Mara S. Gonzalez

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Why is China's stock market falling and how might it affect the global economy?

Concerns about inflation, shares and interest rates are raised after ‘Black Monday’ chaos sees billions wiped off markets around the globe<p>China’s stock market has fallen sharply over recent weeks despite measures by officials in Beijing aimed at calming investors’ jitters and shoring up global …

Stock Markets

100 Trips Everyone Should Take In Their Lifetime

And if you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've updated our bucket list of travel destinations to include reader suggestions and 2014's travel hotspots.<p>From eating pizza in Naples to skiing in Japan, these are the 100 trips everyone should take in their …

Apple Pushing Record Labels for More Exclusive Beyonce-Like iTunes Albums

Apple's iTunes chief Robert Kondrk met with record label executives during Grammy Week in January about the potential of more exclusive album releases, like Beyoncé's iTunes-exclusive album last December, according to <i>Billboard</i>.<p>Apple Inc.’s music chief Robert Kondrk has been pressuring major labels …

For Mexico’s Marines, An Epic Cartel Bust With Another Tragedy in Mind

They captured ‘El Chapo’ without a shot, following the death of a comrade and the unthinkable subsequent horror visited upon his entire family.<p>As we …

All hands on deck

ACROSS developed economies, finding work has become tougher for the young. Almost a quarter of those in Europe were jobless in 2013. But behind that …

Biggest fall in eurozone unemployment since 2007

Eurozone unemployment fell for a third month in December, while the number of young people out of work in the region also dropped.<p>There were just over 19 million unemployed people in the eurozone last month, 129,000 fewer than in November, according to Eurostat, the region's statistics office. It …

The link between unemployment and terrorism

For the young and unemployed in the world's big cities, dreams of opportunity and wealth do come true -- but too often because they're heavily …

Human Rights

Business must help young people find jobs

Imagine a country where no one can find a job and everyone is younger than 25. This country, which exists as a diaspora, threatens the economic vitality, social fabric and long-term stability of much of the world. It is a country of lost potential.<p>In Europe, 24% of youth are unemployed. The numbers …

Industry boss: 'Too many students harm economy'

“The consequences to Germany's economy will be damaging, if the trend to study at any cost is not stopped,” said Eric Schweitzer, president of the …

Students

Youth Unemployment Is Costing The World Billions

NEW YORK -- Every morning Brett Lalli wakes up and spends two to three hours searching for jobs. The 22-year-old has sent out about 50 resumes over the past several months, but has received just one request for an interview.<p>For a few months after graduating in May, Lalli did have an internship at a …

Relentlessly high youth unemployment is a global time bomb

The June jobs report pointed to the continuation of a slow – but persistent – economic recovery in the United States. But the youth unemployment rate remains about double the overall rate, with about 16% of young people who want to work unable to find a job. In the US and countries around the …

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Computer Science Education: A Path Forward in Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

75 million young people around the world are facing a dire unemployment crisis with the potential of decades-long repercussions. The outlook is bleak: young adults who are out of work or underemployed are more likely to be unemployed, living in poverty or dependent on welfare later in …

What Millennials Want (And Why Employers Should Take Notice)

Quantifying the Millennial zeitgeist has captivated academics and the media alike. And yet, despite the extensive coverage on the subject, I think …

Inside China’s Mistress-Industrial Complex

If you’re pretty and educated, there’s a booming new job market for women—as someone’s mistress. What the growing number of those relationships means …

Global Internships: The New Key to Getting a Job

The debate over the value of college that billionaire Peter Thiel sparked three years ago hasn’t gone away. Yet most adults continue to place a high …

Saving Money Never Looked This Good

Recent Posts<p>by TFM × × 0 comments<p>We all know that amazing feeling you get after getting a solid night’s rest. You can think clearer, you have energy… …

Dry Skin

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

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