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China's Economy: Steady Decline Over Past 3 Months Doesn't Bode Well

By China Stock Research: The official manufacturing PMI for August was 51.1 (official release, Chinese), just missing the 51.2 consensus estimate, and down from 51.7 last month. Not surprisingly from the headline index, most of the sub-indexes...Show More Summary

The Small-Cap Guru Bought These 3 Stocks

Like many cash-strapped investors just starting out, I was convinced I could “maximize” my tiny investment account by dipping my toes into the micro-cap end of the stock market

How to Properly Handle Your Company’s Meeting Minutes

If you have incorporated your business as an S Corporation or a C Corporation, most states require that you keep careful records of the company’s activities. Every time your board of directors meets, your company needs to keep a record on file for regulatory compliance purposes. Show More Summary

House hunting: 6 homes in Nova Scotia

Crescent Beach. This four-bedroom house lies on 5.5 acres of oceanfront property on Bush Island, which is accessible by a causeway. The home was built by shipwrights and features black walnut floors, cherry cabinets, and exposed-beam ceilings. Show More Summary

More Sanctions: Europe Will Ban Purchase Of Russian Bonds; However Russian Gas Exports Remain Untouched

``Two diplomats said they did not rule out a ban on the purchases of Russian sovereign bonds to make it more difficult for the Russian government to finance itself on markets. In July, the EU banned Russian state-owned banks from raising capital or from borrowing in EU markets. ''

The Great Deformation

From the Slope of Hope: This is going to be a review of David Stockman's 768-page tome The Great Deformation, and although I never thought it was possible, it makes me angry to write this book review. I'm not angry because I don't like the book. Show More Summary

Biden: "Unions Built The Middle Class In America"

You didn't build that... Unions did. Vice President Joe Biden gave a 'rousing' Labor Day speech this morning explaining that "Unions did, in fact, build the middle-class... and that built The United States of America as we know it." Seems like the policies since the crash have not been helping... Show More Summary

A new growth crisis

THIS week: Central bank meetings and the performance of real wages

New iPhone May Be an E-Wallet

For detractors who complain that their iPhones just don't do enough, Apple may be upping the ante. Rumors are swirling that when the iPhone 6 is unveiled on Sept. 9, it's not only going to play music, surf the Internet, and make phone calls—it will also function as a...

Walgreen And Two Other Stocks To Buy And Trade

This drug store giant traded down to a test of last week’s value level. Time to buy.

3 Losers in the Big Bank of America Corp. Settlement

These groups won’t see much relief from B of A’s latest and greatest mortgage settlement

Hole in Apple’s ‘Find My iPhone’ appears closed, closing access to celebrities’ private photos

The list of hacked accounts reportedly includes those of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Rihanna, Kirsten Dunst, Selena Gomez and, of course, the omnipresent Kim Kardashian. Apple, however, has not yet confirmed it has plugged the vulnerability.

Did Putin Just Harm His Fellow Russians By Banning Food Imports?

The Kremlin has its hands full with international pressure due to the Ukraine crisis. But Putin's attempts to retaliate against the West by banning food imports may be inflicting more pain at home for Russians than with trade partne...

Why Does Lockheed Martin Want to Put Exoskeletons on Workers?

How Lockheed and Ekso are working hard to make human beings more efficient.

Miley Cyrus: Reading Facebook comments is worse for you than smoking weed

If you found this article via social media, you may be doing more damage to your brain than if you had instead used drugs. So says Miley Cyrus, who in an interview with Sunday Night pushed back against the perceived dangers of marijuana. Show More Summary

Coffee stain? Menswear brand will deliver a fresh white shirt in under 90 mins

London-based tailor Thomas Pink's 90-Minute Delivery service helps customers quickly replace a smart shirt in the case of an emergency.

The Surprising Reason Americans Don’t Save More in Their 401(k) Plans

A lack of understanding is holding many back from contributing more to one of the most popular retirement plans

I Don't Believe I Caught The Name

Do you remember Barbara Millicent Roberts or Milburn Pennybags? How about Oscar Zoroaster Phadrig Isaac Norman Henkel Emmannuel Ambroise Diggs? You know them, but not their full names. Mental Floss has the answers.

The Role of Unions

(September 1, 2014 01:51 PM, by David Henderson) Every Labor Day in the last few years, we hear about the decline of unions and how that has been a bad thing. What I find striking is how economically uninformed most of this commentary is. Start with the fact... (0 COMMENTS)

Acceleprise, the enterprise accelerator, comes to San Francisco (exclusive)

It took two years, but the Acceleprise accelerator for enterprise startups in the District of Columbia has finally established a presence in the startup and investing haven of the Bay Area. An initial batch of eight like-minded companies are making their way through the Acceleprise San Francisco program. Show More Summary

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