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In 2018, India must balance the demands of the neighbourhood against the compulsions of a global role | opinion | Comment

India’s emergence as a great regional and global power is predicated on how effectively it manages its own periphery. If its neighbours are afflicted …

A stable plasma ring has been created in open air for the first time ever

by Dom Galeon November 16, 2017 Hard Science 33319<p>Like Magic, Only Better<p>When it was first described in the 1920s by physicist Irvin Langmuir, plasma …

National Academy of Sciences

10 Key Habits of World-Class Money Savers

Americans, in general, not only aren't good about saving money, but they're also actually fairly indifferent about being financially frugal. …

5 ways to get rich without earning a 6-figure salary

You don't have to bring home a hefty paycheck to be rich.<p>As Robert Kiyosaki writes in his personal finance classic "Rich Dad Poor Dad," "most people …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

The Brain

3 Smart Investments You Can Make With Just $500

You don't need thousands of dollars to get started investing.<p>If you want to get started investing but don't have a ton of money to invest, don't let …

Study: Sleeping less in old age may have helped humans survive

As we age, we get poorer and poorer sleep, but that might actually be an evolutionary adaptation that helped humans survive at night by ensuring one …

Nasdaq glitch sees wild stock price fluctuations

An IT glitch has led to wild price moves on traders' terminals for Nasdaq-listed stocks including Apple and Google. Some stocks plunged or rose by as …

9 smart things to buy as an investment in your future

Making sure you have enough wealth through old age used to be simpler. The idea behind pensions was that your employer would guarantee you a set …

Investing

Financial planning: Why you should scatter your bank accounts

Checking and saving accounts go together like bacon and eggs, but both are good separately, too. You don’t need to have all your accounts at the same bank. In fact, you might benefit from splitting them up.<p>About one-third of people who switched banks recently or wanted to switch had checking and …

3 Money Management Tips For Business Owners | Articles | Finance

As a business owner, money is probably something that you think about a lot. However, even if you are great at what you do, you might still have …

Here's what could happen to US energy stocks now that Trump has pulled out of the Paris Agreement

Despite opposition to this move from some within his administration, most notably Secretary of State and former CEO of ExxonMobil Corporation Rex Tillerson, Trump was dead-set on living up to a campaign promise to exit the landmark climate agreement.<p>There are bound to be winners and losers from the …

The 13 dumbest things to do with your money in your 20s

Time is on your side when you're young, and a head start in saving and investing can result in massive financial gains down the road.<p>To get on track financially, start by avoiding these 13 common mistakes.<p><i>Original reporting by Kathleen Elkins.</i>

There's No Guaranteed Path To Financial Freedom But This Is Pretty Close

Money can't buy happiness. But it can buy freedom, and freedom is the prerequisite to happiness.<p>Here's a recent conversation with a friend. Let's pretend you're that friend.<p><b>Me:</b> Are you where you want to be right now?<p><b>You:</b> What do you mean? Geographically? Professionally? Personally?<p><b>Me:</b> Yes.<p><b>You:</b> …