Dina Gulrajani

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My problem with Janet Yellen is her lack of financial experience—not her gender

The relationship between Wall Street and the next US Federal Reserve chairperson is under scrutiny. Larry Summers raised eyebrows over an alleged cozy relationship with the financial industry, including his two years working at hedge fund D.E. Shaw and consulting to Citibank. That may be one reason …

Wall Street

London for foodies

Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants battle it out with inexpensive ethnic eateries, where food markets are the new rock ‘n’ …

England

10 Retinol-Free Anti-Aging Products

Give on of these retinol alternatives a try.<p>Retinol boasts perhaps the most powerful anti-aging effects that any ingredient can offer. But it's no secret that it can also cause irritation and dryness to even the most tenacious of skins. Here, we've assembled a platoon of anti-agers with alternative …

Skin Care

30 Super-Sexy Dresses For The Subtle Babe

Asking people what makes a dress sexy would likely spark a million different definitions and arguments. But, we can probably all agree that one thing …

Wearable Tech

Get Paid To Travel With These Stellar Real-Life Jobs

Ahh, what the world would be if we Americans were paid to vacation... but alas, we're not.<p>Live as close to the dream as possible with one of these travel-heavy jobs.<p><b>Wildlife Photographer</b><p>Once you’ve mastered the camera, you might find a gig taking pictures of penguins playing in Antarctica or …

Peaceable Kingdoms

If you want world peace, you better like snow...or be able to speak Japanese. Then again, there is at least one English speaking nation in the top 10. And no, it's not the good ole U.S. of A. We're not even close. Seems like Facebook and iPods and the Dow 16,000 hasn't been enough to cheer us up. …

David Tepper

Rank: 1<br>Firm: Appaloosa Management<br>Earnings: $2.2 billion<br>Tepper, 55, continues to make a good case that he is one of the great hedge fund investors of all time. While most hedge funds underperformed the U.S. stock market in 2012, Tepper trounced it. His flagship hedge fund successfully bet on stocks …

China takes step to financial reform | Financial Times

China’s central bank has liberalised tightly controlled interest rates in a clear sign of Beijing’s intention to tackle the difficult financial …

Economy

Lernstift Pen, Which Corrects You As You Write, Picks Up Speed On Kickstarter

Lernstift is a pen which vibrates when you spell the word incorrectly. However, it could also be capable of spawning its own App ecosystem. After launching on Kickstarter recently, it’s picking up speed towards its modest $183,000 goal to go into full production.<p>Created by Munich-based …

Jack Lew: Too-Big-To-Fail Dead By Year's End ... Or Else

The threat posed by too-big-to-fail banks should be eradicated by year's end, and if not, more restrictive measures targeting large financial groups may be necessary, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Wednesday.<p>Lew's remarks during a panel discussion in New York create perhaps the first marker …

What is wrong with India's economy?

<b>On Tuesday, India further eased rules on foreign direct investment in a range of industries in an attempt to boost the economy which grew at its slowest pace in a decade during the 2012-13 financial year. Economic analyst Paranjoy Guha Thakurta explains what ails Asia's third-largest economy.</b><p>For …

ASSET MANAGER: Here's What Goldman Sachs Doesn't Get About Tesla

But Cole Wilcox, CEO of Longboard Asset Management, knows exactly what Goldman's missing in their analysis. He released a presentation in May saying that the stock was going to $200 a share, and spent last weekend with Elon Musk and hundreds of Tesla owners/evangelists outside San Jose.<p>It was the …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Travel

The world's most unusual beaches

Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Sights</i> might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.<p>1. Bowling Ball Beach, California<p>Compared to green sand or vanishing tides, …

Beaches

The 8 Cheapest Destinations In Europe

The continent has plenty on offer that won't break your bank account, but you have to know where to look.<p>If you're strapped for cash and want the best bang for your buck, here are 8 of the best value destinations in Europe.<p>Note: The prices listed here are approximate and may fluctuate considerably …

What Not To Do When You Visit New York City

<b>1. Don't… visit MOMA or The Met.</b><p>I don't have anything against either of these museums. I used to be a card-carrying member of MOMA and I'm planning to check out their new exhibit, "Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront."<p>It's just that a visit to MOMA will set you back $20 (unless you …

Venturocket Grabs $700K To Kill Resume Spam, Build A Better “Pay-Per-Connection” Jobs Marketplace

With the war for talent alive and well and jobs sites continuing to leave more than a little to be desired, San Francisco-based Venturocket is announcing today that it has raised $700K in Series A financing for its unique spin on matching job seekers with the most relevant opportunities. The round …