After recapping the hits and misses and misses of last year’s predictions (I did well on oil, less well on Apple; scored on the movies, struck out in sports), it’s time to look ahead to 2014. The recent
LONDON (Reuters) - The world economy should snap a three-year stretch of slowing growth in 2014, although the upturn over the next 12 months looks likely to be incremental rather than a leap forward. walk
This week markets will probably be quiet again as many investors and traders will likely be preparing for and recovering from New Year's Eve festivities. However, there is a lot of economic data coming
China has a tendency to make prognosticators look foolish. Just ask anyone who confidently forecast in 1990 or early in this century that the country's Communist Party was on its last legs, expressed in
It’s that time of year when you’re measuring your success for the past twelve months and thinking about your goals for the coming year. While you’ve been pondering what you want to accomplish and how want
(Note: This data has been updated and can be accessed here.) One of the amazing things about business is that when one industry prospers, outsiders often find a way to tap into that success. A growing
Skip the long list of resolutions this year. If you really want to take charge of your career in 2014, you only need to make one: Stop delegating control of your career to others. It’s easy for most of
For many years, telehealth advocates have accused payers of being unwilling to reimburse for proven telehealth interventions, which can significantly reduce medical costs. Well, we have crossed that chasm,
America’s economy may be picking up steam, but it remains a story of parts, with the various regions of the country performing in often radically divergent ways. To identify the regions with the most coming
That's a truism, of course, because the social network has more than 1 billion members: every year will be a big year for Facebook. Having said that, if you're interested in how the service will evolve,
[NOTE: Revised to include one prediction I inadvertently forgot to include. See first prediction below.] It’s that time of year again boys and girls when marketers and advertisers across the land gaze
It was a big jump from Disney darling to a tongue-wagging, molly-endorsing sexpot, but Miley Cyrus may not have really made the leap after all. In a candid interview with the New York Times, Cyrus proves
We've all come to know and resent love Taylor Swift's quirky, off-beat dance moves at every awards show and concert she attends. But who would have thought Miley Cyrus would become the New Taylor Swift?
When Selena Gomez announced that she was canceling the Asian and Australian leg of her tour to take some time for herself, rumors that the singer was rehab-bound after suffering a breakdown began buzzing.
It's hard to keep track of Justin Bieber's current working status these days. One day he's doing a radio interview saying that he's going to quit making music. Then the interview is declared a huge joke.
Taylor Swift was able to fake surprise yet again this year, when she topped DoSomething.org's list of "Top 20 Celebs Gone Good of 2013." The 24-year-old singer beat out ex-boyfriend Harry Styles, who honored