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5 investing terms you're probably using incorrectly

To help you avoid that, what follows are some of the most frequently misused words in finance… and what they really mean.

Investing

These 12 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

In 2002, enrolled in a finance class while pursuing her MBA from Harvard Business School, she realized that her classmates who came from the world of banking and consulting were acing the coursework without a problem, while she struggled to master the concepts foreign to her liberal arts background.<p>…

Michelle Obama

The Great Dictator Final Speech to Hans Zimmer's Time 1080p

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

Mathematics

Here Is The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read Aloud To Her Attacker

A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have "a severe impact on him," according to a judge. At his sentencing Thursday, his victim read him a letter describing the "severe impact" the assault had on …

How to Lose $4.5 Billion Overnight

Elizabeth Holmes was rich, but her fortune wasn't money in the bank.<p>To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.

Stock Markets

Twitter Is Betting Everything on Jack Dorsey. Will It Work?

Less than a year into his return as C.E.O., one thing is clear: the company’s fortunes are indelibly tied to those of its controversial co-founder.<p>“I ’m leaving the company in two weeks,” Dick Costolo said abruptly, his face stricken, his fingers banging the wood-slab table before him. Costolo, the …

6 Harsh Truths That Will Make You a Better Person

For a scientific outline of positive steps one can take, see Napoleon Hill, <i>Think and Grow Rich</i>, chapter 11: Sex Transmutation<p>I want you to try …

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The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies

For years Donald Heathfield, Tracey Foley and their two children lived the American dream. Then an FBI raid revealed the truth: they were agents of Putin’s Russia. Their sons tell their story<p>Tim Foley turned 20 on 27 June 2010. To celebrate, his parents took him and his younger brother Alex out for …

Russia

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

Motivation

7 Motivational TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

To lead a life that we dream of, we need to learn, explore and then bring certain changes to our lives. TED is an incredible source of learning to …

Gene Brown Is the Guy Who Finds the Rare Samples for All Your Favorite Hip-Hop Songs

Questlove, Pete Rock, Q-Tip, Just Blaze, and DJ Premier are just some of the legendary names who have turned to Gene Brown for sampling fodder.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Gene Brown</i><p>Long before Kanye West called on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to help him achieve his dreams, he dialed Gene Brown.<p>Brown, a …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Murders at the Lake

The Murders at the Lake<p>In 1982 a brutal triple homicide shook the city of Waco and soon became one of the most confounding criminal cases in Texas …

Strategies For When You're Starting Out Saddled With Student Debt

When Samuel Smith graduated with a master's in engineering from Cornell, he thought the $190,000 in debt he incurred would pay off. But it took him a while to land job at a software firm in Austin, Texas. And now, after paying $1,750 a month in loan payments, rent and food, he says he doesn't have …

Off Diamond Head

To be thirteen, with a surfboard, in Hawaii.<p>The budget for moving our family to Honolulu was tight, judging from the tiny cottage we rented and the rusted-out Ford Fairlane we bought to get around. My brother Kevin and I took turns sleeping on the couch. I was thirteen; he was nine. But the cottage …

Aquatic Sports

The Untold Story of Silk Road, Part 1 | WIRED

<i>“I imagine that someday I may have a story written about my life and it would be good to have a detailed account of …

Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

It little profits that an idle king,<p>By this still hearth, among these barren crags,<p>Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole<p>Unequal laws unto a …

Quotes - Lifehack

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Poem by Dylan Thomas

Autoplay next video<p>Do not go gentle into that good night,<br>Old age should burn and rave at close of day;<br>Rage, rage against the dying of the …

IT IS NOT THE CRITIC WHO COUNTS

It is not the critic who counts,<br>or how the strongman stumbled and fell,<br>or where the doer of deeds<br>could have done better.<p>The credit belongs to the …

Where the Bodies Are Buried

Gerry Adams has long denied being a member of the I.R.A. But his former compatriots claim that he authorized murder.<p>Jean McConville had just taken a bath when the intruders knocked on the door. A small woman with a guarded smile, she was, at thirty-seven, a mother of ten. She was also a widow: her …

Crime

Operation Red Falcon

He was one of the greatest spies the Mossad had ever seen. Then he brought his own country to the brink of war.<p>Early on the morning of September 1, …

Though The Heavens Fall, Part 1

On Texas, old newspapers, race music, and two black lives that shaped the history of civil rights<p>Part 1. “Editor Love”<p><i>Some people are by nature</i> …

Papua New Guinea: Asia's Fastest Growing Economy Burns Witches Alive. - The Huffington Post

They Burn Witches Here<p>And then they upload the photos to social media.<p>A journey to an island caught between the ancient world and 2015.<p>Story by Kent Russell Art by Alessandra Hogan<p>I.<p>The men pack the witch’s mouth with rags. The time for confessions has come and gone. Neighbors crowd into a circle …

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By the first days of October, the outdoor basketball court at the Rural Teachers College in Ayotzinapa, a town in the Mexican state of Guerrero, had …

Mexico