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How I quit my job to travel: The banker

Marcello Arrambide invested everything he had learning to trade in the stock market. But the ultimate goal was never fame or fortune. It was freedom.<p>When people first discovered that I had borrowed $25,000 in student loans to fund a new day trading career just out of high school, they thought I was …

Trading

Iceland, as a literary muse

From inspiring JRR Tolkien and Jules Verne to having more writers in its population than any other country in the world, Iceland is one of literature’s strongest influences.

Literature

European Parks—Rivers, Lakes, and Shores

See photos of rivers, lakes, and shores in European parks in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Packing Tips: 6 Hacks Every Man Should Have in His Arsenal

Why you are anxious all the time

Today, like most days, you are anxious. It is there in the background, always present, sometimes more to the fore, sometimes less so, but never truly …

Long Haul

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

How to Parallel Park Perfectly, Every Time

The recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p>Rules of thumb and experience help, but we prefer repeatable experiments. And if you see this and laugh, you're probably not as good as you think you are. Thankfully, the recipe for a one-move parking job is pretty simple.<p><i>Pull alongside the car</i> …

Why you should talk to your employees during a takeover—not after

Today’s American corporate world is a tale of two cultures. One, more traditional and common, is centralized and hierarchical. I call it “alpha.” The other, smaller and rarer, is decentralized, horizontal and inclusive. I call this one “beta<i>.”</i> To flourish in today’s business environment, …

Employment

Time Is More Precious Than Money

As the Fed has taught us through the money-printing machine cloaked as quantitative easing, the potential supply of U.S. dollars is limitless. Even for most of us individually, we are capable, to varying degrees, of generating and regenerating money through work, investment and happenstance.<p>Time, …

Here's A Chart Of Interest Rates Going Back To 3000 BC

The chart below, one of a number of excellent long-term charts put together by @Macro_Tourist, shows interest rates going back to 3000 BC.<p>A PDF with more charts as well as the one below can be found <b>here</b>.

Meltdown: The men who crashed the world | UK

In the first episode of <i>Meltdown</i>, we hear about four men who brought down the global economy: a billionaire mortgage-seller who fooled millions; a high-rolling banker with a fatal weakness; a ferocious Wall Street predator; and the power behind the throne.<p>The crash of September 2008 brought the …

A New Fed Study Destroys One Of The Central Tenets Of Monetary Policy

New research by Federal Reserve staff economists Steve Sharpe and Gustavo Suarez suggests that the outlook for business investment — a notably lacking aspect of this economic recovery — has little to do with changes in interest rates.<p>"A fundamental tenet of investment theory and the traditional …

Economics

How to Always Be Getting Smarter | Inc.com

As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe that emailing our users about how fun our games …

Neuroscience

Facing Internship Interview Preparation

This has been a stressful week with many summer internship application deadlines. The pressure has been felt across the first-year class as the due …

Paul George Would Rather Guard LeBron James Than Kevin Durant

Link to Media<p>At first blush, it might seem like Paul George committed NBA blasphemy by naming Kevin Durant—and not LeBron James—as his most difficult NBA matchup.<p>Per Scott Agness of Pacers.com:<p>Following the Pacers’ 118-94 loss in Oklahoma City, George told reporters that Durant is his toughest …

Basketball

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Is the emerging market growth story over?

<b>With growth slowing dramatically across emerging economies, is it a sign of things to come?</b><p>Thailand has fallen back into recession, Mexico's economy is shrinking again, Russia is growing at just 1.2% - the pace of the slowly recovering West. Brazil's growth was less than 1% last year, while the …

Here’s what’s in store for India if the rupee continues to crumble

Currency traders and foreign investors may be fretting over their losing short-term bets on India’s troubled currency, but India itself has much bigger troubles in store if the recent nosedive of the rupee—it fell 4% today against the US dollar, and is down 27% over the last six …

Interest Rates