price of copper would fall to US$3,300 a tonne by year-end, a drop of nearly 20 percent. Instead, copper prices kept going up.<p>The actual size of China's short position (when you profit from …

Communist Party

The huge 'Panama Papers' data dump just dropped

As of today, on Monday May 9, anyone in the world will be able to scour through the database of 200,000 companies, trusts, foundations, and funds incorporated in 21 tax havens to see where the world's richest people squirrel away their wealth in order to pay as little tax as possible.<p>It is …

Corruption

5 Stocks to Buy and Hold for 20 Years

Image source: General Electric.<p>According to legendary investor Warren Buffett, the best holding period is forever. While most investors may not have quite that long of a time horizon, the key to successful investing is buying high-quality stocks at reasonable prices and holding them for a very long …

'Very troubling': Analysts question the way Apple describes its data

From 2007 until now, the iPhone was a miracle product that set its own rules. It had a monopoly on the iPhone experience and the iOS software inside it. That made Apple immune to price competition from Android, and consumers bent to its power: the iPhone costs about $700 on average, globally. Even …

A US Navy officer has been charged with spying — possibly for China and Taiwan

The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, identified the suspect as Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin, who was born in Taiwan and later became a naturalized US citizen, according a Navy profile article written about him in 2008.<p>A redacted Navy charge sheet said the suspect was assigned to the …

China

Barclays becomes the first big UK bank to back a digital currency firm

In what Britain's Treasury called a "major milestone" in its push to make the UK the world's capital for financial technology, or fintech, Circle was granted an e-money license by the Financial Conduct Authority, the UK watchdog - another first for a digital currency company.<p>The Boston-based …

Digital Currency

Britain will find it very difficult to negotiate its Brexit terms within two years

According to former Cabinet Secretary Lord O'Donnell, who served under three successive Prime Ministers between 2005 and 2011, negotiating an exit from the 28 nation bloc will be extremely hard.<p>"I'm in that camp that doesn't think we can do it in two years," said Lord O'Donnell to BBC Radio 4's …

Talibans taunt Pakistan Prime Minister after Easter Day bombing that killed 70 people

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - The Pakistani militants who bombed a Lahore park on Easter Sunday, killing 70 people, taunted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday, declaring their war had come to his doorstep.<p>The military has said it is hunting the Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction and has carried out …

Pakistan

The Acquisition Of Japan's Sharp By Taiwan's Foxconn's Historical Significance

The outcome of the acceptance by Japanese electronics giant Sharp of a USD $4.3bn takeover bid by Taiwanese multinational Foxconn remains to be seen. Its symbolic significance however could be quite extraordinary: will Japan’s notoriously insular economy, notably its notoriously ultra-insular …

Japan

Kanye West says he's $53 million in debt — here's how he can get out of it

$53 million is a lot — although frankly, it's not that much for someone of Kanye's level of wealth.<p>But Kanye has some options, explains John Gajkowski, a certified financial planner at Money Managers Financial:<p>1. He can earn it back.<p>Kanye has serious earning capacity. His Yeezus tour was the …

Smartphones are the new car keys

That's probably what we'll be saying soon, because carmakers have caught the tech bug, and now they're working nonstop to reinvent everything we know about transportation.<p>As more vehicles hit the streets with advanced safety and connectivity features, it's natural to expect that certain artifacts …

Carsharing

I'm convinced there are only 5 ways to get rich

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>There are many definitions of what it means to be rich.<p>Being rich is more of a state of mind than a dollar amount. …

Self-improvement

Bad loans at Chinese banks just hit a decade high

According to Bloomberg, citing data released by the China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) on Monday, China's bad-loan ratio climbed to 1.67% of assets from 1.25% in 2014, while the industry's bad-loan coverage ratio - a measure of the sectors ability to absorb potential losses from soured …

Global currency markets are now dancing to China's tune

Stocks, currencies and commodities have taken a hammering.<p>The Shanghai, Eurostoxx and Nikkei indexes were all down between 6% and 10% through the first week of the year, with palladium, oil and lead down in the same range.<p>Multiple currencies, including the South Korean won, Mexican peso, New …

Stock Markets

RBS: 'Sell everything'

Getty/Scott Olson<p>Emotions play an important role in the market. Experienced traders, analysts, economists, and strategists do their best to denude themselves of their emotions when they are making trading decisions or recommendations.<p>That way they won't be influenced by the peaks of euphoria and …

Stock Markets