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You Can Reprogram Yourself to Be a Positive Person and You Should

Rational optimists are much more in touch with reality than chronic pessimists.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The end of a relationship or the failure of your business can make you feel negative. <i>Life</i> can make you feel negative. We all have to persevere through …

Tip: The Forward Head Posture Fix

This posture issue will lead to lifting injuries and recurring headaches. Here's how to straighten it up.<p>Neck Posture and Tension Headaches<p>You're …

How to improve your memory and never forget anything

Many of us regularly dream of the days when we can finally put our feet up and do the crossword after years in the workforce. However the answers to that crossword might not be as easy to recall as we imagine.<p>A recent study shows retirement causes brain function to rapidly decline, with short-term …

The Brain

Here’s why bitcoin just hit an all-time high

Bitcoin is trading at an all-time high for the first time in more than three years.<p>A single coin BTCUSD, -2.10% went for as much as $1,206.60 on …

Give Me 10 Minutes, I’ll Give You The Truth About Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 is one of the most essential, yet overlooked vitamins in the world. It plays a major role in the metabolism of each of our body cells, …

Sitting down for too long is a 'silent killer', medics warn

A report published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine recommends that workers find ways to stand for an extra four hours every day<p>Office workers should be on their feet for at least two hours daily during working hours, according to a report published by the British Journal of Sports …

How A Machine Learned To Spot Depression

I'm in a booth with a computer program called Ellie. She's on a screen in front of me.<p>Ellie was designed to diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, and when I get into the booth she starts asking me questions — about my family, my feelings, my biggest regrets.<p>Emotions seem really …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Big day for stocks shows why the bull market can keep running

U.S. stock markets finished strong Friday, with the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all rising more than 1% after the April jobs report beat economists’ …

Stock Markets

GDP growth in Q1 may set the bar for Q2

Everyone knows the U.S. economy grew at a snail's pace in the first quarter.<p>Barclays estimates gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the first three months of the year at 1.1%. David O'Malley, CEO at Penn Mutual Asset Management, thinks the pace of growth was even slower, or 0.5%, because of …

Wall Street

How to gird yourself for the next stock market correction

The stock market appears headed for one of those points again when investors lose money, and a lot of it.<p>Sure, the day-to-day moves of the market can …

8 Life-Changing Lessons From TED Talks on How to Be Happy | Inc.com

What makes us happy? Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm Gladwell, try to shed light on this surprisingly difficult question in a series of TED Talks about happiness.<p>Over and over, the same two themes emerge. First, we're usually wrong …

Happiness

Radioactive seeds and 3D-printed shields are new weapons to fight prostate cancer

“All things are poison and nothing is without poison; only the dose makes a thing not a poison,” said the Swiss-German physician Paracelsus in the 15th century. Since the discovery of radiation—that all-too-powerful poison—Paracelsus’ principle has been applied for more than 100 years in treating …

Cancer

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Welcome to a new week.<p>Here are the four things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Stock market movers -- Applied Materials, Volkswagen, HSBC:</b> Monday has barely begun but some stocks are swinging like crazy.<p>Shares in Applied Materials (AMAT) are falling by about 8% …

Stock Markets

How Sugar Is Sabotaging Your Success as an Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Successful entrepreneurs know that a disciplined and dedicated work ethic is critical to building their businesses. It takes commitment to set goals, meet deadlines and learn quickly from our mistakes, but too many of us are pulling the …

The eight most important economic charts of the week

Euro zone consumers are feeling a little worse about the economy …<p>… and so are German investors.<p>Argentina’s trade surplus is shrinking.<p>Japan saw its first trade surplus in two years.<p>Crude oil supplies keep growing in the US.<p>South Korea’s economic growth keeps getting slower and slower.<p>The American …

Economics

CDC Investigators Link Current Blue Bell Listeria Outbreak To Illness From 2010

For the past two months, Blue Bell Creameries has grappled with an outbreak of listeria that has been linked to three deaths and at least 10 illness …

Does this explain Europe’s struggling economy?

European GDP first estimates for Q4 2014 were published on February 13. They reveal that some countries that were severely hit by the crisis are now …

Change your financial life before you ruin it

You know that the key to financial freedom is to save more and spend less. But how much should you be saving? And how much spending is considered too …

How One Man Crashed the Stock Market

The government says Navinder Singh Sarao’s market manipulation caused the 2010 Stock Market “Flash Crash,” which had the Dow plummeting 1,000 points …

Stock Markets

Greece orders raid on government coffers as cash dwindles

Government issues emergency decree forcing all state bodies to transfer funds to the central bank<p>The Greek government has ordered a mandatory transfer of cash reserves from state-owned enterprises to its central bank, in a desperate bid to gather enough cash to remain solvent.<p>Citing "extremely …

Maine’s shrimp ban sees Canadian sales surging

Maine fishmonger Glen Libby made a disheartening discovery during brunch on Easter Sunday – the cold water shrimp on the menu at a restaurant up the street from his fish market were from Canada, not New England.<p>More of the sweet, quarter-sized crustaceans from Canada are turning up in American …

New England

Central banks prepare to flood FX markets with euros | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Central banks keen to steer clear of negative-yielding assets in a rapidly depreciating currency could cut the foreign exchange reserves they hold in euros by a hundred billion dollars or more, analysts estimate.<p>A picture illustration of Euro banknotes taken in central Bosnian …

Economics

HANK PAULSON: 'That's bulls--t'

First, here's tiny bit of context: Earlier this month, some commentators — notably Harvard professor Larry Summers— said the formation of the AIIB, a new international financing consortium headed by China, marked a moment that could be remembered as "the moment the United States lost its role as …

ECB’s Draghi rejects talk of Greek exit

WASHINGTON—European Central Bank President Mario Draghi rejected speculation that Greece may be forced to abandon the euro, reiterating that the …

Greece wants EU/IMF deal but impasse could bring referendum: deputy PM | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece aims for a deal with its creditors over a reforms package but will not retreat from its red lines, the country’s deputy prime minister told the Sunday newspaper To Vima, not ruling out a referendum or early polls if talks reach an impasse.<p>Greek Prime Minister Alexis …

Europe

Race is on to tap 1bn barrels of oil in the Falkland Islands

British oil companies are leading the quest to find oil around the Falklands despite threats by Argentina<p>In the icy South Atlantic depths surrounding Britain’s most remote outpost, oil companies are nearing the end of a 40-year quest to tap vast reservoirs of crude.<p>The search for oil around the</b> …

Yet another sign the job market is tilting in favor of workers

Business is about leverage.<p>Who has it, who has lost it, and what people are getting paid for it.<p>Right now, employees are slowly taking back leverage from employers in the labor market, and this chart from Deutsche Bank's Torsten Sløk shows a big reason why.<p>Right now, as employers spend more and …

Labor Economics

Markets face new threat as US Federal Reserve ponders interest rate rise

The moment US central bank chief Janet Yellen presses the button will be a massive economic event. The prospect that higher interest rates in the world’s largest economy could come this year has already sent the dollar surging against the pound and euro. It has also fuelled fears of a meltdown in …

Economics