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HEDGE FUND READING LIST: Hundreds of investors say these 10 finance books are must-reads

GuilhermeMesquita/Shutterstock SumZero, a social network for buyside investors, asked its members to share their favorite investment books in their user profiles.<p>The list is based on 1,120 responses, and ranked from least to most recommended. You can consider it a hedge fund reading list.<p>The books …

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

10 Mistakes Smart People Never Make Twice

Emotionally intelligent people embrace mistakes for what they are—great opportunities to learn.<p>Everybody makes mistakes—that’s a given—but we don’t always learn from them. Sometimes we make the same mistakes over and over again, fail to make any real progress, and can’t figure out why.<p><b>“Mistakes are</b> …

The 27 Most Important Finance Books Ever Written

27 classic works that every Wall Streeter should read.<p>“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t …

Investing

4 Bodyweight Exercises for Strength and Size

Bodyweight exercises can make you big and strong. While typically, bodyweight exercises are equated with higher rep schemes and endurance test - how …

Think you’re fit? Scientists just figured out how to become even fitter.

We all try to do what we can to stay as fit as possible—hit the gym four or five times a week, pick up a yoga class or two, visit a CrossFit box …

8 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming rich has more to do with restraint and tenacity than it does brilliance or luck.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millionaire. It’s a title that plenty of us would love to have. But, is that actually feasible?<p>Believe it or not, becoming a millionaire is …

Self-improvement

The Beginner’s Guide to Boxing Workouts

Boxing gyms have come a long way from the gritty, dank cages Rocky prowled in the predawn hours of Philadelphia’s winters. Just as we had the …

Boxing

The Freakish Forearm Workout

When you’re planning your workouts for the week, you’re probably sure to include back, chest, legs, shoulders, and arms. But, what about your …

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are

When you hit a dead end, come back to this list.<p><i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the</b> …

Books

100 Must-Read Almost-Prize-Winning Books

I had this problem a few years ago where I accidentally read and loved a few Pulitzer Prize-winning novels (<i>Empire Falls</i> and <i>Middlesex</i>) and then, …

Worlds Best 42 Timeless Self-Improvement Quotes

Our life is a continuous process, an interesting book to learn. starting from the birth to death. Every bit of a second is a lesson. Such as, broken …

11 nervous habits that make you look incompetent

What's worse, whether it's true or not, nervous habits often scream, "I'm not ready for this!"<p>Psychologists say that awareness of your tell-tale behaviors is the first step to overcoming them.<p>So we asked a few career experts to weigh in on what they instantly recognize as nervous habits in …

How to make eyes shine with 3 simple steps in Photoshop

As author Paulo Coelho famously proclaimed in his novel <i>Manuscript Found in Accra</i>, “The eyes are the mirror of the soul.”<p>Considering the significance …

5 Famous Novels That Will Reignite Your Creativity

When was the last time you read something this deep?<p>I am a writer, and part of being a great writer means reading--a lot.<p>But reading has so many other benefits that people tend to forget, one of which being it works your brain in a different way than reading blogs (like this one) or magazines or …

Literature

47 Awesome Stretching Exercises and Stretching Routines

If you’re reading this, it’s likely you’re someone looking for some guidance and direction when it comes to stretching. And let me start by saying, …

Anna Victoria's 3 best moves for a strong core

A strong body starts with a strong core. While the plank is often called one of the best core training exercises, you shouldn't stop there! The key to strengthening your core and getting results it to target it from all sides and with various movements.<p>Here are three creative and effective ways to …

Workouts

Summer reading: 76 books to pack for your holiday

History<p><b>West of Eden by Jean Stein</b><br>A selective, sly history of studio-era Hollywood by a film mogul’s daughter. One of the best books ever written about the movies. Jonathan Cape, £20<p><b>The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore </b>“It was hard to be a tsar,” Montefiore writes at the beginning of this joyful …

The 6 Talks a Couple Needs to Have Before Marriage

Unless your Facebook feed is very different from mine, you must have noticed that wedding and engagement season is in full swing. Looking at the …

Laissez-Faire

Timeline: What happens to your body when you start exercising

<b>Whether you've taken a long fitness hiatus or you've never really exercised at all, you'll be amazed at how quickly your body will thank you from</b> …

Body Fat

The trick this new documentary used to talk to anonymous NSA whistleblowers

He was nominated for an Oscar for his look at the downfall of Enron ("Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room"), won an Oscar for a movie about the US's torture and interrogation practices during the war in Afghanistan ("Taxi to the Dark Side"), and recently gave us a peek into the Church of …

13 Healthy Lentil Recipes to Beat Bloat and Lose Weight

It's been said by many a nutritionist and dietitian that adding fiber to your diet can help you lose weight. An easy way to add fiber? Start with lentils. Not only are they fiber-rich, but they're a soluble fiber, meaning they'll also lower your cholesterol and make you feel more full.<p>Add these …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

The Ridiculous-Looking Exercise That Shreds Your Core

Planks are boring. This dynamic stability exercise kicks up the entertainment factor while challenging your midsection the entire time<p>Try this movement at the gym, and you may get some side eyes from other patrons. But their looks will be worth it when they can’t stop staring at your abs.<p><i>Men’s</i> …

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers

Why do some solopreneurs struggle while others knock it out of the park? Here are eight habits of the most successful.<p>Working for yourself offers a number of advantages when it comes to productivity. You have a great deal more control over how you spend your time. You may still have to attend …

Time Management

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

Want to have better conversations? It's time to break up with these pesky bad habits.<p>Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are …

Self-help

3 Cardio Workouts That Are Way More Interesting Than Running

Does your treadmill workout make you feel like a rat on a wheel? Then it's probably time to change up your routine. And not just because you're bored.<p>"The human body wasn't designed for conveyor-belt training or repetitive, one-dimensional movement," says Dan John, a fitness coach in Burlingame, …