Is it Layoffs or Union Busting at Tesla?

Musk is cutting administrative fat in preparation for a sale or a merger with another automaker. At least 63 people were laid off at Tesla’s head offices in Roseville, California. If there is a buyout or merger, I would rank India’s Tata Motors (NYSE: TTM), which owns Jaguar and Land Rover as the probable candidate.

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Who Can Get You Your Compensation in Australia?

In most cases, if you have been working for someone else, and have become injured while at work, then you can very likely claim workers compensation. Another condition under which workers are entitled to compensation is when they are being paid a wage for the work they are doing when they get injured.

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Five Things Investors Must Always Remember about Bubbles

The moral of the story is to stay away from bubbles but never read too much into them. Always remember that at the end of the day, a bubble is nothing but a bunch of fools wasting their money on an overpriced asset. A bubble is simply normal human behavior not necessarily a sign of the apocalypse.

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Is the Falling Dollar Responsible for the Altcoin Bubble and should we be Scared?

This certainly looks like a bubble that is being driven by fears of inflation. A great many people in the market are afraid the dollar is about to collapse so they’re looking for a hedge.

Bitcoin in particular is great hedge, because it is almost instantly convertible into other currencies, unlike gold. That makes it the perfect alternative for average people who are scared of the dollar.

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Some Great Books to Help Investors Understand the Modern Economy

If you want to understand the origins of the retail apocalypse; and the rise of Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN), read this book. Does a good job of explaining who Jeff Bezos is and exposing his thought processes.

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Airbnb is Succeeding and Changing beyond Recognition

Select is likely to increase expenses for a lot of Airbnb hosts; because they will have to add expense new amenities such as maid services and toiletries. This will put pressure on hosts with limited financial resources, because there is no evidence Airbnb is planning to speed up payment for bookings.

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Value Investing in an Overheated Market

6. The basic value investing criteria still apply. No matter how overheated the market gets the fundamentals of value investing are still sound.

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Seven Airbnb Dangers Hosts Should be Aware of

Airbnb can be fun and profitable but it is also fraught with peril. Make sure you do your homework and prepare for those risks so they will not drain your bank account and ruin your life.

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The Gig Economy Survival Kit

The key to surviving and thriving in the gig economy is to shop around and find the tools and services you will need to succeed. There are lots of great gig economy products and services out there for those willing to search for them.

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A Few Thoughts on Bubbles, Bitcoin and CEOS

Crytpocurrencies; like the internet in the 1990s, are a great technology with a bright future but people are being over optimistic. Just as it took 20 years for online retail to mature and go mainstream, so it will take 10 to 20 years before cryptocurrencies truly go mainstream. Expect a lot of ups and downs between now and then.

My prediction is that both bitcoin and ethereum will take a big fall real soon. Wait until that happens and buy because they will come back. The technology is good but it is grossly overpriced.

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