Alec Woon

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Opinion: Investors must believe in magic to buy stocks now

In the Emerald City, a.k.a. Wall Street, central banks are the all-powerful Wizard of Oz. Dorothy and her friends are hopelessly bullish.<p>Unlike the …

4 Resume Tricks That Will Definitely Backfire

Bad job search advice. It’s everywhere.<p>Don’t shoot the messenger (even though she’s also a purveyor of job search advice).<p>It’s everywhere for a number of reasons, including:<p>Those delivering it often have a bias that affects the nature of the counsel (e.g., husbands, parents, BFFs).<br>• There are no …

6 Keys to a Healthy Marriage

A guide to conquering Year One<p>If you locked it down this year, you have lots of company: More than 2 million men give up bachelorhood annually in the United States, usually between March and November. While the honeymoon effect can linger for months, every couple, newlywed or not, should do …

When The Job Offer Comes In Low

These days you can’t afford to say “I’ve had three interviews with the same company, so it looks like I’m going to be working there soon.” There are too many things that can and do happen to disrupt the hiring process. You can’t stop your job search just because you’re involved in one …

Report: Smartphone boomed globally in 2014; 800M new activations

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Reno Martin<p>The smartphone explosion is nothing new to even the most casual observer in the U.S., but in …

The best tropical holiday destinations in Asia for under £40

White sand, azure sea and palm trees on your doorstep … from India to Indonesia we round up Asia’s best affordable winter-sun idylls • See hotels in Africa & Indian Ocean | Australia | South America | Central America & Caribbean<p><b>Cambodia</b><p><b>Treehouse, Koh Rong</b><br>Cambodia’s second-largest island, Koh Rong, …

8 Coolest Bali Hotels: A Man's Guide

Bali has long been famous for its natural beauty. Now it has the top-notch accommodations to match. Bali’s five-star establishments hold their own …

How Business Leaders Turned Into Vampires

How did America—a country dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal—become one of the most unequal countries on the planet? Why do the nation’s leaders now spend so much of their time feeding at the trough and getting ever more for themselves? Why has public-mindedness in our …

What you need to know about online advertisers tracking you

Spend lots of time online? Then perhaps you've heard of targeted advertising, "Big Data" analysis and complaints of privacy violations by advertising companies. The ads above your Gmail inbox? Yeah, those. As it turns out, most people don't like being tracked by advertisers. Surprise! As such, a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

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