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Salaries for graduates seeking first jobs rose 5.2% from last year

With high school and college graduations underway, it’s a great time to start working.<p>Average pay for new entrants age 24 and under rose 5.2% in March compared with their predecessors a year earlier, according to the latest figures from payroll processor ADP. Wage growth for new entrants was just …

Salaries & Wages

Worse Than 2008? Here's What the Emerging Market Numbers Show

Harvard economist Carmen Reinhart turned heads this week with her comments on emerging markets, saying they’re in worse shape now than during the …

Markets

Master This One Skill For Competitive Advantage

Research proves the rapidly-rising importance of the global mindset<p>Having a competitive advantage.<p>It's critical for success in business and success as a leader. But, did you know there's one skill you must master for competitive advantage today? One skill that applies across every industry and …

Innovation

Tech’s Two Philosophies

Even though Apple’s developer conference is still a few weeks away, I think it’s safe to say that the demo of Google Duplex at yesterday’s Google I/O …

Artificial Intelligence

Why Warren Buffett Thinks Buying Microsoft Stock 'Would Be a Mistake'

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Microsoft founder Bill Gates have known each other 27 years, enjoy playing bridge together and rallying in …

Investing

Wall Street's most gruelling exam is only 50 days away — here's how to prepare for the CFA

In just over six weeks time, hundreds of thousands of aspiring financiers around the world will sit down to take the notoriously gruelling Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.<p>The test is a six-hour, 240 question behemoth, with a failure rate of almost 60%. In short, it is one of the most brutal …

Wall Street

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

Nobody knows how far off useful quantum computers are: Here's why

When will the world see a useful quantum computer system? That’s arguably the most interesting question in technology. A rash of recent breakthroughs has many experts convinced the quantum computer is imminent, while others remain skeptical they’ll ever arrive.<p>The truth is, nobody knows because …

Quantum Computing

Here's What Pilots Earn (It's Not As High As You Think)

Financial publication <i>24/7 Wall Street</i> just released its “25 Highest Paying Jobs” list for 2018, as compiled by from the US Department of Labor’s …

Flying

5 things you should include in a killer, post-interview thank you (template included)

Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not. You’d be surprised how often they don’t — and that’s …

Employment

The Top 5 Growth Stocks to Buy Today

All of them share these crucial traits that make them great growth-oriented opportunities.<p>If you're able to buy shares of a small growth stock -- …

Quantum Radar Could Make Stealth Technology Obsolete

The frigid Canadian arctic is a rough place to try and catch a spy.<p>For one, the region is smack dab on top of the world's magnetic North Pole, where …

Quantum Mechanics

VIX Rigging Talk Erupts on Wall Street After Another Wild Swing

The Cboe Volatility Index is how Wall Street measures anxiety. Lately it’s the gauge’s own plumbing that’s making people nervous.<p>It’s a recurrent …

Stock Markets

The Quantum Race the United States Can’t Afford To Lose

The quantum race is on, and the stakes are high. The winner will gain a military and intelligence edge, as well as a first mover advantage in what is …

Login With Facebook data hijacked by JavaScript trackers

Facebook confirms to TechCrunch that it’s investigating a security research report that shows Facebook user data can be grabbed by third-party JavaScript trackers embedded on websites using Login With Facebook. The exploit lets these trackers gather a user’s data including name, email address, age …

Internet

What is relativity? Einstein's mind-bending theory explained

When the theory of relativity appeared in the early 1900s, it upended centuries of science and gave physicists a new understanding of space and time. Isaac Newton saw space and time as fixed, but in the new picture provided by special relativity and general relativity they were fluid and …

Physics

Einstein's 'Dice of God' Has Been Used to Generate Truly Random Numbers

Unhackable.<p>Locking up super-secret information with digital encryption has become even more secure with the production of numbers that aren't just …

Quantum Physics

The disgusting truth about hand dryers

It’s important to wash your hands frequently, but how you dry them can make a huge difference.<p>Hot air hand dryers are touted as the eco-friendly …

Planting The Seeds Of The Next Crisis

<i>By FS Staff</i><p>Ten years ago, we experienced a financial crisis that almost collapsed the global economy. In 2007, as the stock market was at its peak …

Who to follow on Twitter if you want to understand tech

For better or worse, Twitter has become a major source for breaking news and thought-provoking discussions on a variety of different topics as the …

China, holding Treasuries, keeps 'nuclear option' in U.S. trade war | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It took China just 11 hours to retaliate against the United States for proposing tariffs on some 1,300 Chinese products, but Chinese officials are holding back on taking aim at their largest American import: government debt.<p>In a tit-for-tat response to the Trump …

Economy

5 investing strategies to survive a stock market correction

Worried about volatility? Here are a handful of helpful strategies to increase your chance of making money over the long run.<p>Fear is gripping Wall Street once again. After a long weekend, the nearly 122-year-old <b>Dow Jones Industrial Average</b> (DJINDICES: ^DJI) and broader-based <b>S&P 500</b> (SNPINDEX: …

Investing

The Physics Behind a Fake Flying Samurai Battle

This video shows a battle between samurai with jet packs. Don't get excited—it's fake.<p>How do I know? There are a few obvious signs of fake-itude, …

The US is set for a trade war with China's economy — you should know what it's up against

The trade war is here, so it's time to take a look at the Chinese economy to know what we're dealing with.<p>On Monday, China retaliated against the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum by slapping tariffs on 128 imports from the United States.<p>Now, the US already had a bunch of duties …

Microsoft now offers public courses for building AI skills

Microsoft has added an AI track to its Professional Program courses. The track is open to the public and is comprised of nine online courses -- each of which take eight to 16 hours to complete -- as well as a final project. "The program provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to …

Stocks Are Having Their Worst April Start Since 1929. Here’s Why

1929 was the start of the Great Depression.<p>If you feel like the second quarter has begun badly, you’d be right.<p>U.S. stocks are on track to have their …

50 Years of Stock Market Corrections, and the 1 Figure That Stands Out

Corrections are usually over very quickly, and they're traditionally painless to long-term investors.<p>For the first time in two years, worry has …

Steve Jobs Used a Remarkably Powerful Decision-Making Strategy That Will Transform Your Business

Steve Jobs was one of the most successful business leaders of our time, and he knew how to make great decisions.<p>You know him as the man behind Apple, and the reason why you may be reading this sentence on an iPhone or MacBook. If you know much about Steve Jobs--and at this point, who doesn't--then …

10 things you need to know before visiting the Great Wall of China

Every year, people from all over the world flock to China — Beijing in particular — to visit the Great Wall. A series of defense fortifications …

How to sidestep 3 unethical financial adviser tactics

“There’s plenty of opportunity out there for someone who’s unethical,” warns Harold Evensky, chairman of wealth manager Evensky & Katz. That’s especially true when that someone is a financial adviser, he says, so investors need to carefully select whom to trust.<p>What some advisers do may not be …

Finance