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The Not So Small Business of Side Gigs

National Small Business Week was created to recognize the critical contributions of America's entrepreneurs and small business owners. Did the idea of no deadlines, meetings, or performance evaluations lure you in or was it perhaps the idea of making your own schedule. Show More Summary

Just One Year In, Apple Music Is Already Getting A Big Reboot

FILE - In this June 8, 2015 file photo, Apple CEO Tim Cook, right, hugs Beats by Dre co-founder and Apple employee Jimmy Iovine at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco when Apple announced Apple Music, an app that combines a 24-hour, seven-day live radio station called "Beats [...]

Short-interest in Cat Stock Is Way Above Average

David Einhorn, manager of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, unveiled a splashy, bearish call on Caterpillar (CAT) at the Ira Sohn Investment Conference this week. So did Jim Chanos, founder of hedge fund Kynikos Associates. Data from S3 Partners, an analytics firm, show that it’s not just the two hedge-fund luminaries who are bearish: short-interest in Cat is way […]

News: Morning Agenda: Donald Trump Names Hedge Fund Manager as National Finance Chairman

Energy Transfer Sees a Way Out of Its Deal With Williams | A Tussle Over Law School’s Acceptance of GRE Test Scores

Women in Business Q&A: Joni Fedders, President, Aileron

Joni Fedders Joni serves as President of Aileron, a national small business training institute, headquartered just outside of Dayton, formed by billionaire Clay Mathile, the former owner of pet food maker Iams Co. In her role as President, Joni oversees Aileron's strategic direction, culture and operational activities. Show More Summary

At Tesla, Elon Musk may be aiming too high

The electric-car maker's CEO unnerved investors by making what some say are unrealistic production targets

5 Important Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from the Silicon Valley Show

Silicon Valley sometimes refers to that place in California where tech startups tend to congregate. But this time, you are going to take a look at the TV show. If you've never heard of it, it's about an introverted computer programmer and his friends as they attempt to make it big. Show More Summary

What Are the Top Jobs Small Businesses Hire Most?

Indeed recently shared what cities have small businesses that are hiring more than others. This week, we learn what jobs are being filled by small businesses in those cities.

Staples & HP Partner on the Latest Innovative Printing Technology for Small Business Owners

Staples and HP are two brands that are well known to the small business community. Each has a history of finding innovative solutions to help small business owners operate more efficiently, so when I heard that they teamed up with the...Show More Summary

Puerto Rico, Illinois, New Jersey: the downward spiral continues

It has been almost a year since our book Adventures in Muniland was released, during the week before Puerto Rico defaulted for the first time, on August 1, 2015 – see. Our book, a comprehensive guide to municipal bond investing in the post-crisis era, featured a full chapter on Puerto Rico. Show More Summary

Reality Check: Are You Ready to Own a Small Business?

Before committing to small business ownership, consider if you have the characteristics and resources needed for success.

Tesla has Bioweapon Defense Mode

SILICON VALLEY—The Tesla Model X can help you survive a biological attack — and look cool doing it — with the car’s Bioweapon Defense Mode. The Palo Alto-based electric car company performed a test on its air filter in extreme conditions. Show More Summary

The Love-Hate Relationship Between Small Business and Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act has increased access to health insurance and held down some costs for business owners, but many entrepreneurs say plans are still unaffordable.

Ten Social Business Lessons from Warren Buffett

The recently completed Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting (#BRK2016) in Omaha offers lessons for integrating social media into business strategy. 1. Be patient. Warren Buffett joined Twitter just before the 2013 annual meeting during a live television broadcast. Show More Summary

Navy SEAL was killed in two-hour firefight with Islamic State

The U.S. Navy commando who was killed Tuesday in northern Iraq was part of quick reaction force sent to help U.S. military advisors and Kurdish militias during a fierce firefight with Islamic State militants. Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles H. Keating IV, 31, was shot and killed during...

Apple CEO Cook: Bloomberg, Kass Explore the Credibility Gap

A couple of individuals in the last 24 hours have offered some rebuttal to Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook’s upbeat appearance Monday evening with Jim Cramer of CNBC on his “Mad Money” program. During that talk, Cook rebutted what Cramer pointed...Show More Summary

You're A Small Business. It's Time to Celebrate

It's National Small Business Week! It's the biggest celebrations for small businesses in the U.S. All over the country; there will be meetups, workshops, Tweetchats, and free events to help business owners like you launch or grow your business. Show More Summary

Want Cheap Education for Your Kids? Take Your Startup Out of Silicon Valley

Want to send your kids to elite private schools in the Bay Area? Here is how much it will cost.

LARRY ROBBINS: Hedge funds are playing dodgeball

Larry Robbins thinks hedge funds are playing dodgeball. They're being attacked on all sides, he said, with Warren Buffett taking pot shots, and investors complaining about poor performance. Hedge funds are even turning on other hedge...Show More Summary

100 Best Motivational Quotes to Make You More Successful

Need a boost of inspiration? These motivational quotes will give you the spark you need -- and motivate you to reach even greater heights.

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