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Has Social Media Killed Free Speech?

Two weeks ago the Wall Street Journal revealed that Facebook had last December considered banning Donald Trump from its network for violations of its content standards and that founder Mark Zuckerberg had intervened to prevent the ban, arguing that banning a presidential candidate in the midst of …

Social Media

London or New York? Why Brexit has shaken up the banking rivalry

London is under threat, and New York is going to steal its lunch.<p>That is the mood in the City right now, as financiers are still reeling from the surprise Brexit vote.<p>Politicians and business leaders from other sectors may have come to terms with the vote, but banks are a different matter. Four …

Here's How Much Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf Is Getting to Leave the Bank

Even though he left on a low, John Stumpf, former CEO of Wells Fargo, will take about $133.1 million into retirement.<p>The beleaguered executive …

The 70-20-10 Rule

As a young stockbroker in the 1980's, I was hungry for disciplines which could help me make money for clients. One of the most sensible things I came …

The World’s Most Stable Currency Is Backed by Carbon

Popular Science Blogs<p>Nexus Media News<p>Meet the man behind the eco-friendly digital dollar.<p>Even casual viewers of Fox News have seen commercials for companies like Goldline.com. You send them money. They send you gold. It’s a smart pitch to the network’s core daytime audience of people who worry that …

Fossil Fuels

Three Ways to Make $1 Million in Three Years or Less in the Stock Market

There are so many people who want to make a million dollars at some point in their lives. After all, why wouldn't you want to make that much money? There are a number of ways that you can do this, but for most of us, we don't naturally have careers that will earn us a guaranteed million dollars …

Stock Markets

Iran's global banking problems deepen with rise of Trump, Brexit

LONDON/ANKARA (Reuters) - Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralyzed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran.<p>A currency exchange dealer counts U.S. dollar …

South Asia

How money managers changed their international equity allocations after Brexit

<i>Globe editors have posted this research report with permission of LuxArbor Institutional Positioning. This should not be construed as an endorsement of the report's recommendations. For more on The Globe's disclaimers please read here. The following is excerpted from the report:</i><p>A week after the …

Nick Bostrom: ‘We are like small children playing with a bomb’

Sentient machines are a greater threat to humanity than climate change, according to Oxford philosopher Nick Bostrom<p>You’ll find the Future of Humanity Institute down a medieval backstreet in the centre of Oxford. It is beside St Ebbe’s church, which has stood on this site since 1005, and above a …

Singularity

7 Reasons Why European Cities Are Going To Beat U.S. Cities As Hubs For Innovation

The U.S. has the perception as the heart of global entrepreneurship, but Europe might soon take the crown. Here’s why.<p>Given the refugee crisis, the potential Brexit, terrorism, and the recent economic crises in Greece and elsewhere, it can be easy to overlook the European Union as a viable region. …

To Win the Civil War, Lincoln Had to Change His Leadership

FROM THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY<p>In our work with leaders, we see that great ones grow themselves and their organizations by deliberately working on three areas:<p>They wisely manage the <i>present,</i> anchoring in purpose and values.<br>• They selectively forget the <i>past,</i> letting go of old values, beliefs, and …

Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

The khan's ruthless tactics and loyal horde swept across Asia. One territory after another fell under the overwhelming force of the Mongol Empire, which would eventually stretch from the eastern shores of China. A series of successful forays in Hungary and Poland made even Europe seem within reach …

World History

A controversial theory may explain the real reason humans have allergies

For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a hornet nest the size of a football. An angry squadron of insects clamped onto my leg; their stings felt like scorching needles. I swatted the hornets away and ran for help, …

Immunotherapy

How to Build Your Business Like a Fortune 500 CEO

Fake it till you make it.<p><i>Nick Chasinov is the founder and CEO of Teknicks, an agile digital marketing agency specializing in adaptive and analytics-driven strategies powered by research, client collaboration and goals. Teknicks was ranked four times in Inc Magazine's 500 fastest growing companies</i> …

AI will create 'useless class' of human, predicts bestselling historian

Smarter artificial intelligence is one of 21st century’s most dire threats, writes Yuval Noah Harari in follow-up to Sapiens<p>It is hard to miss the warnings. In the race to make computers more intelligent than us, humanity will summon a demon, bring forth the end of days, and code itself into …

Singularity

8 Habits That Make Millennials Stressed, Anxious and Unproductive

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), millennials experience more stress and are less able to manage it than any other generation. More than half of us admit to having lain awake at night during the past month from stress.<p>Not surprisingly, millennials are also more anxious than …

University of California

A former FBI hostage negotiator explains the psychology of negotiating using the example of a $3.50 mug

Take the same person, change one or two variables, and $100 can be a glorious victory or a vicious insult.<p>Recognizing this phenomenon lets you bend reality from insult to victory.<p>Let me give you an example. I have this coffee mug, red and white with the Swiss flag. No chips, but used. What would …

Behavioral Sciences

This is what Trump and Sanders get wrong about free trade

Free trade agreements have taken a beating during the 2016 presidential campaign. Both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have repeatedly argued that trade deals — such as the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the yet-to-be-ratified Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — cost America …

Starting Today, There Is a New Way for Entrepreneurs to Raise Money. Here's the Good, the Great, the Bad and the Ugly.

Starting today, entrepreneurs have a new way to raise money.<p>Equity crowdfunding, whereby entrepreneurs sell a portion of their companies in exchange for cash, has historically only been available to accredited investors. As of today, however, anyone can invest in a startup through equity …

Crowd Funding

The Cognitive Science Behind Repeating Mistakes

Being constantly late, losing your phone, spending too much money, dating the same inadvisable people—these are all errors that human beings make over and over again. But it has more to do with how the brain is wired than with a lack of discipline. In attempting to understand where we went wrong, …

Cognitive Science

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Tax havens have no economic justification, say top economists

Thomas Piketty and Jeffrey Sachs among signatories of letter urging world leaders at UK anti-corruption summit to lift secrecy<p>More than 300 economists, including Thomas Piketty, are urging world leaders at a London summit this week to recognise that there is no economic benefit to tax havens, …

Atomic Oxygen Has Been Detected In Mars' Atmosphere

Space Photo credit: The present is the key to the past. Vadim Sadovski/ShutterstockAs far as we know, we’re the only habitable planet in the Solar …

Solar System

To boost your creativity, procrastinate

Procrastination, it turns out, may not be such a bad thing after all.<p>The most effective way to tackle a new creative assignment is to put it off for a while, according to psychologist Maria Konnikova.<p>“You’re actually doing the smartest and most productive thing in the world if you waste time,” she …

Creativity

6 Tips for Becoming a Better Leader

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

8 Quotes That Will Make You A Wall Street Success

1. In buying stock, buy brains and you’ll profit. –Malcolm Forbes<p>2. Things always just seem to balance out in the long run. In fact, I’m almost there. The zero line is within inches of my trembling outstretched grasp. –David B. Lentz<p>3. A day will come when there will be no battlefields, but markets …

19 interview questions that are designed to trick you

But while they may seem simple — that's the point — some are actually designed to get you to reveal information you may have been trying to conceal. In other words: they're trick questions.<p>"To uncover areas that may reflect inconsistencies, hiring managers sometimes ask these tricky questions," …

Employment

Why Equity Crowdfunding Could Be Dangerous for Investors and Entrepreneurs

In the very near future, equity crowdfunding will no longer be reserved for the ultra-wealthy.<p>That’s thanks to the Securities and Exchange Commission …