E-commerce site Etsy has everything from $6,000 dollar dog dresses to a six-foot tall shoe. CNBC checks out a few of the strange finds on the site.» Read More
In today’s financial economy, many of us are re-evaluating our financial situations and making increased efforts to spend less and save more. As you make these changes, you may find that there are people and obstacles in your life that keep you from meeting these goals…this is what I call your “Crabs in Your Bucket.” Every time you try to make financial improvements, they reach up and pull you back into the bucket with them.
Interestingly and painfully, the very economy we’ve been suffering through for more than a year is accelerating a third Internet wave and is opening up the media business of the future, writes Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL.
It’s time for a wake-up call folks. Here are six reasons why you do not — and may never — make money as a trader.
Last week we made quite a splash writing about Winkers Jeans, the jeans that "wink" at you if you are walking behind someone's...behind...who is wearing them. The YouTube video demonstrating how the jeans "work" is now closing in on 650,000 hits.
If an iPhone app is good or crazy, it’s going to get a lot of attention and certainly draw some downloads. While it’s probably not cool to have the medicinal marijuana locator app on your iPhone, the new iPhone app from Puma has all the ingredients of scoring plenty of viral buzz.
Today they're expecting big wedding business in Las Vegas, as 9-9-09 is considered a lucky day to tie the knot. Vegas has always been a cheap and quick way to get married. No expensive wedding, no stressing about a guest list. Nothing, however, may be as economical as a the 99 cent weddings being offered to nine couples this morning at the 99 Cents Only store in Hollywood.
Traditionally, men dominate the financial services industry. But given recent events, many people are wondering if that’s a good (or bad) thing. Here are five reasons why your wife or girlfriend may be a better investor than you.
I've found it. An American-made product which can defeat terrorism without firing a shot- Winkers jeans. The jeans, created by retired Seattle designer William Jones, "wink" at you if you're walking behind someone wearing them.
So much for the meritocracy myth on Wall Street. According to a recent study...the top five executives at the 20 banks receiving the largest amount of federal bailout dollars took home an average of almost $13.8 million in personal compensation last year – or 37% more than the average leader of an S&P 500 company. This most recent revelation underscores that rewards on Wall Street are completely disconnected from job performance.
I have always advocated for investment in engineering – to both improve society and stimulate economies. It’s true that as engineer myself I have a vested interest. But following the financial fallout this is no longer just a point of view. It’s a necessity, writes Sir James Dyson.
Todd Gordon is a senior technical strategist & trader at Forex.com. In part two of this interview with market coach Doug Hirschhorn, he discusses style and having trust in yourself, something he's learned in his 10 years of trading.
Apparently, a little hypocrisy never hurt any of the politicians and pundits who decry health care reform as a budget buster that the nation cannot afford.
While most people in our industry are quick to hoist Mr. Bernanke on a pedestal-just as the former maestro Allan Greenspan was—I think the entire institution should be canned.
Todd Gordon is a senior technical strategist & trader at Forex.com. In part one of this interview with market coach Doug Hirschhorn, he discusses the approach he's developed in his 10 years of trading. His most important lesson: Learning how to sit on his hands.
It's a fact that not all losses are created equal. There are good losses and bad losses, and it pays -- literally -- to know the difference. Here are four basic reasons why traders find it difficult to take a loss.
As town hall meetings this August have shown, any rational opposition to health care reform – and there is a rational case to be made against various Democratic proposals – has fallen victim to vitriol and hyperbole, which only strengthens the president’s cause.
I'm late to the "Mad Men" mania. Why would I want to watch a show about a bunch of chain-smoking, three-martini-drinking womanizing homophobic racists? Then I finally watched it.
Making money is not hard, but keeping it is. That's why top traders maintain three beliefs when it comes to money management.
Central bank decisions aside, the current market environment remains driven by risk sentiment, which brings us to tomorrow's July U.S. NFP report. The optimism is palpable that we'll see a more meaningful decline in jobs being shed, so the risks seem tilted to disappointment, which may come from an above consensus rise in the unemployment rate judging by the new cycle low in the Conference Board's labor differential, writes Brian Dolan, Chief Currency Strategist at FOREX.com
Major League Baseball is announcing this morning that it has signed an exclusive trading card deal with Topps. In an article commenting on the deal, Michael Eisner, who acquired the company two years ago, told the New York Times that the exclusive deal would lead to "redirecting the entire category towards kids." Baseball's executive vice president for business Tim Brosnan also mentioned how important it was to get kids back into the game