Mad Money Recap: Cloud Spells Cult Innovation, Great Customer Relations & Superb Growth (11/18/13)

Mad Money with Jim Cramer airs from San Francisco to drive in one unorthodox investment point: making a lot of money in cloud-based enterprises entails stretching one’s imagination. Historically, a lot of companies who have made it big are all due to entrepreneurs who defied traditional means and ways (e.g. classic example of Rockefeller and his oil pipelines). In this era, tech companies are thinking out of the box and for small investors, this industry is the “it” thing. Salesforce.com’s 2013 DreamForce Conference in San Francisco (started today and runs until Thursday) proves the existence of the holy trinity of…

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Dr. Oz: Black Soybean Newest Health Superstar (11/18/13)

Today, The Dr. Oz Show tells us that taking 1/2 cup of soybean 30 minutes before meals can help us lose weight. And: hemp seed improves our memory. Sprinkle some on yogurt and salads. Hemp seeds contain healthy fats, which promote brain cell growth. And: to avoid ingrowth hair, use single-blade razors. Multiple blades can cut too close to the skin, pulling the hair back into the follicle. After Yacon Syrup, Green Coffee Bean Extract and Garcinia Cambogia (what?). Dr. Oz’s latest weight loss superstar is the black soybean. Dr. Oz tells us that, unlike carbohydrates, protein makes us feel full. Because…

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Dr. Phil: Dangerously Drunk Survivor Winner Off to Treatment (11/18/13)

 Dr. Phil convinces Survivor: China Winner Todd Herzog, 28, to spend at least 90 days at The Arbor Treatment Center. His blood alcohol content has gone up to as high as .582, which doctors have only seen in comatose patients. Todd had won Survivor‘s 15th season at age 22. Sandra Diaz, Survivor‘s only 2-time winner and Todd’s friend, had offered her house for him to live in. Dr. Phil says that he’s never had a guest so close to death as Survivor: China Winner Todd Herzog, 28. His family said that he drinks at least half a gallon of vodka…

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60 Minutes Recap 11/17/13: Landfillharmonic’s Recycled Instruments

60 Minutes’ high-touch story is about the kids’ orchestra from trash-picking community Cateura, Paraguay. Landfillharmonic has gotten invites to perform around the world. And: Some of Guantanamo Bay‘s 11-year prisoners cannot be tried because of weak evidence. And: Warren Buffett and the Gateses founded The Giving Pledge, a group of billionaires who promise to give away at least 1/2 of their fortunes. Gitmo Lesley Stahl reports on Guantanamo Bay, which President Barack Obama has vowed to close down. Congress has barred its prisoners from setting foot on US soil. For the 1st time, cameras film Echo Block Camp V, where prisoners…

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The Suze Orman Show: Sell House, Maximize Retirement, Rent Apartment in School District (11/16/13)

The Suze Orman Show advises a married couple to maximize their retirement and sell their house so they can rent an apartment in a better school district. She also advises you to invest in municipal bonds. She can’t believe it when she approves Jimmy’s co-signing on his mom’s loan even though she won’t put him on the title. Municipal Bonds Cheryl of California asks, “My husband says it doesn’t make sense to tie up excess money in a 1% CD. What would you do?” Suze clarifies that this is money in excess of retirement, and 8-month emergency fund. Suze then advises…

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