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Investing for the long term means you should own a portfolio of stocks, bonds and other types of investments. But why, and what is a portfolio, really? First, let’s consider some of the common investments chosen by people who use a 401(k) plan at work. Many of them by default are put into mutual funds. […]
Investing Basics: What Is A Portfolio?
If you live outside of China, you may never had heard of Snow, a pale ale made by SABMiller and China Resources Enterprise. But it has been the top selling beer brand in the world in terms of volume since 2008, when it overtook Bud Light. SABMiller likes to brag that in 2012 it sold enough […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=qz.com&blog=39587363&post=410413&subd=qzprod&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1" />
The World’s Top Selling Beer Is A Watery Lager Sold Only In China For $1 A Liter
Five Ways To Protect Yourself Against Debit Card Fraud
You Should Never Trust An Airbnb Review
Five Wildly Luxurious Summer Homes On The Market
Existing Home Sales Fell 3.3% In April
How Americans Eat: A Graphic History
Tax Girl Challenges Homeownership And You Should Really Listen To Her
Bad Credit? Banks Want To Give You Credit Cards
How Should Retirement Spending Adjust To Investment Portfolio Performance?
Hedge Funds: A Tax By The Top 0.1% On The Top 1%
How To Kill Your Cash Flow In Six Easy Steps
The Netflix Of Private Aviation Made Me Vomit
Credit Card Fraud Alerts Are Often False Alarms
New Thinking About The Use Of Debt In Retirement
New Strategies For Covering Long-term Care Costs
Tax Court: In Order To Convert A Home To A Rental, You Should Probably Rent It
Why You Should Open The Closet Of Your 401(k)
Why You’re Never Too Old To Have A Mentor
5 Myths — And 1 Really Big Truth — About Being An Entrepreneur
Four Reasons Why You’ll Never Be A Millionaire, And How You Can Change That
Watch Out For Vacation Rental Scams
Overuse, Safety Questions Cloud Advair’s Ascent To Asthma Blockbuster
Housing Starts Surge To Highest Since Nov 2007, Permits At Seven Year Highs
I Tried A Robo-adviser. It Went A Little Something Like This…
Homebuilders’ Confidence Dips In May
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One of the most dramatic signs of a shift in investor sentiment about India has been the turnaround in the rupee’s fortunes. In April, as nervous foreign investors began to withdraw money after a controversy over retrospective taxes and snags in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reform efforts, the currency dropped to a three-month low against […]
Time To Rethink The Rupee
If you are a serious investor, you’re surely familiar with Warren Buffett and likely familiar with Peter Lynch. The former is considered the greatest investor of all-time, having built Berkshire Hathaway into one of the largest companies on the planet; the latter may have been the greatest mutual fund manager in history, producing annual returns […]
Invest Like The Best: Seven Buffett And Lynch-Inspired Stock Buys
Banks Will Keep Doing FX Stuff That Got Them In Trouble
Chinese Stock Bubble Frenzy Returns; US Futures Flat Ahead Of Today’s Pre-Holiday Zero Volume Melt Up
This October The World Will Change — ‘China Is Preparing For Something Big’
What Bitcoin’s History Means For Its Future: Q&A With Nathaniel Popper, Author Of ‘Digital Gold’
Apple Watch Orders Fell Sharply After The First Day And Haven’t Grown Since, A Shopping Data Firm Says
Lean Times For The Diet Industry
A Chinese App That Steals WiFi Passwords Just Raised $50 Million
This Tech Company Had A Blockbuster First Day Of Trading Following IPO
Google Maps Just Got Way Better
$1,397 An Hour! Top Paid McDonald’s Execs
Lumber Liquidators Plunges As CEO Resigns
Pain And Pleasure: IPOs
Seven Stocks Are Like Giant Piggy Banks
U.S. Drivers Yield ‘Swing’ Oil Demand Crown To Saudis
Stocks Get That Friday Feeling As Stimulus Trumps Growth Concern
Wal-Mart To Bring In-house Some Sourcing Handled By Li & Fung
Charter In Talks With Time Warner Cable Over Bid Likely Above $170 Per Share: WSJ
HP Sells $2.3 Billion China Unit Stake To Forge Partnership With Tsinghua Unigroup
Bank FX Fine Scorecard (Follow Along At Home!)
New Archeological Discovery Suggests Our Ancestors Evolved Far Earlier Than Previously Thought
China Is Lending The World’s Most Indebted Company Another $10 Billion
The Tech Portfolio Built To Beat The Market
What’s The Plains All American Stock Price After The California Oil Spill?
This Startup Valuation Chart Shows The World’s Most Valuable Startups
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While admitting that reaching agreement between the two countries will be difficult to achieve, George Soros — speaking at The World Bank’s Bretton Woods conference this week — warned that unless the U.S. makes ‘major concessions’ and allows China’s currency to join the IMF’s basket of currencies, “there is a real danger China will align […]
George Soros Warns ‘No Exaggeration’ That China-U.S. On ‘Threshold Of World War 3′
President Barack Obama moved closer to winning the power to speed trade deals through the Congress, as the Senate on Thursday advanced legislation important to his Asian trade push. Senators voted 62-38 to set up a speedy decision on the “fast-track” trade negotiating authority the president needs to complete the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. […]
Senate Advances Fast-track Trade Bill Sought By Obama
How ‘Mathiness’ Made Me Jaded About Economics
U.S. Bets On Egypt While Ignoring Tunisia’s Success
Hillary Keeps It Boring
GOP 2016 Candidates Are New And Improved. The GOP Isn’t.
Fox To Candidates: Go Nuts. On Camera. Please.
Suicide Bomber Detonates In Saudi Mosque, ISIS Suspected
Welcome To The Oligarch Recovery: 82% Of US Construction Is Luxury Units
US Retaliates At China Escalation, Warns Sea “Sandcastles” May “Lead To Conflict”
The Fallacy Of Unequivocal Faith In The Fed’s Babbling Bubble-Blowers
Ron Paul On The Public Debt And The Collapse Of The Dollar
Another Political News Site, But This One Will Sell You Things
Bernanke And Yellen Don’t Understand How The Economy Works
How Will Generation Z Disrupt The Workplace?
Jobless Claims Rise Slightly Last Week
Supreme Court 401(k) Ruling Latest Shift In Favor Of Retirement Savers
China, India Likely To Be Biggest Shareholders In AIIB
House Panel Issues Subpoena To Fed Over 2012 Information Leak
2016 Might Look Safe To Democrats. But 2024?
A Backdoor Way To End The Fed
Israel Fears Obama Will Stop Hiding Its Nuclear ‘Secret’
Republicans Chase Imaginary Rockefellers
Chicago Fed Contracts For 4th Month In A Row As Initial Jobless Claims Hover Near 40 Year Lows
The Fed’s Computer Model Of The U.S. Economy ‘Sees Little Slack’ (And A Big Clue From Gartman)
“Go Now!”: China Threatens US Spy Planes In South China Sea
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