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Can We Ignore the Alarm Bells the Bond Market Is Ringing?

The financial media tend to report breathlessly about what the stock market did yesterday. But savvy economic analysts have always known the bond market is the place to look for a real sense of where the economy is going, or at least where the smart money thinks it is going.<p>And right now, if the …

Contagion from the energy market is coming

As Brent crude hits 11-year lows, it's worth thinking about why it is so low and what the likely outcomes will be. Warren Mosler has a view I think works regarding the Saudis as swing producer, targeting quantity instead of price and I want to run this concept by you to understand where this is …

The bond market is telling stocks that it's 'last call'

Bond market risk appetites hold the key to the stock market right now. It is normally the case that equity and debt markets are very closely intertwined, but today this is true more than ever. And the bond market is signaling the party is nearly over.<p>I say that the relationship between bonds and …

Stock Markets

Top CEOs Cite Business Game Changers And Strategy

I recently asked a CEO who was a close friend of Steve Jobs what he learned from Steve. He told me, “Steve always said you must see around the corner.” In trying to capture how top CEOs see around the corner and develop strategy, on September 9, 2015 I held a roundtable for business leaders in …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

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A radical shift is coming to the markets

The days of double-digit returns are over.<p>Lisa Shalett, head of investment/portfolio strategies for Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, said at a press briefing on Tuesday that since the end of the financial crisis, investors have enjoyed healthy returns on stocks and bonds, partly because of the …

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The best recent fantasy novels – review roundup

Eric Brown on The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley, Skin by Ilka Tampke, Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho, The Ragthorn by Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth, and The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard<p>Natasha Pulley’s <b>The Watchmaker of Filigree Street</b> (Bloomsbury, £12.99) …

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10 Steps to Becoming a Stock Market Millionaire

Investing in the stock market is a way to make more than just a little extra cash. In fact, with the right approach and the right skills, investing even a little in the stock market can put you on the road to earning millions. Becoming a stock market millionaire isn't an easy task and it isn't a …

Stock Markets

How to manage money in a bear market

Cash is good to have on hand because it serves as a buffer against losses and allows you to buy great companies at lower prices. I know what you are thinking: If I knew that the market was going to decline so far and so fast, I would have cash on hand, but what do I do now? The good news is that …

It's what you don't expect in Scotland that makes it a must for your next adventure

I am not what you would call an unprepared traveler. I scour guidebooks, investigate websites, talk to friends. Forewarned, as they say, is forearmed.<p>But Scotland still surprised me.<p>Because this trip included a stop in Edinburgh for a film festival and a visit to the Inverness/Nairn area of …

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Common Mistakes in Genealogy

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See When Your Favorite Shows Are Returning

The holidays are not over yet, because the gift of more great TV is just around the corner!<p>Here’s a list of premiere dates for many of your favorite …

5 Examples of Great Health Care Management

I may not be in touch with all my emotions, but there is one I know all too well — jealousy. I have worked my entire career in great health systems with fabulous people. And yet, when I go “outside,” I constantly see health care providers working brilliantly together in innovative ways that I had …

Madrid hospital staff quit over Ebola fears

Concerns about a lack of training and safety standards have left some staff refusing to attend to possible Ebola cases at Madrid’s Carlos III hospital, where the first known person to contract the disease outside west Africa is being treated.<p>Fourteen people are in quarantine at the hospital, …

A Refresher on Storytelling 101

At bedtime, I tell stories to my godchildren, Anna and Noah, when their parents invite me to care for them. Their capacity for stories amazes me. They beg for “just one more” and then “just one more.” It seems we are wired to enjoy a well-told story.<p>And as we grow up, we do not lose our thirst for …

How To Pick Out A Coffee Table

<i>Elizabeth Miller, Houzz Contributor</i><p>A coffee table does a lot of work. It needs to hold books, magazines, drinks, food — even games on game night. You might want to put your feet up on it, or the kids might need a place for coloring. Plus it’s usually smack dab in the middle of the room, where you …

What Unions No Longer Do

Forty years ago, about quarter of American workers belonged to unions, and those unions were a major economic and political force. Now union membership is down to 11.2% of the U.S. workforce, and it’s increasingly concentrated in the public sector — only 6.7% of private-sector workers were union …

Sam Smith Is the Next Big Sound - PAPER

"I'm way too open," says British singer Sam Smith. "Everyone tells me to shut my mouth. It's really bad. I've said too much." Smith's laid-bare lyrics about love lost and his lush, velvety voice have drawn comparisons to fellow UK artist Adele, whose soul-shattering pipes and 2011 breakup album won …

Here's How to Stop Facebook From Snooping in Your Web History

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>This week, Facebook announced it was expanding its evil empire adding targeted advertising based on …

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The Light Between Oceans

• <b>Author:</b> M.L. Stedman<p>The years-long <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>).<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne …