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  • Google billionaire Eric Schmidt shares his top 3 tricks for building wealth
    Finance
    CNBC4 hours ago

    Google billionaire Eric Schmidt shares his top 3 tricks for building wealth

    Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet, is worth an estimated $11 billion. While a significant amount his wealth comes from stock he received as Google's CEO, the billionaire credits a few personal finance strategies with helping build his net worth. This isn't the only piece of advice Schmidt has for professionals.

  • Morning Jolt: Sears Has Finally Admitted That It's Dead
    Business
    The Street21 hours ago

    Morning Jolt: Sears Has Finally Admitted That It's Dead

    Kudos to Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD) for finally admitting what everyone already knew: it's almost dead.  As TheStreet broke the news on Twitter Tuesday evening, Sears indicated in its newly filed annual report that "substantial doubt exists related to the company's ability to continue as a going concern." For those clickbait-loving headline writers out there with no financial services training: what Sears essentially said is that yes, it's unsure if it could stay in business. Well, duh. Sears' cash position has melted from a high point of $1.7 billion for the 2009 calendar year to a mere $286 million to close out 2016. Revenue hasn't grown since the credit boom lifted all ships in retail in

  • Finance
    U.S.News & World Report6 hours ago

    How to Be Happier at Work

    This is probably the biggest rule for being happier at work, because so often when something at work is aggravating you -- like an annoying co-worker, a bad boss or a nonsensical policy -- the natural response is to fixate on the problem.