Ahmet Rizk

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | 4 Likes | @AhmetRizk | Keep up with Ahmet Rizk on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ahmet Rizk”

Why the Earth is actually 100% flat | Dean Burnett

Rapper B.o.B. has been criticised for publicly insisting the Earth is flat. You may think his claims are ludicrous, but the truth is: they don’t go far enough<p>Rapper B.o.B. has caused a furore by tweeting that the Earth is in fact flat, and you only need to look at the evidence to come to the same …

Earth

It's getting harder to put Wall Streeters behind bars

US Southern District Attorney Preet Bharara has racked up dozens of convictions of insider traders like Galleon Group CEO Raj Rajaratnam and former McKinsey managing director Raj Gupta.<p>But recent high-profile cases being overturned in appellate courtrooms could open the SEC to a flood of challenges …

The international banking system just recorded its biggest slump since the financial crisis

Cross-border lending fell by $910 billion (£589 billion), an enormous slump, and the largest since the fourth quarter of 2008, the worst bit of the global financial crisis.<p>BIS is often referred to as the central bank of central banks, collating information on financial flows around the world and …

9 Reasons Why You’re Not A Millionaire Yet

It is never too early nor is it ever too late to start planning for retirement. It ultimately depends on your way of life, where are you living, and …

Retirement

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement

5 steps college grads can take to start making money

Here are five of the best financial moves you can make as a college grad to ensure a successful future.<p>One unique advantage that college grads have (as compared to older individuals) is the fact that time is on your side. The best time to start investing in your future is now because of the power …

Where Does Money Go In A Recession?

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: Where does the money go in a recession?</i><p><i>Answer by Geoffrey Widdison, Engineer, on Quora</i><p>Here’s the thing about money: money isn’t real.<p>And I’m not saying that from a hippie, anti-materialist, counter culture perspective, I mean money is a purely theoretical …

Debate grows over Fed policy and low interest rates exacerbating inequality

And so continues the great monetary policy experiment wherein a nervous world waits to see whether the U.S. Federal Reserve can finally raise interest rates without crashing the stock market, strangling the recovery and reminding us all what late 2008 looked like all over again.<p>More than six years …

Quiz: 10 Signs You're Ready to be Super Successful

The more you know about yourself, the more able you are to make the types of changes required for real success and growth.<p>How insightful are you about yourself? Have you ever had therapy? Are you curious about knowing the inner workings of your psychology? The more you know about yourself, the more …

Self-improvement

10 Perfectly Portable Snacks Packed With Protein

1 of 11<p>Smarter snacking<p>Protein makes the perfect snack: It keeps you feeling full longer, revs up your metabolism, and prevents your blood sugar from crashing like it would after cookies, crackers, muffins, or other typically carb-rich treats. But when you’re at work or on-the-go, what can you eat …

The Secret to Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.<p>The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.<p>And sometimes these …

Self-help