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9 Quotes from Nobel-Winning Economist Richard Thaler to Help You Become a Better Investor

This year's Nobel laureate in economics, Richard Thaler, is an expert in how people deviate from rationality in their economic decision-making. Here …

What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music and film.<p>But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s fans and critics alike. Why, they ask, does it experience so many …

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‘He Has This Deep Fear That He Is Not a Legitimate President’

On the eve of the inauguration, Trump’s biographers ponder his refusal to bend his ego to his new office.<p>In the days immediately after the election that shocked the world, POLITICO Magazine convened the group of people who know Donald J. Trump better than anyone outside his family. We asked his …

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The people’s tyrant: what Plato can teach us about Donald Trump

Trump put fascism on the ballot this year, and millions of people said “yes.”<p>Plato thought political regimes followed a predictable evolutionary course, from oligarchy to democracy to tyranny. Oligarchies give way to democracies when the elites fail, when they become spoiled, lazy, profligate, and …

The Easy Daily Habits 24 Executives Say Give Them an Edge

You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by.<p>The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious. They also stick to certain routines proved over time to work. Check out these quotes from 24 …

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Ten ways to prevent a data breach and protect your small business

Today, virtually all businesses collect personal information about customers, employees and others. This information is valuable to hackers – evidenced by the increasing frequency and severity of data breaches across the globe.<p>Big businesses are not the only ones who are vulnerable. Small and …