More hawkish interpretations the Federal Reserve’s statement Wednesday is hurting gold, but the precious metal isn’t alone, with peers and other commodities getting slammed in trading today. Gold fell as much 1.4% to its lowest level in almost two weeks on Thursday, as the specter of higher interest rates pushes down some incentive to own [...]
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO)’s decision to spin off its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) is the right decision and Chief Executive Marissa Mayer’s plan is a work in progress, Greg Maffei of Liberty Media told CNBC in a discussion. “I think [Mayer’s plan so far] is a work in progress. This was a had-to-do […]
A 17-year-old mentally ill girl was shot and killed by police in the lobby of Longview Police Station in Texas last week. According to police, Kristiana Coignard brandished a butcher knife and charged at the officers. Many have been questioning … More » The post Video of Kristiana Coignard Being Shot by Police Raises More Questions appeared first on EveryJoe.
UK startup Planned Departure helps protect digital legacies, securely storing digital currencies and online assets for loved ones or nonprofits named in the will.
Authored by Alexis Tsipras via Syriza.net, Most of you, dear [German] readers, will have formed a preconception of what this article is about before you actually read it. I am imploring you not to succumb to such preconceptions. Prejudice...Show More Summary
Obama's failed proposal to eliminate 529 plans illustrates the current state of American taxation: Reforms that benefit the middle class at the expense of the wealthy will never pass.
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These are the earnings you are looking for. Walt Disney Company (DIS) reports next week and if only the LucasFilm aquisition came with real Jedi Mind trick powers. Will the company be able to impress the Street or will the stormtroppers...Show More Summary
Guest: Venture capitalists aren’t seers. But at Bessemer Venture Partners, we try to dive deep into a particular sector to find great investments. The thinking is that by thoroughly getting to know the pain points — and players — in a particular sector, we can identify trends and predict opportunities for investment. And, in turn, we […]
Before you start a 529 savings plan for your child's education, here are three things to keep in mind.
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Submitted by Simon Black via Sovereign Man blog, A member of my staff caught an obscure resolution that was introduced in the US House of Representatives last week—Resolution no. 41. The fact that there was essentially no coverage of...Show More Summary
Yesterday we commented on the outsized macro impact that one company already excerts on the world, when we reported that in the fourth quarter, a whopping 60% of retail sales growth was due to the launch of Apple's iPhone 6 in the fall of 2014, and the surge of Chinese tourists who tok advantage of Hong Kong's lower prices and earlier release. Show More Summary
Super Bowl ticket prices continue to soar. With the game now just a day away, prices have exceeded the $10,500 average and get-in price is just over $9,000 but, as TiqIQ's CEO reports, the ticket market’s "Black Swan" moment will leave some fans showing up to Arizona having paid for tickets they’ll never receive... Show More Summary
Find out whether your loved ones will get as much as they need from Social Security.
Guest: A factor that is frequently overlooked when setting up a data team is the selection of the technology stack. Often, this decision is delegated to the first hire in data science.
Running a small business often requires sacrifice. The American Small Business Championship by Sam’s Club is looking to reward 102 small businesses around the US for the sacrifices they have made. This contest is open for entries until Feb. 6. If you are interested, check out the link below. To see a full list or to...
One of the exciting things about the new SYRIZA government in Greece is that the new finance minister is Yanis Varoufakis, a left economist. I am familiar with him because he has been interviewed many times on Behind the News, … Continue reading ? The post Links on Yanis Varoufakis appeared first on Dollars & Sense Blog.