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China's Tencent Music jumps on US launch
Tencent Music Entertainment Group raises $1.1bn as it lists on the New York Stock Exchange.


Bereaved mother criticises Facebook over baby ads
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Films like Wonderwoman and Moana where women have top billing make more money than those led by men.



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The Intelligent Portfolio: Practical Wisdom on Personal Investing from Financial Engines The Intelligent Portfolio: Practical Wisdom on Personal Investing from Financial Engines
by Christopher L. Jones & William F. Sharpe

The key to good investment decisions is making informed choices. And while you cannot predict the future, it is possible to create investment strategies that can maximize your chances of success. In The Intelligent Portfolio, author Christopher Jones shows you how this can be accomplished.



Fast Profits in Hard Times: 10 Secret Strategies to Make You Rich in an Up or Down Economy Fast Profits in Hard Times: 10 Secret Strategies to Make You Rich in an Up or Down Economy
by Jordan E. Goodman, with Bill Westrom

Do you think you can't profit if the economy is in serious decline? Many investors believe you can earn substantial profits only if it's strong. But in this groundbreaking book, Jordan E. Goodman, "America's Money Answers Man" and an expert with thirty years of experience in the financial media, proves how wrong they can be.



The Maui Millionaires for Business: The Five Secrets to Get on the Millionaire Fast Track The Maui Millionaires for Business: The Five Secrets to Get on the Millionaire Fast Track
by David Finkel and Diane Kennedy, CPA

In The Maui Millionaires for Business, Finkel and Kennedy show entrepreneurs and business people how to successfully solve the two greatest wealth challenges they face.



The Little Book That Makes You Rich: A Proven Market-Beating Formula for Growth Investing The Little Book That Makes You Rich: A Proven Market-Beating Formula for Growth Investing
by Louis Navellier

Louis Navellier is one of the most well-respected growth investors of our day. He's pulled impressive profits from the stock market for over twenty-seven years, he has also helped investors beat the market by nearly a 4-1 margin. Now, with The Little Book That Makes You Rich, he'll show you how to do the same.



Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets: Surviving the Public Spectacle in Finance and Politics Mobs, Messiahs, and Markets: Surviving the Public Spectacle in Finance and Politics
by William Bonner and Lila Rajiva

Collectively, people think and act in ways that are different from how they think and act as individuals. Understanding these differences, says William (Bill) Bonner -- a longtime maverick observer of the financial world and the vagaries of the investing public -- is vital to preserving your wealth and personal dignity.



100 Minds That Made the Market 100 Minds That Made the Market
by Ken Fisher

Introducing the new Fisher Investment Series. Comprised of engaging and informative titles written by renowned money manager and bestselling author Ken Fisher, this series offers essential insights into the worlds of investing and finance.



The Maui Millionaires: Discover the Secrets Behind the World's Most Exclusive Wealth Retreat and Become Financially Free The Maui Millionaires: Discover the Secrets Behind the World's Most Exclusive Wealth Retreat and Become Financially Free
by David Finkel and Diane Kennedy, CPA

It's an event so popular, it's sold out up to a year in advance. It's an experience so powerful, participants willingly pay the $30,000 ticket price -- and return again and again. It's a place where dreams are made, expectations are exceeded, and multimillionaires are born.



Black Gold: The New Frontier in Oil for Investors Black Gold: The New Frontier in Oil for Investors
by George Orwel

Modern living is driven by oil, from the gasoline that propels our cars to the electricity that powers our homes to the military that protects our freedom. Throughout the twentieth century, a relatively uninterrupted supply of oil has fueled our nation's unparalleled growth.



More Than You Know More Than You Know
by Michael J. Mauboussin

A true eye-opener, More Than You Know shows how a multidisciplinary approach that pays close attention to process and the psychology of decision making offers the best chance for long-term financial results.