6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

I’m a happiness research junkie. I love reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And ...

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U.S. labor market tightening; inflation still muted

U.S. labor market tightening; inflation still muted

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to near a 15-year low, indicating the jobs market was on solid footing even as the economy struggles to regain momentum after abruptly slowing in the first ...

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Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser

Microsoft nixes ActiveX add-on technology in new Edge browser

Microsoft’s new Edge browser will discard two of the oldest browser technologies found in the aged Internet Explorer (IE) and replace them with add-ons based on HTML5 and JavaScript. The new extensions model won’t be added to Edge until after ...

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What Kind of Culture Is Your Workplace Promoting?

What Kind of Culture Is Your Workplace Promoting?

What messages is your office sending to employees? Everything from the simple arrangement of chairs to the overall distribution of office space sends signals to employees about company values, and successful workplaces are aligned with company culture. I sat down ...

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Never Mind Oil, Iran’s About to Shake the World Pistachio Market

Never Mind Oil, Iran’s About to Shake the World Pistachio Market

Iran is ready to return to the global commodities market, flooding it with fresh supplies and risking a slump in prices. Oil? Possibly, but there’s a second industry that could be even more disrupted by a nuclear pact between Iran ...

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If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now

If You Want to Sell Your House This Year, Start Doing These Things Now

With home prices recovering and interest rates still low, now may be the time to act. Here are 8 things successful sellers need to know. In part one of our Spring Real Estate Guide, we told you what to do ...

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A New Spring for Old Dodgertown

A New Spring for Old Dodgertown

VERO BEACH, Fla. — The Montreal Alouettes football players, dozens of them, jogged out of the Jackie Robinson meeting room to a practice field wearing shorts, cleats and Jackie Robinson T-shirts. Half of them wore a replica of the Brooklyn ...

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Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent in $15.6B All-Share Deal

Nokia to buy Alcatel-Lucent in $15.6B All-Share Deal

Nokia (NOK) is to buy Alcatel-Lucent (ALU) in an all-share deal that values its smaller French rival at 15.6 billion euros ($16.6 billion), building up its telecom equipment business to compete with market leader Ericsson. Nokia’s takeover of Alcatel-Lucent will ...

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Are you a social media all-star? Participate in our profile series!

Are you a social media all-star? Participate in our profile series!

Social media is becoming increasingly pivotal to real estate. As more consumers move their home search online, they’re also counting on social media to help them find an agent who can land them the home of their dreams — or ...

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Why the middle class is still getting snared by the ‘wealth tax’

Why the middle class is still getting snared by the ‘wealth tax’

You may vaguely recall that in 2012 Congress “fixed” the Alternative Minimum Tax — or what the Tax Policy Center dubbed “the epitome of pointless complexity.” But that doesn’t mean the so-called “wealth tax” was simplified or eliminated. The AMT ...

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