Cameron Simpson

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Fed recoils from 1937 tightening error as jobs evaporate

The American economy has shed 347,000 jobs over the past two months, roughly comparable with the rate of loss seen during the Great Recession. It is remarkable that the US Federal Reserve should even have been thinking of phasing out life-support in such circumstances.<p>The Fed's tough talk has …

Buffett Family Values: How To Raise Well-Grounded Heirs

The talk at FORBES’ Second Annual Summit on Philanthropy, held June 4 at the United Nations, was about children. Specifically, how to raise them in a way that encourages them to change their world, rather than obsess over which sports car is in their garage. Warren Buffett, his son Peter, Marilyn …

Fast food hacking – why I won't be ordering a McEverything Burger

The first response to the news that Nick Chipman from Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, ordered every item on his local McDonald's menu to create a 20,000-calorie McEverything Burger is: they sure are starved of fun things to do in Wauwatosa. After that, it's all pure rubbernecking. Who in their right mind …

Ed Balls puts his economic speeches to music, it is claimed

Ed Balls, the shadow chancellor, has been known to put his economic speeches to music when singing karaoke, it has been claimed.<p>An article in the Spectator magazine has reported that Mr Balls has put a 2010 speech he gave to music because he is “enchanted” with its content.<p>Sources close to Mr Balls …

Notes on a crisis – Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Parliament did not vote against military action in Syria<p>Ben Bradshaw<p>—As I write, the world appears to have stepped back from the brink over Syria. …

Nick Clegg: “Liberal Democrat Voice is intriguing, infuriating and inspiring”

Nick Clegg was due to come to our Liberal Democrat Voice Awards on Saturday night to present the award for Councillor of the Year, which was won by …

Grant Shapps failed science O-level

The Conservative Party chairman failed his science O-level, it has emerged, a year after he admitted deleting his academic record from Wikipedia.<p>Grant Shapps, the Tory chairman, last year admitted changing his online profile that said he obtained “four O-levels including an A in CDT” at Watford …

Forget Mesut Ozil – real Arsenal superstar Aaron Ramsey is best midfielder in Europe right now

club metro opinion<p>Arsenal took apart Marseille with a quiet efficiency that will serve the club well this season.<p>Solid defending has crept up on …

When football tattoos go wrong – a warning to Arsenal striker Lukas Podolski

Lukas Podolski is so enamoured with his new home at the Emirates that he is already talking about getting the club's crest as a tattoo to go along with a similar ink he has of boyhood team Cologne. However, the German international should be warned, football fans and tattoos don't always make for …

Usain Bolt: Fans have made me reconsider 2016 retirement plans

Usain Bolt says he is reconsidering quitting athletics after the 2016 Olympics because of the reaction of fans to his retirement plans.<p>Earlier this …

Colleges Are Shelling Out Big Bucks To Get Their Liberal Arts Students Jobs

Wake Forest University, a small, liberal-arts school in Winston-Salem, N.C., spent "up to $350,000 a year" to hire Andy Chan as vice president of the Office of Personal and Career Development, according to Susan Dominus in The The New York Times.<p>In his four years with the college, Chan, whose …

Former Wall Streeter Says Women Should Skip Business School

While Hemphill tells women specifically to skip B-school, her advice should be geared toward any 20-something professional. Not just women.<p>She argues that your 20s are vital and getting an MBA during it will only waste your time. She says this is especially true for women, citing a Harvard study …

How To Get Half Of A Wharton Education For Free

In addition to the five electives already offered through the Coursera platform, Wharton is offering what it's calling the "Foundation" series, made up of introductory courses in financial accounting, operations management, marketing, and corporate finance, taught by some of its best-known and most …

4 Traits That Make Up Every Great Leader

Caan says that leadership is a hard concept to define and only through hard work and experience can you acquire the necessary skills you need to effectively lead others.<p>Below, he describes four traits ever great leader has:<p><b>1. You must have confidence.</b><p>Caan says: "As a decision maker or chief …

12 Of The Most Underrated Jobs In 2013

These factors put them at the top of job site CareerCast.com's list of the most underrated jobs of 2013 published Tuesday. The company used survey data that "weighed stress, physical demands, and both the current and future employment outlook," combined with data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.<p>…

How One Of America's Largest Health-Care Providers Prepares For Obamacare And The Future

Few people know that better than Michael Dowling, the CEO of North Shore-LIJ, the third-largest non-profit secular health system in the United States by number of beds, and the third-largest private employer in the New York City area.<p>While the country is scrambling to react to Obamacare, Dowling's …

MALCOLM GLADWELL: If You Want A Science Or Math Degree, Do Not Go To Harvard

Acclaimed author Malcolm Gladwell has some advice for teenagers looking into college.<p>"If you want to get a science and math degree, don't go to Harvard," he says.<p>Harvard is filled with the smartest people in the world, and perversely that makes it a dispiriting place to go to school.<p>He explains his …

7 apps to help you be more productive today (and everyday): http://f-st.co/8oRoseI The one shown here is Mindnode: The easiest mind-mapping app for bright ideas. If a paper napkin isn't cutting it as the ideal blank slate for your brave new idea, this app can help. MindNode makes it a cinch to lay out your thoughts, a.k.a. nodes, on an expanding canvas that can grow as your brainstorming does.

Gigaom | J.K. Rowling’s Pottermore gets new CEO: Former Sony exec Susan Jurevics

Advertisement<p>After losing Charlie Redmayne as CEO in July, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter fan site and digital bookstore Pottermore.com has a new boss: …

WikiLeaks Publishes A Leaked Script For 'The Fifth Estate'--And Its Own Scathing Review

Make a film about WikiLeaks–and particularly one that’s less than flattering to its founder Julian Assange–and it should come as little surprise when its script ends up prematurely spilled onto the Internet.<p>On Wednesday night, WikiLeaks published a full, leaked screenplay for “The Fifth Estate,” a …

This is cool: Take a tour of the Google Garage, where Google employees go to "learn, create, and make." http://f-st.co/bwVaw0H "If you wanna encourage creativity and wild ideas ... you should create that exact environment."

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