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This 1976 Apple computer still works and it could sell for at least $300,000 — take a look

In 1976, Apple co-founders Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs sold their first pre-assembled computer, called the Apple-1. It cost them $250 to build and retailed for $666.66. (“As a mathematician I like repeating digits and that was what I thought it should be,” Wozniak told Bloomberg in 2014.) The dream team only built 200 Apple-1s. Tuesday, a fully functioning Apple-1 computer went up ... Read More »

Computer failure or HAL’s botched upgrade — what Mirage 2000 crash probe is looking at

New Delhi: The probe into the fatal 1 February Mirage 2000 crash in Bengaluru is focusing on the possibility of either a computer failure or a botched upgrade by state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd having led to the incident. Two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots testing the upgraded Mirage 2000, Squadron Leader Samir Abrol and Squadron Leader Siddhartha Negi, were killed in ... Read More »

This private equity giant wants to give landlords millions — here’s how

Brian Russo has been a real estate investor in Florida for two decades. During the housing crisis, he bought dozens of distressed homes, which he turned into rentals. He paid cash for all of them. In today’s market, cash is still king among investors because loans on investment properties are extremely expensive. Interest rates can be in the double digits, ... Read More »

Gold’s run is achieved — appearance out for a $three hundred drop: Wells Fargo strategist

Gold is probable to move lower back to its lows, even after starting the year off with a bang, consistent withWells Fargo’s head of actual asset strategy, John LaForge. His argument hinges on commodities tendencies that date again all of the way to 1800 and display what he calls “commodity undergo amazing cycles,” every of which lasts about twenty years. ... Read More »

The bull run’s not over — but curb your enthusiasm: Traders

Stocks have staged a massive comeback from their mid-February lows — and that has lit a fire underneath some of Wall Street’s biggest bulls. Last week, an encouraging U.S. jobs report helped blue chip stocks end a turbulent two-month stretch, with the Dow Jones Industrials closing above the psychologically-key 17,000 level for the first time since early January. The S&P ... Read More »

Investing like a billionaire has never been easier — or harder

Times are tough for billionaire investors. Warren Buffett’s top stock picks aren’t working — whether it’s IBM or American Express, the Oracle can’t seem to catch a break. Buffett had his worst year since the financial crisis in 2015, and hedge fund great Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital Management had his worst year ever in 2015, thanks to, among ... Read More »