Global Markets

Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014. West African states lack the resources to battle the world's worst outbreak of Ebola and deep cultural suspicions

Ebola Virus on the Loose: World Cautioned as Infection Moves; Global Airports on High Alert; Kills Liberian Doctor, Infects American Worker

International health experts cautioned the global populace against the dreaded Ebola virus as it killed a Liberian doctor and infected a second medical worker from U.S. Authorities in Nigeria are likewise scrambling the possible spread of the flesh-eating disease following the arrival of an infected man into Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Bullet holes are seen in a car at a checkpoint on the Egyptian border with Sudan and Libya, which was attacked on Saturday, in Wadi al-Gadid governorate July 19, 2014. Gunmen killed 21 Egyptian military border guards near the frontier with Libya on Saturd

Advisory: Britons Told to Leave Libya ASAP, UK Issues Travel Ban

The United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised all Britons currently in Libya to leave the country, citing the ongoing and greater intensity of fighting in Tripoli and wider instability. It likewise has issued a travel ban against the north African nation.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads a meeting of the Security Council in Moscow's Kremlin July 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. I

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Multi-Million Pound Law Suit Looms Over Putin’s Head, Assets At Risk

A multi-million pound law suit is looming over Russian President Vladimir Putin's head for his alleged involvement in the uncalled and accidental downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 on July 17 that claimed 298 lives.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A security worker looks at tourists walking at Punta Ballena street in Magaluf, on the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca, July 26, 2014. The Punta Ballena area has been famous since the 70's for its nightlife and is a favourite destination for main

Magaluf 2014 Update: Spanish Bar Where Teen Performed Sex Acts Closed, to Pay $78K Fine Along with Carnage Event Planner (VIDEOS)

A bar on the Spanish island of Majorca as well as the event planner that planned the bar crawl that filmed an 18-year-old British girl performing oral sex acts on 24 men has been ordered to close and shut down operations for a year.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) talks to people as he visits a construction site of the stadium which is expected to host soccer matches of the 2018 World Cup in the city of Samara, July 21, 2014. Russia will host the 2018 World Cup in 12 s

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russian International Condemnation Extends to 2018 World Cup

The international global community led by the U.K. wants the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to take away from Russia the opportunity to host the 2018 World Cup. Vladimir Putin's country is already facing a slew of economic sanctions due to its alleged involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Australian Dollar Outlook - 28 July 2014

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has slipped below the .9400 level over the weekend as the latest US economic data was slightly better than expected.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Christine Gaylican

File photo of Apple logo inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo

Apple is Dominating: High Demand for iPhone, High Sales for iPad and Mac in India

Apple Inc., known by its innovative products, is currently dominating the tech market. Now, Apple is gaining more profit from higher demands on its iPhone worldwide and is also now growing sales from iPhone, iPad and Mac in India.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 by Karen Wong

US

Australian Dollar Outlook - 28 July 2014

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has slipped below the .9400 level over the weekend as the latest US economic data was slightly better than expected.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Christine Gaylican

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton gestures as he speaks to the audience during "The Third Way" summit in Cartagena, July 1, 2014.

Hillary Says Bill Clinton A Sex Addict Due To Child Abuse --- Report

Hillary Clinton had reportedly revealed through a magazine interview that Bill Clinton' sex addiction was brought on by a traumatic childhood of physical abuse.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 by Tanya Diente

A young man smokes a marijuana joint at the Vancouver Art Gallery during the annual 4/20 day, which promotes the use of marijuana, in Vancouver, British Columbia in this file photo taken April 20, 2013. Young, casual marijuana smokers experience potential

Police Search Vancouver Marijuana Shop for Allegedly Illegally Selling to Neighbourhood Youth

Police in Vancouver, Canada raided a medical marijuana store on Thursday for allegedly selling illegal recreational marijuana to the neighbourhood youth. The store was Jim's Weed Lounge.

Friday, July 25, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Man In Coma After Penis Chopped Off In A Case of Mistaken Identity

A man's penis was chopped off reportedly due to a case of mistaken identity. Despite the horrific attack, he had declined to file any complaint with the police.

Friday, July 25, 2014 by Tanya Diente

Russian President Vladimir Putin

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Dutch Wants Putin's Daughter Maria Deported to Russia From Holland

Now that it's been discovered that Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter Maria is living in Holland with her boyfriend, the people of Netherlands are now clamoring for her deportation to her father's country.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A woman holds her umbrella while walking against strong winds as Typhoon Matmo hits Taiwan, in Taipei July 23, 2014. Typhoon Matmo slammed into Taiwan on Wednesday with heavy rains and strong winds, shutting financial markets and schools, with at least on

Typhoon Matmo Leaves 32k Customers w/o Electricity in Taiwan, Weakens After Landing in China

At least 32,000 people in Taiwan were left without power supply after typhoon Matmo pummeled the east Asian country. Matmo has likewise made landfall in China, the country's second weather disturbance within a week.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Two boats with 10 Cuban migrants are pictured anchored in Cayman Brac waters in this July 20, 2014 handout photo. The 10 migrants abandoned one of the boats and set out for Honduras in the other, but returned shortly after to drop off five of their number

Migrant Massacre at Sea: Five Arrested for the Deaths of 100

All they wanted was a chance at a better life. But migrants aboard a boat enroute to Europe didn't realize death could come knocking while they pursue their journey. On Wednesday, Italian police arrested at least five men for the alleged deaths of over 100 as panic ensued triggered by poisonous fumes in the overcrowded boat.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

World

2014 Meteor Shower: Where to Watch Delta Aquarids July 28-29 Peak Online, NASA Cameras Spotted Start of Perseid Meteor Shower

The 2014 Delta Aquarids meteor shower, which is set to peak on July 28-29, promises a good viewing experience for the interested observers due to the absence of a bright Moon in the night sky. As the Delta Aquarids peak, the Perseid meteor shower begins after the NASA cameras in New Mexico spotted a...

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Jenalyn Villamarin

New Zealand singer-songwriter Lorde in a performance

New Zealand’s First Transgender MP Joins Mana Party to Fight Polls

The New Zealand polls became more intense with Georgina Beyer, world’s first transgender MP joining the Mana Party, reports ODT. Beyer was a former MP with the Labour Party. Beyer made news in 1995 when she won the Carterton mayor election with a huge margin.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey speaks during the B20 Summit in Sydney July 18, 2014.

Kiwis in Australia May Have Fighting Chance with Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has hinted of helping Kiwis living and working in Australia. According to reports, Hockey indicated that the Australian government may be open to changes in rules affecting New Zealanders.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Reissa Su

Viral Wedding Photo: Amy Hicks Reveals True Story behind Viral Photo that Created Trending Hashtag on Twitter #westillcoming

Married couple Amy and Ian Hicks found out that their wedding photo has become viral and created the trending Twitter hashtag #westillcoming because of the different story told about the unique image. On Friday, July 25, the couple decided to reveal the true story behind the viral wedding photo to The Washington Post.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Jenalyn Villamarin

A worker checks a Hyundai sedan at a shipping yard in Pyeongtaek

Six-Year-Old Canada girl Dies after Hit by Sedan in Crowded Store

A Canadian child was killed after getting hit by a car. The 6-year-old girl died within a couple of days after she had been taken to hospital.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Sounak Mukhopadhyay

Palestinian woman sits in a debris-strewn street as she looks at houses which witnesses said were damaged in an Israeli air strike that killed two children, in the northern Gaza Strip

New Zealand-Born IDF Soldier Killed in Gaza Attack Amid Ceasefire Promises

A New Zealand-born soldier was killed in a battle with a group of Hamas gunmen in the southern Gaza Strip. According to reports, Staff Sergeant Guy Boyland, had been planning to return to New Zealand before he and his sister reached the age for mandatory military service in Israel.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Reissa Su

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key smiles after the general election in Auckland November 26, 2011.

New Zealand's National Party, PM John Key Leading in Polls; Labour Shrugs Off Results

Public support for New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and the National part has increased in the recent polls. In survey conducted by One News-Colnar Brunton, 48 per cent backed Mr Key while 52 per cent said they supported the National party.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Reissa Su

Economy

U.S. singer Lady Gaga accepts the award for best international breakthrough act at the 30th Brit Awards ceremony at Earl's Court in London

5 Marketing Nuggets We Can All Learn From Lady Gaga

Whether we agree with her antics or not, we have to admit -- she sells.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Vanessa Doctor

Government health workers are seen during the administration of blood tests for the Ebola virus in Kenema, Sierra Leone, June 25, 2014. West African states lack the resources to battle the world's worst outbreak of Ebola and deep cultural suspicions

Ebola Virus on the Loose: World Cautioned as Infection Moves; Global Airports on High Alert; Kills Liberian Doctor, Infects American Worker

International health experts cautioned the global populace against the dreaded Ebola virus as it killed a Liberian doctor and infected a second medical worker from U.S. Authorities in Nigeria are likewise scrambling the possible spread of the flesh-eating disease following the arrival of an infected man into Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Bullet holes are seen in a car at a checkpoint on the Egyptian border with Sudan and Libya, which was attacked on Saturday, in Wadi al-Gadid governorate July 19, 2014. Gunmen killed 21 Egyptian military border guards near the frontier with Libya on Saturd

Advisory: Britons Told to Leave Libya ASAP, UK Issues Travel Ban

The United Kingdom's Foreign and Commonwealth Office has advised all Britons currently in Libya to leave the country, citing the ongoing and greater intensity of fighting in Tripoli and wider instability. It likewise has issued a travel ban against the north African nation.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Russian President Vladimir Putin heads a meeting of the Security Council in Moscow's Kremlin July 22, 2014.  REUTERS/Mikhail Klimentyev/RIA Novosti/Kremlin (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. I

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Multi-Million Pound Law Suit Looms Over Putin’s Head, Assets At Risk

A multi-million pound law suit is looming over Russian President Vladimir Putin's head for his alleged involvement in the uncalled and accidental downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 on July 17 that claimed 298 lives.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A cat sits on pet food at a stall in a market in Bangkok September 8, 2009.

5 Uncanny Jobs That Actually Pay Very Well

Have you heard of any of these jobs before?

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Vanessa Doctor

A security worker looks at tourists walking at Punta Ballena street in Magaluf, on the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca, July 26, 2014. The Punta Ballena area has been famous since the 70's for its nightlife and is a favourite destination for main

Magaluf 2014 Update: Spanish Bar Where Teen Performed Sex Acts Closed, to Pay $78K Fine Along with Carnage Event Planner (VIDEOS)

A bar on the Spanish island of Majorca as well as the event planner that planned the bar crawl that filmed an 18-year-old British girl performing oral sex acts on 24 men has been ordered to close and shut down operations for a year.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (2nd L) talks to people as he visits a construction site of the stadium which is expected to host soccer matches of the 2018 World Cup in the city of Samara, July 21, 2014. Russia will host the 2018 World Cup in 12 s

Malaysia Airlines MH17: Russian International Condemnation Extends to 2018 World Cup

The international global community led by the U.K. wants the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to take away from Russia the opportunity to host the 2018 World Cup. Vladimir Putin's country is already facing a slew of economic sanctions due to its alleged involvement in the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Companies

A man walks past wreckage at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region July 26, 2014. Nearly 300 people, 193 of them Dutch citizens, were killed when the Malaysia Airlines plane en route from Ams

Malaysia Airlines Considers Changing Name After MH370 and MH17 Tragedies

Malaysia Airlines is looking at rebranding options as the tragedies of MH370 and MH17 cast a shadow on the company as well as the entire aviation agency.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Reissa Su

Fast Food Meat Scandal: McDonald’s Suspend Nuggets and McSpicy Chicken Filets

McDonald’s Suspend Nuggets and McSpicy Chicken Filets after it was drag to the food controversy involving Shanghai Husi Food

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Athena Yenko

Air New Zealand Flies Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Air New Zealand begins flying Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on August 9 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014 by Athena Yenko

Solution to Your Old Unwanted Phones Comes with MobileMuster Scheme

MobileMuster will be recycling up to 127 tonnes of old unwanted phones over the next five years

Sunday, July 27, 2014 by Athena Yenko

IBM Logo

IBM Named Leader in Worldwide Managed Security Services

IDC MarketScape names IBM as world’s leader in worldwide managed security services

Sunday, July 27, 2014 by Athena Yenko

Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard as OSCE monitors and members of a Malaysian air crash investigation team inspect the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the village of Hrabove (Grabovo), Donetsk region

"Tough times do not last, tough people do #staystrong" - Malaysia Airlines Tweet

Malaysia Airlines tweet moving message as a way of tribute to the victims of MH370 and MH17

Friday, July 25, 2014 by Athena Yenko

File photo of Apple logo inside the newly opened Omotesando Apple store at a shopping district in Tokyo

Apple iPhone 6 Production Lifts Asian Electronics Output; Economic Gains 'Significant'

After Apple's record June quarter earnings report, analysts and investors look forward to the launch of the iPhone 6. The highly anticipated next generation iPhone is a "significant factor" in the current economic activity in several economies in Asia.

Friday, July 25, 2014 by Reissa Su

Tech

A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels May 30, 2014.

Google Nexus 6, 8 with Android L on Release Date Promises Killer Mobile Device Experience

The Nexus 6 and the Nexus 8 on their release dates will likely run on Android L, which a new report said is centrally designed to improve the overall Google experience on mobile devices.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Erik Pineda

Pro-net neutrality Internet activists rally in the neighborhood where U.S. President Obama attended a fundraiser in Los Angeles, California

BuzzFeed Editor Fired for Plagiarism

Popular news and entertainment Web site BuzzFeed fired its viral politics editor Benny Johnson after he had been charged for plagiarism.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Sounak Mukhopadhyay

Apple CEO Tim Cook departs the stage following his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California

12-inch MacBook Apple Retina and 2014 MacBook Pro to Feature Liquid Sensors, Release in October

Apple's hardware cycle not only covers the iPhone 6 but also its existing products like iMacs and MacBooks. According to a recent patent sighting, Apple may be looking into incorporating new liquid sensors to its upcoming line of computers. The technology will introduce a failsafe mechanism that will allow the device to avoid electrical shorts despite liquid contact.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Precious Silva

The Pirate Bay Releases ‘The Mobile Bay’: Mobile Torrent Download Made Easier but Remains Illegal

The Pirate Bay has recently released the mobile device-optimised version of the controversial file-sharing site called The Mobile Bay that gives direct and unlimited access to the galore of torrent downloads for smartphone and tablet users worldwide.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Erik Pineda

Apple CEO Tim Cook departs the stage following his keynote address at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco, California

12-inch Apple MacBook Retina and 4K Mac Release in October with OS X Yosemite, Killer Features to Expect

September to October period remains one of the most anticipated months of the year especially for Apple's hardware refresh. The tech giant's line of products has traditionally been updated around the same period for years. Apart from the iPhone 6, start of September onwards will also reportedly see the release of the iOS 8, OS X Yosemite and 12-inch Retina MacBook.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Precious Silva

The Apple logo is pictured at a retail store in the Marina neighborhood in San Francisco, California

iPhone 6 Release Date, 2014 Major Products Ramp Up Confirmed as Apple Spends $21B on R&D and More – Reports

Apple has yet confirm its iPhone 6 release date plans this 2014 but one analyst is convinced that the tech giant is indeed gearing up for a major makeover of its flagship smartphone plus other devices, owing to the company’s notable spending spike in the third quarter of the year.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Erik Pineda

File photo of Apple's iPhone 5S being displayed at an Apple shop in Tokyo's Ginza shopping district

iPhone 6 September 26 Release Will Feature Glowing Apple Logo for Notifications with All-Aluminum Back Panel

Countless leaks have surfaced in the name of the iPhone 6 - the latest of which include a glowing Apple logo for notifications and an all-aluminum back panel. More importantly, the role of sapphire screen as a game changer is explained better with the promise of a September 26 release.

Monday, July 28, 2014 by Precious Silva

Forex

EURUSD Daily Forecast: January 09

EURUSD Forecast     The EURUSD had a bearish momentum yesterday bottomed at 1.3553. The bias is bearish in nearest term. As you can see on my daily chart below, price is testing the lower line of the bullish channel. A clear break and daily close below the bullish channel and 1.3550 – 1.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

GBPUSD Daily Forecast: January 09

GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD had bullish momentum yesterday topped at 1.6471. The bias is bullish in nearest term testing 1.6530. Immediate support is seen around 1.6435. A clear break below that area could lead price to neutral zone in nearest term testing 1.6400 or lower but as long as stays above 1.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

USDJPY Daily Forecast: January 09

USDJPY Forecast The USDJPY was indecisive yesterday but overall still able to maintain its bullish intraday bias so far. The bias remains bullish in nearest term especially if price able to make a clear break above 105.00 testing 105.50 – 106.00 target area. Immediate support is seen around 104.70.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

USDCHF Daily Forecast: January 09

USDCHF Forecast The USDCHF continued its bullish momentum yesterday topped at 0.9127. The bullish momentum was not as strong as I had expected, but the bias remain bullish in nearest term testing 0.9190. Immediate support is seen around 0.9100.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

Asian Session Notes: 1/09/14

AUDUSD Resistance: 0.8916 moderate / 0.8935 moderate / 0.8951 minor Support: 0.8881 moderate / 0.8842 moderate / 0.8822 moderate Wednesday saw the Aussy easing off to close just above its lows with prices now in the middle of its consolidation from December.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by mdelapaz

EURUSD Daily Forecast: January 08

EURUSD Forecast     The EURUSD was indecisive yesterday. The bias remains neutral in nearest term. Important intraday range to be closely watched is seen between 1.3675 – 1.3595. A clear break above 1.3675 could trigger further bullish pressure testing 1.3850 key resistance. On the other hand, a clear break below 1.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by swibowo

GBPUSD Daily Forecast: January 08

GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD had another indecisive movement yesterday. There are no changes in my technical outlook. The bias remains neutral in nearest term. Important intraday range to be closely watched is seen between 1.6435 – 1.6335.  A clear break above 1.6435 could trigger further bullish pressure testing 1.6475 or higher.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by swibowo

Education

Student loan default rate rising

The Department of Education (DoE) said that default on student loans climbed to 7.0 percent in fiscal 2008, up from 6.7 percent in the prior fiscal year - yet another manifestation of the sluggish economy and bleak jobs market.

Saturday, September 18, 2010 by Palash R. Ghosh

China sends more students to US B schools than India this year

Big brother China has beaten India for the first time in the number of students to US management schools.

Friday, September 17, 2010

US universities attract fewer students

The share of foreign students coming to the United States has been going down every year since 2000, shows a study released by an international body comprising the developed nations of the world.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Recession makes more people take up higher studies

If there is one single benefit to the US due to the recession, it is that more people are studying in colleges than ever.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Bonus Points: Setting Targets for CFO Compensation in Times of Crisis

The recession has caused all sorts of difficulties for CFOs: falling earnings, tumbling stock prices and, occasionally, knotty negotiations with lenders.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth: Managing Information Asymmetry in IS Consulting

A cynic might say that information systems consultants shortchange their clients. They can, for example, promise more than they deliver.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Boston: beyond the familiar MBA recruitment faces

Despite experiencing a good number of mergers and acquisitions over the past five years, notably Procter and Gamble's acquisition of Boston mainstay Gillette, Boston is still home to some of the most recognized MBA recruitment brands.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 by Dan Beaudry And Susan Peppercorn

Auto

Fisker to Debut Karma Hybrid at 2010 Paris Motor Show

Irvine, California-based Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show this October.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

BMW recalls 350,000 cars, including Rolls-Royces

BMW is voluntarily recalling 350,000 cars worldwide due to a possible brake problems that the world's biggest premium carmaker said have not caused any accidents.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

GM posts gain amid still-slow auto market

General Motors Co posted an annual sales gain of 10.5 percent in September amid evidence that the U.S. auto market remained stuck in a slow-moving recovery at the start of the fourth quarter.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Electric cars arrive while posing test for grids

Top automakers finally have electric cars ready to purr into dealer showrooms. Now the question is whether the charging infrastructure and electricity supply are up to the task.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Luxury carmakers return to records of old

Europe's luxury carmakers fear no double-dip thanks to a fresh supply of wealthy customers in emerging markets who have just earned enough money to buy their first Mercedes-Benz or Ferrari.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Fiat to launch new models end-2011

Italian automaker Fiat has decided to launch new products only at the end of 2011 or early 2012 due to the weakness of the market

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Autos would get up to 62 mpg under proposal

Automakers would have to achieve sharply higher fuel economy -- between 47 and 62 miles per gallon -- by 2025 under a preliminary plan released by the Obama administration

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Jobs

Monster US online jobs index rises to 138 in September

A monthly gauge of online labor demand in the United States edged up in September from a month ago and was 16 percent above the reading from a year ago.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Private sector job cuts raise Fed easing chance

U.S. private employers unexpectedly shed jobs in September, reinforcing the belief that the U.S. Federal Reserve will embark on another round of monetary policy stimulus to support the economic recovery as early as next month.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Private sector sheds 39,000 jobs in Sept

Private employers unexpectedly cut 39,000 jobs in September after adding an upwardly revised 10,000 jobs in August, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Prices gain on unexpected private jobs decline

U.S. Treasury debt prices climbed on Wednesday, pushing benchmark note yields to the lowest since January 2009, after ADP Employer Services said private payrolls unexpectedly contracted in September.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Meet Claudia! Objective: Make a successful career change from teaching into counseling.

The best part of my job is reuniting candidates with their self-confidence. In today's job market I know it is so difficult to remain positive and to not take rejection personally.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Samantha Nolan

#1 Problem with All Resumes, Job Searches, and Interviews

Imagine sitting in a lobby waiting for an interview. You look around and all those waiting are as professional and qualified as you...

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Rosa E. Vargas

The New Grad Quagmire

It's an interesting dilemma for new grads these days. Assuming you're lucky enough to score a job, you'll find yourself thrown into a workforce for which you've (probably) received little or no formal training. Sadder still, you probably won't receive much on-the-job training either.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Emily Bennington

Health

Morning sickness may signal healthier pregnancy

New research confirms that women plagued by morning sickness in early pregnancy are less likely to miscarry.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Nobel-winning work is matchmaker for molecules

The three winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry all developed new ways to make carbon atoms stick to one another -- a mundane-sounding process that in fact underlies the very basis of life.

Friday, October 08, 2010

FDA to push for more investment in science

Health regulators plan to spend millions of dollars to step up their scientific prowess in a move that officials say will help quickly get new treatments to patients and protect the public against possible health threats.

Friday, October 08, 2010

How Republicans could block healthcare reform

Republicans could keep their promises to stop healthcare reform even if they cannot repeal it, simply by blocking legislation needed to pay for it, one expert argued on Wednesday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Poor healthcare may shorten American lives: study

Americans die sooner than citizens of a dozen other developed nations and the usual suspects -- obesity, traffic accidents and a high murder rate -- are not to blame, researchers reported on Thursday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Ultra-Running and Race Day Nutrition

Ultra-running (as defined by any running race longer than the marathon of 26.2 miles) requires a whole different nutritional viewpoint when compared to the gels and quick shots of Gatorade normally

Thursday, October 07, 2010

International Walk to School Day is October 6

The Partnership for a Walkable America sponsored the first National Walk Our Children to School Day in Chicago in 1997. It was a simple day, designed to highlight the need to create communities that are walkable. The day was created, in part, on a similar concept celebrated in the United Kingdom.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Travel

Queenstown’s romantic-adventure band-wagon

I battle desperately not to climb aboard Queenstown's romantic-adventure band-wagon; but I fail miserably.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Kip Brook

Historic Pera Palace Hotel in Turkey opens for business

After two and a half years of renovation costing $ 29 million, the five star luxury hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul Turkey opened its doors to guests.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Camper & Nicholsons (CNI) offers yacht-charter to cruise the Indian Ocean

Even as your contemporaries sail to the Caribbean to celebrate to Christmas, you take a different course.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Mahe

The largest of the Seychelles archipelago, Mahe is an African island rich with hidden treasures.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fly to space with Boeing in 2015

You just have wait till 2015 for a trip into the space, as US aerospace giant Boeing and Space Adventure have tied up to put tourists into low-level orbit in a futuristic capsule.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hotels come under Britain’s Fair Trading scanner

Speaking to the BBC, Dorian Harris, Managing Director of Skoosh.com said hotels would email, call and threaten legal action over his website openly offering hotel discounts.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Boeing ventures into space tourism with partner

Aerospace major Boeing announced its entry into the space tourism market in partnership with its Space Adventures, and the partnership hopes to sell seats on rocket trips to the International Space Station very soon.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Life Style

Ugg Australia: Comfortable Fall Fashion Trends

Uggs Australia get a lot of grief in the fashion world, but they're undeniably comfortable and now they're more fashionable as well.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 by Carly Zinderman

Keira Knightley Stars in New Chanel Campaign

Stunning actress Keira Knightley turned heads in Paris the other day while filming a sexy new ad campaign for Chanel.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A romantic evening for Katie Holmes in Jason Wu

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise got cozy at the premiere for 'The Romantics' in New York City and we were on hand to report on Katie's latest style antics.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Kalamazoo's Outdoor Kitchen is Cutting-Edge Cookery

Those wanting to up the ante on their backyard "stay-cation" and holiday hospitality should consider Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet's extravagant outdoor kitchen, which is more like an outdoor cooking "resort.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Merilee Kern

Emerald Jet Charter Expands with Helicopter Travel

Emerald Jet Charter announced that it now is offering helicopter travel along with chartering private business jets.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by James Rothaar

Watch that brings back old world charm

If you are tired of the modern looking watches then check out the latest traditional looking wristwatch from Carl F Bucherer - the new Manero ChronoPerpetual.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Ralph Lauren opens exclusive men’s store on Madison Avenue

To commemorate the opening of his original store in New York, Ralph Lauren is redefining his vision of men's high fashion by launching an exclusive men's store in the same space.

Saturday, September 25, 2010