Fund manager: Random stock picking will beat S&P

The SP 500 (^GSPC), considered to be the a leading indicator of U.S. equities, is flawed, according to one of the U.K.’s most successful hedge fund managers, who said that investors would be better off choosing stocks

The world’s most expensive Big Mac

Would you pay $7 for a Big Mac? If you took your U.S. dollars to Norway, that’s how deep the exchange rate would set you back. There, a McDonald’s (MCD) Big Mac costs 48 Norwegian kroner, which

Defying The AMA, Some Politicians Lower Standards For Practicing Medicine

As we get older, our doctors seem to get younger. Doctors that used to seem like wise elder sages now look like kids you would hire to mow your lawn. Yet, we continue to place profound trust

Seattle Grandmother Makes History With Legal Marijuana

Prescient Mining Purchases Advanced Stage Medical Marijuana Company The first recreation marijuana sold in Seattle is being donated to the city’s Museum of History and Industry, by Deb Greene, a 65-year old grandmother who lined up all

Dow 17,000 is more than just another ‘big round number’

The SP 500 (^GSPC) hit yet another record on Wednesday propelled by decent earnings from Apple (AAPL) and Pepsi (PEP). For the year the total return of the SP is approaching 10%. Since the generational lows of

Mumbai airport has record gold seizures

The latest statistics released by the Air Intelligence Unit of India Customs suggests that the quantity of smuggled gold seized at Mumbai International Airport during the first half of the year is the highest in the past

New Diamond Discovery Possible In Canada’s North

North Arrow Drills for New Diamond Discovery in Lac De Gras Vancouver, B.C. – Diamond explorer North Arrow Minerals (TSX-V: NAR) is set to commence its first drill program with partner Arctic Star Exploration at Redemption, a

Dow 20K? Not before shedding 3,000 points

“When you have all this liquidity chasing a fixed number of assets the asset price inflation takes place.” That’s Komal Sri-Kumar rather neatly summarizing the cynic’s take on the last 5 years of the stock market. “It

Apple profit soars but iPads slump

Apple sales and profit soared last quarter despite a steep decline in demand for the iPad. The iPhone, Apple’s flagship product, continued to gain significant traction. Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones in the past three months, up

Agility Health Announces Proposed Acquisition Resulting in Pro Forma Revenues Exceeding US$100 MILLION

- Transaction Would Be Immediately Accretive to Agility GRAND RAPIDS, MI–(July 21, 2014) –  Agility Health, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AHI) (“Agility Health” or the “Company“), a leading provider of physical rehabilitation and software services that benefit patients,