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“Murder Rap” Movie Names Biggie & Tupac Killers

The killers of Biggie and Tupac have been identified in <i>Murder Rap: Inside The Biggie & Tupac Murders</i>, which was released Monday (February …

Resolving the Paradox of Group Creativity

Researchers have been studying creativity for more than 150 years, yet it still remains elusive. We’re not much closer to understanding what it is exactly that sparks unique ideas. One reason for this lack of insight may be that so much research has looked at the wrong things. Until quite recently, …

Opinion: Here’s a crash course in craft beer marketing

Amid all the press releases, beer samples, glassware, brewery tours, brewer’s dinners, bottle openers and assorted swag is a lesson in how craft beer …

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Bank of America Explains How Central Banks Rigged And Manipulated The Market

It used to be the provenance of "conspiracy theorists" - alleging that central banks have manipulated, rigged or otherwise broken the "efficient …

Bank of America

Vatican Film Critic Gives Star Wars Thumbs Down

With the new Star Wars film <i>The Force Awakens</i> crushing box office records and maintaining a super fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes a week after its …

Proof That Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive

Too many companies bet on having a cut-throat, high-pressure, take-no-prisoners culture to drive their financial success.<p>But a large and growing body of research on positive organizational psychology demonstrates that not only is a cut-throat environment harmful to productivity over time, but that …

What Is Disruptive Innovation?

The theory of disruptive innovation, introduced in these pages in 1995, has proved to be a powerful way of thinking about innovation-driven growth. Many leaders of small, entrepreneurial companies praise it as their guiding star; so do many executives at large, well-established organizations, …

When Treating Workers Well Leads to More Innovation

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>There’s a reason companies like Google and Facebook offer their employees so many perks, according to new research: firms that treat workers better are more innovative.<p>In a recent working paper, currently under review by the Journal of Corporate Finance, researchers from Monash University …

President Obama's Fiscal Discipline Cuts the Federal Deficit Below The 50-Year Average

One of the predictable aspects of any Republican campaign is their promise to bring fiscal responsibility to government, rein in federal spending, …

Central Banks Are Preparing for More Aggressive Measures in the War on Cash

For six years straight, the Fed has been trying to “trash” cash. First it cut interest rates to zero… making it so that savings deposits produced …

Stock Markets

The Numbers Say That A Major Global Recession Has Already Begun

The biggest bank in the western world has just come out and declared that the global economy is “already in a recession”. According to British …

Commodities

GOLDMAN SACHS: The stock market stops working when there are too many passengers

Goldman Sachs' partner and global co-head of the investment management division Tim O'Neill has a warning: if passive investing gets too big then the …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

The Table Is Set For The Next Financial Crisis

<i>Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog,</i>The housing market peaked in 2005 and proceeded to crash over the next five years, with existing …

Finance

Jim Grant Explains How To Hedge Against The Coming Money Paradrop

<i>Submitted by Christopher Gisiger via Finanz Und Wirtschaft,</i>James Grant, Wall Street expert and editor of the investment journal Grant’s Interest Rate …

Stock Markets

Opinion: Forget VW — GM and Ford stocks are ‘dirt cheap’

In July 2014, I suggested that investors let Ford and General Motors “drive their portfolios.”<p>It hasn’t worked out well — so far. With dividends …

How To Make Over $100 An Hour Driving For Uber

For those of you who would like to join the Six Figure Club (SFC), it’s relatively straight forward. Charge $50 an hour for 40 hours a week for 52 …

Personal Finance

The world economy as we know it is about to be turned on its head

The demographic 'sweet spot' is vanishing. We are on the cusp of a complete reversal, spelling the end of corporate hegemony Also<p>Workers of the world are about to get their revenge. Owners of capital will have to make do with a shrinking slice of the cake.<p>The powerful social forces that have …

Economics

Don’t pay off your student loans — yet

Take a quick spin around the Internet and you’ll find countless stories of people who freed themselves from their student loans in just a few years. …

GOLDMAN: Here are 19 great stocks shoveling tons of cash to their investors

Dividends and share buybacks help increase value for people holding a stock, and there's a lot of money to be had as companies shovel record amounts of cash back to shareholders.<p>In a note to clients Thursday, Goldman Sachs' Amanda Sneider gave insights into a lot of the firms's investment …

The Concept Of Money And The Money Illusion

<b>Awareness about the concept of money is making a comeback.</b> Gone are the decades in which the global citizenry was fooled to leave this subject to …

Europe's Biggest Bank Dares To Ask: Is The Fed Preparing For A "Controlled Demolition" Of The Market

Why did we focus so much attention yesterday on a post in which the IMF confirmed what we had said since last October, namely that the BOJ's days of …

Central Banks

Six money milestones to hit while you're in your 30s

There's something about being in your 30s that feels more adult.<p>You may be making more money now and — after some trial and error — are better at managing your finances.<p>But that doesn't mean you're exactly where you want to be. You might still be paying off student loans and credit card debt. That …

Personal Finance

Modular Camping: Flexible Pod Tents Connect & Subdivide

[ By WebUrbanist in Boutique & Art Hotels & Travel. ]Looking as much like a kind of outer space habitat system as a campground compound, an assembled …

Urbanism

SpaceX is working on a 'pizza box' that should scare your internet company

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images<p>Bringing cheap, high-speed internet access to every inch of the Earth would change the world as we know it. And …

Space Travel

Sam Adams founder: People 'don't drink the marketing'

Let it be known to one and all: When given the chance to sit down and talk innovation with an entrepreneurial legend over a beer, Blue Sky answered the call.<p>Boston Beer Co. founder Jim Koch — creator of Sam Adams and thus the Godfather of the American craft beer movement — was in town Thursday to …

10 Useful Sites All Marketers Should Save to Their Favorites Bars

If you’re a marketer who often finds yourself overwhelmed by the sheer volume of marketing resources available online, rest assured that you’re not …