Jonathan Ong

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4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Japan approves largest-ever defence budget as Hiroshima mayor calls for peace

Hiroshima mayor, Matsui Kazumi, in renewed call for peace as Shinzo Abe launches latest move to bolster Japan's military<p>Japan approved its largest-ever defence budget on Wednesday, in the latest move by Shinzo Abe to bolster the country’s military.<p>The move comes as the mayor of Hiroshima, which was …

122 Things Everyone Should Know About Investing

Morgan Housel's Tumblr.<p>A year ago I started writing what I hoped would be a book called<i>500 Things you Need to know About Investing</i>. I wanted to …

Absolutely Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Airplane Controls

<i>All</i> of them? If you're talking about a commercial airliner, then there's hundreds and hundreds. There are big, fat manuals describing what they all …

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

Behavior Multipliers: Four Factors That Can Lead to Success

Our constant quest to achieve more and work faster is a trap. We get so obsessed with the goal that we forget to consider the factors that can help …

Get your portfolio ready for 2015 and beyond

<i>I don't know where to invest in today's environment. Stocks seem overvalued and vulnerable to a crash. If I buy bonds, I'll lose when interest rates go up. Is there any place I can earn a decent return now and in the near future? -- Patrick K.</i><p>With the market soaring one day, then diving the next …

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

Venezuela has a 93% chance of defaulting on its debt

Venezuela insists that it’s not defaulting on its billions in oil-backed bonds, despite reeling more than any petrostate in the rapid 40% plunge of global oil prices. But the investment community doesn’t believe this reassurance. Judging by the bond market, the probability of Venezuela defaulting …

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When markets tumble, be like Bogle — 'Don't peek'

Will there be a Santa Claus rally this year? The hedge funds better hope so. Just owning the market in an index fund is set to demolish active …

SMALL BIZ AHEAD

Felicia Sullivan<p>Today, there's no escaping social media. Twenty years ago, small businesses had the luxury of projecting their products and messages …

The Stock Market is Dropping: 3 Stocks You Can Buy Right Now

The stock market is tumbling, but that doesn't mean it's time to pack up your bags and head for the hills. Here are three stocks that have the …