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9 skills to master to become a great boss

<b>• An increase in responsibility requires a strong mastery of these hard and soft skills.</b><p><b>• If you want that promotion, or to run a team, being prepared for future tough spots is crucial.</b><p>There's no doubt that being a manager has its perks — increased prestige, recognition from upper management, and a …

A predictor with a perfect track record on the American economy is moving closer to signaling a recession

A key predictor of the health of the American economy is inching closer to signaling a recession.<p>The indicator in question is the US Treasury yield curve, a measure of the gap between short- and long-term interest rates. When it is steep — meaning it costs more to borrow money for the long term — …

Trump faces his biggest trade decision yet

By Damian Paletta and<p>Damian Paletta<p>Reporter covering economic policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Ana Swanson<p>Ana Swanson<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>The White House is on the cusp of a major decision about whether to impose new restrictions on steel imports, a choice that has divided President Trump's administration while …

An Arab thinker invented economic theory 400 years before Adam Smith did

When students study economics they learn, early on, that Adam Smith is the “father of modern economics.” This idea is one of the most basic facts of western economics—but it doesn’t stack up.<p>A recent article in evonomics highlights the overlooked work of 14th century North African scholar Ibn …

75 Insanely Clever DIYs Every Parent Will Wish They Knew About Sooner

It's 99% guaranteed you will find something in here your family will love.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>View this post on Facebook

10 Life Rules for Millennials Serious About Becoming a Millionaire by 30

Combine an early and focused start with a decent job, a side gig and disciplined spending. You can't miss.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll be honest. The future may seem bleak if you’re a millennial. That’s why you may think that it’s impossible for you to become a …

Why Germany Still Has So Many Middle-Class Manufacturing Jobs

Only about 1.1% of the world population is German. However, 48% of the mid-sized world market leaders come from Germany. These firms, which I call “Hidden Champions,” are part of what makes German economic growth more inclusive: by my calculations, they have created 1.5 million new jobs; have grown …

The best time of day to do different types of tasks

If you're like most people, early afternoon isn't your most effective time to work — and there's a scientific reason for it.<p>This lull in productivity is actually dictated by your body's natural circadian clock, which syncs your biology and behavior to light signals in your environment. This …

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How to Become The Best In The World At Your Skills, According to Science

<b>Science says this method of practice will make you exceptional at what you do best.</b><p>When it comes to becoming a world-class expert at any skill, the …

8 steps for building your writing process

Writing is a process – a set of predictable, repeatable steps in the journey to the finished work. While there are probably as many processes are …

Be Happier By Changing Your Mind, Not Your Life

I was in downward dog the other day, in the most Zen place a person can find in New York City, a yoga studio. As the teacher rattled on about the importance of being present and the benefits of acceptance, my mind was racing about my various life problems and what I need to do to fix them. Perhaps …

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The case for going to bed at 2:30 am

There’s nothing virtuous about “early to bed, early to rise.”<p>It was like a dream.<p>Last Wednesday, I hit every green light on the drive to Kroger. I made it through the aisles in 15 minutes and didn’t have to wait in line at checkout. Back home, I prepped meals and washed dishes without anyone …

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The $74 trillion global economy in one chart

The latest GDP numbers from the World Bank were released earlier this month, and today's visualization from HowMuch.net breaks them down to show the relative share of the global economy for each country.<p>The full circle, known as a Voronoi Diagram, represents the entirety of the $74 trillion global …

Does Urbanization Drive Southeast Asia's Development?

How the creative class is affecting economic growth in Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.<p>For those of us who live in the United States or in the advanced nations of Europe or Asia, urbanization has gone hand in hand with greater economic development, …

China's economy is at the mercy of a force completely beyond its control

The course of this path could mean strange and terrible things are in store for economies around the world. A slower, weaker Chinese economy — and the resulting weakness of the yuan — will create competition for other developing-market exporters in a race to the bottom.<p>This is a moment many China …

India’s Botched War on Cash

India is in the throes of an unprecedented social experiment in enforced digital disruption, and the world has much to learn from it.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a surprise in early November, demonetizing 500 and 1,000 rupee bank notes. Modi’s war on cash is not without international …

Want to Rev Up the Economy? Don’t Worry About the Trade Deficit

The economic policy of President-elect Donald J. Trump is still a work in progress. But if campaign rhetoric is a reliable guide, reorienting trade policy may become one of the main goals of the new administration.<p>Perhaps the best indication of Mr. Trump’s thinking is a report released by the …

Get Ready For A Bond Meltdown

The obsession of the Federal Reserve and other central banks with keeping interest rates at extremely low levels has grossly inflated the value of both government and high-grade corporate bonds and sets up fixed-income investors for potential disaster.<p>The 30-year U.S. Treasury currently yields 3%, …

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5 terrible writing habits to avoid

I have a theory: The more disciplined the writer, the easier it is to make a living as one.<p>It seems obvious, but it took me several years of filing …

Exclusive - Google nears tax settlement with Indonesian government: sources

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google is expected to reach a tax settlement with the Indonesian government in the next few weeks, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.<p>Under the proposed settlement, Google will pay back taxes and fines, and the search giant will have to agree to a new …

After Google, Indonesia targets Facebook over unpaid taxes and fines

Senior Indonesian tax official claims Facebook owes more than $148m.<p>After Google, Indonesia is targeting social network giant Facebook for unpaid …

'Biggest invisible thing on earth?' – It's called Indonesia, and it's waking up

The world can’t afford to ignore this diverse archipelago any longer – its eager and savvy democracy, big workforce and brightening outlook demand attention<p>Looking for fun on a rainy afternoon? Try this: take a blow-up globe down to your nearest public space – a shopping mall, perhaps, or a train …

Economists need to get into the real world, says Bank of England chief economist

Economists are too detached from the real world and have failed to learn from the financial crisis, insisting on using mathematical models which do not reflect reality, according to the Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane.<p>The public has lost faith in economists since the credit crunch, …

How America's new president will affect the global economy

From trade war with China to jobs turmoil in Mexico, Trump’s reign will pose new threats to already fragile world economy<p>Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential elections will have implications for the whole global economy.

Study: Obama tax hikes on rich didn't hurt economy, or rich

President Barack Obama's 2013 tax increases for wealthy Americans neither slowed their income growth nor hurt the economy, according to a study that taps into a key debate in the current presidential race.<p>The top 1 percent of earners managed to increase their share of the nation's income at about …

Diversify your income: All my ideas for making money online

You needed more income streams yesterday.<p>“Many small streams will form a big river.” — Swedish proverb<p>Most Americans have one stream of income (a …

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The Rise And Fall Of Deutsche Bank’s “Wiz” Kid

Tim and Natalia Wiswell<p>A Russian Tragedy: How Deutsche Bank’s “Wiz” Kid Fell to Earth<p>Mastermind or scapegoat, Tim Wiswell was at the heart of the …

Who's Benefitting From China's Accelerating Capital Outflow?

Despite Hong Kong’s “bleak” economic outlook, the city boasts simultaneous booms in top-of-the-line commercial space, residential properties, and stocks.<p>There’s a one-word explanation for these anomalous price movements: China.<p>Chinese capital outflow has picked up again, and Beijing’s measures to …

Suddenly, the banks all agree: monetarism doesn't work and governments need to ramp up spending

Deutsche Bank, Barclays, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch all published notes to investors that said something similar:<p><b>Central bank monetary policy isn't working anymore and now is the time for governments to turn on their money spigots, running deficits if need</b> …