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Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2012 03:33:51 MST


Hedge funds lost more money in '08 than they made in the previous decade

Mon, 16 Jan 2012 03:33:51 MST

Hedge funds clients lose again and again, but they never learn do they?

30 Vote(s)

The jobs that take you to the top 1%

Mon, 16 Jan 2012 01:22:39 MST

Looks like being a manager, lawyer or a physician is a pretty reliable way to make it there.

29 Vote(s)

Wow! Hedge funds really are thieves

Tue, 10 Jan 2012 01:01:26 MST

Over the last twelve years, hedge fund managers took home 84% of the returns they generated, leaving only 16% for the clients.

28 Vote(s)

Best Buy is Slowly Going out of Business

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 02:58:20 MST

You did not see this one coming, but it's real. It will take a while, maybe a few years. But it's happening whatever metric you look at.

29 Vote(s)

U.S. debt rating to be downgraded. Again!

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 02:51:16 MST

According to Merrill, the boneheads in Congress will again fail to agree on a plan that will put us on a healthy financial track. Unbelievable.

31 Vote(s)

Global "Ease of Doing Business" Ranking

Tue, 03 Jan 2012 02:51:16 MST

Morocco gets the honors for "most improved", while Korea enters the top 10. Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, US and Denmark still rule.

29 Vote(s)

Offbeat zombie campaign - I love it

Fri, 14 Oct 2011 05:53:15 MDT

Prepare the zombie armageddon by shopping at your local hardware store

27 Vote(s)

The State of Linkedin -

Thu, 17 Feb 2011 04:13:38 MST

A great infographic about LinkedIn - the most popular professional social network launched 7 years ago.

32 Vote(s)

The 100 Most Trusted Companies

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:34:57 MST

Here are the businesses that have the most transparent and reliable accounting practices and most prudent management.

38 Vote(s)

Three excellent steps to take just before your next speech

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:34:57 MST

These are not the run-of-the-mill "prepare well" and "make eye contact" kind of tips. I found these three steps to be fairly easy but deeply sophisticated.

34 Vote(s)

2010 Forbes ranking of the world's billionaires

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:34:57 MST

Bill Gates is no longer the world's richest man. Carlos Slim Helu took that position, while a record 164 10-figure titans return to the ranking amid the global economic recovery.

41 Vote(s)

The Top Eight Things That Your Employees Want From You

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:34:57 MST

Simple golden rules by Melissa Raffoni.

29 Vote(s)

Marketing manager's guide to social media landscape

Tue, 01 Feb 2011 08:34:57 MST

Here is a quick guide to how to use which social media for marketing managers. Which ones are best for customer communication? For brand exposure? To drive traffic to your site? Search engine optimization?

24 Vote(s)

Home ownership affordability perspectives

Fri, 26 Feb 2010 05:13:13 MST

The current Fed policy of low rates, has made ownership look cheap. However, the most important ratio â€" median annual Income to Housing costs â€" shows that prices are still high.

29 Vote(s)

Deloitte Consulting hiring, expects to recruit 1,700 this year

Mon, 22 Feb 2010 23:38:10 MST

Deloitte expects to hire 700 experienced consultants by June, in addition to 1,000 MBAs and undergrads.

24 Vote(s)

Hard evidence that companies do massage their earnings numbers

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 03:39:43 MST

J. Grundfest and N. Malenko discovered that when companies want to appear more successful than they are, they simply massage their per-share earnings numbers upward by a tenth of one cent.

17 Vote(s)

So, you want to be an entrepreneur? Take the "entrepreneur test" first

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:39:38 MST

So should you take the plunge? Here's a 2â€"minute test to help you find out. Be honest with yourself â€" the worst lies are the ones we tell ourselves.

24 Vote(s)

100 Most successful entrepreneurs who dropped out

Wed, 17 Feb 2010 12:39:35 MST

You will recognize some of them immediately, while others you may be discovering for the first time. Many of them didn’t complete elementary school, and still more are considered high school dropouts.

30 Vote(s)

The Evolution of 40 Major Brand Logos

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 06:02:36 MST

Do you know the reason why there is small cut in the Apple logo? Or did you ever wonder what the Microsoft logo looked 20 years ago or the real meaning behind BMW logo?

25 Vote(s)

Fortune Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies

Tue, 09 Feb 2010 21:51:55 MST

29 Vote(s)

The Quants Behind The Financial Meltdown

Mon, 01 Feb 2010 04:05:09 MST

In his new book, "The Quants," Scott Patterson suggests that a new breed of mathematicians and computer scientists took over the financial system and describes how they triggered the 2007-09 meltdown.

13 Vote(s)

Obama seeks tax on banks; calls bonuses obscene -

Tue, 26 Jan 2010 06:43:13 MST

9 Vote(s)

A Great Visual Story of the Decade

Fri, 22 Jan 2010 10:49:59 MST

27 Vote(s)

The economic chart of the decade

Tue, 05 Jan 2010 07:16:51 MST

Mike Mandel has four nominees for his “Economic Statistics of the Decade” award, including home prices , Chinese growth, and global trade. How about US household borrowing?

14 Vote(s)

The Map of the Most Expensive Cities in the World

Mon, 04 Jan 2010 05:48:45 MST

Which are the world’s most expensive cities? The cities included on this interactive map are from a 2009 study by the UBS, which tracked the ups and downs of various places in the wake of the financial crisis.

22 Vote(s)

How OECD governments tax corporates and citizens

Thu, 31 Dec 2009 11:11:29 MST

12 Vote(s)

Worldometers - real time tracking of key global metrics

Tue, 29 Dec 2009 20:02:57 MST

25 Vote(s)

Great brands that died this year

Thu, 24 Dec 2009 06:44:17 MST

Popular auto makes, magazine publishers and retailers were among the businesses laid to rest in 2009. Here's a list of names that you know but won't see in the future.

27 Vote(s)

The Wonderful World of Coca-Cola

Thu, 24 Dec 2009 06:43:39 MST

13 Vote(s)

Practical Ways to Achieve Happiness - Businessweek

Tue, 22 Dec 2009 19:18:09 MST

But how does an adult achieve a high level of contentment while living a frenetic and distraction-packed life?

19 Vote(s)

The Definitive Social Media Guide for Companies

Tue, 22 Dec 2009 11:59:51 MST

You don't really need a book. This infograph is all you need.

13 Vote(s)

"Innumerate bankers" - a real insight from former Barclays CEO

Mon, 21 Dec 2009 17:14:31 MST

There are three types of bankers: those that can count, and those that can’t.

23 Vote(s)

The story of Lego's dramatic turnaround

Sun, 20 Dec 2009 17:12:37 MST

18 Vote(s)

Best Consulting Firms to Work For 2009

Sat, 19 Dec 2009 06:26:54 MST

This year’s Best Consulting Firms to Work For have truly distinguished themselves as the profession’s premier employers of choice.

22 Vote(s)

Dubai Matters - A Lot

Sun, 13 Dec 2009 05:51:29 MST

When Dubai announced that it was seeking to reschedule some $26B of debt, global markets went nuts. Yet lost in all the drama is that Dubai is still an important economic experiment and critical to the Middle East.

14 Vote(s)

Top 100 Thinkers of the World Ranking

Thu, 03 Dec 2009 11:13:33 MST

From the brains behind Iran's Green Revolution to the economic Cassandra who actually did have a crystal ball, they had the big ideas that shaped our world. Read on to see the 100 minds that mattered most in the year t

22 Vote(s)

The First Jobs of Warren Buffett, Donald Trump and Michael Dell

Thu, 03 Dec 2009 06:19:33 MST

So how did they get where they are? Were they born with silver spoons in their mouths? Was it luck? Genetics? And where did they start? You may be surprised.

26 Vote(s)

10 Places Where You Can Be A Millionaire

Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:30:27 MST

Who wants to be a millionaire … for under $200?

16 Vote(s)

Perk Up, America: You Still Have the Innovation Mojo

Thu, 26 Nov 2009 02:17:09 MST

According to a new survey on global innovation conducted by Newsweek and Intel, the US is suffering from a serious self-esteem problem.

17 Vote(s)

15 Strategy Consulting Interview Questions That Make You Feel Stupid

Wed, 25 Nov 2009 07:13:40 MST

Estimate how much time it would take a single dump truck...

19 Vote(s)