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A job for life: the ‘new economy’ and the rise of the artisan career

More people are combining passion with profit in search of their dream profession.....»»

Category: topSource: ftApr 21st, 2017

From Risking His Life To Saving Lives, Ex-Coal Miner Is Happy To Take The Paycut

The "Brave New Workers" series tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: after years working in the coal mines of West Virginia, a miner charts a new career in hea.....»»

Category: topSource: nprApr 23rd, 2017

New Life for a Collapsing Economy

Money for nothing. Politicians and bureaucrats intensely fancy the notion. The more freebies they give the people — enhanced welfare, higher minimum wages, Obamacare, cash for clunkers — the less apt the people are to rise up and boot a […] The .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 26th, 2016

This Is the Backup Career For More and More U.S. Workers

The rise of the platform economy has become a safety net for some. The part-time pizza delivery driver in New York needed help meeting his expenses. The young mother of three from a town in Arkansas was looking for a way to make money after her first .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 30th, 2016

Mike Bloomberg: ‘I Cannot for the Life of Me Understand Why the Market Keeps Going Up’

The former New York City mayor is mystified. Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is very concerned about the U.S. economy. It has some real ch.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 20th, 2017

Fed conflicted on tepid inflation, global economic rebound

Caught between a lull in U.S. inflation and a stronger global economy, the Federal Reserve is expected on Wednesday to signal whether it will raise interest rates for a third time this year or back off until prices rise more briskly......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 20th, 2017

General insurance companies see brisk rise in investments: Irdai data

Backed by a healthy growth in sectors like motor and health insurance, investments of non-life insurance companies rose by around 128 per cent in the last five years. A majority of the investments got channelized into government.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 20th, 2017

Mike Bloomberg: ‘We’re Destroying Jobs with Technology’—And Yet the Market Is Up

"I cannot for the life of me understand why." Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg is very concerned about the U.S. economy. It has some real challenge.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 20th, 2017

Study: Life sciences pump in $88.5B annually to state"s economy

Pennsylvania's life sciences industry was worth $88.5 billion to the state during 2016, according to a new report by the accounting and consulting firm KPMG. The report said that Pennsylvania had a leading role in the life sciences industry across the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2017

Wall Street alum whose startup raised $34 million says the best career advice came from her mom, "who never worked a day outside the home in her life"

EllevestSallie Krawcheck raised $34 million for her digital investing platform for women, Ellevest. Before&n.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2017

Lady Gaga canceled her Brazil show due to severe pain, which is the focus of her Netflix documentary

‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ is a raw, artless portrait of the singer’s life and career.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 15th, 2017

Lady Gaga canceled her Brazil show due to severe pain and fibromyalgia, which is a major focus of her Netflix documentary

‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ is a raw, artless portrait of the singer’s life and career.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 15th, 2017

Weak China data knocks global stocks off highs

China posts a rare flurry of disappointing data -- including its slowest growth in investment in nearly 18 years. As David Pollard reports, it suggests the world's second-largest economy is finally starting to lose some momentum as borrowing costs rise......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 14th, 2017

Key Words: Conor McGregor just got a glimpse of what real wealth looks like... and wants some

Conor McGregor has been in Ibiza, reflecting on his life and career after his insanely lucrative defeat at the gloves of Floyd Mayweather. His conclusion: Gimme more!.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2017

The incredible career rise and tragic murder of Tupac Shakur, who died 21 years ago

AP/Columbia PicturesRapper Tupac Shakur died 21 years ago, after succumbing to injuries from a shooting that took place on a Las Vegas str.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 13th, 2017

5 Steps to Side Hustle Your Way to A Lucrative Dream Career

The gig economy means there's no need to quit your daydream......»»

Category: topSource: incSep 13th, 2017

Diane Kruger"s new movie was so emotionally devastating she couldn"t work for 6 months, and was filmed during the "darkest time" in her life

Anaele Pelisson, Business Insider; GettyGerman actress Diane Kruger has built an impressive career, but after working stead.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 13th, 2017

The fabulous life and travels of 22-year-old professional surfer Laura Crane, whose modeling career and 72,000-strong Instagram following "keep the dream alive"

The fabulous life and travels of 22-year-old professional surfer Laura Crane, whose modeling career and 72,000-strong Instagram following "keep the dream alive".....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 13th, 2017

Stocks Rise After Irma Lands, North Korea Stays Quiet

Global stocks and the U.S. dollar climbed and haven assets retreated, as fears eased among investors about a standoff with North Korea and the impact of Hurricane Irma on the U.S. economy......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 11th, 2017

Sunday links: two strong forces

Endorsement: Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsSep 10th, 2017

Lady Gaga Netflix documentary focuses in on the idiosyncratic artist’s chronic physical pain

‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’ is a raw, artless portrait of the singer’s life and career.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 9th, 2017