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4 Things Your Bank Won't Tell You When You Get a Mortgage

2. Time is not your friend.<p>As the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau strives to create more transparency within the mortgage industry, there are …

5 founder-friendly financing terms that give power to entrepreneurs

In the first half of this year, the level of venture-capital investment hit its highest quarterly mark since Q2 2001. Big M&A deals like WhatsApp, Oculus and Zillow have become prolific. And more and more companies are getting financing at eye-popping valuations.<p>For many startups, the hot …

These are 3 breakthrough science ideas you’ll be talking about in 2015

By Dominic Basulto<p>, Contributor, Innovations<p>For anyone who has ever said that all the STEM professions need is something to make them “cool” in order to attract more young people, look no further than the Breakthrough Prize award ceremony, which took place at NASA’s Hangar One in Silicon Valley …

Time Management’s Dirty Little Secret

Got the perfect productivity system finally nailed down? Great! Now change it.<p>Given all the tips floating around out there, you could spend hours, days or even weeks nailing down the perfect productivity system. What's the right way to start and end your days? Does your to-do list need a bit of …

Tajikistan most improved in World Bank business ranks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tajikistan made the greatest strides in business-friendly reforms in the past year, part of an overall trend of improving business regulations across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, the World Bank said in a report released on Tuesday.<p>An employee demonstrates counting …

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Nobel Prize in medicine honors discovery of the brain's 'inner GPS'

Groundbreaking research could shed new light on Alzheimer's disease<p>Dr. John O'Keefe, May-Britt Moser, and Edvard I. Moser have been awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine for their discovery of cells that form an "inner GPS" in human brains. O'Keefe will share the 8 million Swedish krona ($1.1 …

Exclusive: Iran digs in heels on nuclear centrifuges at Vienna talks - envoys

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is refusing to significantly cut the number of centrifuges it intends to keep to produce nuclear fuel, making it hard to imagine a compromise at this week’s talks with six powers, Western and Iranian officials said on Wednesday.<p>European Union Foreign Policy Chief Catherine …

Uber taxi row goes to court in UK

Uber is being taken to court in Britain in a battle between the popular e-hailing app and angry cabbies. With taxi drivers planning to gridlock city streets next month, London's transport authorities want to clear up the controversy once and for all.<p>Transport for London, which licenses taxi and …

NYC's odd political horse fight

NEW YORK — A political battle is raging here over an iconic mode of transportation you might have used if you visited the city this winter: not the subway or yellow cabs, but Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages.<p>The fight centers on whether to ban the carriages out of concern for the horses’ …

Milestone Iran Nuclear Deal Reached

Top diplomats from Iran and six major world powers said early Sunday that an agreement has been reached in Geneva to temporarily freeze the Islamic …

Gettysburg Address: A powerful lesson for business leaders

November 19, 2013 | 11:26 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/11/19/business/gettysburg-address-powerful-lesson-business-leaders/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

This Prediction Algorithm Can Tell If Your Startup Will Fail

Instead of guessing, consulting, or offering advice based on years of experience, Growth Science is trying to take the disruption theory to a whole …

Starbucks Opens Its First Tea Bar As CEO Schultz Bets On $90 Billion Market

You heard it here first: the billionaire behind Starbucks is watching his caffeine intake. Howard Schultz, CEO of the java giant, won’t drink coffee after 5pm.<p>He’s more of a tea man these days, having taken a liking to the Maharaja Chai Oolong blend sold at Teavana, the mainly mall-based tea …

Richest 1 Percent Hold 46 Percent Of The World's Wealth

Oct 9 (Reuters) - Global wealth has risen by 68 percent over the past 10 years to reach a new all-time high of $241 trillion and the United States accounts for nearly three quarters of the increase, Credit Suisse said in its World Wealth Report.<p>Average global wealth has hit a peak of $51,600 per …