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5 Ways to Simplify Your Life for Reducing Stress

Today, people tend to work longer hours, their children have more activities and we generally have more packed schedules than our previous …

Productivity

Head of Xbox Calls for Greater Inclusivity, Less Toxicity in Video Games

The pixel is mightier than the pen, but with that power comes a greater need for inclusivity and a change in the sometimes toxic culture that infests …

Satya Nadella

U.S. Fifth Circuit Renders Tutorial on Civil Penalties for Spills

Stanley A. MillanJurisdiction: 5th Circuit (incl. bankruptcy)Type of Law: Environmental, Energy & ResourcesLitigation / Trial Practice

Law

My RRSP portfolio has struggled recently. It’s time to adjust

It's RRSP time again so let's review the portfolio I created six years ago for these retirement accounts.<p>It was launched in February 2012 with an initial value of $25,031.92, with two main objectives: capital preservation and to earn a higher rate of return than you could get from a GIC.<p>The …

Investing

What Should a New CEO Focus on First? And Just as Importantly, Next?

What you do in the first months after taking the helm is important, but long-term success requires an eventual shift in focus.<p>Relatively few startups are founded by twenty-somethings just out of college. According to the Kaufman Foundation, only 24 percent of new entrepreneurs fall between the ages …

Leadership

Academic Interview: Carmine Bianchi

Written by Andrei Costea on February 16, 2018. Posted in Academics, Interviews<p>In 2018, the Performance Magazine editorial team interviewed <b>Carmine</b> …

Management

It's Time To Pull Those Old Inflation Plays Out Of The Drawer

Good way to play inflation is with TIPS.<p>Protecting from inflation will be key for the rest of 2018.<p>Precious metals will double if inflation …

Business

Tumblin' Tuesday - Thursday And Friday's Low-Volume Gains Erased At The Open

The Futures are down.<p>Friday's Dow shorts are up $1,250 per contract.<p>WalMart's miss highlights our concerns for the market's overbought conditions.<p>In …

Business

Deposit schemes reduce drink containers in the ocean by 40%

Plastic waste in the ocean is a global problem; some eight million metric tonnes of plastic ends up in the ocean every year.<p><i>Read more: Eight million</i> …

Pollution

Yardsmart: Why you should reconsider hand watering in pots

What's the most difficult thing to get right in gardening? Learning how to water plants in pots. Whether the pot contains a fence post cactus or a …

Gardening

Trans Students, School Shooting, And Bill Gates Answers A Tough Question

It's been a difficult week for schools in this edition of our weekly roundup.<p><b>School shooting in Parkland, Fla.</b><p>At least 17 people were shot dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School near Ft. Lauderdale, and many more injured, on Valentine's Day. The suspect is a 19-year-old former student who was …

Education

Habs fans are watching the standings from the bottom up

As the playoffs get farther and farther away, the focus from the outside becomes something different.The games still matter. Fans are watching the …

Ice Hockey

Artist turns housing market upside down with peculiar inverted abode (VIDEO)

Arguably the biggest inverted house in the world has popped up in the Russian city of Ufa, where the spectacular artwork is giving tourists a unique, …

Housing

Berkshire-Amazon-JP Morgan alliance can do much more than just lower health-care costs

The recent announcement of a health alliance by Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and J.P. Morgan promises to disrupt the health-care industry (but with few …

Warren Buffett

Behind the Curve Illustrated

After being forgotten for most of the market cycle, inflation is quickly becoming a popular topic and growing risk for investors. Recent CPI and PPI …

Economics

Why Blues fans lack the fire of the Tigers

The most persistent and difficult problem facing the club isn't finding midfielders or a key forward; it's finding – or reconnecting with – an absent …

Monty Python

Two cheers for the return of volatility

It is fashionable to provide biological or medical analogies for markets these days. Since the crisis, attempts to model financial interactions with …

Stock Markets

Markets Face Another Inflation Surprise

<i>January inflation comes in higher than expected. What will it mean for markets and the Fed?</i><p><i>By Noelle Corum, Associate Portfolio Manager, James Ong,</i> …

Investing

Morgan Stanley: This is what took some of the air out of the Apple supercycle

From a note to clients by analyst Katy Huberty that landed in my inbox Thursday:<p>Apple 4Q17 smartphone share surprised positively in China though …

Hedge funds are pulling in billions — here are the hottest strategies

Hedge funds are expected to pull in $41 billion in new cash this year, with event-driven, fundamental equity long-short fund and volatility funds the most in-demand strategies, according to a Deutsche Bank survey.<p>The hedge fund clients surveyed by Deutsche Bank included family offices, endowments …

Markets

Bridgewater’s $22bn short bet targets Europe, hits the world

A $22bn bet against European stocks by Bridgewater, the world’s largest hedge fund, has seen it build large short positions in companies that …

Markets

1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for Sale | ClassicCars.com | CC-1066204

Similar Vehicles<p>1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL The 1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL shown here with 2 tops and 73,019 on the odometer is available in this Read …

Mercedes-Benz

Stock Picking Is a Lost Art in Japan

When Sean Taylor took a job at a Swiss money manager more than a decade ago, there were plenty of analysts looking at Japan. Now it’s …

Investing

Apple Doing Well In China, But Facing Challenges, But It’s Okay, Says Morgan Stanley

You might need a PlayBill to follow the action in <b>China</b> for <b>Apple</b>’s (AAPL) iPhone X, so complicated are the puts and takes, as laid out today by <b>Morgan</b> …

Business

Special bond fuels seniors’ success

The 2017-18 senior class will have their paw prints all over the SUNY Buffalo State Women’s Hockey record book when it’s all said and done.<p>The nine …

Buffalo State College

Now THAT Is Volatility

Volatility is part of investing.<p>Market pullbacks or correctiions should be viewed as buying opportunities.<p>Corrections in the market are part of a …

Business

The Field of (Cloud) Dreams: if you build it, will they come? - Ahead in the Clouds

<b>In this guest post, Allan Brearley, cloud practice lead at IT services consultancy ECS and Tesco Bank’s former head of transformation, draws</b> …

Business Technology

Blog Archive » The Politics of Community Media in the Post-Disaster City

<i>Photo credit: 2-Cent Media, New Orleans for Sale!</i><p>Disasters are times of information deficits and mass media misrepresentations. While mainstream …

MIT

How cloud computing surveys grossly underreport actual business adoption

RightScale makes a valiant attempt to measure the state of cloud adoption, but getting a handle on a bottom-up, developer-led revolution may be …

All of Seattle’s neighborhoods deserve a say in upzoning upheaval

Developers got what they wanted, but citizens who live in more than two dozen Seattle neighborhoods slated for upzones certainly did not.

Jenny Durkan