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Once the world’s 7th richest man is now going bankrupt

Brazilian former billionaire Eike Batista has filed for a second bankruptcy protection this year. His shipbuilding firm, OSX Brasil, has filed for bankruptcy protection, with an estimated debt of about USD 2.3bn. This comes only two weeks after its sister

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East Asia continues to be the engine driving the global economy

According to a recent report by the World Bank (WB), East Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economy in the world despite the cut in the growth forecasts for emerging East Asian economies. The WB has cut its

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17 Saudi women marry Afghan men

According to Justice Ministry sources in Saudi Arabia, 34 Saudi women married Afghans and Bangladeshis last year, with an equal split between the two nationalities, 17 in each case. This is a new marriage trend that is fostering in Saudi

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Apple holds 10% of all US corporate cash

According to Moody’s figures, non-financial companies are collectively holding onto USD 1.48 trillion, up 81% from $820 billion in 2006. As many as 1,000 tech companies hold USD 515 billion, or more than a third of all the cash held

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The Dos and Dont's in an interview

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot in the Interview 1) Stop using generalities, like “I’m a problem-solver” and “I’m a real team player.” Generalities about strengths are ignored, forgotten, or not heard. When interviewers evaluate a candidate they recall

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The Dos and Dont’s in an interview

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot in the Interview 1) Stop using generalities, like “I’m a problem-solver” and “I’m a real team player.” Generalities about strengths are ignored, forgotten, or not heard. When interviewers evaluate a candidate they recall

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Jan Tinbergen

In 1969 Dutch economist Jan Tinbergen and Norwegian economist Ragnar Frisch shared the first Nobel Prize in economics “for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes.” Tinbergen, who held a Ph.D. in physics, had become interested in

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10 Quotes All Entrepreneurs Should Memorize

  “What does not destroy me, makes me stronger.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844-1900 “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” Samuel Johnson 1709-84. “Sweet are the uses of adversity.” – William Shakespeare, 1564-1616 “When it’s darkest, men see the stars.” –

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Joseph E. Stiglitz

Joseph E. Stiglitz was born in Gary, Indiana in 1943. A graduate of Amherst College, he received his PHD from MIT in 1967, became a full professor at Yale in 1970, and in 1979 was awarded the John Bates Clark

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“Baby recession” to hit Eurozone

High unemployment and tough austerity measures have brought some Eurozone economies on the verge of a potential “baby recession”. Unable to have a family, young couples are reluctant to have babies, as a result shrinking the future generation, in other

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"Baby recession" to hit Eurozone

High unemployment and tough austerity measures have brought some Eurozone economies on the verge of a potential “baby recession”. Unable to have a family, young couples are reluctant to have babies, as a result shrinking the future generation, in other

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Petition Writers in Afghanistan still have enough customers

By Mohammad Naeem: Despite being equipped with the new systems and computers, the Afghan Government agencies still need a hand-written petition or request from their customers to begin their administrative process with. Petition writing as a profession has been customary

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Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi economist and banker who established the Grameen bank in his country in 1983. The Grameen bank and Yunus were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 “for their efforts to create economic and social

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A Simple Rule to Eliminate Useless Meetings

Tips on eliminating useless meetings from Jeff Weiner, CEO at Linkedin: 1. Define the objective of the meeting. Asking one simple question at the onset of the meeting, “What is the objective of this meeting,” can prove invaluable in terms

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Forbes List of most powerful individuals in the world

There are nearly 7.1 billion people on the planet. These are the 71 that matter the most. What do the president of the United States, the Pope and the founder of Facebook all have in common? They’re all featured on Forbes’ 2012

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10 Qualities of Exceptional Interviewers

Everyone agrees no business is better than its employees. So if hiring the right people is so important… why are most interviewers satisfied with being mediocre interviewers? Maybe they assume the burden of greatness lies solely with the employee. (“Hey,

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Banker transfers 22 million Euros accidentally while napping on keyboard

While taking a nap on his keyboard, a German bank employee accidentally transferred 22mn Euros order in place of a minor transfer of only 62.40 Euros. He fell asleep for an instant, while pushing onto the number 2 key on

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Qualities of a Confident Person

First things first: Confidence is not bravado, or swagger, or an overt pretense of bravery. Confidence is not some bold or brash air of self-belief directed at others. Confidence is quiet: It’s a natural expression of ability, expertise, and self-regard. It

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Joan Violet Robinson

British economist Joan Robinson was arguably the only woman born before 1930 who can be considered a great economist. She was in the same league as others who received the Nobel Prize; indeed, many economists expected her to win the

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Little known facts about Mark Zuckerberg :)

Happy Birthday in arrears to Mark Zuckerberg, whom most of us know him as the CEO of Facebook. He turned 29 years old yesterday! Here are some interesting facts about him that many of you may not know about him:

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Insect farming addresses food and feed security-UN

The U.N. has new weapons to fight hunger, boost nutrition and reduce pollution, and they might be crawling or flying near you right now: edible insects. The Food and Agriculture Organization on Monday hailed the likes of grasshoppers, ants and

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Marketing tips from Lady Gaga

You may love Lady Gaga. You may hate her. But no matter what, it’s hard not to respect what she’s done as an artist. With 23 million albums sold, five Grammy Awards, and Forbes’ distinction as one of the world’s most

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The truth about extreme global inequality

The crisis of capital, the rise of the Occupy movement and the crash of Southern Europe have brought the problem of income inequality into mainstream consciousness in the West for the first time in many decades. Now everyone is talking

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Dayani’s father writes a letter to President Hamid Karzai

Father of the former chief of Pashtany Bank writes a letter to President Hamid Karzai, whereby he has asked the President for justice. Hayatullah Dayani, Former Chief of the Pashtany Bank, received a 20 year sentence in prison for embezzlement

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7 Ways to Deal with Workplace Competition

How will I stand out in the crowd? Do I have what it takes to succeed? These are classic workplace questions that cross all of our minds. No matter the type of work in which we engage – sales, consulting,

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