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Business As Reform In North Korea: An Interview With Felix Abt

Rachel Stine | Posted 05.09.2016 | World
Rachel Stine

If you want to troll North Korea analysts, go the popular Facebook groups where they congregate. Write: "Are the latest round of sanctions good or ba...

For High-Growth Firms, Cash Is Still King

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

When people find out that Bluedrop is a "high-growth firm", they are often impressed. I am guessing they feel that the company has "arrived" and that ...

6 Things Warren Buffett Said This Week That You Should Know

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.06.2016 | Business

By Morgan Quinn, Contributor This was a big week for Warren Buffett. At what is known as the "Woodstock for capitalists," nearly 40,000 Berkshire Ha...

School Daze: How to Stop the Brain Drain from Angola

Zandre Campos | Posted 05.05.2016 | Education
Zandre Campos

Angola needs an educated workforce to diversify from oil dependence and compete in the global knowledge-based economy. The intellectual capital of it...

Is the Bull Market Over?

Timothy Sykes | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Timothy Sykes

Right now we are officially in the second longest bull market ever. In the US, stock indexes are spiking and Americans are having to be more diligent ...

Real Estate: Buying a Rental as Your First Investment

Pauline Paquin | Posted 05.05.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

My first property was a rental. I had some money saved, was eager to get on the property ladder, but was also planning to spend my first year after co...

Three Trading Products You Didn't Know About

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 05.04.2016 | Technology
Shane Paul Neil

A lot has been said about financial technologies and their growth over the last few years. Financial services are undergoing quite a transformation an...

Investing With a Purpose

Bob Stammers | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Bob Stammers

In today's world, the typical investor is no longer satisfied with simply choosing investments that offer maximum financial returns. In fact, several ...

15 Women-led Startups to Watch in 2016

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Craig Newmark

Between 1997 and 2014, the number of women-owned businesses in the U.S. rose by 68%, twice the growth rate for men and nearly 1.5 times the rate for all companies, according to a report commissioned by American Express OPEN.

How the Investing in Opportunity Act Could Help Distressed Communities

Andrew_Yang | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

Last year I joined the Policy Council of the Economic Innovation Group, a bipartisan organization that advocates policies that will empower entreprene...

Investing in the Long Run

Mala Rambharose | Posted 04.29.2016 | Money
Mala Rambharose

Last year I opened up my first Investing Account. My goal for the year was to play around and learn more about buying and selling shares. The very f...

Hockey: A Sound Investment Or Skating On Thin Ice?

Steven Shehori | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Steven Shehori

This marked the end of my sports-related investment strategy. Ah, the untold wealth that could have been. And I would have gotten away with it too, if it weren't for those meddling kids.

Retirement Savings: What Age Should You Plan to Die?

Simple. Thrifty. Living. | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Simple. Thrifty. Living.

The good news is that people are living longer, but the bad news is that many of us are financially unprepared for these longer lives. In fact, many p...

Data, Not Water, Will Be the Hottest Commodity of the Future

Irene Aldridge | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

An interview with Prof. Marco Avellaneda, Professor of Mathematical Finance at New York University Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, as told...

Investments Are Life Changing (Except When They're Not)

Steven Shehori | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Steven Shehori

For my entire adult life, I've been encouraged to invest in my future. You know, in a financial sense. And so I took a bunch of jobs in the arts. This...

Betting and Investing are Both Risky: Why the Hypocrisy?

Larry Alton | Posted 04.21.2016 | Business
Larry Alton

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery recently ruled that daily fantasy sports qualify as illegal gambling in the state of Tennessee. His logic w...

I Want a Horse, Not a Unicorn

Mark Newberg | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Mark Newberg

This is going to make me sound grumpy and old. Like something out of an Arthur Hailey novel, muttering about the way commerce used to be. But, really, this is about (re)applying logic to how we structure, launch, fund, and run early-stage enterprises. Besides, I'm not old.

Rising to Intel's Diversity Challenge

Jay Lipman | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Jay Lipman

In order to truly diversify, companies need to refine the intricacies of their culture, values, and processes to ensure that they are protecting even the smallest of microorganisms that are the key to their resilience and success.

Equity-Based Crowdfunding: The New Kid on the Block

David Glickman | Posted 04.18.2016 | Business
David Glickman

You've come up with a great business idea, and after plenty of due diligence and sleepless nights, you're ready to turn it into something big. Naturally, your first order of business is money. There are a number of ways to raise early capital for your business, and understanding your options will set you up for the best chance of success.

Retirement Planning for Millenials: Where to Start

Pauline Paquin | Posted 04.15.2016 | Business
Pauline Paquin

As a young adult, getting started on the path to financial independence and wealth building can seem daunting at times.

Better Money Habits: Lessons Learned From Super Savers

Lule Demmissie | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Lule Demmissie

Whether you're nearing retirement or starting your first job, there's no better time to start saving.

Things That Matter to Investors | Posted 04.14.2016 | Fifty

Many of the comments we received from clients, friends and acquaintances express frustration with the current economic and political environment inves...

A Call for Systemic Impact

John Katovich | Posted 04.14.2016 | Impact
John Katovich

Foundations, Families and Funds can play a very important role in helping to redirect capitalism toward a more fair and just application, while also f...

Tesla And Other Tech Giants Scramble For Lithium As Prices Double

James Stafford | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
James Stafford

Demand for lithium -- the hottest commodity on the planet and the only commodity to show positive price movement in 2015 -- is poised to continue on its upward trajectory, becoming the world's new gasoline and earning the moniker of ''White Petroleum''.

How Much is an Asteroid Worth? Not as Much as You Think (or a Lot More)

Inverse | Posted 04.12.2016 | Science

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Jacqueline Ronson ost of the time, people imagine the Earth as basically self-contained. It's a ...