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The Roots of the Next Financial Crisis—How Wall Street Undermines Reform

Fifty-one percent, 47 percent, then 32 percent: if you want to understand just why we’re going to see another financial crisis—and likely worse than …

KRUGMAN: The Fed May Have Just Made A Historic Mistake, And Done More Damage Than It Realizes

The markets puked on the news, and interest rates shot up, a move that was exacerbated by Bernanke himself saying he was not worried about the rise in rates.<p>According to Paul Krugman, it's possible this will end up as a "historic" mistake.<p>If the economy recovers, then fine, whatever, the Fed will …

Report: 70 percent of Americans “emotionally disconnected” at work

According to Gallup.com, nearly one in five hates work so much they sabotage their employers<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>June 19, 2013 3:43pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you thought that Americans who kept their jobs during the Great Recession were glad to be working, you would be dead …

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Yes, credit cards are making you a bad person

The cashless society—a world where physical money is practically obsolete—has, in just a few years, gone from a utopian dream to something like an inevitability. In Sweden, a national effort is underway to take the country cashless within two decades. Throughout Africa, it’s perfectly common for …

STOCKS TUMBLE AGAIN: Here's What You Need To Know

Manscaping 101

First, let me say that I'm not particularly a fan of excess body hair, besides the top-of-the-head variety, and I know many, many women who feel the same way.<p>First, let me say that I'm not particularly a fan of excess body hair, besides the top-of-the-head variety, and I know many, many women who …

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7 financial terms every serious entrepreneur should know

<i>Jed Simon is the chief executive officer of FastPay, an online finance company focusing on digital businesses.</i><p>There are brilliant technologists and business leaders in today’s tech world, but while startups have their own, great talents, we’re seeing one common weakness: lack of understanding …

The one thing that makes a company last forever

All companies hit rough patches from time to time. But only a few manage to survive decade after decade—some of them in a form that bears no resemblance to the original organization. Nokia began in 1865 as a riverside paper mill along the Tammerkoski Rapids in southwestern Finland. In the late …

MAULDIN: I'm So Sure Japan Is Screwed That I'm Converting My Mortgage Into Yen

<b>Banzai! Banzai! Banzai!</b><p><i>I shot an Arrow into the air</i><p><i>It fell to earth I know not where….</i><p><i>- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow</i><p>As kids, not knowing that we were being politically incorrect on so many levels, we would shout "Geronimo!" when we were playing war or getting ready to do something reckless. (For …

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The Best Places For Guys To Shop

The results are in, and we're ready to reveal where men like to get their apparel and accessories.<p>Nearly 1,000 Business Insider readers took the survey. Not surprisingly, 97% of the respondents were men, most of whom are city dwellers in their twenties.<p>Preferences were split between department …

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Zynga CEO Mark Pincus said layoffs will save the company, but the market doesn’t believe him

Mark Pinucs, CEO of online gaming firm Zynga, had a heart-to-heart with his employees after announcing layoffs of 18% of the company’s work force. He said Zynga had become bloated and sluggish. The job cuts and office closures are a way of putting Zynga on a diet.<p>Maybe employees bought his speech, …

Tesla Stock Today Looking A Lot Like General Motors In 1915

One of the hottest, if not the hottest, stock stories in the market today has been Tesla Motors (TSLA), the brainchild of Elon Musk, co-founder of PayPal who has also resurrected the private space industry with his SpaceX venture. Musk has also been compared to such icons and visionaries of …

STOCKS MAKE BIG COMEBACK AFTER MOUNTAIN OF NEWS: Here's What You Need To Know

First the scoreboard:<p>Dow: 15,253, +138.4 pts, +0.9%<br>S&P 500: 1,640, +9.6 pts, +0.5%<br>NASDAQ: 3,465, +9.4 pts, +0.2%<p>And now the top stories:<p>As usual, the month kicked off with the manufacturing purchasing managers index (PMI) reports from around the world. The widely followed Chinese PMI reports were …

Zynga Shares Plummet 12% To $2.99 After It Announces Layoffs

Investors were unsettled by Zynga’s announcement that it is cutting 520 employees, or almost one-fifth of its workforce, with shares plummeting 12% to $2.99, before recovering slightly in after hours trading. Trading of Zynga shares were halted twice in the afternoon on the Nasdaq stock exchange, …

Getting paid by your employer to be healthy works—except when it doesn’t

When a 2014 portion of the Affordable Care Act comes into effect, employers will be able to use financial rewards and penalties to encourage healthier behaviors. Last week the Obama administration released its final rules regarding these employer-based wellness programs.<p>Still, critics are concerned …

LinkedIn makes it easier to check out who’s checkin’ you out

Who’s been checking out your professional profile on LinkedIn? And better yet, what should you do about it?<p>LinkedIn must have taken a cue from some of the most popular dating sites when it rolled out the highly addictive feature “Who’s viewed your profile.” And today, the social career network …

Viagra maker Pfizer faces competition from generic rivals as patent expires

Viagra maker Pfizer faces competition from rival drug makers this month when the UK patent for its blockbuster drug expires, opening the door for generic imitations that could be sold for as little as 85p.<p>Viagra, used by millions of men to treat erectile dysfunction, loses its patent in the UK on …

How Late Can You Pay Bills Before It Hurts Your Credit Report?

The good news for this is that many of their late payments will never end up on their credit reports and won't have any negative impact to their FICO credit scores.<p>First off, not all lenders or service providers report to the credit reporting agencies. For example, your electricity, your gas, your …

Innovation director moves on

The innovation center charged by the health reform law with finding solutions to the toughest questions in health care — how to reduce costs and change the way health care is delivered — is losing its first leader.<p>Rick Gilfillan, who has led the Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for …