Business

How to be smarter with money: 8 simple secrets

Everyone wants to know what the next great investment is. But that’s the wrong question. If you want to make money over the long haul, picking …

Personal Finance

Warning signs rise for an end to stock market's potential record-setting bull run

NEW YORK — The current bull market in stocks is a month or so away from becoming the longest in history. If it happens, then what?<p>Many along Wall Street expect the rally that began in March 2009 to eclipse the 1990-2000 run that ended with the dot-com crash. But a growing number of experts are …

Stock Markets

Don't Let This Happen to You: Whoopi Goldberg and Jeanine Pirro in Shouting Match During 'The View' | Inc.com

Television viewers got a ringside seat to the hostile exchange that took place on Thursday between <i>The View</i> co-host Whoopi Goldberg and Fox News personality and former judge Jeanine Pirro. The argument, which began on the air during a segment of <i>The View</i> and continued backstage during a commercial …

Money

Zimbabwe’s leader tries to rally white voters as gap narrows

Zimbabwe's president is trying to rally white minority voters as the race in this month's historic election becomes too close to call.<p>President …

Robert Mugabe

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second most populous continent.<p>This is Xi's first …

South Africa

Africa sees 1st carbon-neutral brewery amid climate concerns

A South African brewery is said to be the first in Africa to go carbon-neutral as more businesses across the continent adjust to climate change, and …

South Africa

Fiat, Ferrari boards to meet on Marchionne succession: report

MILAN (Reuters) - The boards of carmakers Fiat Chrysler <FCHA.MI> and Ferrari <RACE.MI> will meet separately on Saturday to discuss succession plans for Sergio Marchionne, who is chief executive of both carmakers and has been on medical leave, Automotive News said.<p>The report, citing unnamed sources …

Formula One

The 10 hottest fashion brands in the world right now

The battle of the brands wages on.<p>Every quarter, fashion search platform Lyst analyses the behaviour of more than five million online shoppers to determine the hottest brands and products.<p>The Q2 (April-June) results are in and it's good news for Nike and Versace, who broke the top 10 after climbing …

Dolce & Gabbana

Brandywine: Beyond Offices

Brandywine Realty Trust (BDN) reported another quarter of earnings that can be described as "boring". One of the things that I love about the current …

Real Estate

Sky Is Comcast's Final Prize as Disney Battle Approaches Endgame

After raising the white flag in the battle with Walt Disney Co. for the bulk of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, Comcast Corp. Chief Executive Officer …

TV

Do Corporate Incubators Accelerate or Distract?

Four years ago, Rezonence was three guys chasing a dream. We boldly took a meeting with Tom Bowman, head of advertising at BBC Worldwide for sites such at BBC Top Gear & Good Food to start using FreeWall®.<p>Tom was an excellent first meeting, he was very generous with his feedback and areas of …

Startups

Gold Investment Wanes

Gold's summer doldrums are dragging on this year, with this asset slumping longer and lower than usual. Several converging factors are responsible. …

Stock Markets

Netflix Pt.2: The ETF Effect

<i>Thank you CNN for the Pic</i><p>With an over 100% YTD return, Netflix's (NFLX) 2Q earnings report was the only guaranteed way to distract the market from …

Investing

Airbus just flew its incredibly bizarre BelugaXL for the first time, and it looks amazing

I have a bit of a thing for big, weird planes. The Airbus Super Guppy is one of my all-time favorite things ever, so when I heard that Airbus had a …

TestFlight

Trump Lines Up Powell as Fall Guy If Tax, Trade Policies Go Bust

President Donald Trump looks to be lining up Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the president’s trade and tax policies …

Economy

Disney Fires ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Over Offensive Tweets

LOS ANGELES — Disney fired the creative force behind its “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie franchise on Friday after jokes he wrote on Twitter several years ago involving pedophilia and rape were resurfaced.<p>It was the second such dismissal in two days in Hollywood, which has been trying to …

The Arts

America’s top-earning musicians are mostly ‘heritage artists’

You rock ’n’ rollers may be getting older — but you’re still shelling out big bucks for your favorite acts.<p>In fact, of America’s 50 top-earning …

Entertainment

Lowered Expectations: We're No Further Along With Digital Transformation Than In 2012

When the concept of “digital transformation” came on the scene in the early 2010s, executives had visions of seamless electronic interactions replacing cumbersome manual processes. Many are still waiting for that result, a recent survey suggests.<p>On average, 39% of business leaders today say they …

Employment

Senegal is getting addicted to Chinese loans as France’s hold loosens

Dakar, Senegal<p>When China’s president Xi Jinping stops over in Senegal for his first State visit to the country it will be the third time since 2012 Xi and Senegal’s president Macky Sall will meet. And while China sees Dakar in a way not so different from how it approaches the rest of Africa, Sall …

Africa

How OfficeMax's former CEO lost more than $4 million, thanks to Wells Fargo's investment advice

Wells Fargo’s wealth management unit has been ordered to pay $8.6 million in damages and fees to a client — the former chief executive of retailer OfficeMax — who lost millions of dollars in risky Puerto Rico bonds recommended by his financial advisor.<p>Sam Duncan, the former CEO of both the office …

Finance

Amazon And Alibaba May Have A Leg Up In Shaping The Future, But Walmart Will Refuse To Lose

Prime Day, Shmime Day.<p>Amazon dominated the headlines this week with its annual July holiday. But I, for one, did not give it much notice. It has become de rigueur for Amazon. In fact, whatever hiccups Amazon did encounter this week will only make it stronger in the long run and possibly better …

eCommerce

Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Leaving The Atlantic

Ta-Nehisi Coates, among the most influential intellectuals and writers in the United States, is leaving his position as a national correspondent for The Atlantic after a decade with the magazine, its top editor said Friday.<p>Mr. Coates, 42, gained a wide readership during his time at The Atlantic, …

Books

Up 400% So Far in 2018, Is Intelsat for Real?

If returns look too good to be true...<p>Shares of satellite communications company <b>Intelsat</b> (NYSE:I) are up over 400% so far in 2018. Positive press and …

Investing

CIA: China is waging a ‘quiet kind of cold war’ against US

China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the …

News (U.S.)

Transgender Woman Says CVS Pharmacist Refused to Fill Hormone Prescription

A transgender woman in Arizona said this week that a CVS Health pharmacist refused to fill a prescription for hormone therapy, prompting the drugstore company to apologize, say the conduct violated its policy and note that the pharmacist was no longer employed there.<p>Hilde Hall, who lives in …

LGBTQI

Artificial Intelligence Is Powering Worldwide Tech Bubble

<i>By FS Staff</i><p>Jason Burack of Wall St. for Main St. interviews first time guest, Webmaster, Senior Editor, and Co-Host of the FS Insider podcast at …

Artificial Intelligence

Learning to live with grizzlies

While living among grizzly bears might be new for people living on the prairie, cohabitation with these massive carnivores is just part of life in …

News (U.S.)

Facebook Suspends Another Data Analytics Firm After Hitting Another Stock High

By<p>July 20, 2018 7:33 p.m. ET<p>In what is becoming a familiar pattern, shares of Facebook (FB) hit a new high the same day it suspended another data …

Social Media

A Japanese startup has ambitious plans for on-demand meteor showers

A Tokyo-based startup is hard at work developing a system that would deliver “shooting stars on demand.” According to a report by <i>Japan Times</i>, the world’s first artificial meteor shower could take place over Hiroshima as early as 2020.<p>ALE Co., is reportedly in the final stages of developing two …

Japan

1 in 5 teachers holds a second job to make ends meet

Nicholas Peterson stood in the parking lot of Loveland High School with a crowd of marching band students. It was still early, but the pavement …

Education