Anders Rosendahl

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Millennials, Hipsters, And Life After Financial Melancholy

At a website which has since been scrubbed from the internet, I wrote this about hipsters and millennials on September 23, 2008:<p>They embrace a way of life their parents, or even their grandparents, rejected as a mark of failure. They have revised their expectations radically downward. And man, does …

How To Land That Job When You Think You Can't

When candidates prepare for potential make-or-break interviews that could land them their dream job or a spot in their dream school, the checklist often reads like this: What do I wear? How do I differentiate myself from the other candidates? How should I react if the interviewers ask me a question …

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

How Big Data Technology Is Making Your Favorite Sport Even Better

A company called STATS has created a product called SportVU that takes videos of games - like soccer, basketball and football - and converts it into insights on player performance and other stats.<p>Using a system of high definition cameras that feed the output to computers running complex software, …

Is China’s transition working? Here are the five signs to look for

Yale University economist and famous China bull Stephen Roach has long argued that the country can shift its economic model from investment and exports to consumption-driven growth. China’s new leadership team, which took office only three weeks ago, has only made him more confident.<p>“I’m impressed …

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UK has already returned to growth, says OECD

Hopes that Britain will avoid a triple-dip recession were bolstered after a leading forecaster said the country had already returned to growth and official figures showed the key services sector expanding at its strongest pace in five months.<p>The UK enjoyed yearly growth of 0.5pc in the first …

Private equity firms looking for exits must love the Pinnacle Foods IPO

The strong debut of Vlasic pickles owner Pinnacle Foods is good news for its most recent private equity owner, Blackstone, and for other buyout companies seeking exits for their investments. Pinnacle shot up 11% in its stock market debut today, even after pricing at $20, the high end of its IPO …

Risk Is Back: America's Big Banks Are Knee-Deep In Derivatives

<i>The following is a guest post by George Schultze, founder of Schultze Asset Management LLC, an alternative investments firm founded in 1998 that manages approximately $230 million in assets and specializes in distressed securities.</i><p>I’ve been following the derivatives markets for almost two decades – …

Keeping Women Off Of Corporate Boards Is A Really Bad Idea

Worldwide, only about one out of every ten corporate board members is a woman (PDF).<p>That's a sharp imbalance, and some countries and institutions have been working to correct it. In 2003, Norway introduced a mandate that at least 40% of every public company's board be female, and last year, the …

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The Great Gatsby

• <b>Author:</b> F. Scott Fitzgerald<p><b>A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W. West III to include the author’s final revisions and features a note on the composition and text, a personal foreword by Fitzgerald’s granddaughter, Eleanor</b> …

1984

• <b>Author:</b> George Orwell<p>George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> takes on new life with extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity.<p>“Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—<i>The New Yorker</i> <br>In 1984, …

Fahrenheit 451

• <b>Author:</b> Ray Bradbury<p><b>Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.</b><p><b>Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian</b> …

The Notebook

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p>Includes 20 photos from the movie and a reading group guide.<p>Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book. It is a celebration of how passion can be ageless and …

Defending Jacob

• <b>Author:</b> William Landay<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b> <b><br>Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas City Star</b> <br>“A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s <i>Presumed Innocent</i> . . . Tragic and shocking, <i>Defending Jacob</i> is sure to generate buzz.”—Associated Press <b></b> <b><br>NEW</b> …

The Choice

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><b><br>Nicholas Sparks turns his unrivaled talents to a tale about love found and lost, and the choices we hope we'll never have to make.</b><p>Travis Parker has everything a man could want: a good job, loyal friends, even a waterfront home in small-town North …

A Bend in the Road

• <b>Author:</b> Nicholas Sparks<p>Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves for her and worries about their young son Jonah but longs to bring the unknown driver to justice. Then Miles …