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This Is Why You're Fat (And How to Get Thin Forever)

• <b>Author:</b> Jackie Warner<p>"Being fat isn't your fault; staying fat is." That's what Jackie Warner, America's favorite no-nonsense celebrity fitness trainer tells her own clients, and that's why no one delivers better results than Jackie does. Now for the first time, Jackie shares her revolutionary …

What To Do When You Don't Know What To Do: A Case Study

The uncertainty we all face every day—everything from wondering if we will we have a job tomorrow to whether the weather (hurricanes; massive storms) will up-end our lives—is like being on a confusing road trip. You know where you want to go, but the incomprehensible road signs, congestion, …

Amazon's Letter To Shareholders Should Inspire Every Company In America

Late last week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos published his latest letter to shareholders.<p>This year's letter, like most of Bezos' letters, should inspire most companies to change the way they do business.<p>Specifically, it should inspire companies to do business the way Amazon does business — sacrificing <i>this</i> …

Customers

Baby Boomers Are Changing Retirement Forever

Baby boomers have continued to forge new ground and explore new lifestyles in this period of their lives, as technological and medical advancements have provided them with many more alternatives in how and where they can spend their time.<p><b>How Boomers are Different</b><p>A large percentage of the 78 million …

Demographics

11 Things to Notice Around the Office When You Go For a Job Interview

When you visit a company for a job interview, you should be keenly observant from the time you arrive until you say your goodbyes. I spoke to career experts Amy Hoover, president of Talent Zoo, a site for marketing, advertising, and digital professionals, Dr. Katharine Brooks, director of Liberal …

Employment

Why The Sudden Rush To Bring Google Glass To Market?

Only a couple of months back, Google co-founder and augmented reality promoter, Sergey Brin, voiced skepticism about Google Glass, claiming at an impromptu TED talk in February that it was far from the finished article, implying there were doubts it would make the trip to market.<p>Last week, however, …

Japan Is Enacting Radical Monetary Easing After 15 Years Of Deflation

JAPAN's public is finally getting the message that the central bank is determined to beat deflation. The weekend after Haruhiko Kuroda, the Bank of Japan's new governor, announced radical monetary-easing measures, a newly-formed girl band with the catchy name of "Business on the streets of Japan" …

Goldman Blows Through Year-End Gold Price Target Three Days After Telling Clients To Short

Since then, gold has fallen more than 9 percent.<p>This evening alone, since futures markets reopened to begin the week, the shiny yellow metal is down 4 percent, to $1440 an ounce.<p>Below is the call Goldman's Damien Courvalin and Jeffrey Currie made on Wednesday:<p>We see risk to our updated forecast as …

Markets

16-Year-Old Media Mogul Tavi Gevinson Is Expanding Her Empire

Tavi Gevinson has been called everything from the future of fashion to the future of journalism (by Lady Gaga, no less). Pretty heady titles for …

China economic growth lower than forecast

<b>China's economy, the world's second-largest, has slowed and performed worse than many analysts expected in the first three months of the year.</b><p>Annual growth was 7.7% in the January to March quarter, compared with 7.9% in the previous three months. Analysts had forecast a figure closer to 8%.<p>China …

Economy

Tax Day freebies range from snacks to sex toys

Many consumers hate Tax Day, so marketers can come off as heroes when they offer freebies or deals to help folks deal with the stress.<p>Tax Day isn't just a pain in the wallet. It also sucks up gobs of time and emotions.<p>Which explains why so many marketers are embracing it as a day when they can play …

Why Washington and Moscow Still Don't Trust Each Other

I left the USSR in 1991. Going back showed that Cold War stereotypes don't fade -- even with time.<p>MOSCOW--The last time I was at Sheremetyevo International Airport, I arrived early for my flight, inched through a five-hour customs line, and napped on an inflatable mattress. It was March 1991, I was …

Nobody's Seen Kim Jong Un Publicly for Two Weeks

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>North Korea's been owning headlines for the better part of a month now with its threats against the …

South Korea's welcome to North Korean defectors - a glimpse into the Hanawon centre on BBC Newsday

New Research Shows Success Doesn’t Make Women Less Likable

A businesswoman has a conversation with her five-year-old daughter. “What if I told you that as Mommy does better at work, fewer people like me. But when Daddy does better at work, more people like him. What would you say?” She expected her child to say, “Well that’s really unfair, Mom.” But what …

How P&G Presents Data to Decision-Makers

Those of us who believe that managers make better decisions when key data are presented visually tend to get very excited about all the innovation going on in the graphical display of information. (For a sampling of some new and cool tools, see the popular Hans Rosling TED talk.) However, if you …

Bitcoin Is The Perfect Asset Bubble -- Prices Could Go Vastly Higher From Here

If you're like most people, you have probably been hearing a lot about "Bitcoin" recently.<p>And, if you're like most people, you probably do not know what it is or what the fuss is all about.<p>Here's a snapshot.<p>Bitcoin is an electronic currency--a new form of money.<p>It's also, possibly, the next great …

Cryptocurrency

Another Look At The Immigration Reform Paradox

Let’s take another look at the immigration reform paradox I wrote about yesterday. I think these ultimately amount to different ways of explaining …

The Conservatives' Last Stand

We are at a turning point in American politics. Wedge issues no longer threaten Democrats. The social issues that destroyed George McGovern in 1972, Michael Dukakis in 1988, John Kerry in 2004 and the Democratic Congress in 1994 -- "God, guns and gays" -- have reversed direction. Republicans are on …

The Gay Marriage Debate: A Christian Sinner's Insight

Let's be honest, we have all heard about the debate on gay marriage ad nauseum. We've heard from everyone under the sun about why it's right and why it's wrong. My perspective on the situation is somewhat different than the average American and although it may ruffle a few feathers, I don't …

Google Climbs Over Apple As Top Holding In Fidelity's Contrafund

At the close of 2012, Fidelity Contrafund portfolio manager William Danoff’s shareholder update indicated that the massive mutual fund spent the fourth quarter trimming its position in Apple, but that he still viewed the iPhone maker “as an inexpensive blue-chip stock.”<p>While that may remain the …

Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia are the hot new emerging solar markets

Malaysia, the Philippines and other Asia-Pacific nations used to be the places where solar panels made by American companies such as First Solar and SunPower were assembled, but not sold. Now, however, those countries are also becoming serious markets for the panels in their own right.<p>Asia-Pacific …

Asia

New BBC director general begins task of mending corporation's reputation

Tony Hall will begin the job of repairing the BBC's battered reputation when he takes up the role of director general on Tuesday. Lord Hall, who …

The Bailout Of Cyprus Was Another Big Win For Hedge Funds

One of the aspects of the Cyprus bank bailout deal hatched by the EU and the Cypriot government in March that has been noted as a big positive by analysts across Wall Street is the fact that it won't hurt the sovereign's creditworthiness in the same way it would if deposits weren't used to fund the …

Hedge Funds

What the Cyprus Deal Tells Us About American Politics

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It would have been hard to predict that one of the events that most clearly articulated the line …