Jeremy Rivera

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Can You Figure Out What These Philosophers Are Saying?

In a double-edged diss against lovers of wisdom in a Republican presidential debate earlier this year, Marco Rubio declared, in speaking up for …

Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently

Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.<p>Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on?<p>Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.<p>A new study looks …

Market freak out: Dow plunges 279 points

While most of America welcomed the news Friday that U.S. unemployment is at a 7-year low, Wall Street freaked out.<p>The Dow tumbled 279 points Friday and the S&P 500 shed 1.4%.<p>That's a lot of jitters for a market that just a few days ago was on a massive upswing. On Monday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq …

Stock Markets

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Astronomy

Apple Store goes down before Apple Watch event

The Apple Store is officially down -- a move the company makes each time it hosts a major event.<p>The Apple Store is officially down, which can mean only one thing: the Apple Watch event is just hours away.<p>Apple took down its digital storefront on Monday in preparation for its press event at 10 a.m. …

Smartwatches

The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology of How to Handle Haters

<i>“We are what we pretend to be,”</i> Kurt Vonnegut famously wrote, <i>“so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”</i> But given how much our minds mislead us, what if we don’t realize when we’re pretending — who are we then? That’s precisely what <b>David McRaney</b> explores in <b>You Are Now Less Dumb: How to</b> …

35 Ultimate Psychology Facts

35 Ultimate Psychology Facts<p>Amazing Psychology facts which you don’t even find in google search.<p>1.When it comes to placebo, studies have found that a …

The US dollar is the most crowded trade in the world

And over the last several months, this has been among the best trades in the world.<p>However, in a note to clients on Friday, Gluskin Sheff's David Rosenberg asks if maybe it isn't time for this trade to take a breather.<p>Here's Rosenberg:<p>"There are certainly plenty of reasons why the greenback should …

U.K. Posts Biggest Budget Surplus Since 2008

Strong surplus will provide relief to coalition government in the run-up to May’s election<p>LONDON—A boost in income tax receipts in January led to the strongest U.K. government budget surplus in seven years, a sign the outgoing coalition is likely to meet its fiscal targets ahead of the general …

Economy

Waldorf Astoria Buyer Picks Up 2nd NYC Building For Over $400M

Anbang Insurance, the Chinese company that made headlines with its $1.95 billion purchase of New York’s Waldorf Astoria Hotel last October, is dipping into the Manhattan market again less than five months later.<p>The Beijing-based insurer has agreed to buy an office building on New York’s Fifth …

Real Estate

Nissan exec, creator of Z sports car, dead at 105

Yutaka Katayama, a former president of Nissan's U.S. unit who built the Z sports car into a powerful global brand in the 1970s, has died, his son said Saturday. He was 105.<p>Known as the "father of the Z," Katayama won international respect for the Datsun Z as an affordable sports car at a time when …

Sports Cars

Gary Shilling says oil is going to $10

The economist and financial analyst wrote an op-ed for Bloomberg View discussing the various reasons why he thinks the price could get down to $10-20 per barrel.<p>Basically, supply keeps increasing while demand is shrinking.<p>Here's an excerpt that pretty clearly lays it out:<p>U.S. crude oil production …

Tech investors have gone to war against banks

The news comes just weeks after another London money-transfer startup, TransferWise, raised $58 million, with a rumoured valuation of $1 billion. TransferWise's investment involved Andreessen Horowitz, one of the largest and most respected venture capital firms in the world. Andreessen Horowitz …

Venture Capital