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Four Big Pieces Of Economic Data Are Coming Out Today

Good morning. There are four important pieces of economic data out today.<p>Here they are, from Calculated Risk:<p>• At 8:30 AM ET, the <b>Consumer Price Index for June</b>. The consensus is for a 0.3% increase in CPI in June and for core CPI to increase 0.2%.<p>• At 9:00 AM, the <b>FHFA House Price Index for May</b>. This …

How to Open a Savings Account

Melpomene / Shutterstock.com<p>Opening a savings account gives you a new option for stashing your extra money — whether it's for a short-term goal like …

Bill Ackman Just Finished 'The Most Important Presentation' Of His Career And The Market Is Laughing At Him

Ackman, who runs Pershing Square Capital, gave what he called "the most important presentation" of his career.<p>In shorting Herbalife to zero, he's gone as far as comparing the company to the Nazis.<p>But today the market laughed at him: The stock surged 15% as he spoke.<p>There were hundreds of folks …

An Activist Investor Takes Aim At A Multi-Billion Dollar Tech Company

That would make Elliott the fifth-largest shareholder of EMC, and give one of the largest ownership stakes in Elliott's 37-year history, according to the WSJ.<p>The move is largely seen as an attempt to demand that EMC split off its subsidiary VMware unit. Elliott thinks the separation could boost …

People Were More Religious Before Education Became Compulsory

Compulsory education has been shown to broaden people’s occupational choices and improve their earnings, but each additional year of schooling also leads to a <b>4-percentage-point</b> increase in an individual’s likelihood of reporting no religious affiliation, according to a study of Canadian data by …

Beyond Mentors: The Secret Weapon to Fast-Track Success

Mentors are great. Drawing on a whole cadre of mentors -- your Personal Board of Directors -- is even better.<p>While interviewing for what became my first "real" job, I interacted extensively with the senior leader who was responsible for the final hiring decision. He mentioned that someone on his …

Leadership

Why you might have to buy an annuity after all

Pension savers are looking forward to the day when they no longer need to buy an annuity. But a look at these graphs may make them change their mind<p>Pensioners fear outliving their savings. This will be a greater concern to those exercising their new pension freedoms after April 2015.<p>The pensions …

Scientists have discovered how to make people care about climate change

A woman peers through goggles embedded in a large black helmet. Forest sounds emanate from various corners of the room: a bird chirping here, a breeze whispering there. She moves slowly around the room. On the wall, a flat digital forest is projected so observers can get a rough idea of her …

Augmented Reality

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here's what people will be chatting about on Tuesday.<p><b>1. Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday that an agreement had been reached with Ukrainian separatists to recover the bodies of victims from the downed Malaysia Airlines passenger jet.</b> The bodies are on a train headed …

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know This Morning

<b>1. Apple is putting in an order for 70-80 million iPhone 6 phones for the fall.</b> That is its biggest order ever by a wide margin. It's ordering 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch models, with the 5.5-inch model coming a little later than the 4.7-inch model.<p><b>2. Apple will report earnings today after the market</b> …

What Else You Need Besides Storytelling For A Successful Presentation

We expect powerful people to give us the overview, the high-level view. Specifically, a recent study found, we rate people as more powerful when they speak in abstract terms (<i>9/11 was a terrible terrorist attack),</i> rather than specifics (<i>more than 3,000 people died</i>).<p>More generally, previous studies …

Apple's Upcoming iPhone Launch Will Be Its Biggest Ever, In More Ways Than One

The worst kept secret in the technology industry right now is that the next iPhones will be delivered with bigger screens this September, coming in 4.7 and 5.5-inch sizes. But if reports out of the Far East are to be believed, the new iPhone won’t just be bigger it will be huge — for Apple that is. …

Coca-Cola Profits Slip As Too Few 'Share A Coke'

First, Coca-Cola said you could make soda yourself. Then it put your name on the bottle. The tricks delighted, but weren’t enough to deliver an earnings beat.<p>The Coca-Cola reported $12.6 billion in second quarter net operating revenue, down 1% from the same period last year. As a result the soft …

A Mid-Year Dose Of Reality: Separating Financial Fear From Fact

The first half of 2014 is over and we can look ahead with great expectation to the second half of the year. No, that doesn’t mean your investment portfolio will rise (or that you’ll hit the lottery). It means that you have the opportunity to focus on the issues you value that you can control, and …

29 Eye-Tracking Heatmaps Reveal Where People Really Look

They say the eyes tell all. Now thanks to eye-tracking technology we can tell what they're saying. Tracking eye movements can give us fascinating insights into advertising and design and reveal a few things about human tendencies.<p>We've picked out some of our favorites below:<p><i>A few of these images</i> …