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Daddy's Girl: How An African 'Princess' Banked $3 Billion In A Country Living On $2 A Day

LAST DECEMBER Isabel dos Santos commemorated her tenth wedding anniversary to Congolese businessman Sindika Dokolo with a party. Subtlety wasn’t on the menu. She jetted in dozens of friends and relatives from as far as Germany and Brazil, who joined with hundreds of local guests in Angola for three …

Meet The 17-Year-Old Trader Who Knows Global Macro Markets Like A Veteran

These days he's passionate about global macro trading and he's garnering attention in the space from more seasoned macro traders.<p>"The breadth and depth of Julian's market knowledge is that of a seasoned macro trader. The young man is very impressive," one New York-based macro trader commented.<p>You …

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What Every College Student Should Post on LinkedIn

Are you waiting until after graduation to start building up your LinkedIn profile? It's time to reconsider.<p>"Every student is blindly trying to make a …

Pebble Steel UK Review: Is This The Smartwatch of Your Dreams?

The Pebble Steel is the latest smartwatch to make the claim that it is (a) beautiful and (b) genuinely useful.<p>Arguably no smartwatch has managed both …

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Zimbabwean telecom tycoon (and the country’s only billionaire) Strive Masiyiwa has been called a “global business influential,” a “face of New Africa,” and the “Bill Gates of Africa.” He continues to live up to the reputation with a new venture that’s as bold as they come.<p>The founder and chairman …

You Can't Afford Super Bowl Tickets

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ticket prices for Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just a short …

Hillary’s No Slam Dunk in 2016

Why she’s more vulnerable than everyone thinks.<p>Could Hillary Clinton be the next Richard Nixon? Now that’s a provocative question, but it isn’t quite what you think.<p>The other day, I watched Hillary and Bill Clinton take in their close friend Terry McAuliffe’s inauguration as governor of Virginia. …

Why China Is Heading For A Greek Style Crisis On A Grand Scale

For years, China and Greece have had something special in common: A long cultural history that has helped shape the modern world. And from the late 1970s to this day, they shared something else — a semi-Soviet economic model whereby a large part of the economy has been subject to the direct or …

The dark side of the truffle trade

Before the delicate, pale brown fungi enter Fabio Trabocchi’s Washington, D.C. kitchen, the award-winning chef insists that his staff at Fiola handle the specimens in the same clinical fashion. Soon after the box they arrive in is pried opened, each piece of white truffle is carefully unloaded and …

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The Challenge Of Being Poor At America's Richest Colleges

Shelling out $300 for one chemistry textbook. Jetting off to Budapest, Paris and Rome while studying abroad in Madrid. Grabbing a last-minute Amtrak ticket to Manhattan for a job interview during senior year.<p>For many students at America’s elite colleges, these are as much a part of university life …

A Brooklyn Bodega Owner Told Us Why All Merchants Should Start Accepting Bitcoin

The latest deal at Brooklyn's Greene Avenue Market is an unusual one: 10% off if you pay with Bitcoin.<p>We were tipped off to this by Marc Hedlund, the VP of engineering at software firm Stripe, who Tweeted the following photo this morning from one of the market's locations:<p>We just got off the phone …

Richard Branson: 'Become Part of the Next Entrepreneurial Revolution'

The Virgin Group founder explains the importance of nurturing and learning from young entrepreneurs to make a profit--and a difference.<p><i>This column is the first in an ongoing series, originally published by McKinsey & Company, about how entrepreneurs are making a societal impact around the …

What Apple could learn from McDonald’s is… architecture?

At one time, the mansard roof was the very picture of architectural sophistication. French. Curved. Rarefied. <i></i>But, nearly 300 years after architect François Mansart tacked his name, and his entire career, onto the elegant, slope-shingled eaves of the iconic roof he’d invented, well… along came …

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Instagram Unveils Sample Ads From Adidas, Burberry, GE

Today, Instagram unveiled how its ads would look on the platform with hypothetical samples from Adidas, Burberry, and GE. Are they spammy? Or will the Instagram community find them enjoyable?<p>Soon, if you’re a user of Instagram in the U.S., you might see a sponsored ad from Ben & Jerry’s appear in …

'Fusion' targets Hispanics, 2016

Fusion, the new cable channel aimed at Latino millennials, debuts next week — and the network is already betting it can shake up media coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>With traditional primetime news reports and shows, a nightly satire block, and original programs, the English-language …

Here are the signs that China’s Lehman moment is inevitable

Money market rates in China climbed again last week, prompting more worries of a deja vu of June’s cash crunch that spooked global markets. That was when the Shibor—the Shanghai interbank offering rate, which tracks the interest rates banks charge each other—soared, reminding many of the Libor leap …

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