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The Power of ‘Taking Action’ -- How I Got Unstuck and Started Living My Dream

Many people have ideas, dreams and passions that they'll never pursue. Some fear failure and others fear the unknown. I was one of those people. Here's how that changed.

Why The U.S. Shale Boom May Come To Abrupt End

Submitted by Arthur Berman via, U.S tight oil production from shale plays will fall more quickly than most assume. Why? High decline rates from shale reservoirs is given. The more interesting reasons are the compounding effects of pad drilling on rig count and poorer average well performance with time. Show More Summary

Thursday: Unemployment Claims, Pending Home Sales

On mortgage rates from Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Back to Long Term Lows After FedMortgage rates fell again today, and while the move wasn't big, it was enough to bring most lenders back in line with the best rates from two weeks ago. Show More Summary

Cirrus Logic, Inc. Earnings: More Than Just a Record Quarter for Apple iPhone

Cirrus Logic's largest customer, Apple, broke iPhone records in the latest quarter, which certainly helped the audio chip provider. But that's not the whole story.

What Would You Do?

What Would You Do? Courtesy of Paul Price Suppose you had the technical ability and raw materials to print up counterfeit dollars, euros or yen that were identical to the real things. Assume you could spend them as fast as you could create them with no fear of any repercussions. Show More Summary

White House: Fox Is Not a News Organization

Shepard Smith explains: “I sat next to Brian Williams, and we all have these place cards and his said, ‘Brian Williams, NBC News.’ And across from me was David Muir, the new guy on ABC. It said, ‘David Muir, ABC News.’ And then, over next to the president, was Scott Pelley, and it said, ‘Scott...Read More

Shrinking inventories could end up pricing more buyers out of the market

The number of homes on the market fell for the first time in 16 months in December, hinting at a potential acceleration in home price in the months ahead. That might be good news for sellers, but not for buyers...

Asian Shares Tripped Up By Surprisingly Bullish Fed

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares retreated on Thursday after the Federal Reserve unexpectedly lifted its view on the economy, signaling that the U.S. central bank remains firmly on track with plans to raise interest rates this year. Show More Summary

I Still Think Joining A Fraternity Was One Of The Best Decisions I've Ever Made

Disclosure: I was in a fraternity in college. Further disclosure: It was one of the best decisions I made in my four years on campus. My second semester at Cornell University — where about a quarter of the campus is Greek — I joined my fraternity, Phi Kappa Tau, living in the house or off-campus with brothers during the next three years. Show More Summary

Advertising Jobs: Morrison Agency, The Refinery

This week, The Morrison Agency is hiring a designer/art director, and The Refinery is looking for an art director. MicroArts needs an art director, while Team Velocity Marketing is seeking a copywriter. Get the scoop on these openings...Show More Summary

Tech companies sound off on frustrations with MLSs

NEW YORK — There’s a lot of talk in the industry about building tools to improve the efficiency of real estate transactions. But what happens when a tool designed to do that confronts the inefficiency of the industry itself? Frustration,...

Make These Sweet DIY Leather Heart Keychains For Valentine's Day

The following post was originally featured on Pretty Prudent and written by Colleen, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Home. I have been on quite a leather kick since I made the Leather Mason Jar Mug, and with Valentine's Day right around the corner, I put my leather scraps to use and made these leather heart keychains. Show More Summary

Another Ex-Central Planner Speaks Up: Currency War Policy "Risks Major Downward Shock To Asset Prices"

Merv "The Swerv" King - former governor of The Bank of England - has joined the ranks of those ex-central-planners-who-feel-the-need-to-protect-their-legacy-by-rewriting-history-and-admitting-the-entire-thing-is-crazy. Speaking in Tokyo...Show More Summary

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