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The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

Genes found related to the reduction of proteins that contribute to Alzheimer's onset

The creation of a map of the molecular network in the aging brain reveals two new Alzheimer's disease target genes.

Oxidized Cholesterol as a Cause of Alzheimer’s Disease

Oxidized cholesterol can be 100 times more toxic than regular cholesterol, raising additional concerns about foods such as ghee, canned tuna, …

Ten Essential Travel Apps for Nomadic Photographers

Besides your camera, your phone is probably the most important tool for a successful photography trip. So if your laptop was stolen, could you get by …

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Guide to Bali: What to pack and where to shop

<b>Lindy Klim</b><p><b>Where to shop for clothes:</b> Seminyak is the best place to shop for clothes in Bali. Bali Boat Shed is at the top of my list! <b><br>Where to shop</b> …

Exploring the world with your smartphone - 9 extremely useful apps for the savvy traveller

We live in a digital age where we explore the world with our smartphones. So it makes sense that instead of parting with cash to buy language dictionaries and tourist guide books, we would rather download a selection of helpful apps and save space in our suitcases before we go away on holiday. And …

12 unusual, strange and downright bizarre hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — When it comes to travel, most of us usually look for hotels that are conveniently located, affordable and comfortable. But sometimes, we want something out of the ordinary.<p>Need inspiration? These 12 eccentric hotels highlighted by TripAdvisor provide an unforgettable sleep:<p>1. Inntel Hotel …

The Best Tourist Attractions You Haven't Heard of Yet

The former West is buzzy thanks to Bikini Berlin, a new cool-kid shopping center full of local high-design brands such as Gestalten. Next door, …

Online seller of gold, silver tops Dallas 100 ranking of fastest-growing companies

Online precious metals retailer JM Bullion is being recognized as the fastest-growing private company in Southern Methodist University’s annual …

Finra says Labor Department fiduciary rule will confuse industry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Friday that a proposal by the Department of Labor to rein in conflicts by brokers who offer retirement advice will confuse the industry.<p>Citing a lack of clarity, FINRA said in an official comment letter on the proposal: …

Retirement

Charles Schwab fined $2 million by Finra

Charles Schwab & Co. has been fined $2 million for capital deficiencies and related supervisory failures, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority …

Wall Street Regulator (FINRA): Procedures, Recordkeeping, Education Key For Compliant Social Media

At a recent event, Al Raymond, SVP, Head of U.S. Privacy & Social Media Compliance, TD Bank asked Amy Sochard, Senior Director, Advertising Regulation, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), how financial services firms could use social media and stay compliant with industry rules and …

FINRA to propose investment rules to protect elderly

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. securities regulator, aiming to protect elderly clients from scams and their own diminished mental capacity, will propose rules requiring brokers to identify - when an account is opened - a “trusted” person who can make financial decisions if the client’s judgment …

Administrative Law

FINRA fines 12 firms for failing to apply discounts on UIT purchases

Oct 20 (Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) said it ordered 12 firms to pay a total of $6.7 million for failing to apply sales charge discounts to customers’ purchases of Unit Investment Trusts (UITs) and related supervisory failures.<p>FINRA, Wall Street’s industry-funded …

Investing

Finra CEO Richard Ketchum to Retire Next Year

Mr. Ketchum said he would retire in the second half of 2016<p>The chief executive of Wall Street’s watchdog agency, Richard Ketchum, said Friday that he plans to retire in the latter half of 2016.<p>The board of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or Finra, said in a news release that it would …

Wall Street

Smarsh: Keeping Compliant

As a consultant to financial services firms at the turn of the 21st century, Stephen Marsh noticed several of his clients were scrambling to meet new …

Financial Services

SEC.gov | SEC Announces Enforcement Results For FY 2015

Pots and kettles

TWO of the five seats on the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the main Wall Street regulator, are about to be filled. The process is a …

Breathing Is the Key to Persuasive Public Speaking

Have you ever wondered why two people can say exactly the same thing in a meeting, but only one of them gets credit for it? Many times it’s the way we <i>sound</i> that makes the difference between whether or not we are actually <i>heard</i>.<p>We all know when someone sounds nervous or confident. Think about the …

Public Speaking

Walking to Petra: 7 Pillars of Beauty

Rated among the 15 best treks in the world by National Geographic, one anticipates a great deal in walking across southern Jordan to Petra. Seven reasons why this section of the Abraham Path still exceeds anyone's expectations.<p><b>1. Descending Wadi Dana</b><p>On the King's Highway towards Dana village there …

Bisous Bisous Is Open in Uptown, and Already Serving Some of Dallas' Best Pastries

Try and buy just one.<p>Scott Reitz<p>She's surrounded by floral arrangements dropped off by neighboring business owners. The colors pop off of white walls …

Baking

The 10 Best Record Stores In Dallas

Jennifer Brandon ElliottIt's a party, folks! Time to pick the best record shops in DallasA year ago it wouldn't have made sense to make a list like …

Vinyl Records

Pour Judgment: A New 'Secret' Uptown Bar, Atwater Alley

Henry’s Majestic opened last October in the space that once housed ACME F&B. The restaurant and bar from the team behind Bread Winners Café has been …

Eight Reasons Grackles Are Awesome

I know I am in the minority on this one, and this might make me sound like some kind of bird hipster, but I love grackles. And of the three species …

The 10 Best Places To Find Free Live Music In Dallas

If you like country music, you need look no further than Adair's for all the free music you could ever want. Seven nights a week, a diverse set of …

Dallas' Six Best Cocktail Bars

There are no menus; the bartenders simply ask for a liquor of choice and a flavor profile. (Do you like fruity drinks? Bitter? Herbal?) I told Josh …

The 10 Best Dive Bars in Dallas-Fort Worth

Dallas, of course, is chock full of dives, so we can't help but pick out our favorites. Whether you're looking drink away your trouble (not that we'd …

Europe's Cheapest Cities This Year

(Photo: Vilnius, Lithuania/Shutterstock)<p>You've heard it a lot in the last few months: Europe is cheaper than it's been in a long time. The time to go is now. But Europe is a big place. So where should you go to make the most of the strong dollar?<p>Every year, PriceOfTravel.com updates its Europe …

12 incredible UNESCO sites you've probably never heard of | CNN Travel