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15 must-read books by tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their brilliant minds

And a lot of them want to share their ideas with anybody who will listen.<p>We've put together 15 of the best books written by current and former tech CEOs that will give you a peek inside their fabulous minds.

8 Secrets of the Boss Employees Genuinely Love to Work For

Do your employees love to work with -- not just for -- you?<p>I liked working for some of my bosses. But only one of them was a boss I genuinely <i>loved</i> to work for.<p>That's because the bosses we love to work for have not just great technical skills but also qualities that make an impact where it matters …

Leadership

For the nimble investor, opportunity in China is undeniable

For months now, some of the most drool-worthy returns on Earth have been in a corner of the markets rarely frequented by Canadians – mainland China, where local investors are piling into stock markets and bidding up massive price gains.<p>The Shanghai Composite Index is up 75 per cent in the past six …

The 10 Things In Advertising You Need To Know Today

<b>1. McDonald's has appointed British marketer Steve Easterbrook as its new CEO.</b> Here is everything you need to know about him.<p><b>2. NBC announced Tuesday it has sold out of all its $4.5 million Super Bowl ad slots.</b> The broadcaster said it amounted to a "record day" for media.<p><b>3. Facebook crushed its Q4</b> …

Photographs of Oymyakon, the Coldest Village on the Face of the Earth

Located in the heart of Siberia, the village of Oymyakon in Russia is widely considered to be the coldest inhabited place on Earth. A temperature of …

After 96 Loan Rejections, This Guy Built A $750 Million Marketplace For Business Loans

Although his business was profitable and he had a healthy credit score, Hodges just couldn't get the loan he needed to expand his business. Banks repeatedly declined his loan applications and other online finance companies offered terms that "simply didn't make sense."<p>After getting turned down for …

Aviva shares hit by £5.6bn merger talks with rival - BBC News

How To Convert Your Room Into a Giant Camera Obscura

We heard how dangerous it could get outdoors with all of the traffic-crossings, pollen, UV rays and so on, and so we decided to stay inside and paint …

Best of 2013

How Do Banks Make Money?

Big banks are just like big businesses. And just like any business, banks exist to make money. But how do banks make money? Well — from your …

China leads global rally of share prices

Share prices in Europe and the US hit fresh highs on Friday as news of strong economic growth in China added to investors' mood of relief at the end of a nailbiting week.<p>Since Wednesday night's last-ditch cross-party deal averted the risk of a debt crisis in the US, investors have refocused on the …

This 28-Year-Old Built A $3 Million Business In 10 Months Thanks To Instagram, He Says

"I tried it and I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. I asked him is this legal? If so let's mass produce it," Lal told Business Insider.<p>Lal had a credit card with a $5,000 limit, and Dimarco had a credit card, too, and off they went to bottle the supplement now named Shredz.<p>By the start of 2013, he was …

Nine Amazing Outdoor Hotel Suites (Photos)

Sleep Under the Stars<p>Quilts and pillows may seem strange out in the open air, but not at one of these nine spectacular hotel suites. See …

How the world’s most important financial benchmark makes money

The British Bankers’ Association (BBA) voted unanimously to sell Libor—the London Interbank Offered Rate—to NYSE Euronext, the US-based stock exchange company. Libor, calculated based on rates at which the world’s largest financial institutions say they can lend to each other on a daily basis, is …

Investing

How bond investors can avoid becoming losers

PRINCETON, N.J. (MarketWatch) — Investors throughout the world are flocking to so-called safe havens.<p>The 10-year Treasury US:10_YEAR has recently …

Investing

Retiring Wall Street Strategist Gives Amazing Investment Advice Just Before He Quits

This is a bummer. Minack's work was lucid and helpful.<p>But as a parting gift to clients, Minack wrote a two-page farewell note that contains the best investment advice you will likely ever receive.<p>What is this investment advice?<p><b>Don't try to pick stocks</b>• <b><br>Don't try to time the market</b>• <b><br>Just invest in a</b> …