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Here Are The Top 10 Part-Time Jobs For 2015

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 05:00 GMT // 0 Comments

As the country has slowly recovered from the Great Recession in recent years, many workers have been forced to take on part-time or temporary work, as full-time options are often more limited. But choosing a part-time job should not mean that workers have to sacrifice their happiness or well-being.Garry Gay via Getty Images Job database […]

Geico Creates ‘Unskippable’ Preroll YouTube Ads That You’ll Want To Watch Till The End

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 03:32 GMT // 0 Comments

After sitting through the first five unavoidable seconds of a YouTube preroll ad, most people don’t bother watching the spot till the end. But Geico is now hoping to change that with two new preroll commercials that promise to be “unskippable.” – H/T Reddit

Geico Creates ‘Unskippable’ Preroll YouTube Ads That You’ll Want To Watch Till The End

by The Huffington Post // March 3, 2015 // Updated 03:32 GMT // 0 Comments

After sitting through the first five unavoidable seconds of a YouTube preroll ad, most people don’t bother watching the spot till the end. But Geico is now hoping to change that with two new preroll commercials that promise to be “unskippable.” – H/T Reddit

Forbes 500 List Reveals A Disturbing Truth About Our Economy

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:45 GMT // 0 Comments

The Forbes 500 is still, as Finance — banking, investing, hedge funds and private equity — accounted for 14 percent of the world’s 500 richest people in 2015, as listed by Forbes on Monday.Andrew Burton via Getty Images – It’s gossipy, sure, but Forbes’ catalogue of the giga-wealthy is useful gossip. It’s what financialization looks […]

Etihad Airways’ Rapid Growth Frustrates Rivals

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:28 GMT // 0 Comments

ABU DHABI — Emerging from the desert like some giant steel squid, the organic forms of Abu Dhabi’s new airport terminal are starting to take shape. The existing airport has become too small for the ambitions of its main tenant, Etihad Airways, the smallest and fastest growing of the three giant Middle Eastern airlines, whose […]

Here’s The Most Unique Job In Each State

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 16:08 GMT // 0 Comments

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy. The state of Hawaii has almost 13 times as many professional dancers than would be expected based on the national average. In New York, […]

10 Tricks To Appear Smarter In Meetings

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 15:29 GMT // 0 Comments

Are you worried that you have to pay attention or be competent to seem smart in meetings? Stop worrying: Here are 10 ways to impress your co-workers without actually having to know what’s going on. And on that note, we need to step out to take an important call…

At Aetna, A C.E.O.’s Management By Mantra – NYTimes.com

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 15:23 GMT // 0 Comments

www.nytimes.com: On a recent wintry afternoon, Mark T. Bertolini, the 58-year-old chief executive of Aetna, the health insurer, was sitting in his Hartford office wearing a dark suit and a crisp, white, French-cuffed shirt. But instead of a necktie, he wore a shiny metal amulet engraved with the Sanskrit characters “sohum.”

Here Are The Top 10 Billionaires Of 2015

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 15:09 GMT // 0 Comments

On Monday, Forbes released its annual list of the world’s billionaires for 2015. There were some surprises: Michael Jordan made the list! — but when it comes to the richest people on earth, some things don’t change much. Bill Gates, Carlos Slim Helu and Warren Buffett top Forbes’ list of billionaires for 2015. | TOBIAS […]

If Patients Only Knew How Often Treatments Could Harm Them

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 14:33 GMT // 0 Comments

Follow Us: Get the Upshot in your Inbox (Jordin Isip) MARCH 2, 2015 By Austin Frakt and Aaron E. Carroll – Austin Frakt is a health economist with several governmental and academic affiliations, and you can follow him on Twitter at @afrakt. Aaron E. Carroll is a professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of […]

Walmart’s Visible Hand

by The Huffington Post // March 2, 2015 // Updated 13:19 GMT // 0 Comments

A few days ago Walmart, America’s largest employer, announced that it will raise wages for half a million workers. For many of those workers the gains will be small, but the announcement is nonetheless a very big deal, for two reasons.Paul Krugman, Princeton University professor of economics and international affairs, listens to his introduction at […]

Google is becoming a wireless carrier

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 12:21 GMT // 0 Comments

The search giant already makes the most-used mobile software on the planet, it designs and sells phones online, and it has become an Internet service provider with its Google Fiber initiative. It even has its own VoIP phone service called Google Voice, which allows people to get a Google phone number and call people through […]

PCs are dead. So says Wall Street. Again.

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 12:12 GMT // 0 Comments

Related: Microsoft sales soar … for non-Windows products Intel is also emphasizing mobile as well as other growth areas, particularly the so-called Internet of things (aka connected devices) and data centers. – Related: Microsoft’s insane holographic version of the future Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except […]

CEOs make double what NBA players do

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 11:55 GMT // 0 Comments

The program brings middle schoolers to NBA arenas, but instead of learning about the game, they are drilled on compound interest and how to aim for the C-suite. It’s the latest effort to try to close the wealth gap between Caucasian and African-American families. As a recent Urban Institute study pointed out, the average white […]

China tops U.S. at the box office for first time

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 11:42 GMT // 0 Comments

Chinese moviegoers also love foreign films”Transformers: Age of Extinction,” which was shot extensively in China, was a smash success. But it remains a tricky place for foreign filmmakers. Chinese regulators only allow 34 foreign films to be show in theaters each year, limiting access to the latest Hollywood blockbusters. Approved films still face the heavy […]

European Prices Continue to Fall, Fueling Concerns

by The New York Times // March 2, 2015 // Updated 11:07 GMT // 0 Comments

PARIS — Europe experienced a third straight month of falling prices in February, adding to worries about possible deflation, official data showed on Monday, but the jobless rate ticked down to the lowest level since 2012, providing a welcome glimmer of hope that the economy might be picking up steam at last. Consumer prices in […]

Boom! Nasdaq finally tops 5,000 again

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:43 GMT // 0 Comments

The plunge was breathtaking. By October 2002, the Nasdaq had fallen to around 1,1108nearly 80% below its all-time high of about 5,132. But tech stocks have come roaring back since the broader market bottomed nearly six years ago during the Great Recession.

U.K. fights Russian oligarch over North Sea oil

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:42 GMT // 0 Comments

Related: Putin’s cronies lose $50 billion Fridman’s deal with RWE was first announced a year ago, just as the West imposed its first round of sanctions against Russia over Ukraine. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. […]

Guinness returns to sponsor N.Y.’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:38 GMT // 0 Comments

Brewers Heineken U.S.A. and Sam Adams also withdrew their sponsorships for the parade last year. A spokesman for Heineken said it hasn’t yet decided whether it will sponsor the parade. A spokesperson for Sam Adams (BOSTON BEER) was not available for comment early Monday. Parade organizers also did not respond to a request for comment. […]

Google+ is about to be broken up

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 10:21 GMT // 0 Comments

Hangouts is Google’s one-stop shop for communications, combining instant messaging, text messaging, Internet phone calls, video messaging and group chats. Particularly because of its presence on Android phones and Gmail, Hangouts successfully competes with Apple’s (AAPL, Tech30) iMessage, Facebook (FB, Tech30) Messenger, WhatsApp and the like. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market […]

Michael Jordan joins billionaires’ club

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 09:39 GMT // 0 Comments

As in years past, Silicon Valley is the place to be for young billionaires. Among the 46 billionaires under 40 years old were executives at Uber, Airbnb and Snapchat. – Related: Luxury getaways for (much) younger travelers Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, […]

This tiny card will give your smartphone 200 GB of storage

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 09:02 GMT // 0 Comments

As smartphones become our primary cameras, those huge photo and video files tend to eat up space pretty quickly. A growing number of cloud storage options, including Google+ (GOOGL, Tech30) Photos, Amazon (AMZN, Tech30) Cloud Drive, Apple iCloud and Dropbox are making photo backup much easierbut you still have to erase the photos from your […]

Costco teams with Citi, Visa

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 08:47 GMT // 0 Comments

Related: Costco just killed my favorite credit card Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Factset: FactSet Research Systems Inc. 2015. All rights reserved. Chicago […]

Lumber Liquidators stock pummeled after ’60 Minutes’ probe

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 08:35 GMT // 0 Comments

A doctor told CBS long-term exposure to chemicals at those levels “would increase the risk for chronic respiratory irritation, change in a person’s lung function, increased risk of asthma” and be especially dangerous for children. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which […]

Colorado may have to give all its pot money back

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 08:16 GMT // 0 Comments

Whenever a new tax is implemented, a law in Colorado aimed at protecting taxpayers’ rights goes into effect. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except for the DJIA, which is delayed by two minutes. All times are ET. Disclaimer. Morningstar: © 2015 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights […]

Canadians “Spock” their $ 5 bills

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 07:59 GMT // 0 Comments

Just for the record, Nimoy was from Boston and Los Angeles, not Canada, and Spock was from Planet Vulcan. Related: Star Trek technology that we use today

New Ikea furniture will charge your phone wirelessly

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 07:50 GMT // 0 Comments

The Home Smart Ikea furniture uses a wireless charging standard known as Qi. It can be found in some Windows Phones and Android phones, including the just-announced Samsung Galaxy S6, which is expected to go on sale next month. – Most stock quote data provided by BATS. Market indices are shown in real time, except […]

Too much Facebook leads to envy and depression

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 07:08 GMT // 0 Comments

Facebook has allowed me a little window into my friends’ lives back home. They have babieswell some of them have teenagers. They have lovely homes. And the dinnersoh the dinners they serve! There are food presentations that look like something out of a Martha Stewart magazine. I watch all the videos of their kids saying […]

Huawei’s watch is stylish as well as smart

by CNN Money // March 2, 2015 // Updated 06:31 GMT // 0 Comments

Huawei is a telecoms company based in China. It’s a major player in computer networking, government and mobile communications. Recently, the firm has made a big push into consumer electronics. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) is expected to release more details about its own watch soon. The company is holding an event on March 9, where it […]

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