Colin Nicholas

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Short break: Vilnius, Lithuania

Historic streets and cool café terraces, boutique hotels and hot-air balloon rides, tasty patisseries and fairytale castles – is the Lithuanian …

Živjeli! Enjoy a drink at an underground cave bar in Croatia

What we remember from learning about caves at school was that they were filled with stalagmites and stalactites – nobody ever mentioned that they could also be stocked with trendy spirits, wine and beer.<p>Enter the trendy Cave Bar More in Lapad, just outside Dubrovnik, which just happens to be …

Shares guru Jim Slater: eight books that will make you a better investor

Whether you are experienced in the workings of the financial markets or have no finance background at all there's a title out there to suit you<p>When I am asked if I can recommend clear and easy-to-read primers on investment, there are two books that spring instantly to mind. Both of them should be …

Investing

Former Google employee who is now CEO of her own startup shares 4 tips for landing a job right after college

Liz Wessel, CEO and cofounder of WayUp, a site used by 200,000 college students to find jobs at places like Microsoft, Uber, The New York Times, Disney, and Google — where Wessel previously worked — says there <i>are</i> things you can do to up your chances.<p>She shared her four top tips for landing a job …

Employment

11 Ways to Write Better

By Joshua Fields Millburn · Follow: Twitter, Facebook, Google+, InstagramWe are all writers now. Whether you write books, blogposts, emails, tweets, …

Creative Writing

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Body Language

PARTY SUPPLIES

In hip-hop, everyone who's anyone comes to the Illmore — a hyper-exclusive party during SXSW where A-listers like Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, J. Cole, and A$AP Rocky are as likely to be found mingling in the crowd as they are on stage. Behind the scenes, the party's organizers are quietly building a …

Building an Apparel Empire for ‘Real’ Women

Parent of Ann Taylor and Loft to be folded into company that owns Lane Bryant, Dressbarn<p>Retailers always talk about their female customer as an idealized “her.” But Ascena Retail Group Inc. has built an empire selling clothing to real American women—those on a budget, and who might not wear size …

Clothing

10 things you need to know today

<b>Greece's endgame is near.</b> June is shaping up as a difficult month for the Greek government as it owes more than 1.5 billion euros between June 5 and June 19. The Greek newspaper Kathimerini reports that Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras had written Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund …

Markets

HEDGE FUND TITAN: Do something more creative than intern at Goldman Sachs

"We interview a lot of kids, and they always want to have an internship and Goldman Sachs, an internship at McKinsey," Novogratz said on the latest episode of "Wall Street Week." And I was like, 'Go do something different. Get on a motorcycle, travel through India, and take photographs. Create a …

Markets

What are traders chatting about this morning? Greece and a busy week for the economy ...

Good Morning! US Futures are retreating from all-time highs this AM, with Nasdaq off 25bp despite M&A headlines (ENDO/PRX for $9B and NY Post saying ALTR/INTC heating up again). Europe is soft despite a bid from Autos and commodity producers - with the EU Stoxx off 50bp as Financials are broadly …

Markets

Cashing In On Millennials: Goldman's Best Stocks To Benefit From Young Money

Monday Goldman Sachs released its fifth report in a research series on Millennials – adults born after 1980. The latest installment studies the rise of the Millennial parent, aka “Millennial Moms.” The firm has also looked at how the generation consumes apparel, fitness and food as well as how they …

Demographics

Stocks: Get ready for a rebound

All signs are pointing to a positive day in the markets.<p>U.S. stock futures are up and bond prices are rising after a sell-off on Tuesday.<p>Here are the six things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Earnings:</b> Ralph Lauren (RL) and Macy's (M) are reporting ahead of the open. …

Stock Markets

6 Aerospace and Defense Stocks to Add to Your Portfolio Right Now

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The U.S. aerospace industry generates more export sales than any other U.S. manufacturing industry. It exported almost 65% of …

Walt Disney Becomes #1 Most Shorted Dow Stock, Replacing Visa

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 04/30/2015 settlement date, and we here at Dividend Channel like to sift through this fresh data and order the underlying components of the Dow Jones Industrial Average by “days to cover.” There are a number of ways to look …

Investing

Ubisoft will release virtual reality games in 2016

There isn't much of a market for virtual reality games at the moment, but Ubisoft thinks it can help create one. Company chief Yves Guillemot tells investors that Ubi is developing a "certain number" of titles that will take advantage of VR devices once they start reaching stores in 2016. He's not …

Jawbone Up3 review: a feature-packed disappointment

Is there room for a $180 health band today that doesn't have a built-in display and is totally reliant on your smartphone? Jawbone's pitch for the Up3, its latest wrist-worn health tracker, is pretty much the same as its last few models. It's artfully crafted from the genius design mind of Yves …

Remember, Your Behavior Is Contagious

Performance Consultant, Speaker & Award-Winning Author<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Often what we need to get to the next level isn’t an Earth-shattering new idea, it’s simply a great reminder of what we already know. And sometimes the teacher is actually the student. …

Self-help

How to Master the Habits You Want and Shed the Ones You Don't

Let’s face it, we all have a bad habit we’d like to break, or a new habit we’d like to start – like exercising in the early morning, or eating a healthy lunch (or for busy entrepreneurs, maybe something as simple as taking a lunch break every day). We’ve all read articles with titles like “The Top …

5 Reasons Startups Should Consider Expanding to Canada

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the entrepreneurial world, the only limit you face is the number of opportunities you can juggle. And, given today's connected world, for most products and services you might offer, your customers can be almost anywhere. So, …

U.S. Census

30 Ways Body Language Will Give You Away

Have you ever given someone the wrong idea or the wrong impression? You might hear someone say with surprise, “Oh, I thought you were mad,” or, “You …

Body Language