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You Are More Sinful Than You Know, More Loved Than You Imagine

Founders Who Can't Handle A Full Cup Of Coffee Want Everyone To Start Spraying On Caffeine Instead

Ben Yu and Devon Soni have launched a campaign on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo for a product called Sprayable Energy. It's an unscented, colorless formula that can be sprayed on skin, kind of like sunless tanner. It contains water, a derivative of the amino acid tyrosine, and caffeine.<p>Four …

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Wall Street blinks as Fed shift nears

The Fed's easy-money policy and the architect of the plan are on their way out, creating fresh angst for investors who have been profiting from Fed support for years.<p>NEW YORK — Policy and power transitions can be tricky affairs, and the looming changes at the nation's central bank are no …

China Solar Panel Makers Brace For Tougher Times

China’s aching solar panel industry, one in which recently declared the life of solar powerhouse Suntech after a $531 million default in March, received the bad news it was waiting for. The European Commission slapped a six month trade tariff on imported Made in China photovoltaics on Tuesday, …

IMF admits it botched bailout of Greece

The International Monetary Fund admits it underestimated the damage that austerity would inflict on Greece, offering key evidence in the global debate about cutbacks versus stimulus.<p>The group should have insisted on cutting Greece's crippling debt earlier in the crisis that spread rapidly across …

10 Common Startup Ideas That Haven't Broken Through... Yet

Just because you have a great idea doesn’t mean your startup will succeed, and there’s a simple reason for this: concepts don’t make companies.<p>Startups depend on everything from the capabilities of their founders to the depth of their pockets. But, just because an idea hasn’t taken off doesn’t mean …

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America's largest telecoms …

India's 'Smoke & Mirror' Economy

In the fourth quarter of 2012, India really was — as one HSBC analyst put it last year at this time – a gasping elephant. With under 5% GDP growth after years of 7% plus, India’s economy has taken one step forward, one step back.<p>Year-to-date, the most actively traded India exchange traded fund, …

US GDP growth revised down slightly

<b>The US economy grew at an annualised rate of 2.4% in the first three months of the year, figures from the Commerce Department show.</b><p>The figure is slightly slower than the 2.5% rate originally estimated for the quarter.<p>Consumer spending was stronger than first thought, but businesses bought less and …

Prosecutors Raid Home of Korean Billionaire Lee Jay-Hyun

The biggest gainer in Forbes Asia‘s South Korean rich list this month is now in trouble. CJ Group Chairman Lee Jay-Hyun ranks No. 10 on our list, with a fortune of $1.7 billion–up 70% in one year. But on Tuesday prosecutors raided his Seoul home as a part of a hunt for alleged overseas slush funds, …

5 Things You Must Do Before Jumping Into Paid Internet Advertising

Paid advertising is a great way to guide more traffic to your site and increase business, but it can become expensive quickly if you aren’t careful. …

Record Number of Female Breadwinners, According to Pew

A record four out of 10 households have mothers as the sole or primary source of income in the family, according to a new report released …

How one Irish woman made $22bn for Apple in a year

Cathy Kearney, an accountant in the Irish city of Cork, appears to live a fairly modest home life. A graduate of the local university, her home for …

U.S. Entrepreneurship Hits Record High

A report issued last week by Babson and Baruch Colleges points to an exciting trend in the U.S. economy: The percentage of adults involved in startups in 2012 hit 13%–a record high since Babson began tracking entrepreneurship rates in 1999.<p>Better yet, the vast majority of these folks started …

More students turn to career academies

Clutching an envelope from New Jersey's Monmouth County Vocational School District, eighth-grader Ariana Giebler was more than a little apprehensive.<p>The aspiring marine biologist, who dreams of owning an aquarium, has had her sights set on attending the district's Marine Academy of Science and …

Japan Has Stopped Crashing

For now, Japan has stabilized.<p>After a 7% crash on Thursday, followed by weakness on Friday and Monday, Japan has stabilized.<p>After starting down by over 1% in the early going, Japan is up modestly in early Tuesday trading.<p>The Nikkei has been remarkably volatile lately, but for now, some peace.

Ben Bernanke Has One More Incredibly Powerful Policy Tool That He Hasn't Used Yet

The rise in bond yields, particularly in Japan and the US, complicates life for all the central bankers who have been pushing the outer limits of QE. To keep us from going into the darkness, they have taken us to the brink of monetary policy's final frontier.<p>The positive interpretation is that bond …