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Here's The Secret to Unlocking Your Creativity, According to Science

Preparation is key.<p>Whether you get mesmerised by Vincent van Gogh's painting The Starry Night or Albert Einstein's theories about spacetime, you'll …

Creativity

Decision Making Under Uncertainty: How Behavioral Economics Can Make You A Better Coach

As coaches, trainers and therapists we make countless decisions on a daily basis. However, have you ever wondered what sits behind this decision making process? Have you ever asked why you decided to make decision A when you could have also made decision B, C or D? While we may feel that this …

Economics

10 Factors That Influence Your Purchase Decisions

The basic message of behavioral economics is that consumers often act against their own economic best interests when making decisions, due to a …

How to use nudge theory to help you save

These four apps take advantage of behavioural economics to "nudge" people to save more for retirement<p>In his 2015 book <i>Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics</i>, Nobel Prize-winning economist Richard Thaler cites a study showing how behavioural economics can "nudge" people to save more for …

Real-time electricity map shows the sources of the energy you use

If you’ve ever wondered where your electricity comes from, and how much carbon dioxide (CO2) is emitted in order to get it to your plug, look no …

Tony Robbins' Secrets to Achieving Financial Freedom

Tips from a success coach who grew up broke.<p>If you are going to learn life lessons from anybody, it may as well be someone who owns a 525-acre …

Motivation

Here's Exactly How to Work Out if You Want to Lose Weight

No more guess work at the gym.<p>If you're trying to drop a few pounds, it can be totally overwhelming to figure out how to make sure your sweat sessions are helping you shed. On a basic level, losing weight and lowering your body fat percentage is a numbers game, says Ippolita Di Paola, a personal …

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Dubai housing squeeze pushes middle-income expats out to the suburbs | Reuters

DUBAI, Sept 27 (Reuters) - While Dubai continues to pump out sumptuous new apartment blocks, for a rising number of expatriates the city no longer offers the luxury lifestyle that lured many foreigners to the Gulf.<p>A shortage of affordable homes and a reduction in overseas allowances since the …

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

<i>This post originally appeared on Crew blog.</i><p>It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own worst enemies.<p>Maintaining a growth mindset isn’t a matter of walking up a staircase one small step at a …

How much money do you make for Facebook?

The amount of money Facebook makes per user is set to grow significantly within the next two years, analysts predict<p>How much do you estimate you're worth to Facebook? If you live in America, it's a lot more than if you're a resident of the UK or other countries.<p>US Facebook users generate the site …

Digital Advertising

George Soros is investing in a new trading startup staffed by a bunch of ex-Goldman traders

The billionaire's Soros Fund Management has invested in the company, according to people familiar with the matter. It isn't clear how much Soros is investing.<p>The investment represents a coup for the firm, which was set up late last year and officially launched on April 29 as an electronic trading …

Bank of England warns buy-to-let is the next big threat to UK financial stability

UK landlords are vulnerable to rapidly rising prices in a boom and falling values during a bust, Financial Policy Committee warns<p>The Bank of England has warned that Britain's buy-to-let market poses an increasing threat to financial stability because rising property prices expose vulnerabilities …

George Soros is investing in TruMid

Soros at the Annual Freedom Award Benefit Event hosted by the International Rescue Committee at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York.Thomson Reuters<p>Legendary investor George Soros is backing TruMid, a hot new bond-trading startup.<p>The billionaire's Soros Fund Management has invested in the company, …

We asked some of the smartest minds in fintech how Wall Street is going to change - this is what they said

Mike Shaver/Flickr<p>The advent of technological change is reshaping Wall Street at a rapid rate.<p>Business Insider surveyed a number of the brightest minds in financial technology, including chief information officers at industry giants, heads of innovation, startup founders and venture capitalists, …

9 Counterintuitive Lessons About Success You Can Learn From Tony Robbins

Yes, he's charismatic, inspiring, and owns a resort in Fiji. But the reasons he's so successful are very unglamorous.<p>If you think Tony Robbins’s enduring fame, wealth, and huge influence come from the fact that he’s overflowing with charisma and inspiration--and almost impossibly tall--you’re …

Self-improvement

Why Wall Street is pouring millions into India’s real estate sector

Wall Street is betting big on India’s real estate sector.<p>In the last few months, global giants including Goldman Sachs, Warburg Pincus and Blackstone have invested over Rs6,000 crore ($910 million) in Indian real estate firms, even as the sector groans under debt and stalling sales.<p>In all, total …

Real Estate

12 Mind Tricks That Will Make People Like You and Help You Get Ahead

Guest Writer<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to …

Body Language

Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

­­­­­­­­­­­­12 Things Really Wealthy People Did to Get Ahead

Want to get ahead financially and in your career? Follow in the footsteps of giants.<p>Everyone wants to achieve wealth and financial freedom, but very few actually go on to rack up the seven-figure bank accounts they dream about. In fact, it's commonly suggested that Americans don't identify as poor; …

Self-improvement

It looks like the next recession will start in March 2019

S&P 500 forward earnings is highly correlated with the US index of coincident economic indicators (CEI). The latter rose to another new record high during August. Previously, I have observed that based on the past five cycles in the CEI, the next recession should start during March 2019. That's not …

The 17 hottest fintech companies in Britain ranked

The UK & Ireland accounted for 2/5ths of all fintech investment in Europe last year, according to Accenture.<p>Startups are beating the banks by offering cheaper, quicker, online services — and both investors and users love it.<p>We asked some of Britain's top venture capitalists who they thought were …

Have you learned the lesson from VW's 35pc share price fall?

Investors have been stung by many 'blue chip' stock collapses in the past century. Andrew Oxlade whips through the history – and explains how you can try to avoid them<p>Nervous investor? Stick to blue chip stocks. These giants of the market – members of the FTSE 100 in the UK – are less volatile and …

Investing

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Great Timepieces Inspired by the Track

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated to reflect new additions and changes for 2016.<p>Cars and watches are a natural fit. Both are traditionally …

FX volumes down 24.2% at CME Group in February despite all-time highest February overall average daily volume

Share<p>Total: 10<p>North American multinational derivatives marketplace CME Group Inc (NASDAQ:CME) today announced that February 2015 volume averaged 15.8 …