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Investing ideas for 2014 : 3 money-making investment

Investing ideas for 2014

After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014? If the Federal Reserve’s semi-surprise move to taper its support for the U.S. economy is any indication, you can expect more of the unexpected. “2014 is going to feel a lot like 2004 and 1994 when the [U.S.] economy surprised to ... Read More »

Barack Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Clinton

Barack Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to Clinton

A former president, a baseball legend, a country music star and a woman who’s a powerhouse in American media were among 16 people honored Wednesday at the White House with the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The 42nd president, Bill Clinton, joined Chicago Cubs hall of famer Ernie Banks, singer Loretta Lynn, media mogul and talk ... Read More »

Ear acupuncture could help lose weight, Study

Ear acupuncture could help lose weight, Study

The key to shedding those holiday pounds may be in your ear, according to a small new study published in the journal Acupuncture in Medicine. Researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea found that acupuncture performed on five specific points on the outer ear was effective at helping patients lower their BMI, more so than acupuncture done on a ... Read More »

Glaxo to stop paying doctors to pump its drugs (VIDEO)

Glaxo to stop paying doctors to pump its drugs

In a major departure from industry practice, GlaxoSmithKline, the sixth-largest global drug maker, announced Tuesday that it will no longer hire doctors to promote its drugs. The company also will stop tying compensation for sales representatives to the number of prescriptions written for drugs they market. The changes will be made worldwide over the next two years. Read More »

Jennifer Lawrence Calling Someone Fat Should Be Illegal

Jennifer Lawrence Calling Someone Fat Should Be Illegal

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has spoken out again about body shaming in an upcoming ‘Most Fascinating People’ interview with Barbara Walters, saying it should be “illegal” to call someone fat on TV. The star has made no secret of her distaste for the stick-thin standards in Hollywood and believes the media should be held accountable for bashing people for their figures ... Read More »

Bradley Cooper Talks Drug, Alcohol Addiction in GQ

Bradley Cooper Talks Drug, Alcohol Addiction in GQ

Bradley Cooper has admitted his addictions “hindered” his work. The ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ actor has been sober for nine years and he thinks his alcohol and drug abuse stopped him from “fulfilling his potential”. He said: “I think work was getting f***ed up. In the way that if–the one thing that I’ve learned in life is the best thing I ... Read More »

Highest Paying professions in 2013

Highest Paying professions in 2013

There are plenty of high-income opportunities available around the world that people can use to increase their wealth. Pursuing these high-paying careers can definitely ensure a better future for you and your family. Of course, when it comes to high paying jobs, you might immediately think of employment in the glitz and glamour of show business and sports. However, the ... Read More »