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24 books Wall Streeters think everyone should read

Financial-services professionals are known to have demanding work schedules, but that doesn't mean they aren't setting aside time to crack open a few books.<p>We recently reached out to our contacts on Wall Street to find out what folks would recommend as must-reads just ahead of the holiday …

The best Nutribullet breakfast smoothie recipes

For those unfamiliar with the gadget, <b>the NutriBullet is an extractor which pulverises vegetables, nuts, seeds and even the pips and stalks of your fruits</b>.<p>Here, we bring you the best breakfast smoothie recipes, featuring everything from almond to beetroot, that you can blitz up in seconds for a …

Amazon explains its secret weapon in the cloud wars

About a year ago, Amazon introduced Lambda, which it describes as "a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you."<p>That sounds like a lot of buzzwords, but developers and customers like Major League Baseball and …

TRUMP: I'd have a 'deportation force' to round up people who live in the country illegally

During a lengthy interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," host Mika Brzezinski repeatedly pressed the Republican presidential candidate on his sweeping plan to crack down on illegal immigration.<p>"OK, conceptually, I understand what you're saying and what you're describing. But still tell me the how. Are …

Cost of El Chapo Guzman escape

Arely Gomez, Mexico's attorney general, crouching at the entrance of a tunnel connected to the Altiplano prison and used by drug lord Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán.Attorney General's Office<p>The price Mexican drug lord Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán paid to escape from a high-security prison seems to have …

13 valuable investing insights from history's most impressive military leaders

Duty, honor, integrity, and, believe it or not, investment strategies.<p>We've put together a list of 13 brilliant insights from military leaders that are just as relevant to investors as they are to soldiers.<p>After all, there's nothing more important than character and brains.

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Jeb Bush allies are reportedly threatening to open the floodgates against Marco Rubio

The New York Times' Maggie Haberman and Michael Barbaro reported Monday night that the super PAC's chief strategist has even "boated of his willingness to spend as much as $20 million" to halt Rubio's rise in the polls.<p>And the super PAC, Right to Rise, which has raised more than $100 million, has …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

The Single Biggest Reason Most Entrepreneurs Fail in 2014

Exactly two years ago today, I woke up at 5 in the morning. Yes, I was suffering from our generation’s new sleeping problem.<p>It is caused by too much blue light, especially when you stare at your cell phone before sleeping, which leaves you awake after only a few hours of sleep. I thought it was …

GOP debate changes demanded by candidates

The CNBC debate stage. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill<p>Aides to the various Republican presidential candidates gathered in Northern Virginia on Sunday to band together and demand changes to future debate formats.<p>The meeting came after Wednesday night's CNBC debate, which was fiercely criticized by …

Watch as Hillary Clinton Spokesman Makes Hard to Believe Claim When Relentlessly Grilled on Email Scandal

Hillary Clinton’s press secretary, Brian Fallon, was relentlessly grilled on CNN Thursday about the private email scandal that has consumed much the Democratic candidate’s presidential campaign.<p>One of the more notable moments of the interview came when Fallon claimed twice he didn’t know what …

Why FBI Agents Were Reportedly Angered by Obama’s Comments on Hillary Clinton’s Email Scandal on ’60 Minutes’

President Barack Obama downplayed the significance of Hillary Clinton’s email scandal as the FBI continues to look into whether the former secretary of state’s private setup endangered any sensitive government information, prompting anger from some within the agency who say it was inappropriate for …

Benghazi scandal: What happened and what does it mean for Hilary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton will testify on Thursday before the congressional committee investigating the 2012 attack on a US diplomatic compound in Benghazi,Libya.<p>Here's what you need to know:<p>What happened?<p>On September 11, 2012, Islamist militants attacked a US diplomatic compound in Benghazi, leaving a US …

Benghazi

Hillary Clinton releases Halloween-themed attack ad against the Republican field

"THE FAILED POLICIES FROM THE PAST ARE RISING FROM THE GRAVE," a narrator dramatically declared in the ad as scary movie scenes appear.<p>The video quoted former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida), and others for embracing these "failed policies," including supply-side economics …

Media turn blind eye to Hillary Clinton’s glaring mistakes

When Hillary Clinton can study up, work out her one-liners, figure out the best way to deflect questions and fence with inquisitors she does well. She thrives, therefore, in a debate or as a witness. She is the quintessential “A” student. No one will cram harder before the big exam than she.<p>Left to …

Julian Assange: Google Is Hillary Clinton's 'Secret Weapon'

Get out the tinfoil hats.<p>MEXICO CITY -- When Wikileaks founder Julian Assange told an open government conference Thursday that "Google was now Hillary's secret weapon," he provided ample fertilizer for a year's worth of conspiracy theories in this overheated election season.<p>Assange was referring to …

Sanders calls his campaign manager’s Clinton VP comments ‘inappropriate’

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Thursday that some recent comments by his campaign manager about Hillary Rodham Clinton were “inappropriate,” but pushed back against suggestions that he and his team have treated the Democratic front-runner in a sexist fashion.<p>The Vermont senator appeared …

FACT CHECK: Do Tax Cuts Grow The Economy?

In Wednesday night's GOP debate, moderators pressed GOP candidates on their massive tax reform pans. Moderator John Harwood asked Donald Trump about the idea that his massive tax cuts would make the economy take off "like a rocket ship" (an idea that Trump staunchly defended).<p>Ted Cruz got at a …

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The Time Marissa Mayer Turned In Her 'Friend' At Google For Leaking

During the two years I spent reporting the book, among the most jaw-dropping stories I heard was one about the time Marissa Mayer turned in a Google coworker for leaking to the press.<p>Mayer told the story during a company-wide meeting at Yahoo in winter 2013.<p>That January, Mayer was upset because …

The 'Dirty Little Secret' About Google's 20% Time, According To Marissa Mayer

Almost since its beginning, Google has had a well-known policy called "20% time."<p>Under this policy, employees get to work on whatever personal projects they want during one-fifth of their week — a whole day.<p>Supposedly, lots of big Google products came out of 20% time. One you've definitely heard of …

Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, and Eric Schmidt all just snubbed Obama

But he may be the only major tech CEO to attend. According to a report from Bloomberg, Mark Zuckerberg, Marissa Mayer, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt have all snubbed the summit, opting to send security execs in their place.<p>In recent months, tech companies have become increasingly at odds with US …

Marissa Mayer may try to beat Google at search — just like these companies failed to do

In 2009, Yahoo outsourced search results and search ads to Microsoft. Last week, the two companies signed a new deal where Yahoo would only be dependent on Microsoft for 51% of search and search ads.<p>Mayer could outsource the remaining 49% to Google — where she helped build the original search …

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Inside Marissa Mayer's plan to take on Google

She said that the product will be a mobile search/personal assistant product in the vein of Apple's Siri, Google Now, or Microsoft's Cortana. We've been speaking with a Yahoo source about this product, and have a few details to share about its development.<p>According to this source, the product's …

‘Don’t forget to be bold,’ Sergey Brin told Marissa Mayer as she walked out the door at Google

Marissa Mayer, current CEO of Yahoo and former executive at Google, received some important advice from Google founder Sergey Brin as she walked out the door to join the Sunnyvale, California company in July, 2012.<p>While she tends to be more iterative and careful when it comes to making decisions, …

Marissa Mayer Finally Has A Plan For Yahoo To Steal Mobile Ad Revenue From Facebook And Google

Sources familiar with the matter told the The Information that Yahoo will announce a self-service platform for marketers to place ads across the Flurry mobile app network — which includes major app publishers such as The Guardian and games developers such as Pocket Gems and Glu — at its inaugural …

The plan to save Yahoo

She's losing her top executives. Fifteen percent of Yahoo's staff is reportedly bolting. Revenue continues to fall. Profits are relatively small. The stock is collapsing.<p>There are no killer products that appear poised to break out and save Yahoo. Even more worrisome, Yahoo's investment in original …

The inside story of why Marissa Mayer's most trusted executives have given up on Yahoo

Some even felt it was dishonest.<p>Mayer's executive bench has been bolting as Mayer struggles to grow revenue or develop new hit products. The two most recent departures were Jackie Reses and Kathy Savitt. Both were handpicked by Mayer. Reses ran mergers and acquisitions and human resources and was …

Ben Carson, the Nutty Neurosurgeon

What does it say about higher education that you can graduate from Yale and still believe that the devil made Darwin do it? What does it say about medicine that you can both be a gifted neurosurgeon and also declare, "I never saw a body with bullet holes that was more devastating than taking the …

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

<i>In their book,</i> Start Your Own Business<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting a business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer some tips to help you determine if being a</i> …