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Stock traders swear by these 12 technical indicators

However, if you dabble in the stock market on a day-to-day basis, or if you simply want to know what drives the thinking of other market participants, it can be very beneficial to understand the basics of technical indicators.<p>Many traders swear by them to help with the timing of their trades or to …


Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine gave college students a big speech on success and failure

Corzine spoke at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison, New Jersey to a room of about 100 undergraduate and graduate business students.<p>The 68-year-old's speech was called "Life with Purpose: Reflections on Success and Failure."<p>"It has not been a straight shot to my dreams. Those particular …

9 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Warren Buffett

When Warren Buffett started his investing career, he would read 600, 750, or 1,000 <i>pages a day.</i><p>Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day …

The 10 best books of the year, according to Amazon

The winners span two-dozen categories, including everything from literary fiction to mysteries and thrillers.<p>From gripping nonfiction that delves deep into historical accounts to novels that take readers into fascinating imaginary worlds, here are the top 10 books Amazon chose for 2015.<p>1. <b>"</b><b>Fates and</b> …


8 simple tricks to getting better sleep

In an ideal world, we wouldn't have distractions keeping us up at night, or end up hitting the snooze button repeatedly in the morning. But these …

7 ways to improve your mood in less than 5 minutes

And it's no wonder bad moods can sneak up on us so often. According to psychologist Guy Winch, author of the book <i>Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts,</i> a bad mood can be caused by anything from guilt over forgetting someone's birthday, to outstanding tasks …

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This Excel trick will save you time and impress your boss

Here's a really easy setup for displaying data in Excel. The key is to create dynamic named ranges. Watch the video to see how to do it in just a few easy steps.<p><i>Produced by Sara Silverstein</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

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How to trick your brain and control your impulses

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely shares a simple trick for programming your brain to control impulses and avoid snacking and overeating.<p><i>Produced by Lamar Salter</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

8 Ways to Create a Morning Routine That Works

The benefits of getting out of bed early can’t be denied — it’s why so many top executives are early risers. Our days become chaotic quite quickly, …

6 Books Bill Gates Recommended for TED 2015

Bill Gates, long an avid reader, attended the TED conference again this year and continued his tradition of recommending books to fellow attendees.<p>1. …

9 free online resources that will help you advance your career

From Glassdoor's job review database to Codeacademy's programming classes, we've rounded up our favorite free online resources for boosting your career.

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A psychologist reveals how to get rid of negative thoughts

Tim Wilson, a psychology professor and the author of "Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change," shares a tactic to help overcome emotional road blocks.<p><i>Produced by Kevin Reilly and Kamelia Angelova</i><p><b>Follow TI Video:</b>On Facebook


4 Rituals to Keep You Happy All the Time

Tim Kreider got stabbed in the throat.<p>The knife went in two millimeters from his carotid artery. He describes those two millimeters as the difference …

This infographic shows the surprisingly simple basics of mindfulness meditation

Studies suggest that meditation does all sorts of great stuff for you, like increasing memory and awareness while decreasing stress and negative emotions.<p>But if you've never done it, mindfulness can be intimidating.<p>Enter the below infographic, which combines advice from some of the best books on …


The horrible things that stress does to your body


Here's the college essay from a high-school senior who got into 4 Ivy League schools

So what does the admission essay of a superstar who landed four Ivy League acceptances look like? Below is the essay Tso submitted to Princeton University that landed her the nod.<p><b>Here was the prompt from Princeton:</b><p>Using this theme as a starting point, write about a person, event, or experience that …

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This Excel trick will make your reports so much better


Can These Common Office Habits Slowly Kill You?

Warning: this article will get you jumping out of your seat.<p>If it doesn’t, we have a problem. New research suggests that sitting is as bad as smoking.<p>…

Whiskey essentials that everyone should have in their home bar

Just imagine those rich dried fruits and sherry flavors balanced with wood smoke and spice.<p>Divine.<p>But if you want to enjoy the flavors of the drink, you're going to need the right things in your home bar.<p>Because when it comes to alcohol, the wrong glassware can completely ruin the taste.<p>We've put …


Is draft beer better than bottled beer?

Brooklyn Brewery general manager Eric Ottaway debunks one of the most common beer myths.<p><i>Produced by Alana Kakoyiannis & Kamelia Angelova. Additional camera by Daniel Goodman.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Facebook

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Should I Drink Red Wine?

<b>5/5 say yes.</b><p>Cheers to your health! All five of our experts give red wine a purple-stained smile.<p>At 125 calories for a five-ounce pour, it’s a lighter …

How to Successfully Change Your Habits—And Make It Stick This Time

One of the great mysteries about habit-creation is the fact that some habits form easily—sometimes too easily—while others don’t stick. Why? There …

An American researcher noticed something weird in China, and it led to a cultural breakthrough

I spent the next five years giving psychological tests of culture to people from all over China and puzzling over why the root cause of these differences. I soon discovered these differences fall along the traditional dividing line between rice and wheat. Why would rice have anything to do with …

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …


EXPERTS: Here's how much sleep you really need

We all know those people who say they can get by on five or six hours of sleep a night — but chances are, they're lying (or just forcing themselves along, fueled by coffee).<p>On February 2, the National Sleep Foundation released its newest guidelines for how many hours of sleep people need every …


10 Things That Will Prevent You From Getting Sick, Backed By Research

Look at pictures of sick people.<p>Via The Consuming Instinct: What Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography, and Gift Giving Reveal About Human</b> …

The secret to relieving stress and clearing your mind is surprisingly simple

It's forgiveness.<p>We get it: The idea of forgiving someone else to prevent a heart attack sounds just about as beneficial as licking a steering wheel to prevent a car accident.<p>But decades of research have linked the regular practice of forgiving those who've wronged us with better overall heart …