| How Good of a Liar are You?Or, more appropriately, how good of a liar were you when you were a child? A recent study suggests that children who were good liars also scored well on memory tests, noting:
[quote]The good liars performed better on the verbal working memory test in both processing and recall compared with the...|| 5 months 4 days|
| Procrastination [insert better title later]Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
We have all had troubles resulting from the delay of work, but does that necessarily mean our troubles were borne out of procrastination? Looking at a recent article out of The Atlantic, there appears to be a...|| 5 months 2 weeks|
| Hedge Fund Love & Hate: Loeb v. BuffettWhat is your favorite criticism of hedge funds? My personal favorite was uttered by the one and only Warren Buffett:
[quote]Mr. Buffett provided an update on his bet on whether hedge funds could outperform a broad market index, and, in particular, the Standard...|| 6 months 2 weeks|
| Resume Fonts: Best and WorstWhich font to use on your résumé is not a new topic. In fact, for those of you interested in reading the best résumé and cover letter posts can find them in this great round up that Andy put together. However, as it is a question that can be poured over by anxious job seekers, a recent article in...|| 6 months 3 weeks|
| If Finance Doesn't Work Out...Facebook appears to be hiring. A lot. If a recent article in Bloomberg is to be believe, by an eye-popping amount:
[quote]Facebook, which reported Wednesday that sales fell short of estimates, passed the 10,000-employee mark last quarter. With a total of 10,082 at the end of March, Facebook...|| 7 months 5 days|
| Don't Get Fired For An iPadWho here has worked for a company that experienced a major data breach caused by hackers? I would imagine more than a few of you have seen the fallout from such an event. Interestingly, the underlying conditions that make a firm vulnerable tend to be rather simple: neglect and/or stupidity....|| 7 months 1 week|
| Interview Science: Slow Talkers Don't Get...Across WSO you can find some great advice on how to approach an upcoming interview, but there's a paucity of science on the matter. However, the April 2015 Journal of Business and Psychology offers a study that looks to the effects of anxiety and other factors that may affect the quality of one's...|| 7 months 1 week|
| Profiting from TwitterHow does one profit from Twitter? You could buy the stock and hope it increases in price or makes a profit allowing it to pay a dividend. Or, you could do what Tashtego is doing, and use it along with other social media to speculate on the US equity markets.
[quote]Tashtego, backed by early...|| 7 months 4 weeks|
| Effective Toilet HedgesGetting sick of those boring hedge products on the market today? Are puts and calls just not doing it for you? Well today is your lucky day because we have a new, highly popular hedge that all the cool kids are using!
You read that right! With the ruble dropping like a...|| 8 months 1 week|
| Do You Play Ice Hockey?If don't, and you're planning on attending a top MBA program, now is the time to start. If a recent article in Bloomberg is to be taken seriously, having some degree of competence on the ice will put you in a great position for your tenure in business school. This appears especially important if...|| 8 months 2 weeks|