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Vodafone eyes deal to become India's biggest operator

Purchase of majority stake in Tata Teleservices would give company further foothold in emerging markets<p>Vodafone is considering a multi-billion pound deal to take control of the Indian mobile phone company Tata Teleservices.<p>It is understood that discussions between the company and the parent Tata …

Vodafone

10 countries where people live longest

Slide 1 of 12<p>Life expectancy in the U.S. has risen in the past few decades. While in 1970 life expectancy at birth was 70.9 years, it rose to 78.7 …

10 easy ways to make money in 2014

You’ve heard it before: Resolutions are for quitters. So don’t burden yourself with a list of useless declarations about not spending money in …

7 Secrets From People Who Kept Their New Year’s Resolutions

Building new habits is hard, so is measuring success. If you’re going to set a New Year’s resolution that you can actually keep, you’ll need these tips.<p>It’s a sad and familiar tale: Each year, millions of us make New Year’s resolutions to be better people. Then we give in to our regular selves by …

10 things to do at work at the start of 2014: http://onforb.es/1a6nrOw

One Beloved Boss On What Makes A Great Leader

For one thing, having your title be Chief Big Ass sure doesn’t hurt.<p>The stereotypical boss is mean, arrogant, cheap, and often even hateable. There is even a recently coined word that sums up this person–bosshole. As in, well, you know.<p>Meet the boss who defies the stereotype and sets the bar …

The Secret To Changing Your Habits: Start Incredibly Small

The bigger a project seems, the less likely you are to do it because it seems like too much effort. So if you really want to form better habits start really, really small–one pushup at a time.<p>In many ways, you are your habits. Research shows that nearly half of our actions are habitual. But habit …

5 best money strategies for boomers

The beginning of a new year prompts many of us to start thinking about a personal-finance tuneup, but if you’re 50 or older — a time when those vague …

These bond funds and ETF types could make money in 2014

Last Update:<p>CHICAGO (MarketWatch) — The death of a decades-strong bond bull market may be exaggerated, but fixed-income investors aren’t waiting to …

U.S. stock fund and ETF styles for your 2014 buy list

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Investors in mutual funds and exchange-traded funds mounted a spectacular ascent of the U.S. stock market’s proverbial …

How to be smarter about money in 2014

Every January, many of us make financial New Year’s resolutions to do things like spend less or contribute more to our 401(k)s. And every year, more …

The ultimate contrarian’s bets for 2014

This is the busy time of year at the hedge fund Pariah Capital.<p>Pariah is a super-exclusive, super-elite (and completely hypothetical) fund which …

5 Tips To Help You Raise More Money For Your Favorite Charity In 2014

It’s great to write a check to your favorite charity. But – as in business – it’s even better to find ways to scale your impact. Raising money may sound daunting: <i>How do I get started? Where do I find the time?</i> But it doesn’t have to be. Here are five tips that Mike Ambassador Bruny – nicknamed …

An entrepreneur's wish list for 2014

An entrepreneurs’ club that includes Innocent and Moonpig has made four requests - and they needn’t cost anyone a penny<p>A few years ago, I started a very informal entrepreneurs’ club for founders of fast-growing “mid-market” businesses (with a somewhat arbitrary £10m turnover threshold).<p>There are …

Entrepreneurship

Does your office stress you out? Here are 9 tips for creating a stress-free work environment: http://onforb.es/1csGMcg

10 Phrases That Are Holding Your Career Back

<i>“The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter–it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.”—Mark Twain</i><p>Whether dealing with clients, coworkers or superiors, how you phrase and frame your message colors the way people perceive you. The …

14 Things Successful People Do On Weekends

Spencer Rascoff is only 37. Yet the Harvard grad and father of three has already accomplished so much.<p>He cofounded Hotwire.com and served as a VP for Expedia; he held the roles of CFO, vice president of marketing and COO at Zillow; and in 2008 Rascoff was promoted to chief executive of the popular …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Germany Sets 23.9 GW Solar Power Generation Record!

Despite the long and dark winter, solar panels keep lining Germany’s residential rooftops. According to <i>SMA</i> Solar Technology, the country has just set …

Energy

New sex drug for men in too much of a hurry

Call it the anti-Viagra. It's not a product for the man who can't get the party started. It's for the man who ends the party too soon.<p>Competition is heating up to treat premature ejaculation, or PE, which may afflict one-in-three men at some point in their lives—and not just when they're …

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For Successful People, Planning The Weekend Is Just As Important As Planning The Week

You deserve a great weekend. Here’s how to plan ahead so you can relax and revitalize yourself for Monday.<p>While playing the piano, meeting friends for a soccer game, and chopping wood could be spontaneous activities, for the busiest people, you have to make an appointment to go off the grid as …

Who are the world's 20 most innovative companies?

The Boston Consulting Group survey, <i>The Most Innovative Companies 2013: Lessons from Leaders,</i> casts a light on the state of innovation in global …

Innovation

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5 Free Apps That Will Help You Repay Your Debts, Enjoy The Fall, Build A Shelf, And Much More

Because who doesn’t love free apps?<p>If you’re loving the fall weather, owe your friend a few bucks (and want to pay them back), or need a last-minute recipe for the perfect chocolate cake, this edition of Free App Friday will improve your mood.<p>As always, while they’re free now, we can’t guarantee …

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Markets to fall on Fed taper, warn investors

Global markets will slump when the US finally bites the bullet and begins winding up its quantitative easing programme, nearly 70pc of leading City fund managers believe.<p>A survey of 200 City investors found that 59pc think tapering will have a "slight downward impact" on global markets and 10pc …

Stock Markets

By Their Bootstraps: Billionaires Who Started From Scratch

Howard Schultz grew up in the projects in Brooklyn. John Paul DeJoria sold shampoo while living out of his car. Oprah’s first audience was the congregation at her grandmother’s church in rural Mississippi. Today they are all billionaires, folks with 10-figure fortunes who grew up in the school of …

10 Up And Coming Cities for Entrepreneurs

As I discussed last week, entrepreneurs have a lot of great choices when it comes to deciding where to locate their business. Every city has different benefits and some industries will work better in certain locations than in others.<p>This week I wanted to share my thoughts on some up and coming …