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Are 'smart pills' the best way to stay sharp?

<b>(CNN) —</b> How did you wake yourself up this morning? Perhaps through a morning run, or hitting the yoga mat. You might favor good old caffeine, or new-age nutritional supplements.<p>Tom Rice, a London-based film producer in his late 20s, has a new routine. It includes a little fish oil, a shot of …

I Know It Sounds Crazy, But I Don't Think Hillary Clinton Will Be The Next US President

All the polls show her drubbing all known opponents . All the pundits seem to regard her as a shoo-in.<p>Even Clinton's fundraisers seem to regard their biggest challenge as persuading donors that she does <i>not</i> have a lock on the election , thus emphasizing the need for these donors to give.<p>No …

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Meet the dean: Bing Xiang, CKGSB | Financial Times

Bing Xiang has never really done things the way other business school deans do. While it is increasingly fashionable for MBAs to learn about the …

Women in Business - Gabriela Galvano, EMBA graduate | Financial Times

Gabriela Galvano is an executive MBA graduate of IE Business School in Spain and team leader of Green Light, one of the teams shortlisted in this …

What Incoming Ivy League Freshmen Are Reading This Summer

The Ivy League institutions are no exceptions. We dug up what texts they assigned to the Class of 2018 by visiting their orientation websites and speaking with university officials.<p>Harvard University and Yale University are not included on this list, as they give their kids the summer off.

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Hillary Clinton: She's running, against Obama (Opinion) - CNN.com

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, pictured in October 2012, has become one of the most powerful people in Washington. Here's a look at her life and career through the years:<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's career in the spotlight<p>Hillary Clinton's …

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

<b>1. A three-day truce between Israel and Hamas took effect at 8 a.m. local time on Tuesday.</b> The ceasefire comes after Israel said it had withdrawn all of its ground troops from the Gaza Strip.<p><b>2. The second American infected with the Ebola virus in West Africa is expected to land at Atlanta's Emory</b> …

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Dim views of Clinton's time at State

A majority of voters are unimpressed with Hillary Clinton’s performance as secretary of State, according to a new POLITICO poll.<p>Just 14 percent described her time at State — she served four years ending in February 2013 — as “excellent,” while another 28 percent defined it as “good.” Another 21 …

What 'House of Cards' gets wrong

<b>Spoiler Alert</b> <i>: This story contains some critical details from the second season of House of Cards. We’ve tried to keep them at a minimum and we’ve definitely avoided spoiling the big reveals at the end of the season.</i><p>How realistic is House of Cards? Star Kevin Spacey said this week that the show’s …

Meet The Real 'Wolf Of Wall Street' In Forbes' Original Takedown Of Jordan Belfort

Martin Scorsese’s “The Wolf Of Wall Street” is a raucous bacchanalia of sex, drugs, and money on Wall Street that focuses on the excesses of Jordan Belfort’s career at over-the-counter brokerage house Stratton Oakmont. Scorsese and lead actor Leonardo DiCaprio seem less interested in the true facts …

Best Business Quotes From The Silver Screen

Peter Higgs: I wouldn't be productive enough for today's academic system

Peter Higgs, the British physicist who gave his name to the Higgs boson, believes no university would employ him in today's academic system because he would not be considered "productive" enough.<p>The emeritus professor at Edinburgh University, who says he has never sent an email, browsed the …

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

JPMorgan Paying $4.5 Billion For Mortgage-Backed Security Sins

The financial crisis may be behind Wall Street, but many financial firms are still atoning for sins that helped lead to the crisis. The latest chapter of atonement finds JP Morgan agreeing to a multi-billion dollar payout for institutional investors with repurchase and servicing claims.<p>Late Friday …

11 Or 12 Things I Learned About Life From Day Trading Millions Of Dollars

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher. I was a day trader for many years and it almost killed me.</i><p>I was a day trader for many …

If You Want Innovation, You Have to Invest in People

As the convergence of digital technologies drives unprecedented levels of change in global marketplaces, it is very much a reality that a company must, as Bill Gates put it, “innovate or die!” In therace for relevance to future customers, the greater a company’s innovation capacity, the greater its …

How to get a job in Management Consulting

The future of the Firm

IT IS one of the engines of global capitalism. Not only does McKinsey provide advice to most of the world’s leading companies (and governments). It …

14 Questions About The Federal Reserve You Were Too Embarrassed To Ask

And fortunately, a big one is coming up today!<p>But for most people, the Federal Reserve invokes confusion, derision, or nausea.<p>Inspired by some other great "explainers" we've seen lately, here's the definitive Federal Reserve Q&A, answering all your questions shame free. Hopefully, this will help …

Why a 26-year-old analyst has managed to rattle Wall Street

Kevin Kaiser<p>On Sept. 9, Reuters reported that Kevin Kaiser of Hedgeye Risk Management had sent shares of Kinder Morgan, North America’s third largest energy company, reeling 6%. Kaiser had emailed clients advising them to short the stock (i.e., bet it would fall). The following day, Kaiser …

The 20 big questions in science

1 What is the universe made of?<p>Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don’t know what 95% of the universe is made of. Atoms, which form everything we see around us, only account for a measly 5%. Over the past 80 years it has become clear that the substantial remainder is comprised of two …

Wall Street’s greatest enemy: The man who knows too much

<b>Michael Winston (Reuters/Joshua Roberts)</b><p>What Michael Winston knows about corporate crimes will horrify you. That’s why financial giants want to destroy him<p>David Dayen<p>August 28, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>You may know Michael Winston’s story from a series of articles by Gretchen Morgenson in the New York …

16 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Will Win 2016

Conservative Myra Adams lists the many reasons Hillary will win the White House in 2016.<p>By the standards of “political time,” where in one day a …

These Are The Books That Changed Our Lives

The editors and reporters at Business Insider selected the books that changed our lives in some way, whether it made us re-evaluate something, think deeply about something of importance, or it left a lasting impact — even if that was just to make us laugh or cry.<p>From nonfiction books that taught us …

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