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New Theory on Why Men Love Breasts

Why do straight men devote so much headspace to those big, bulbous bags of fat drooping from women's chests? Scientists have never satisfactorily …

Papua New Guinea

Sleep on your side to ward off Alzheimer's disease: New study

Sleeping on one's side, as opposed to other positions such as on one's back or stomach may more effectively remove brain waste, reducing the chances …

Neuroscience

Photographer Snaps an Epic Portrait of His Daughter Under a Rainbow

The best portraits sometimes materialize before our eyes and fall right into our laps. That’s what just happened to wedding photographer Wes …

Photography

Grab a Coffee - This is What You Missed in Photography This Week

As another week passes us by in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography looking far and wide for the very best links to tutorials, …

Photography

Hillary Clinton Blasts High Frequency Trading Ahead Of Fundraiser With High Frequency Trader

One of the most entertaining angles of the imperial spectacle known as the 2016 U.S. Presidential campaign, has been <b>watching Hillary Clinton, the</b> …

Government

Disclosing CEO-worker pay gaps makes no sense for Wall Street banks

Part of the Dodd-Frank financial reform act, the rule has been applauded by many, including The New York Times editorial board.<p>The Times said the requirement could help shareholders make decisions on company performance based on things like morale and turnover.<p>But when it comes to Wall Street firms …

Wall Street

Warren Buffett shuns Wall Street advisers on latest megadeal

Warren Buffett isn't using any investment bankers on his $235-a-share, $37 billion deal to buy Precision Castparts, announced Monday morning August 10.<p>A deal of that size would normally have $50 million and $60 million in advisory banking fees, according to Jeffrey Nassof, vice president of …

Investing

A Wall Street billionaire has one piece of money advice for pro athletes

In a recent episode of "Wall Street Week," Lasry said friends and family usually start to ask for money when players get signed.<p>"You've got to sort of understand, for them, they're the only person out of their neighborhood or out of that whole family structure that has made money,<br>Lasry said. "So …

Wall Street

Capital Investment in Africa Increased by 136% in 2014 – Report

Capital investment in African is at an all time high with up to 136% year-on-year increase, according to the 2015 Ernst and Young’s Africa …

Startups Grow In Africa, But Ecosystems Need More To Flourish

Elmira Bayrasli Contributor<p>Elmira Bayrasli is the co-founder of Foreign Policy Interrupted and the author of From the Other Side of the World: Extraordinary Entrepreneurs, Unlikely Places.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>With a €20 million Series A Snapp opens up ride-sharing in Iran<br>• Making the case …

Africa

East Africa: The next hub for apparel sourcing?

East African countries—in particular, Ethiopia and Kenya—have the potential to become bigger players in garment manufacturing. But the road ahead …

Africa

Can stocks hold up as the U.S. dollar rises and commodities fall? | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The question investors are pondering during the remainder of the northern hemisphere summer is whether major stock markets can sustain this year’s relatively high valuations given the slump in commodity prices, a firm U.S. dollar, and the likelihood of a Federal Reserve …

Markets

GLOBAL MARKETS-Grim China data keeps stimulus hopes alive | Reuters

* Some stock markets prosper, commodities take a hit<p>* Europe off to subdued start, mining stocks fall<p>* Some optimism over Greece<p>* Malaysian ringgit plumbs 17-year lows<p>By Lionel Laurent<p>LONDON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - A deepening slowdown in demand in China took centre-stage on Monday, boosting some stock …

Stock Markets

Former Fed chief Alan Greenspan warns of bond market bubble

Alan Greenspan describes bond market as 'unstable' as he warns oil prices have further to fall<p>The world is entering a bond market bubble, the former chairman of the Federal Reserve has warned.<p>Alan Greenspan, who served as Fed chairman between 1987 and 2006, told Bloomberg: "I think we have a …

The Simplest Way to Safeguard Your Investments Before a Market Selloff

If you're living in fear of a bear market, so-called Alt funds aren't your only alternative.<p>With all the talk of a possible bear market lurking just …

Investing

Global economy grows at slowest pace since financial crisis, NIESR predicts

Global economy grows at slowest pace since financial crisis, NIESR predicts<p>People walk in front of the shops at Time Square in New York, the United …

Economy

After the Greek crisis, it's time for a new deal on debt

There would have been risks in restructuring Europe’s debt, but running those risks would have been well worth it<p>The International Monetary Fund’s acknowledgement that Greece’s debt is unsustainable could prove to be a watershed moment for the global financial system. Clearly, heterodox policies to …

Europe

Private Wall Street Companies Caused The Financial Crisis — Not Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Or The Community Reinvestment Act

<b>Republicans Blame The Financial Crisis On Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, And Government Policy</b><p><b>Speaker Boehner: "Government Mortgage Companies...Triggered</b> …

New York Times

Greek Manufacturing Slumps at Record Pace as Crisis Takes Toll

Greece’s manufacturing industry shrank at a record pace last month as demand collapsed amid capital controls introduced in an attempt to contain the …

Economy

Be Ready for the Next Investing Crisis

Four things that could go wrong, and how you can protect your portfolio<p>Get ready for the next crisis.<p>Six years into a bull market for stocks and bonds, there is no shortage of reasons to prepare for trouble.<p>U.S. stocks are close to their most expensive levels since 2004, even as interest rates seem …

Stock Markets

J.P. Morgan’s Fund Chief Swims Against the ‘Passive’ Tide

George Gatch says firm will have to step up to continue attracting investors<p>J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s investment-management unit is one of the few active mutual-fund managers that hasn’t been struck by a massive investor shift toward index and exchange-traded funds.<p>In the 12 months through June, …

Investing

Facebook Analytics: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

What social media analytics do you use to verify that your Facebook Page is working well?What do you monitor and improve on, on a weekly or monthly …

Analytics

Free Cash Flow Opportunities: 3 Companies That Are Doing Well Now But Are Distrusted By The Market

<b>David Pearl:</b> At Epoch Investment Partners we’ve tried to take advantage of a couple of inefficiencies. What we look for are companies that generate free cash, because we believe that cash is the ultimate metric for success and creation of value for shareholders. If you own a business, forget about …

Investing

Hedge Funds Drawn to Dollar Rally in Longest Stretch Since 2013

The dollar is holding on to a rally that’s taken it to the verge of a decade high, drawing in speculators who have added to their investments backing …

Stock Markets

How to invest in shares with a 99.4pc chance of success

This chart highlights the golden rule investors need to follow to make money from the stock market<p>We are constantly reminded that investing is a long-term game. This chart shows just how true that is.<p>It shows the probability of making money from the UK stock market since 1965 if the shares were …

Interview: Cristiano Ronaldo Talks About His New Brand, ROC

From Michael Jordan’s ‘Jordan’ brand to Lebron James’ profitable brand, athletes have found incredible success developing their brands over the past few decades. Now, one of the most popular athletes in the world is taking a bold new step in that arena.<p>Portuguese professional footballer Cristiano …

Marketing

The world’s most dangerous banks, ranked

If the financial world goes into meltdown again, one of these banks will probably be at the center of it. They are the so-called global systemically important banks, or G-SIBs, identified by regulators as any institution “whose distress or disorderly failure, because of its size, complexity and …

World Economy

Hedge fund jobs are not as exciting as they seem: this is why I quit

Toby Triebel likes to think that he has a knack for grabbing an opportunity at the right time. Starting out at Goldman Sachs working in M&A during …

Goldman Sachs