Business

9 Stocks That Made Warren Buffett Billions Over the Past Year

Here are the stocks that have generated the most profit for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway.<p>Warren Buffett is known as one of the best stock …

Stocks

How to Retire if You're Broke

If you're broke, then the best option is usually to delay your retirement -- but if you can't manage that, you'll have to make some compromises.<p>While …

Retirement

Mad Magazine Gets a Jump on the Jared Kushner News Cycle

As any and all who work in the long-lead production environment of print magazines know, sometimes you get lucky.<p>A day before The Washington Post’s …

Advertising Industry

Sean Hannity hit by advertiser exodus in wake of bogus Seth Rich story

Seven companies including USAA and Cars.com pull advertising from show Hannity currently absent on what Fox News says is planned vacation Sean Hannity targets media watchdog amid questions over future at Fox<p>Seven companies have stopped advertising on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show after he continued …

Sean Hannity

There's more to worry about at Etsy than just canceled internships

It's a weird time to be at Etsy — or not allowed to start there.<p>The Brooklyn-based marketplace for handmade, unique, and artsy goods — once known as one of the best places to work in tech — replaced its CEO and laid off 8 percent of its staff in early May.<p>Then this week, the company told some of …

Etsy

Trump Budget Is a Revival of the Clington/Gingrich Growth Model

When OMB director Mick Mulvaney unveiled the new Trump budget, he used language that is so important -- although we haven’t heard it in so many years.<p>…

Mick Mulvaney

Big auto lender only checked 8% of applicants' incomes

Nearly 107 million Americans have an auto loan.<p>It's a record high, and there are growing concerns that many people who obtained their car loans couldn't really can't afford them.<p>Alarm bells are ringing because one of the largest subprime auto lenders in the nation -- Santander Consumer USA -- only …

Finance

$8 billion Atlassian brings on a new CMO to help it move in on Microsoft Office

Atlassian, the $8 billion Aussie teamwork software titan, is a little different from most tech companies.<p>Just for starters, when it filed for its 2015 IPO, it revealed that it had been consistently profitable since the decade previous — without doing a single round of traditional venture capital …

Microsoft Office

Most Millennials Want Homes, but Don’t Have Even $1K in Down Payment Savings

Anchiy/Getty ImagesMost millennials dream of becoming homeowners one day. But a recent report shows that a majority of them haven’t saved anywhere …

Real Estate

Should I Convert My IRA to a Roth IRA?

Run the numbers and find out what your best move is.<p>Roth IRAs are extremely valuable tools for saving for retirement, and thanks to law changes that …

Retirement

The 3 Horse Race To $1,000

While everyone out there seems to be focusing on the race between Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) over who will be …

Stocks

Google launches AI investment platform

Google has launched a new venture capital program focused on artificial intelligence, Axios has learned from multiple sources.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> Google …

Venture Capital

Nobody wants to buy this Connecticut ghost town that's on sale for $1.95 million

Johnsonville, Connecticut, looks straight out of an episode of "Twin Peaks" — old mill included. But unlike the small town on TV, Johnsonville has been abandoned for nearly 20 years.<p>Located on 62 acres off the Connecticut River, Johnsonville is up for grabs at $1.9 million. An eccentric millionaire …

Real Estate

Soulmates.ai launches to help brands find compatible influencers using AI

Influencer marketing is increasing in popularity, but the question of who to engage with raises an interesting quandary.<p>Brands are finding that employing celebrities and mega-connectors comes with a high risk, and it doesn’t necessarily translate into a reasonable return. These placements also tend …

Marketing

What Are Backlinks and How Do They Work?

1. How authoritative is the site linking to you? If Huffington Post links to you it is more effective than if I, NeilPatel.com links to you. Why? …

SEO

3 Dividend Stocks That Thrive in Market Crashes

When it seems like everyone is panicking, these high-quality dividend stocks will help keep you calm.<p>No one likes market crashes. Even the best …

Stocks

10 Straight Dividend Hikes And A 9% Yield, More Positives To Come?

Management has raised this stock's payout for 10 straight quarters.<p>It yields 9%, with strong 1.32x coverage.<p>Revenue grew 65%, net income rose 29%, …

Stocks

Ugg’s parent company sees sales surge with new strategy

Just in time for summer, Ugg boots are making a comeback.<p>Sort of.<p>Shares of Ugg’s parent, Deckers Brands, soared by 19 percent on Friday, to $67.21, …

Markets

Company sues rival over beach chair design

It looks like the summer litigation season is underway.<p>A Pennsylvania beach chair manufacturer is suing a rival Connecticut company for alleged …

Patents

How major US stock market indexes fared on Friday

U.S. stocks made the tiniest of gains Friday as media companies and sellers of beauty products and food ticked higher. Major indexes added to their winning streak and record highs.<p>On Friday:<p>The Standard & Poor's 500 index picked up 0.75 points to 2,415.82.<p>The Dow Jones industrial average slipped …

Markets

Ford shakeup goes much deeper than just a CEO switch

DETROIT -- Ford Motor, which booted its CEO this week and replaced him with an industry outsider, is taking its changes far deeper into the organization.<p>Basically, the entire management organization of the nation's second-largest automaker is being shaken up to give the company more focus and speed …

Where the Vanguard High Dividend Yield ETF Finds Its Top Dividend Stocks

If you're looking to add income investments to your stock portfolio, you can take a cue from which sectors the best dividend-focused ETFs are …

Stocks

Financial services sector needs AI, not ‘Customer Service for Dummies’

The financial services sector is lagging in customer engagement, despite being a leader in modernizing across more complex functions, like trading and managing transactions. What gives?<p>The handbook <i>Customer Service for Dummies</i> says to “design customer-centric processes and technologies” that “focus …

Customer Service

‘Broom Clean’ Condition: What Does It Mean If You’re Moving Out?

lovro77/iStock“Broom clean” condition: Such a quaint term, isn’t it? Often spotted on real estate contracts or rental leases (along with its kissing …

Real Estate

A startup is taking on Tesla with a stunning SUV in the hottest market for electric cars

Electric car startup Nio is planning to battle Tesla in the most lucrative market for battery-powered vehicles: China.<p>Nio will sell its electric SUV, the ES8, in China in early 2018. The move puts the startup in direct competition with Tesla as it looks to gain traction in the country.<p>China had …

Electric Vehicles

Wireless industry veteran is out as Tidal CEO

Tidal announced that its third CEO in two years, Jeff Toig, has left the music streaming service. <i>Billboard</i> has learned from the company that his …

Technology

These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, Tech.eu tracked 15 technology M&A transactions, 3 IPOs and 68 tech funding deals totalling about €596 million (about $665.8 million) in Europe, Turkey and Israel. Here’s an overview of the 10 biggest European tech news items for this week:<p><b>1)</b> London-based Space Ape Games, a social and …

Entrepreneurship

Box Office: 'Alien: Covenant' Plunges Horrific 80% For $3M Friday

In holdover news, Walt Disney and Marvel’s <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> held up well over the holiday. The $200 million+ sci-fi sequel earned another $5.34m (-39%) for a $318m domestic total, for what should be a $20.6m Fri-Sun (-40%) and $26.8m holiday gross. That’ll give the film a new $340m …

Movies

China's Xi says need to move to greener economic growth: state media

BEIJING (Reuters) - China needs to shift away from over-reliance on heavy industries, large-scale and careless expansion, and the depletion of the country's natural resources, President Xi Jinping said on Saturday, according to state media.<p>China's air, water and soil pollution need to be tackled, …

China

How Much Do Billionaires Get in Social Security?

Even though they don't need the money, many billionaires do get retirement benefits from Social Security.<p>Although they don't really need it, many …

Social Security