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These 5 Sectors Will Boom as Robots Take More Jobs
July 12, 2018
July 12, 2018. Imagine if your favorite hobby, or most intense intellectual interest, could be your full-time job. And imagine if full time meant spending just a few hours per day on your work. ...
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Why You Should Stop Caring and Start Doing What You Love
July 05, 2018
July 5, 2018. The world is changing. The old "safe bet" is now a miserable dead end. Why wait to be happy? ...
18 Best Skills for the Gig Economy and Financial Freedom
June 16, 2018
June 16, 2018. How many of these skills did you learn in high school or even college? ...
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5 Ways Mushrooms Will Save The World
June 08, 2018
June 8, 2018. Mushrooms are eating plastic, filtering water, replacing leather, feeding the hungry, curing the sick... and we have barely even started studying them. ...
Why you’re likely exposed to one of the dumbest investments in history
May 26, 2018
Your life insurance company. Your pension fund. Your bank. The fixed-income mutual fund where you invested your retirement savings. ...
It gets worse: Tesla now has to compete with $50,000 electric BMWs going for $54/month
May 16, 2018
As if things weren’t bad enough for beleaguered Tesla… ...
“Bitcoin will go to $40,000 this year. . .”
May 07, 2018
Specific to Bitcoin, for example, a truly honest assessment of the core software may lead to the conclusion that it’s technologically inferior to newer tokens and coins. ...
How the poster boy for bad financial management lost shareholders $25 billion
April 19, 2018
An analysis by investment firm Artemis Capital Management, in fact, argues that more than 40% of corporate earnings growth between 2009 and 2017 is due to share buybacks… not actual profit. ...
6 Ways to Regain the Financial Margin We All Need
April 13, 2018
Financial freedom means you are in control. This is how to cut the stress, and take unexpected expenses in stride. ...
The world’s most powerful banker sees chance of “market panic”
April 09, 2018
"...the Fed will have to raise rates faster and/ or sell more securities, which certainly could lead to more uncertainty and market volatility. Whether this would lead to a recession or not, we don’t know." ...
Japan is so broke that its prisons are full of 80+ year old ‘felons’
March 21, 2018
In prison, of course, they’re fed, clothed, housed, and even have their health care covered by the state. ...
This is one of history’s most accurate indicators of a looming financial crisis
March 09, 2018
And on the eve of the Great Depression, multiple projects were all simultaneously competing to become the world’s tallest building, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, and the Manhattan Bank Trust Building (now known as the Trump Build ...
Fast Food Workers, Meet Your Replacement: Flippy the Robot
March 06, 2018
No one should have to compete with robots. That is why everyone should strive to do what robots cannot. ...
You Can Learn a Lot from John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods
March 05, 2018
Ignore the media, don't give in to the unions, and disappoint your mother if you must. ...
Message from Planet Japan: The good times never last forever
January 29, 2018
Japan’s Nikkei 225 stock index finally peaked at nearly 39,000 points on December 29, 1989. ...
How One New Tariff Could Cost You $5,000 This Year
January 27, 2018
The tariff applies a 30% charge on imported solar panels, and 50% on large residential washing machines. ...
Warning: Trump’s Federal Reserve Pick Hates Gold and Cash
December 07, 2017
Goodfriend says banks should be able to charge people money to store their money. But then why would anyone keep their money in a bank? They wouldn't unless the cash negative interest rate was even higher. ...
Asteroid Worth So Much Money… that it will sink the economy?
December 06, 2017
Don't you hate when so much extra wealth is added to society, that the economy tanks? Wait, what? ...
The Problem Isn’t Robots, The Problem is Attitude
November 29, 2017
The government plan creates no new wealth. They simply redistribute existing wealth through a basic income. This is an opportunity for humanity to use 30% of their productive time in exciting new endeavors. If we let the government have their way, they will des ...
How to Leave the 9-5 Job Behind for the Modern Economy
November 28, 2017
You can't ignore the facts. That traditional model of employment so many Americans sought in the past, is giving way to something new. ...
Advice from the trader who made $1+ billion in 1929…
September 26, 2017
Does it make sense to stand in front of the train? Or is it better to, as Isaac Newton did, leap aboard for some final thrills? We prefer neither. ...
There’s always a market in crisis… you just have to look!
September 19, 2017
“You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that is it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.” Rahm Emanuel, an American politician, was talking about politics when he said this. But he may as well have said i ...
Yes, This is a Real CNBC Article on “Economics”
September 10, 2017
A chicken in every pot, and a unicorn in every garage. That's the progressive dream. No, seriously, they are dreaming, and they must have smoked something crazy before bed. ...
Panic! Like It’s 1837
May 10, 2017
180 years ago today, everyone panicked. On May 10, 1837, New York banks finally realized that the easy money they were lending was unsustainable, and demanded payment in "specie," or hard money like gold and silver coin. They had previously been accepting paper ...
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