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Mexico's new president will probably keep its secretive billion-dollar oil hedge going

The Mexican oil hedge, or the Hacienda Hedge, is considered the biggest hedging bet on Wall Street as well as perhaps the most secretive. It has earned Mexico—and a few large investment banks—billions of U.S. dollars.<p>Mexico buys put options from investment banks and typically hedges a whopping …

Oil

Romelu Lukaku, de vivir entre ratas a ser estrella del Mundial

Lukaku relata en una emotiva misiva, las múltiples dificultades que tuvo que sortear antes de convertirse en la estrella que es hoy en día.<p>Él no …

What Separates Millionaire Entrepreneurs From The Rest Of Us? Hint: It's Not What You Think

Knowing the "what" is not enough to thrive in business.<p>If you are an entrepreneur fighting your way to the top, one great approach to rapidly growing your business is to learn from multimillion-dollar business owners who've been there, done that.<p>At the end of the day, who doesn't love a …

Entrepreneurship

No es cosa de niños: las pajitas no solo son malas para el medio ambiente, también para tu salud

Las pajitas o cañitas para beber me traen nostálgicos recuerdos de la infancia; hay que reconocer que son muy festivas, lucen bien y las hay muy …

Want To Live a Better Life? Use These 8 Life Lessons To Build Your Personal Philosophy

Discover your personal philosophy and then build your life around it.<p>Following a morning hike among the serenity of red rocks, wildflowers, and mountain views, I sat in conversation with an old friend. We had an important topic to discuss. Mainly, my future career.<p>My friend knows that I'm a …

Happiness

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Why 4 a.m. Is the Most Productive Hour

Tackle personal tasks before sunrise; find focus before distractions begin<p>By<p>Hilary Potkewitz<p>Most people who wake up at 4 a.m. do it because they have to—farmers, flight attendants, currency traders and postal workers. Others rise before dawn because they want to.<p>Russ Perry, the 33-year-old …

Time Management

The 10 best beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across America

For the second year in a row, Bell's Brewery in Comstock, Michigan, is home to the No. 1 beer in the United States, as chosen by beer enthusiasts.<p>Each year Zymurgy Magazine, the official magazine of the American Homebrewers Association, asks the group's tens of thousands of members to cast their …

Top 10

We asked 100 teens how they watch television — and the results should horrify cable companies

Grace Clark, 17, doesn't like television. She says the episodes are too long.<p>"I like YouTube, because the content is shorter and therefore is able to hold my attention throughout the whole video," Clark told Business Insider.<p>Her favorite is the Vlog Squad, a group of YouTube-famous 20-somethings …

Advertising

Jonathan Gold looks over the 2018 World's 50 Best Restaurants list and names some notable omissions

If you’d been with me at Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, last spring, you would have tasted sardines that turned out to be mysteriously crisp fish sandwiches, an eel flanked by the things it might have swum past in the Po River, and an elegant bonbon crafted from chocolate and aged woodcock …

Mexico City

Algunas de las plantas más aterradoras y peligrosas del planeta (y cómo identificarlas para mantenerte alejado de ellas)

Aunque normalmente no solemos pensar en las plantas como organismos aterradores y peligrosos, hay especies que lo son (y mucho). Esto es precisamente …

La adicción a los videojuegos, considerada oficialmente enfermedad por la OMS

Ya os contamos hace algunos meses que la <b>Organización Mundial de la Salud</b> (OMS) tenía la intención de incluir los trastornos asociados a la adicción a …

How Aristotle is the perfect happiness guru

Happiness is not a state as far as Aristotle is concerned, it’s an activity, says Professor Edith Hall, and you just have to decide to become happier<p>You’ve got the Headspace app, know your downward dog from your black dog, and once read something by Freud, so what can a guy who lived 23 centuries …

Happiness

Ten Agile Axioms That Make Managers Anxious

<i>“If at first an idea is not absurd, there is no hope for it.”</i> —Albert Einstein<p>In June 2018, a time when “Agile at Scale” is emblazoned on the front cover of Harvard Business Review, the management journal with quasi-papal status, the era when managers could confidently ridicule agile management …

Management

5 Things You Absolutely Must To Do Before You Design Your Logo

I recently gave a presentation on branding and marketing as part of Career Day at my son’s school. Having to tailor my presentation to make sense for kids ages 5 to 12, I decided to open with a game of identifying logos. I held up a card with a logo printed on it, and the kids were told to shout …

Graphic Design

Stop Throwing Out Your Used Tea Bags

It feels so good to be able to do something with the things we'd normally discard. Coffee grounds as rose fertilizer and clementine peels saved for …

Tea

What Is a Visual Language and Why Does Your Brand Need One?

Basic brand guidelines are no longer enough. Today, companies that invest in a visual language can boost their engagement, quality, and conversions.<p>Companies of all sizes need a strong brand presence to differentiate themselves from the rest of the pack. This often includes a set color palette, …

Marketing

17 Powerful Quotes to Boost Your Confidence

When things get tough, confidence can sometimes be hard to find. Read these inspiring words to build your confidence when you need it most.<p>Confidence is a quality that all of us need to have in most every aspect of our lives -- work, friends, family, community, and so much more. And while there are …

Motivation

These were the 50 most violent cities in the world in 2017

In 2017, Latin America retained the ignominious distinction of having the most cities on Mexico's Citizens' Council for Public Security's annual ranking of the world's most violent cities.<p>Of the 50 cities on the list, 42 are in Latin America, including 17 in Brazil, 12 in Mexico, and five in …

Por qué el caso Cambridge Analytica no es un escándalo cualquiera

Desde que este caso vio la luz, las alertas sobre la <b>amenaza que representa Facebook para la privacidad de sus usuarios son innumerables</b>. Sin embargo, …

Una empresa tiene la mitad de las patentes del mar

Tres países acaparan el 74% de las secuencias genéticas de especies marinas registradas<p>Una sola empresa acapara el 47% de las patentes …

¿Te imaginas un futuro sin efectivo? Su fin está cada vez más cerca

MADRID, 10 Jun. (EDIZIONES) -<p>Las nuevas tecnologías están desplazando rápidamente el dinero en efectivo en todo el mundo. En 2016, el dinero gastado …

LeBron James, un héroe a pesar de todo

La estrella de la NBA, tras una dura infancia, asumió el apodo de El Elegido y es un activista anti-Trump<p>LeBron James, tan protagonista en la derrota …

Laird Hamilton's age-busting 10-point plan to supercharge your body

Laird Hamilton found fame and fortune surfing the world’s biggest breakers. But, as he tells Tim Lewis, his daredevil streak could easily have led him down more dangerous paths as a young man. Plus, he reveals his life secrets for staying ahead of the curve<p>Laird Hamilton has ridden many of the …

Aquatic Sports

The Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy shows how inefficient markets are today

Everyone knows that Toys "R" Us went bankrupt. Very sad. And largely preventable. But that's not the story I'm interested in.<p>I don't care that Toys "R" Us went bankrupt—I care <i>how</i> they went bankrupt.<p>One day the bonds were trading at 96. Then they filed, and a few days later, the bonds were trading …

10 Natural Deodorants for Men That Actually Work

In the right circumstances, there’s something inherently satisfying about sweat. A rewarding wipe of the brow after a day of hard work. The feel of a …

Skin Care

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

Siete consejos para recuperar energía cuando ‘no nos da la vida’

En los picos de estrés es importante saber cómo liberar energía para poder afrontar todos los retos pendientes que nos quedan.<p>“Me pregunto en qué …

The Best LinkedIn Summaries And Advice On How To Make Yours Shine

Over the past decade, I have probably read tens of thousands of LinkedIn profiles as part of the work I do to help companies maximize the value of LinkedIn. Your profile is so important to your career success (it is often people’s first impression of you) that you should make more than a cursory …

Employment

El gráfico que ilustra cómo todo lo que compras y comes está en manos de 9 multinacionales

Vas al <b>supermercado</b>, te das un paseo, haces la compra semanal y miras al carro. ¿Qué ves? Posiblemente, un montón de productos dispares que …