Suns’ crazy game-winning alley-oop was legal because of a little-known NBA rule that their coach had kept secret for 15 years

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The Tyson Chandler alley-oop was legal because of little-known NBA rule that Suns coach Jay Triano had kept secret for a long time. Read Entire Story

STOCKS SLIP: Here’s what you need to know

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Meanwhile, bitcoin rose more than 10% and back above $16,000 Read Entire Story

Mistletoe is actually a tree-killing parasite — here’s how it became a Christmas icon

Mistletoe was for Greek weddings before it was ever for Christmas Read Entire Story

Tesla had big plans for 2017 — here’s everything it accomplished

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Tesla had lofty ambitions for 2017. Here’s what it accomplished during the year. Read Entire Story

THE GLOBAL FINTECH LANDSCAPE: How countries around the world are embracing digital disruption in financial services

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BI IntelligenceThis is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Fintech hubs — cities where startups, talent, and funding congregate — are proliferating globally in tandem with ongoing disruption in financial services. These hubs are all vying to become established fintech centers in their own right, and want to contribute to the broader financial services ecosystem of the future. Their success depends on a variety of factors, including access to funding and talent, as well as the approach of relevant regulators. This report compiles various fintech snapshots, which together highlight the global spread of fintech, and show where governments and regulatory bodies are shaping the development of national… Read Entire Story

Trump tells media they can stay for Ben Carson’s prayer at Cabinet meeting: ‘You need the prayer more than I do’

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On the urging of Trump himself, Ben Carson said grace after the tax bill passed the Senate, and prayed for unity in Congress. Read Entire Story

Biggest Bubbles in Economic History

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Article by Start Investing Money. Read entire story here.

RateSetter Review – The Best Peer to Peer Investment for You?

RateSetter are one of the most well-known peer to peer lenders in the UK. In this RateSetter review, we look more closely at the company through the eyes of an investor to examine how the investment process works, what kind of returns you can expect to see and also to answer that all important question of whether or not your money is safe with RateSetter. Who Are RateSetter? RateSetter* started life in 2010 and are one of the most recognised peer to peer lenders in the UK. They have won many awards such as the ‘best peer to peer lender’ award from investing publication ‘Investors Chronicle’ for the past 3 years running, and they are best known for introducing their ‘provision fund’ to peer to peer lending. The … Read Entire Story

Sarah Sanders and Democratic lawmaker exchange blows on Twitter

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An erroneous tweet from The Hill sparked a feud between White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu of California. Read Entire Story

The Trump administration reportedly wants 7 words and phrases banned from some official documents at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Some of the words are vulnerable,entitlement, and diversity. They’re reportedly banned from official CDC documents related to federal budget proposals. Read Entire Story

70+ Budget Categories (Your Shortcut To Budgeting Success)

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In order to have an effective budget, you’re going to need some basic personal budget categories to start. Determining the budget category to use isn’t always easy, especially if you’ve never made a budget before. Start your budget off right . . . here are some of the best budgeting categories to set you off on the right foot. Making Your First Budget The budgeting categories listed below won’t do you any good unless you have some sound principles behind them. Bob has written a great article on how to make a budget that includes how to make the “world’s easiest budget” and other budgeting methods designed to save you the most money possible. And if you prefer, you can download one of … Read Entire Story

The last Democrat to win an Alabama Senate race later became a Republican — and did not vote for Roy Moore

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Richard Shelby was first elected to the Senate as a Democrat in 1986, and reelected in 1992. He jumped to the Republican Party in 1994. Read Entire Story