Fellow Fool Morgan Housel gave us a list of 5 Non-Investing Books Every Investor Should Read. I'm 60% of the man Morgan is, so here are 3 books that I recommend: [more]
TMFBent (aka Seth Jayson) is running a headline contest for over on his blog. [more]
The Dallas Observer reports on "credit terrorist" Craig Cunningham. Deeply in debt, he started successfully suing overly agressive collection agencies who violated consumer-protection laws when pursuing him for unpaid bills. (A tip of the jingly Foolish cap to Metafilter for this one.) [more]
The rap battle we've all been waiting for: [more]
"If you have trouble imaging a 20% loss in the stock market, you shouldn't be in stocks." [more]
It was very hard narrowing this down to the top 10. We favored common terms to dirtier terms that were more obscure (perhaps a future post). We also limited ourselves to one options term and one technical analysis term. [more]
Such is the case with President Obama's latest bank proposals. [more]
Reading the last two articles fellow Fool Morgan Housel highlighted today, I was reminded of my admiration for two economic gurus. [more]
Now, as a business major, I'm biased, but these are the 5 college classes I'd advise every freshman to take to survive in the real world. Free time, beer, and The History of Jazz can round out the experience, but be sure to check these out: [more]
Confined in an elevator at 8 AM, the last thing I want to hear is someone’s phone blasting off the B-52’s “Love Shack”. Don’t get me wrong -- I probably listened to that song circa 1989 just like everyone else, but before I’ve had my morning coffee, c’mon -- just put your phone on vibrate! [more]
Google (Nasdaq:GOOG) announced late Tuesday that it is considering leaving China -- for good. The news came after the search engine powerhouse revealed that it was the victim of a “sophisticated and targeted” cyber attack. Apparently Google believes that the hackers were trying to find information on Chinese human rights activists. The news bulletin is spreading like wildfire, not just within business circles and industry groups, but in the upper echelons of our own government. Hilary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State, has said that Google’s allegations “raise very serious concerns and questions”. [more]
Expect some great footage of flustered bankers starting tomorrow. [more]
You know those “A Ha!” moments when you see something so ridiculous that you realized the corporate world has jumped the shark on a trend? [more]
Jay Leno hasn't been funny in years.
That's it. Discuss.
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That's what one fellow Fool said when he forwarded me this nugget from a CNBC story. I doubt Google'll use that tagline in its future advertising, but check it out: [more]
Bond guru Bill Gross has a warning for sugar babies, as reported by the WSJ: [more]
Just six months after his passing, Walter Cronkite's voice is being replaced on CBS's (NYSE:CBS) evening news. And who could possibly take the place of the venerable Cronkite, for such an important audio position? Morgan Freeman of course. [more]
More doctor's visits, treatments, and surgeries could actually make us sicker. Additional competition among health insurers might make them less efficient. And those aggravating co-pays on prescription drugs are actually an effort to keep our premiums lower. [more]
Happy new year, Fools! Here's a listing of recent errors and corrections to Fool.com stories: [more]
After $1.5 billion and 168 stories, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai was inaugurated today. It is by far the tallest building in the world (twice as tall as the Empire State Building...as of press time, King Kong was unavailable for comment). [more]