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The 7 scariest challenges facing the British economy, according to analysts

Since June 2016, however, when Britain voted to take itself out of the European Union, volatility and political intrigue have returned to the country's macroeconomic picture.<p>Britain now faces a mountain of issues, many of which are tied to Brexit. Inflation is surging, consumer spending is slowing, …

Bank of England

Man City owners agree deal to become joint owners of newly-promoted La Liga club Girona

Manchester City’s billionaire owners are close to adding La Liga outfit Girona to their expanding stable of clubs.<p>The City Football Group (CFG) have agreed a deal that will see them become joint owners of the Catalan club alongside Media Base, the agency owned by City manager Pep Guardiola’s …

Soccer

Want to found a start-up? These are the books you should read first, a top VC says

Bill Gurley's investment firm, Benchmark, has made some big bets that paid off. The firm was an early investor in Instagram, Quora, Snap, Uber, …

Venture Capital

The Plateau-Proof Chest-Building Plan

Just about anyone can make progress following a chest program in the short term. The real trick is discovering a routine that works for more than few …

Workouts
Military

8 human weaknesses that threaten to wreck your wealth

Even the savviest of us make mistakes with investing – trading too often, refusing to sell losing stocks or chasing past performance. These errors, and many more, are common among investors.<p>But psychologists and behavioural experts say many of them are deeply rooted in human nature, making them …

Why Apple's $246 Billion in Cash Might Be Good for Your Startup | Inc.com

Apple is by far the most valuable company on the planet--with a total market cap of $693 billion (as of Feb. 12th). Over the past year the company's value has grown by about $500,000,000 per day.<p>Only 12 other companies have market caps equal to Apple's cash. In order, they are Alphabet (Google's …

Startups

Unicorn Investors: The Top 5 Firms With the Best Record

For entrepreneurs, especially those with a focus on mobile-first, looking to get funding, here are the top investors to keep an eye on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Unicorn. Few words are as celebrated in the tech world -- and few, as hated.<p>Coined in 2013 by Aileen …

Venture Capital

The One Email Every Founder Should Know How To Write To Investors

You have to keep your investors in the loop, even when you aren’t fundraising. Here’s how.<p>So you raised your first round of funding. Good for you! Seriously, it takes a tremendous amount of work to close a round, so you should feel great about that. But regardless of the size of your round or the …

Venture Capital

Morgan Stanley's top auto analyst suggests GM could be broken up

And the market did what it has grown accustomed to doing with GM stock, sending shares into a dive (they had been rallying nicely as part of the so-called "Trump Bump"). The main source of concern is that GM's North American profit margins eroded at the end of 2016, "to 8.4 percent, from 10 percent …

Morgan Stanley

The startup paying people to legally hack Uber, Nintendo, and Starbucks just got another $40 million to keep growing

The technical term for what HackerOne does is offer "bug bounties." Google, Apple, Microsoft, and even less tech-y companies like United Airlines pay out millions to amateur and professional hackers every year — it's cheaper than the massive damages caused when an undiagnosed flaw turns into a …

Startups

Where does Peter Crouch rank among quickest Premier League players to score 100 top-flight goals?

Economics must return to its founding principles

Wouldn’t today’s economists be better served by reading some economics history rather than relying on their models (Economics in crisis, admits Bank expert, 6 January)? JK Galbraith’s classic The Great Crash, 1929 details the things that contribute to a volatile, overheating economy, and in the …

Economics

Decentralised football is more effective than focusing on one or two players

Anyone questioning the importance of Paul Pogba in this season’s Manchester United side should look at the figure below.<p>This is the passing network …

Why some men stray

At ten years old he wants to be tough. At 20 he wants to be cool. At 30 he wants to be free. At 40 he wants to belong. At 50 he wants to be fit. At …

Relationships

'Most VCs are full of sh*t:' meet the anti-venture capitalist with more than 1,600 startups

Dave McClure doesn't like venture capitalists. "Most VCs don't work that hard," he says. "They think they're great stock-pickers. They're all full of …

Venture Capital

William Hill in talks over £5bn merger with PokerStars owner

William Hill is in talks with the Canadian owner of PokerStars over a potential £5bn merger which could create one of the world’s biggest online betting giants.<p>The FTSE 250 gambling company is locked in discussions with Toronto-listed Amaya to create a global leader in online sports betting, poker …

Business (Canada)

Business Negotiation 101: When to Fight, When to Compromise, and When to Go for Broke

New to business negotiation? Follow these guidelines to get the best deal you can.<p>Business negotiation is an art that's integral to landing deals. When executed effectively, it can give you the leverage needed to ensure a favorable outcome.<p>While the specific scenarios can vary significantly, the …

Fun-Da-Mental

17 Times The Internet Got Real About Anxiety

Some people just get it.<p>Those with anxiety disorder are often isolated because of their condition (as if the debilitating emotional and physical symptoms weren't enough). The stigma surrounding anxiety issues is real: Only 25 percent of people with mental health conditions feel like others are …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

What Not Sleeping For A Week Does To Your Brain And Body

We know that sleep deprivation isn't good for our health. But taken to the extreme, sleep deprivation completely erodes the mind and body, and could eventually lead to death. For this reason, it's been used as a form of torture.<p>The Senate Committee's 2014 report on the CIA's use of torture revealed …

Sleep

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JPMorgan is looking for these 7 types of people

Daniel Pinto, CEO of the corporate and investment bank at J.P. Morgan, <b>offered several pointers</b> on where the priorities might lie at JPM. If you aspire to work for Daniel, this is what you need to know.<p>Finance recruiters say they're desperately trying to find <b>regulatory capital specialists familiar</b> …

Markets
Soccer

What elephants can teach scientists about fighting cancer in humans

You've heard that elephants never forget, but did you know they almost never get<p>cancereither?<p>It turns out just 4.8% of known elephant deaths are related to cancer. For humans, cancer-related deaths are between 11% and 25%, scientists say.<p>The low cancer rate among elephants is particularly …

Sweden flirts with six hour work day

The world has come to love Swedish massage, Swedish meatballs, even IKEA. The world may love the next big thing coming out of Sweden -- the six hour work day.<p>The 40 hour work week for a full-time employee has been trimmed to 30 hours at some Swedish firms, and studies have found that the result is …

Time Warner

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

The 4 Things About Office Perks That Actually Matter

Not all office perks are created equal. Use this criteria to re-evaluate that foosball table.<p>Offering cushy job perks has become a competitive sport. From tech powerhouses in Silicon Valley to the soap experts at Johnson & Johnson, major businesses are playing an ever-escalating game of, “Is this …

Employment

These 7 charts show who exactly owns Britain's stock markets

We've pulled the 7 key graphs from the report that tell you everything you need to know about who owns shares in the UK.

Stock Markets