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How central banks have sown the seeds for the next financial crisis

The notion that governments have somehow got on top of the forces of financial instability is for the birds<p>Here’s a somewhat scary statistic for those meant to know about these things. After a six-year bull market, the typical stock in America’s S&P 500 shares index is valued on a multiple of more …

A devastating Credit Suisse note says Britain's economy is screwed

"Health and pension promises towards older people pose a serious future challenge to the UK's financial sustainability," his note to investors says.<p>The takeaway here is that if your priority is economic growth and low unemployment, then everything UKIP and the Conservatives have been saying about …

Aldi £12.99 whisky wins top medal at drink awards

Discount chain Aldi has won a gold medal for its own-brand whisky at the International Spirits Challenge, beating drinks worth six times the price<p>Aldi <b>has continued its reign</b> over other supermarkets by winning yet another blind taste test, this time for one of its budget whiskies.<p>At the <b>International</b> …

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How to Keep People Awake During Meetings

No one wants to be boring, and yet how often do you find yourself pinching yourself during a speech trying to stay awake?<p>Perhaps the reason for bad presentations is because speaking in public is one of our biggest fears, right up there with death. We can be so scared of giving a bad talk, we create …

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In Britain, The Government Is Paying Nonprofits To Find Innovative Ways To Reduce The Cost Of Health Care

They’ve come up with a program that employs “social prescribing,” where patients are asked to adopt new lifestyle practices.<p>As governments struggle to meet the cost of delivering social services, many are turning to private capital and new funding models called “pay-for-success.” Instead of funding …

How to Know if Your Social Media Activities Are Working

Shares 6K<p>Do you know if your social media strategy is working?<p>Are you looking for an easier way to track your social activities?<p>In this article I’ll …

The 5 New Business Books You Must Read This Year | Inc.com

Whether you’re eager to beef up your network or looking to make a lifestyle change, 2014 will be chock full of books to help you accomplish your goal. Here's a look at what’s in store:<p><b>Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek</b><b><br>Hits stores:</b> January 7<b><br>The pitch:</b> The popular TED speaker explains why great leaders …

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