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How not to apply to grad school

For the benefit of all of you applying to science graduate programs, our columnist confesses his mistakes in the hopes that you can avoid following in his footsteps.

'Flash Crash' trader's ex-colleague: 'He wasn't spending any money, he was the biggest guy here and I thought he was the cleaner'

Navinder Singh Sarao, the prop trader arrested Tuesday in connection with the "Flash Crash" in US stocks in 2010, has hit headlines hard this week. UK tabloids have dubbed Sarao "the Hound of Hounslow" with US regulators alleging heShow More Summary

How Do Higher Interest Rates Affect Retirees?

Now that the Federal Reserve has announced its intention to begin raising interest rates, many retirees want to know: What do higher interest rates mean for their savings?

10 Ways Successful People Deal With Stress Differently

Quick wins from successful entrepreneurs and CEOs who have built multi-million and multi-billion dollar companies.

This one chart explains the best part of GM's business right now (GM)

General Motors reported disappointing first-quarter earnings on Thursday: $0.86 EPS versus an expected $0.97. According to Sterne Agee auto analyst Michael Ward, the miss can be " accounted for by start-up and launch costs in China and...Show More Summary

7 Tips For Travel Nurses To Stop Unwanted Telephone Calls

Travel nurses may get telephone calls at inopportune times or calls that are entirely unwanted. Here are 7 tips to help solve the problems. The post 7 Tips For Travel Nurses To Stop Unwanted Telephone Calls appeared first on BluePipes Blog.

Hardy Domestic Violence Suspension Sends Powerful Message As Case Heads To Appeal and Maybe Court

The National Football League has suspended Dallas Cowboy defensive end Greg Hardy 10 games in connection with criminal charges related to a domestic violence incident.The suspension is precedent setting, powerful and substantial. It's also being appealed. Show More Summary

Deutsche Bank Pays $2.5 Billion To Settle LIBOR Manipulation Suit

Deutsche Bank on Thursday agreed to pay a total of $2.5 billion to four regulators in the U.S. and U.K., and install in independent monitor as part of a settlement over claims that traders at German banking giant manipulated key interest rate benchmarks such as the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) and similar rates priced in Euros and Yen.

Google takes on mobile service with "Project Fi"

Google has unveiled a new strategy to disrupt the cell phone business. The tech giant launched a wireless phone service designed to be a cheaper alternative to other carriers like AT&T and Verizon. Yahoo Finance editor-in-chief Andy Serwer joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the new service.

Comcast Critics Cast Doubt on Its Intentions

Critics of the proposed merger with Time Warner Cable say that Comcast’s attitude toward compliance paints a picture of an already huge company that uses its heft to its advantage.

Google Is About to Make Your Wireless Carrier a Lot Less Relevant

Google's new wireless service will automatically switch you between T-Mobile's network and Sprint's network depending on which signal is best. The post Google Is About to Make Your Wireless Carrier a Lot Less Relevant appeared first on WIRED.

Fed Should Make Bond Buys a Regular Policy Tool, A Boston Fed Paper Finds

The Federal Reserve should consider keeping bond buys as a regular tool of monetary policy rather than return to a more conventional policy relying just on setting short-term rates, a newly-released paper from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston says.

3 Sectors That Could Benefit From Rising Interest Rates

dbimages/Alamy By Kira Brecht With the 2008 global financial crisis finally in the rearview mirror, improvement in the U.S. economic picture has increased expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in 2015. The Standard...Show More Summary

Nick Leeson just said the man charged with the 2010 'Flash Crash' is a 'scapegoat'

Nick Leeson, arguably one of the most famous rogue traders in recent history, just told a London radio station LBC that the charges surrounding 36-year-old British trader Navinder Singh Sarao, doesn't "entirely ring true." Sarao was arrested on Tuesday in connection with the "Flash Crash" in 2010. Show More Summary

?5 things to know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

With some called it "NAFTA on steroids," the proposed trade deal is spurring concerns about potential wage losses, secrecy

Hong Kong stocks end 0.38% lower

Hang Seng slips following Chinese manufacturing contraction.

5 career questions — Sarah Landrum of Punched Clocks

I’m starting a new occasional series where I ask five questions of other work/job/employment writers I respect out there on the web. I’m very happy to present this first interview with Sarah Landrum of Punched Clocks, a new site that has some great advice for work. Here are the questions: In your original About page, […]

The Frugal Entrepreneur: How Saving Money Now Pays Off Later

Saving money is definitely an exercise in delayed gratification; however, the efforts you take to save now will be well worth it later when you see your startup thriving. The post The Frugal Entrepreneur: How Saving Money Now Pays Off Later appeared first on

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