Alan Nishihara

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5 Things Investors Should Read Before Coming Earnings Season Blowout

An earnings season blowout awaits investors in the coming week.<p>Oh, and an avalanche of Amazon (AMZN) Prime Day coverage. Here are several pieces from …

Investing

15 Ideas To Have Fun With A Frugal Lifestyle

There are many ways a frugal budget can helpwith your financial difficulties. Believe it or not, a frugal lifestyle is something that you constantly …

Personal Finance

Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health. Here's What You Can Do to Escape

Reach out.<p>Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can lead to depression and …

Psychology

Cloud Wars: Who Will Win?

The cloud has fundamentally changed the way businesses operate. Similar to ground-breaking models like Uber (UBER) and Airbnb (AIRB), the cloud …

computingindustry

Why Your “Soft Skills” Matter in Building a Culture of Success

Communication & Collaboration in a “Digital Mindset”<p>I am in Almaty in Kazakhstan.<p><i>The mission?</i> To help a company build an open and transparent culture …

Corporate Culture

Trump is likely to ask Putin for help with his North Korea problem

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump are sure to discuss North Korea at their bilateral summit as the American leader …

North Korea

Trump-Putin summit mystery: What about Snowden?

Trump has called for the fugitive NSA leaker’s execution and once guaranteed that Russian President Vladimir Putin would hand him over. But there’s no sign that Trump is pressing the issue.<p>As President Donald Trump prepares to meet Vladimir Putin on Monday, lawmakers from both parties want him to …

Donald Trump

Why Trump won’t cancel the Putin summit

Despite mainstream media denunciations, Trump’s base loves his taboo style of diplomacy — and is even warming up to the Russian president.<p>President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin has all the makings of a political disaster.<p>Millions of Americans believe Putin has some …

Donald Trump

Feinstein remains favorite in California race despite snub

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's forgotten U.S. Senate candidate has finally had a memorable moment.<p>Kevin de Leon, a sparsely known liberal legislator trying to oust U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, staged an insider coup Saturday by winning the endorsement of state Democratic Party leaders.<p>The …

Government

2018 British Open odds: DJ leads the favorites, Tiger Woods among top dozen in field

The odds to win the 2018 Open Championship at Carnoustie have been revealed entering the week<p>The 2018 Open Championship is just days away, and world …

Golf

LeBron James shows up to Lakers' summer league game in Las Vegas and gets a standing ovation

LeBron was on hand to support some of his new teammates in Vegas<p>It still feels a bit weird that LeBron James is actually a member of the Los Angeles …

Basketball

60 Minutes reports on seaweed farming

Seaweed

5 Little Words That Will Make You a Much Better Leader

Author Simon Sinek offers a dead simple mantra to instantly level up your leadership.<p>We all know great leaders excel at articulating their vision. What's less often appreciated is that listening is an equally valuable leadership skill.<p>Why? First, because feeling truly heard is deeply empowering for …

Leadership

Are Processes Slowing Your Company Down? Try These 8 Simplifying Tips

Prohibiting left turns may seem like a strange way to simplify, but this single decision has hugely impacted UPS. As a result of its drivers avoiding left turns, the company saves 10 million gallons of gas annually, delivers 350,000 more packages every year, and it reduced its average time per …

Management

California Democratic Party abandons incumbent Feinstein, endorses opponent

The California Democratic Party voted to endorse a progressive state senator over incumbent Sen. Dianne Feinstein for the U.S. Senate in the party's executive board meeting in Oakland, California, on Saturday.<p>Though Feinstein beat state Sen. Kevin de León, 51, by nearly 33 points in the jungle …

californiademocratic

I Know What Incarceration Does to Families. It Happened to Mine.

They were described as vermin who were infesting America. They were deemed a national security threat to the United States, rounded up and sent to internment camps, where they were housed in military-style barracks behind barbed wire and watched over by armed officers in guard towers. There was no …

Immigration

Thousands of engineers put Apple self-driving car in high gear

Apple stays quiet about it, but the company is clearly developing a self-driving car. And this week the world was given a glimpse inside this project, showing that it’s much larger than many had previously thought.<p>The FBI arrested a former employee on Apple’s autonomous car design team for …

Autonomous Cars

10 brick-and-mortar stores that will match lower prices found on Amazon

Thousands of shoppers in search of heavily discounted items will flock to Amazon on Prime Day, which kicks off July 16 at 3 p.m. ET. This year's …

eCommerce

In a Tight Labor Market, Retirees Fill Gaps Their Previous Employers Can’t

Soon after Ilana Benet retired from her job as a labor and delivery nurse, it hit her: She missed the babies. And her employer missed her.<p>Ms. Benet, a registered nurse, had worked at Montefiore Health System in the Bronx for 40 years before retiring two years ago at age 60.<p>As a grandmother of 10, …

Retirement

How to Break Through Your Biggest Mental Barriers (With a Simple Change)

One of the world's most fittest, ultra-endurance athlete shares his formula.<p>The biggest gap that we have from where we are today to where we want to be is not information, it's ourselves.<p>It's the ability to break through our own mental and physical barriers. Whether you're looking to improve your …

Plant-Based Diet

Walmart Bought Her Brother's Company for $310 Million. Now She's Proving That Entrepreneurship Runs in the Family

This family has fashion retail down to a science.<p>As other members of the Stanford Business School Class of 2007 twisted their tassels, bracing for a lucrative career on Wall Street, Monica Royer's younger brother, Andy Dunn, shocked his parents with the announcement that he wanted to forgo a …

Jessica Alba

‘I Can’t Believe It Really Happened’: Remembering Manzanar

<b>This is the web version of our Race/Related newsletter. Please sign up here to have it delivered weekly to your inbox.</b><p>By Inyoung Kang<p>I first read the word “Manzanar” when I was about 8 years old. It was in a book that a teacher gave me as a parting gift when my family left San Francisco for Upper …

Google Search

Shaq, who made smart investments in Google and Apple, shares his 'very simple' investing style

When former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal chooses which companies to invest in, he follows one rule: "I'm going to invest in things that are going to …

Investing

How Crypto Saved My Life in November 2017

“Oh, my goodness: men! … Who <i>are</i> all these people?”<p><i>What’s going on here and where’s the Intro/Table of Contents?</i><p>On Wednesday, November 22, 2017, I …

missed

Goldman recommends cybersecurity stocks in anticipation of midterm-meddling fears

The prospect that the coming midterms in the U.S. could be tampered with by an outside force is one of the biggest fears facing election watchers. It …

Investing

New York, the city that never sleeps—and that’s a health problem for residents

New York is the city that never sleeps. But some New Yorkers have a different way of looking at it. “New York is a city that never stops,” says …

New York City

New York City’s private school headmasters are raking in huge salaries

They are masters of the fat paycheck.<p>The headmasters of New York City’s toniest private schools are raking in salaries, bonuses and benefits up to $1 …

newyork

Amazon’s 10 best Prime Deals of the Day on Sunday

This is it, bargain hunters — we’re in the home stretch! Prime Day 2018 officially begins tomorrow at noon Pacific, and tens of thousands of deals …

Shopping

Wireless companies are making more money, which is bad news for the rest of us

The recent announcement of T-Mobile and Sprint’s merger has everyone thinking a little more than usual about wireless competition. The US has enjoyed …

Telecoms

Do longer lives mean that one lifelong marriage isn’t enough?

Older people in the US are getting divorced more than they ever have before, with the rate of divorce among those 50 or older roughly doubling in the past 30 years. ‘<p>The unprecedented rise in so-called “gray divorces” presents a fascinating question about the state of marriage in the US. Is this …

Demographics