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Snap is getting crushed, but bulls aren't throwing in the towel

Snap has had a rough go of it since going public in March, with its market value being cut in half from post-IPO highs. Despite recent weakness, the jury is still out on whether the company will stumble and fail (like Twitter), or if it will pick itself up (like Facebook). Show More Summary

10 things you need to know before the opening bell (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GPS, CPN)

Here is what you need to know. Stocks see their 2nd biggest drop of the year. The S&P 500 fell 1.54% on Thursday as false rumors swirled that Gary Cohn, President Donald Trump's top economic advisor, was stepping down and after a van...Show More Summary

How to Use Fiscal and Monetary Policy to Make Us Rich Again

On the obvious and high cost of abandoning fiscal policy in favor of monetary policy...save for asset owners.

Digital Marketing News: Programmatic Ad Challenges, Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence

The Challenges of Programmatic Advertising and How to Overcome Them [Infographic] A new infographic reveals that quality is the biggest issue in programmatic advertising. This includes brand safety, ad fraud and viewability. The good news? There's a way to overcome those challenges using a multi-layered human and technical approach. Show More Summary

The Latest Trend: Management by Misdirection?

It's difficult to say something is a non-issue if you keep talking about it.

The Tor Project won’t censor the Daily Stormer — here’s why

After Google, GoDaddy, and Cloudflare booted the neo Nazi site from their services, the Daily Stormer fled to the dark web, where it could only be accessed by the Tor browser. Some have called on the Tor Project, who are responsibleShow More Summary

The Tech Companies That Have Banned Hate Groups Since Charlottesville

This week Silicon Valley, long known for trying to stay out of messy politics and ideology, began taking a stand—for now. This week something changed. Technology platforms, long known for trying to keep out of messy politics and ideology,...Show More Summary

Rupert Murdoch's son speaks out against Trump in blistering email about Charlottesville

James Murdoch, CEO of 21st Century Fox and son of Trump's close ally Rupert Murdoch, has penned a blistering email condemning the president's reaction after the violence in Charlottesville.  SEE ALSO: Read Tim Cook's powerful note to...Show More Summary

The Importance of Paid Time Off and Vacation

Americans famously get less paid time off than other developed nations, and yet we don’t manage to use it all. While it may seem better to have your employees working than to have them enjoying their PTO, the reality is that you should want them out of the office. Show More Summary

Fennell & McAdams: Inverted Theories

Lee Anne Fennell (Chicago) & Richard H. McAdams (Chicago), Inverted Theories: This essay makes the case for “inverting” popular versions of certain theories widely used in legal analysis. Inversion begins with the observation that the assumptions underlying a given theory are substantively false. But rather than reject the theory outright,...

This Pizzeria Makes Blue Corn Pizza And Gives Homeless Youth A Second Chance

Buy a slice from Pixza in Mexico City, and another is sent to a youth in a shelter–along with an opportunity to participate in a life-skills course that ends in a job at the shop. Before launching Pixza, which he describes as “a social...Show More Summary

Facebook ad campaigns made easy with Boost by HomeSpotter

Boost by HomeSpotter is a Facebook ad campaign creation and management tool that connects with your MLS to monitor your market movement. Boost does an excellent job of funneling your marketing message from advertisement to landing page builder to qualified lead...

What do brokers want more than MLS mergers? Power

It's been nearly four years since a group of dozens of big brokers laid out a long list of grievances against MLSs and threatened the launch of an industry bombshell that would change the role of the MLS. Since then, that industry bombshell -- Upstream -- has yet to officially roll out. But how are relations between brokers and MLSs...

Forbes list of highest paid actresses for 2017

DURBAN - Emma Stone at just 28 years old has now becomes the highest paid actress according to a list by Forbes of The World’s Highest Paid Actresses 2017. The young Hollywood starlet banked $26 million pretax. Her earnings from her movie musical film, La La Land, is the reason behind the bulk of her pay. Show More Summary

Can my buyers back out if they change their minds?

Those words: “Can my buyers back out of a house if they don’t like it?” shouldn’t be uttered. Peter Lorimer of PLG Estates delves into why...

Quote of the Day

80/20 wisdom is to choose a basket carefully, load all your eggs into it, and then watch it like a hawk. - Richard Koch in The 80/20 Principle

The stock market's safety net is working better than ever

There's no denying that corporate share buybacks are the fuel that keep stock prices rising during lean times. But while they help the broader market, they've been a drag on the performance of the companies that actually execute them. That's...Show More Summary

2017 Aston Martin DB11

I’ve only seen a few of these rare DB11s around, mostly valet’d at restaurants or out on the East End of Long Island. The photos fail to capture just how gorgeous the sheetmetal — or should I say Aluminum? — is.  Just a spectacular design and set of proportions. Show More Summary

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