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To Thrive At Work, 20-Year-Olds Must Adjust Their Attitude

<i>Raising self-sufficient children; financing their education; and launching them into the work world is a major preoccupation for boomer parents. I’ve covered the subject in posts like “Recent Grad Finds Job Through Her Dad’s LinkedIn Account,” and hosted guest posts from both parents (see “A</i> …

'Don't Go To Law School,' 'Move To Asia,' And 28 Other Pearls Of Wisdom For 2012 Grads

This month, a huge batch of 20-somethings will be loosed upon the country with shiny new degrees in hand. We’ve crowd-sourced advice for the graduates of 2012 from our host of writers based on their areas of expertise. Here are 25 pearls of wisdom from Forbes. Spend them wisely.<p><b>Via Monte Burke, who</b> …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

Why Tesla is focused on oil-rich Norway as it expands beyond the US

Just off the European E18 highway some 210km south of Oslo lies an industrial park called Brokelandsheia. It is an unassuming cluster of a few hundred workers, a small collection of warehouses, a Statoil gas station and a 24-hour cafe and hotel called Cinderella. Next week, the Cinderella cafe is …

Warren Buffett, age 44, explains the futility of playing the market

In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should invest its pension accounts.<p>All 19 pages were recently published by Fortune, and are well …

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Three Apples, Two Chestnuts, Bowl and Silver Goblet (also known as The Silver Goblet) Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin (1768) Musee du Louvre Painting - oil on canvas

Lotus Lilies Charles Courtney Curran (1888)

Costume Grigionese (also known as Bündnerin am Brunnen) Giovanni Segantini (1887)

Sunset, New York Harbor Henry Farrer (1880) Private collection Painting - watercolor

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Public cloud companies are now worth $100B — and this is just the start

According to venture capital firm Bessemer Venture Partners, the combined value of the top publicly-traded cloud computing companies now exceeds $100 billion.<p>But that’s just an appetizer for the multi-course meal to come. With the overall software market worth a trillion dollars annually, and many …

China’s Likonomics getting lots of likes and some dislikes, too | Financial Times

If anyone asks what the hottest economic concept is in China at the moment, the answer must be: Likonomics, a term coined by Barclays in late June to …

Elon Musk Says Tesla Is Pumping Out Cars Faster Than It Expected

In an interview outside the company's Fremont, Calif. plant, Ohnsman writes, Musk said:<p>We're above 400 a week at the current manpower, and not trivially above it," adding that in late 2014, the pace is "going to 800 a week. I'm very confident we'll get there."<p>Tesla's stock is up 2% today.<p><i>Read the</i> …

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Shadow Banking Threatens China's Economy—but What Is It, Exactly?

Needed government reforms to the country's byzantine financial system may nonetheless upend China's growth.<p>Last week, the Shanghai interbank offered rate (Shibor), China's once-anonymous version of London's LIBOR, made news around the world when it suddenly spiked at all time high. Expected to …

Is The Fed Really Tightening? Fed Policy in Two Charts.

The Fed believes the stimulus from quantitative easing depends on the stock of Treasuries and mortgage-backed securities that it owns, not on the flow of its purchases. If that view is correct, the future tapering of Fed purchases won’t be monetary tightening, it will a slowing pace of monetary …