Shome Bhattacharjee

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Bernanke: I’m not really a Republican anymore

Ben Bernanke has publicly broken ranks with the Republican party.<p>In one of the more revealing passages of his just-published book <i>The Courage to Act</i>, the former chairman of the US Federal Reserve lays out his experience with Republican lawmakers during the twin financial and economic crises that …

Central Banks

Banks are 'locked in' to Glencore's $100 billion debt mountain

The question is about debt. Glencore says the net debt it needs to worry about is around $50 billion (£32 billion). Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, led by Alastair Ryan, aren't so sure.<p>They put the total banking exposure to Glencore's debt at around $103 billion (£67 billion). It's all …

Bank of America

Nobel Laureates Who Were Not Always Noble

Racists, frauds, and misogynists: Meet the rogues’ gallery of Nobel Prize winners.<p>Since the Nobel Prize's beginnings in 1901, fewer than 1,000 people have won the world's most prestigious award. As <i>National Geographic</i> has previously covered, many great discoveries have been incomprehensibly …

How to plan now to avoid age-related injuries

<i>"It was probably 2 or 3 in the morning. I thought I heard something downstairs. I rushed into the kitchen and inadvertently stepped directly into the dog's water dish, slipped forward and pulled my hamstring. In two weeks, in celebration of my 65th birthday I'm scheduled to run the New York City</i> …

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

Fortune.com

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Thorntons bought by Ferrero for £112m

Italian company, best known for its nutty chocolates wrapped in gold foil, said it would keep the Thorntons brand and the company’s factory in Derbyshire<p>The ambassador could soon be spoiling guests with Thorntons coffee creams, strawberry dreams and whisky truffles after the maker of Ferrero Rocher …

European Stocks, Bonds Rally on Hopes of Greece Deal

Eurozone leaders will try to hammer out a deal with Athens to unlock urgently needed funds<p>A wave of optimism around Greece’s long-running negotiations with creditors swept over European markets Monday, driving stocks sharply higher.<p>Greek stocks led the way, climbing 9%, while Germany’s DAX index …

Western companies are being forced to figure China out all over again

Foreign companies have long known that China’s economic slowdown—now upon us—could hit their earnings hard. They just didn’t expect they’d be hit by changing consumer buying habits and a rise in Chinese competitors at the same time. Suddenly, foreign brands are finding it a lot harder to convince …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Make No Mistake, You're In A Relationship With The Company You Work For

In the proverbial world of business it’s rare to find someone who is single. If you were to think of a Facebook status for your company, most of us it would have it set to “in a relationship.” Sure, every now and then you might see “in an open relationship” or “it’s complicated,” but still, whether …

The Workplace