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9 Formulas You Must Know To Pass Wall Street's Hardest Exam

There are several formulas a candidate must know and understand to pass the exams, far too many to be included in one small slideshow.<p>With that said, here are 9 formulas candidates are likely to need on any of the three levels of the CFA exam, the test that validates the Wall Street analyst.<p><i>NOTE:</i> …

Meet the Global Market Portfolio -- The 'Optimal Portfolio For The Average Investor'

The Global Market Portfolio is the weighted sum of every asset in the world. Your investment journey begins and ends here with a single click.<p>In 1958, Nobel economist James Tobin discovered that while there are many portfolios out there in portfolioland, there is only one super-efficient portfolio …

Project, Crowdfund Thyself

The anatomy of a successful Kickstarter campaign<p>Neuroscientist Stephen Larson wanted to make OpenWorm, the world’s first open-source digital organism, available for Web browsers. So he and a small team of scientists turned to crowdfunding. With four days left in a 30-day funding window, things …

Practice Not As Important As Believed For Success

But don't use this as an excuse when you mess up at your piano recital.<p>You may have heard of the "10,000 hour rule," popularized in Malcolm Gladwell's book <i>Outliers</i>, which suggests that many people who have reached the top of their fields got there, in large part, due to practicing for 10,000 hours. …

South Jersey Doctor Admits Making Half-a-Million Dollars in…

South Jersey Doctor Admits Making Half-a-Million Dollars in Fraud Scheme Involving Home Health Care for Elderly Patients<p>The owner, founder and physician of Visiting Physicians of South Jersey—a Hammonton, New Jersey provider of home-based physician services for seniors—pleaded guilty today for charging lengthy visits to elderly patients that they did not receive, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fish-man announced.<br>52 year-old Lori Reaves of Waterford Works, New Jersey, entered her guilty plea to …

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Afghanistan on the Bounce: Reflections on Life on Deployment

Changing Planet<p><i>As a documentation/production specialist in Afghanistan, photographer Robert L. Cunningham accompanied soldiers of 40 different units on 132 combat missions, following them during their typical on-base routines as well as into hazardous situations. In Afghanistan: On the Bounce</i> …

5 Questions with Slow Wine Magazine's Giancarlo Gariglio

<i>We're sitting down with our favorite writers and cooks to talk about their upcoming cookbooks, their best food memories, and just about anything else.</i><p><i>Today: The Slow Wine Magazine is launching stateside -- and we're sitting down (wine in hand) with Senior Editor Giancarlo Gariglio to dish about</i> …

Wine

MLB Pitchers Whose 2014 Velocity Drops Should Be Scaring You

Link to Media<p>Even though the sample size is small, the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been rough for a lot of pitchers who entered the year with lofty expectations.<p>In addition to the onslaught of Tommy John surgeries, several star hurlers have seen a steep drop in velocity. It's typical for …

Baseball

Photos: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible

View photos of the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Convertible from the floor of the 2014 New York Auto Show.<p>The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is the first of its ilk to come with a chassis strong enough to endure cutting the roof off. The result is the 2015 Z06 Convertible. Put the top down, press the …

Robot Resupply: The Navy's Autonomous Cargo Helicopter Kit

Or, how the Marines in a danger zone will use tablets to call for autonomous resupply helos.<p><b>A group of Marines fighting in some far-flung</b> locale are trapped in harm's way—they need water and ammo but can't be safely resupplied. On the battlefield of the future, unmanned helicopters might answer the …

Military

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