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How to Overcome Morning Peevishness: Advice from an Antarctic Explorer | The Art of Manliness

There are many lessons to be learned from the divergent ways Roald Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott led their teams in the race to be the first to …

Everyone Is Going To Stop Playing Flappy Bird Soon, Don't Worry

The first thing I did was hop on Twitter (of course), where my feed was blowing up about how hard the game Flappy Bird is.<p>How could a game called "Flappy Bird" make everyone so crazy? It doesn't sound hard. It doesn't sound intense.<p>I soon found out that I was wrong on both counts.<p>I downloaded the …

Don't Should On Yourself | The Art of Manliness

Do you ever get the feeling you’re living a life you never wanted? That you’re just doing what other people think you <i>should</i> do?<p>Maybe you’re stuck in …

Bookmark this: Rob Carrick’s nine favourite investing websites

The Bank of Canada bond yield database<p>Bond yields haven’t always been as low as they are today. When I need to document this, I head to the historical bond yield and interest rate database on the Bank of Canada website. You can find daily, weekly or monthly data for long, medium- and short-term …

EU fines banks over rate-rigging

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1033000/1033844_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524715795_39ddb93dd4a71bbc61ec1b4e004a1531<p><b>The European Commission has fined eight banks - including RBS - a total of 1.7bn euros (£1.4bn) for forming illegal cartels to rig interest …

The Best Interview Question Ever and Other Top Advice From the Week

From around Inc.com, here are some favorite tips from this week.<p>A hotel manager was interviewing MBA students for another managerial position at the hotel chain. He wanted to go a little off script and ask the candidates a question that he knew they hadn’t rehearsed.<p>This short story told by Chester …

Employment

Big US businesses would rather avoid taxes on profits overseas than pay lower rates at home

US lawmakers are rolling out plans to cut the country’s world-leading corporate tax rates, and big business is saying “not so fast!”<p>While companies always profess eagerness to see their tax rates cut, the preferred method of doing so in Washington—closing tax loopholes to make up for the cost of …

Economics

Teeny house, big lie: Why so many proponents of the tiny-house movement have decided to upsize

As we were packing up our cottage last summer, my 14-year-old casually observed: "It's good we're leaving, while we still like each other."<p>For 10 weeks of the year, my husband and I, along with our two sons, live blissfully in Nova Scotia in a two-room A-frame that measures roughly 320 square feet, …

How To Sell Yourself In 30 Seconds And Leave People Wanting More

Whether you're at a job interview, networking at a cocktail party, or run into Warren Buffett in the elevator, quickly persuading others to think you're the most interesting person they'll meet is no easy task.<p>"Most people can't present what they've done effectively," Paul McDonald, a senior …

JPMorgan's Settlement Casts Doubts About Justice Dept.'s Prosecutorial Discretion

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- <b>JPMorgan Chase's</b> ( JPM) record $13 billion tentative settlement with the Justice Department concerning misrepresented …

The Legal Monster Destroys JPMorgan's Profits

JPMorgan Chase & Co. has been under legal and regulatory siege ever since the nation’s biggest bank suffered billions of dollars in losses in the London Whale debacle and on Friday JPMorgan announced that the legal monster had completely wiped out its third-quarter profits.<p>JPMorgan announced a loss …

Analyst notes are the latest front in the battle against insider trading

Citigroup this week agreed to pay $30 million to settle allegations that analyst Kevin Chang improperly revealed inside information about Apple’s supply chain to clients at at four different firms before his report was publicly available. It’s the latest installment of a war on “insider trading …

Eric Schneiderman