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The SHOCKING Inside Scoop On Being a Guest Writer At Zero Hedge

I've been a guest writer at Zero Hedge for quite a few years. Shocking as it may seem, "Tyler" and the gang have put absolutely no pressure on me to spin stories one way or the other. ... Or to avoid any topics. I've asked Tyler more...Show More Summary

Societal Sustentation 45: (A Lack of) Math Competency

While Procurement needs to be able to deal from a full deck of skills (and SI has compiled a list of 52 unique IQ, EQ, and TQ skills a CPO will need to succeed, which will eventually be explored in future posts over on the Spend Matters CPO site once the outside-in issues, agenda items, […]

Unplug: 26 People Share How They Recharge and Reconnect to Passion, Presence and Purpose

If you’d like to enjoy more passion, presence, and purpose in your life, I encourage you to read Deb Ozarko’s new book Unplug, which is about reconnecting with your true self. Deb is an amazing woman, and her book is powerfully heart-centered and transformational. Show More Summary

China's Economy: What Everyone Needs To Know - By Arthur Kroeber

China is a gigantic subject. One which leaves most writersreaching for a diminishing supply of superlatives with which to describe it. This is not just on account of its sheer scale, but also its diversity, complexity, and the amazing speed of its transformation. Then there is the depth of its [...]

The Types of Revenue Investors Love the Most

Whenever you approach potential investors, revenue will form a big part of negotiations.

Bears Have Their Work Cut Out

Down phases on cycles up to 13 weeks grew weaker, but a test of support and cycle projections around 2050 held. Here are the benchmarks to watch for the keys to whether the bears again take control of the market’s direction. Daily Market...Show More Summary

MasterCard's strong start to 2016

This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Industry Insider" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Though MasterCard’s profits went down in Q1 2016, the card network continues to grow in key areas despite...Show More Summary

Editorial boards love Kasich

Updates from the California Republican Party convention: Kasich speaks to crowd after day of raucous protests against Trump April 29 2016, 8:08 PM Welcome to a special edition of Essential Politics, our live feed from the California Republican Party convention in Burlingame. Here's a quick glance...

Why 2020 Is Shaping Up To Be A Pivotal Year

While the past ten years have given us unprecedented control over the virtual world, the next decade will bring us unprecedented power over the physical world.

Rams' Jared Goff looking forward to time to decompress before rookie minicamp

Once the whirlwind ends, and after he's able to get some sleep in his own bed, Jared Goff will return all of his focus to football. That will begin next week when the Rams hold a rookie orientation and minicamp for draftees and undrafted free agents in Oxnard. In the meantime, the Rams' new quarterback...

Angels pick Cam Bedrosian over Al Alburquerque to fill bullpen vacancy created by Huston Street's injury

Faced again with the choice they made four weeks ago for their opening-day roster, the Angels made the same decision, calling up right-hander Cam Bedrosian from triple-A Salt Lake on Friday over fellow right-hander Al Alburquerque. They had an opening in their bullpen after they placed closer Huston...

Charts That May Be Helpful Next Week

Bullish and Bearish Outcomes To Look For After you click play, use the button in the lower-right corner of the video player to view in full-screen mode. Hit Esc to exit full-screen mode.

Want to invest in a budding pro golfer? This Cincinnati standout is waiting

CINCINNATI—People buy stock in companies all the time. What about buying a stake in a burgeoning professional golfer? That’s the deal Northern Kentucky University golfer Clayton Portz is offering. He’s trying to raise $50,000 to play pro golf for the rest of the year. Show More Summary

Startup connects salespeople and customers with tap of app

PUGET SOUND—CardTapp has developed a mobile business card that goes beyond a virtual introduction. The Bellevue-based startup’s founders Ben Brashen, Ryan Leopold and Dustin Swisstack thought there had to be a better way through technology...Show More Summary

Lockup to startup: An entrepreneur’s journey from behind bars to starting 2 businesses

PHOENIX—When William “Lucky” Barker got out of prison in 2008, he had served eight years for aggravated assault. Barker was 30 and couldn’t find a job. Twenty-two employers turned him down before he landed work with a construction firm. Then, the Arizona native charted an usual path for many ex-felons. Show More Summary

Cape Cod seafood farm is pioneering high-tech oysters

BOSTON—Dozens of seafood lovers fall ill each year after eating oysters that weren't kept at the right temperature at some point in the process from ocean to plate. A Cape Cod seafood farm is using sensors and thermal cameras to pioneer...Show More Summary

Is this Durham startup the reason for the billion-dollar Rovi-TiVo deal?

DURHAM—TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO), the California technology giant that bought Durham startup darling Digitalsmiths in 2014, is being acquired by Rovi (Nasdaq: ROVI) for $1.1 billion. And Richard Tullo, an analyst with Albert Fried and Company...Show More Summary

Under Armour wants to grow by knowing how much you sleep

BALTIMORE—Under Armour Inc. is reaching toward the Fortune 500 list with a growth plan mixing big data, major international business gains and expansion in other key sectors, CEO Kevin Plank said Thursday at the company's annual shareholders...Show More Summary

Snapchat wins deal for Olympic highlights

LOS ANGELES—Snapchat climbed the podium this week with an unprecedented deal to show highlights from the Olympic Games this summer. The agreement marks the first time NBC has agreed to share video from the international competition with...Show More Summary

VC-backed weather app Poncho wants to be your very own Al Roker

NEW YORK—Oscar Wilde once said, "Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative." Wilde, however, never spoke to an artificial intelligence so advanced, it was like having Al Roker in the palm of your hand. That's...Show More Summary

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