Lorenzo Menghini

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Presenting BofA's "Number One Black Swan Event For The Global Oil Market In 2016"

We’ve spent quite a bit of time this year talking about Saudi Arabia’s rather precarious financial situation. To be sure, the move to artificially …

Think your commute is bad? Millions spend two hours traveling to work every day

If you live in horror of your sweaty train/bus/bike ride to work, then spare a thought for the 3 million UK commuters who spend more than two hours a day traveling to and from work.<p>Over the past decade, there’s been a 72% increase in the number of people who commute two hours or more, round trip, …

Commuting

Make Yourself Immune to Secondhand Stress

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Over the past decade, we have learned how our brains are hardwired for emotional contagion. Emotions spread via a wireless network of mirror neurons, which are tiny parts of the brain that allow us to empathize with others and understand what they’re feeling. When you see someone yawn, …

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Stockwatch: Potential 7% yield should drive a re-rating

An enterprising investor could see logic to average-in a shareholding and bide time for a profits recovery here. A bid is possible if the stockmarket …

6 Career Moves Smarter Than an MBA

Unless your career path requires an MBA, you'd be well advised to pursue these less-expensive but more effective alternatives.<p>If your career plan is to become a hedge fund trader or play some other role in the financial services business, you probably need an MBA just as the price of admission. If …

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Yes, You Can Afford to Take a Sabbatical

Meet the 'Jobbatical,' a new way for those without a giant bank account to broaden their horizons with extended travel.<p>Most of us don't require much convincing that an extended sabbatical sounds great. But if you need more evidence that breaking with your everyday grind to travel and think really …

Sabbaticals

Tim Cook needs to hire human curators to fix the Apple App Store

With one million titles and no human guides, the Apple App Store has become incomprehensible for mere mortals. A simple solution exists: curation by humans instead of algorithms. Here’s an open letter to Apple CEO Tim Cook making that case:<p>Dear Tim,<p>You know the numbers better than anyone—I don’t …

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