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Why BlackRock's $1.7 trillion bond chief gets up at 3:30 a.m.

Rick Rieder thinks sleeping is a waste of time, so he wakes up at 3:30 every workday and gets right down to business.<p>Rieder is responsible for $1.7 trillion as the chief investment officer of fixed income at BlackRock, and he isn't keen to let anyone outwork him. And while Rieder's wake-up time is …

Learn the Warning Signs of the Next Stock Market Crash

Updated June 03, 2018<p>In most years, the stock market goes up. And then, when you least expect it, it plunges. Unfortunately, stock market investors …

Find the Best Day Trading Stocks Using These Stock Screeners

4 of the Best Free Stock Screeners for Day Trading<p>Use these screeners to find the day trading stock you're looking for<p>Updated May 24, 2018<p>Day traders …

Trading

Wall Street Is Starting to Get Nervous About All the Money Pouring Into U.S. Stocks

Everything changed in November.<p>After President-elect Donald Trump won the election, markets began a decisive shift in essentially all asset classes. …

Top Stocks to Buy in Retirement

Image credit: Getty Images<p>Retirement is the time you've earned to pursue your passions, spend time with the ones you love, and treat your mind and body with care. The last thing you want to do is waste time and energy worrying about money. That's why it's so important to buy top-quality retirement …

Donald Trump's GOP civil war

<b>Panama City, Florida (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is tearing the Grand Old Party apart.<p>The tension that has simmered in the Republican Party for years -- shutting down the government and nearly bringing the nation to default -- escalated into an outright civil war Tuesday. The conflict not only threatens …

Donald Trump

Report: Twitter Likely To Receive Bids This Week

Twitter has been viewed as a takeover target for months. Now, a sale doesn’t seem far off.<p>The company is likely to receive formal bids this week, according to a report in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> on Tuesday. Citing unnamed sources, the <i>WSJ</i> report said Salesforce.com is expected to make a bid. Alphabet …

Dubai Is on Track to Become the World's Busiest Airport

Dubai International Airport could become the world’s busiest passenger airport within this decade.<p>Dubai is already the busiest in terms of …

'Wells Fargo isn't the only one': Other bank workers describe intense sales tactics

Most Americans were shocked when they learned that thousands of Wells Fargo employees had opened millions of fake accounts.<p>People who work at other banks weren't surprised at all.<p>Nearly a dozen current and former employees at large and regional banks such as Bank of America (BAC), Citizens Bank, …

A Bearish George Soros Is Trading Again

After a long hiatus, George Soros has returned to trading, lured by opportunities to profit from what he sees as coming economic troubles.<p>Worried about the outlook for the global economy and concerned that large market shifts may be at hand, the billionaire hedge-fund founder and philanthropist …

The 13 cities with the best work-life balance in the world

Using data from Swiss banking group UBS, the site compiled information on the biggest, most important cities globally, taking into account how many hours per week and per year people work as well as how many days holiday they take, before creating the ranking.<p>All 13 cities are in Europe, although …

European Travel

$10 billion of Chicago's debt was just downgraded to one level above junk

According to a release from Fitch, the firm cut the city's rating two levels from BBB+ to BBB-.<p>Any ratings drop now would put the city into junk-bond territory. S&P also has Chicago's rating one notch above junk territory, and the third agency, Moody's, already has the city's bonds as junk.<p>Fitch …

Chicago

Elon Musk's younger brother is on the board of Chipotle and owns a restaurant chain that’s taking off

After the brothers sold their company, Zip2, for $300 million in 1999, Kimbal Musk moved to Boulder, Colorado, and founded a restaurant called The Kitchen in 2004.<p>The Kitchen has expanded to eight restaurants, including two sister chains with different atmospheres — Next Door, which has a …

Farm-to-table

Female traders may be the key to heading off stock market crashes

While the scenes depicted in the film <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> might be extreme, they do reflect a truth: that the world of finance is overwhelmingly male. It is this male-dominant culture, fueled by testosterone, that has been blamed by regulators, academics, and the popular press for instability …

Stock Markets

Silicon Valley startups are buying fewer $10,000 bikes to give away as signing bonuses

Twitter offers its employees acupuncture, for example. Facebook gives $4,000 cash bonuses to new parents. And Adobe forces employees to take time off by literally shutting down for two weeks each year.<p>But at least one perk that's been in vogue — expensive, custom bicycles given out as signing …

Silicon Valley

Cleaning your car's interior? Watch where you wipe

Cleaning the inside of our vehicles means working on a variety of materials, and they seldom like the same treatment.<p>Glass is easy enough, but be …

People who don't spend 5 hours a week online learning will make themselves obsolete, says AT&T CEO

Faced with competition from not just from Verizon and Sprint, but also Google and Amazon, the telecommunications giant is working aggressively to make sure its employees catch up and get ahead of the changing technology of the times.<p>Its CEO and Chairman, Randall Stephenson, isn't afraid to mince …

Employment

These are the 10 most powerful brands in the world

Only one technology firm made it into the top 10 — but it wans't Apple. Retail, media, and financial companies dominated the list.<p>Brand Finance evaluated companies by their familiarity, loyalty, promotion, marketing investment, staff satisfaction, and corporate reputation. Using these factors, each …

Star Wars

Productivity Tips from Flipboard Curators

Every Monday, we put the spotlight on a wonderful curator in our MagMaker blog. We ask them to share insights about their media diets and habits, both on and off Flipboard. In doing so, we also learn about what makes them tick.<p>At the end of each post, we ask for a special productivity tip. And …

Study Reveals A Conversation Trick That Motivates People To Change Their Behavior

Whether you want your New Year’s resolution to actually stick this year, or you want your team to do something different, behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what really motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the secret might be simpler …

Psychology

10 things you need to know today

<b>Stock markets all over the world are in rally mode.</b> Japan's Nikkei (+5.9%) paced the gains in Asia as it posted its biggest gain in 4 1/2 months. In Europe, France's CAC (+3.1%) leads the charge. S&P 500 futures are up 27.00 points at 1,888.00.<p><b>Oil's in a bull market.</b> West Texas Intermediate crude …

Markets

20 destinations you must visit in 2016

1. Park City, Utah<p>Park City has always provided an excellent base for exploring Utah’s best ski areas and enjoying the epic quantities of light, fluffy powder snow for which the state is renowned.<p>This season the resort town, chock full of lively bars and restaurants, becomes an even better hub for …

National Parks

9/10: The Day Before

The pilot grilled steaks. The WTC Borders clerk picked up a pushcart coffee. The mayoral candidate prepped for the primaries. And the terrorists …

Richard Branson: Marissa Mayer's Yahoo Work Policy Is on the Wrong Side of History

Unless you have a technical job like flying an airplane, you can probably do it from home, Richard Branson says. Companies that forbid the practice, …

Marissa Mayer

Buy Jennifer Aniston's Former Beverly Hills Rental For $9.9 Million

For $9.9 million, you can own the Beverly Hills home that Jennifer Aniston and fiancé Justin Theroux shacked up in for a year and a half while they renovated their $21 million-dollar home in nearby Bel Air.<p>Aniston and then-boyfriend Justin Theroux moved into the super-swanky Asian Zen rental in May …

Congratulations To Our Cover Girl, Taylor Swift! She Made History At the CMAs!

We couldn't be more proud of our November cover girl, Taylor Swift! At last night's 47th annual Country Music Awards, Swift became the CMA's biggest …

Wild Child Stars Turned Cool Celebrity Moms

When a star who's known for her wild child ways reveals she's going to be a mom, the world usually shakes with fear.<p><i>Example</i>: When Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi got pregnant, people weren't necessarily jumping for joy.<p>But what's even more newsworthy than the criticism is the transformation celebrities …

Landscape photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The winners of the inaugural Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year awards have been announced

Adventures of a Serial Trespasser

Bradley Garrett, a photographer and researcher with a background in anthropology and archeology, has spent the past five years of his life exploring hidden and forgotten parts of cities all over the world. Sneaking into sewers and bunkers, through metro tunnels and up skyscrapers, Garrett calls his …