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The making of Tesla's Elon Musk

by JACK DELOSA<p>Last month, Elon Musk's Model 3 Tesla was unveiled. The mass-market electric car has pre-sold more than 325,000 units, set to be …

Pushing back against the politicisation of economic modelling

Controversy surrounding the use of economic modelling on the impact of negative gearing suggests the politicisation of economic modelling is becoming …

This Macquarie fund has smashed its raising target by 50pc

Macquarie Group has smashed its fund raising target for the Macquarie Asian Infrastructure Fund by more than 50 per cent with total assets under …

How different nationalities spend their money

What you spend your disposable income on depends largely on where you are from, according to a new Eurostat report.<p>For Russians, the bulk of the monthly income goes on food, alcohol and tobacco. In the United States, healthcare is the biggest expenditure. In Japan, housing costs just over a quarter …

World Economic Forum

Could 'Symmetry' be the world's most luxurious superyacht?

Almost as long as two soccer pitches, this floating private estate offers billionaires a slice of home life at sea.

What I Learned from Warren Buffett

W<i>arren Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist,</i> Roger Lowenstein (New York: Random House, 1995).<p>Roger Lowenstein begins his new biography of Warren Buffett with a disclaimer. He reveals that he is a longtime investor in Berkshire Hathaway, the company that under Buffett’s guidance has seen …

Gut feelings

The tapas was a mistake. Or maybe the wine that washed it down?<p>Suffice to say that come morning, at the business end of a flying trip to Brisbane, …

Nocookies

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Black Bean Brownies

Okay, we are a week into the New Year so I have to ask... craving sweets yet? If you decided to detox your cupboards of junk food, but are now considering mixing cocoa powder into your peanut butter jar just to get a sugar fix, I have a solution for you! Healthy brownies! I personally never ban any …

Dessert

A Better Way to Think About Risk

Few people would question the value of risk assessment. Without it, we would plunge thoughtlessly into situations that could lead to considerable harm. But upon closer inspection, risk assessment is itself a dangerous double-edged sword.<p>There are numerous counterexamples where, at least in …

This Company Wants To Use Games To Reimagine How Your Child Learns

In the mid-20th century, Linus Pauling was one of the world’s most celebrated scientists. His discovery of the structure of hemoglobin and other biological molecules created an entirely new field of science and, when he focused his ample talents on deciphering the structure of DNA, no one doubted …

Curbing Debt: It’s Not What You Know

Behavior<p>Curbing Debt: It’s Not <i>What</i> You Know<p>The biggest financial hurdle facing workers with low incomes is just that: inadequate income to meet their …

Personal Finance

How Taking A 20-Minute Walk Every Day Transformed My Approach To Work

Here’s what happened when we challenged ourselves to step away from our desks and get out for a while.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>If you’re like most Americans, you suffer from the physical, emotional, and mental …

The Definitive Guide to Ruthless Time Management

<b>Time management is about power.</b> It has nothing to do with iPhone apps or colored office labels.<p><b>It’s about ruthlessly controlling your time so you can</b> …

Productivity

3 Ways to Squash Burnout and Boost Productivity

<i>Joelle Steiniger is the co-founder of Small HQ, HookFeed and Minimalytics. This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>You have no problem keeping busy. No problem crossing things off your to-do list. You multitask like it’s going out of style. But the weeks continue to fly by and you can’t help …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The Psychology of Risk: The Behavioral Finance Perspective

HANDBOOK OF FINANCE: VOLUME 2: INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Frank J. Fabozzi, ed., John Wiley & Sons, pp. 85-111, 2008<p>28 Pages …