Bob Poindexter

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S&P 500 falls in pre-Fed meeting positioning

US stocks closed lower on Wednesday in a choppy session as oil resumed its decline and the S&P 500 index fell through a technical support level ahead …

The three myths about email marketing that can hold back your business

Email marketing remains one of the most effective methods of marketing for SMEs, despite the attention paid to the newer marketing methods of social …

Move over Hubble, this telescope sees more

by The Economist<p>Most people have heard of Hubble, an American space telescope that, besides doing a lot of science, also provides NASA's public …

Basel 4 plan to free up capital for regional banks

Regional banks will be able to reduce interest rates or earn higher returns on most home, business and personal loans under new rules proposed by the …

The one hot commodity this summer: electricity

Amid the gloom in energy commodities globally, wholesale electricity on the east coast is one of the few bucking the trend, providing some comfort …

Hopes stirred by commodity shake-up but price rebound is years away

Commodity bulls were heartened this week by signs that the world's biggest miners are finally taking steps to cut output, but industry experts warn …

A market omen for the banks

This week the sharemarket clearly signalled that it does not believe that the ANZ and National Australia Bank can maintain their current dividend …

Conditions ripe for global currency war

Is 2016 set to be the year when the world's top central bankers take off their gloves in preparation for a full-scale currency war?<p>The prospect both …

Climate outlook may be worse than feared, global study suggests

As world leaders hold climate talks in Paris, research shows that land surface temperatures may rise by an average of almost 8C by 2100, if …

Climate Change

How To Scientifically Tell When Someone Is Lying

Frequently in conversation, people will joke with sarcasm and tell small “white” lies with one another. Normally, most people will find it easy to …

Scientists say this simple psychological shift can help you achieve your goals

Fortunately, you'll have plenty of opportunities to redeem yourself, even before January 1, 2017.<p>The key? Be on the lookout for days that seem like transition points.<p>In doing so, you'll be harnessing the power of what researchers call the "fresh-start effect." Whenever we feel like there's a chance …

Life After Higgs: What's Next for World's Largest Atom Smasher?

Less than five years after it went live, the Large Hadron Collider has confirmed the existence of a Higgs boson, the particle which may explain how …

Physics

Now You See It: Neuroscientists Reveal Magicians’ Secrets

NEW YORK — There is a place for magic in science. Five years ago, on a trip to Las Vegas, neuroscientists Stephen Macknik and Susana Martinez-Conde …

This New Video Of A Dwarf Planet Will Make You Feel Like A Fucking Astronaut

NASA has released a new video of the dwarf planet Ceres and it will make you feel like you're about to put a damn flag on the place.

Hang On! Earth's Surface Moving North

As you read this, the Earth's surface is shifting right underneath you, creeping very slowly toward the North Pole. Scientists say the shift is …