Month: February 2019

ArtSugar founder Alix Greenberg is making walls sweeter.Jenna Burke Choosing art to decorate your home is never an easy task because the market is simply inundated. On one end, there’s the generic, mass-produced trend of “Live, Laugh, Love,” statement pieces sold at discount big box stores. On the other end, there’s fine art. The challenge
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. Photographer: Matthew Busch/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Matthew Gann© 2016 Bloomberg Finance LP Home and automobile sales could be in for a 2008-9 style crash, due to “pent-down” demand. Homes and autos aren’t selling that well lately. Total vehicle sales in the US dropped to 16.70 million units in January from 17.55 million in
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The story of Warren Buffett, the “Oracle of Omaha” and legendary billionaire investor behind Berkshire Hathaway, is practically universally known. Yet his business partner, Charlie Munger, is arguably lesser known. The two men met back in 1959, when both men worked at the Nebraska grocery store owned by Buffett’s grandfather. From there, a friendship developed
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41 Arvida Parkway is surrounded by Biscayne BayConcierge Auctions One of South Florida’s most iconic properties, a $68 million trophy home in Miami-Dade County’s prestigious Coral Gables enclave, will go up for sale at a luxury auction March 19-22. Concierge Auctions will conduct global online bidding for the contemporary estate at 41 Arvida Parkway, which is
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Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg© 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP President Rodrigo Duterte wants to change the name of the Philippines. Because it is a reminder, he says, of colonial times. So h e’s looking into other names, like the Republic of Maharlika, which is Malay word. But changing the name of a country like the Philippines won’t
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Happy couple online shopping using credit card and digital tablet at home Photo credit: GettyGetty Living within your means is a great idea, but it may not grow your wealth. Some believe that financial planning is an exercise in living within your means. From my perspective, that is not the entire story. Spending within your
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An interview with billionaire investor and vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Charlie Munger. In this interview, Charlie discusses the current investing environment and his thoughts on US and world politics. Charlie also talks about the behaviour of businesses and the rise of Amazon. Finally, Charlie gives advice on living a good life.📚 Books about Charlie
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The most widely anticipated shareholder letter on Wall Street was released on Saturday. Warren Buffett discussed many topics including Wall Street’s obsession with quarterly results, Berkshire Hathaway’s $112 billion cash pile and what he wants to do with it, his first stock purchase, the dangers of too much debt, and what he sees as the
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Tesla and its competitors in the battery-powered electric vehicle market dominate debate over who will control the future of cars, but there’s another kind of green transportation technology making inroads in the United States, and it is based on the planet’s most abundant resource. Fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) combine hydrogen stored in a tank
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San Francisco housing markets offer new buyer opportunitiesGetty Buyers should revisit the housing markets in Los Angeles and San Francisco for new buying opportunities according to Selma Hepp, chief economist at the San Francisco office of Compass, the national luxury brokerage firm. “The story is there are real opportunities out there for buyers now. There
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Driving into uncertainty.Celso Pupo Rodrigues, FreeImages.com Households who want to pay retirement expenses from an investment portfolio turn to spending rules like the 4% Rule, fixed percentage rule, or IRS Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules, to estimate how much they can spend each year. Retirees hope these rules will offer both a high probability of
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JPMorgan Chase is tearing down walls and moving its San Francisco investment bankers onto “hot desks,” a space-saving layout that has long been a fixture at tech companies, while redesigning offices in Dallas and other cities. Shared workspaces have been relatively slow to catch on at banks, but JPMorgan is following recent renovations by some
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