studying economics vs. finance

o-china-pollution-factory-facebookI recently started a masters in finance degree at Washington University. While finance and economics share a lot in common, I’m starting to realize how different the types of people are in each field.

I know this takes time, but it'll ensure you really know your stuff. And that's why you're going to school. Right?
PC demand has been hit by competition from smartphones and tablets, along with longer lifecycles for PCs. Shipments fell in all regions around the world and have declined for five quarters in a row, according to IDC's figures.
Mr Cook must balance that with the secrecy that surrounds its product development. Already, there are whispers on Apple’s campus about another secret project, on the scale of the iPhone or Watch, which is pulling in talent from across Cupertino.
7. 由于政治争斗的存在,2014年-2016年的选举过程中注定会有频繁的波动
The upcoming launch will mark the five-year anniversary of the sinking of a South Korean warship in 2010, with the loss of 46 sailors. The South pinned the blame on the North and effectively froze all inter-Korean trade and investment ties.

“这是关于‘我们是谁’的基本问题,”伦敦大学伯克贝克学院的政治学教授埃里克?考夫曼(Eric Kaufmann)说,“作为这个国家的一员意味着什么?它是否已经不再是‘我们’的国家?——‘我们’是指占多数的民族。
Face-value prices for the Brazil versus Chile match officially ranged from $200 to $25 for Brazilians, the cheapest tickets making up roughly 5 percent of those sold. They were only available for students, senior citizens or poor people who participate in a government welfare program.
洛德《情景剧》
3. Your boss received your résumé from a contact of a contact。
A child prodigy with an IQ higher than Albert Einstein is celebrating becoming a unique member of Mensa. Nishi Uggalle, ten, is one of the youngest people in the country to score the highest possible mark of 162 in the IQ society's supervised testing.
不过,我们大部分人都有自知之明,在粉饰过去的同时就已意识到自己是在自欺欺人。我们知道这种倾向在政治界的危害(看看布什和克林顿吧)。可是,在时尚界又何尝不是如此呢?
It is also argued that Friends came about as the family unity of small-town America was being replicated in major urban centers as young people migrated without the maturity or streetsmarts to live alone. Before Friends, sitcoms tended to focus on family dynamics, with parents being the central characters. But when young people strike out on their own in the big city, who do they have for support? They must rely on each other to endure through the overwhelming confusion of youth.

这晚,霉霉并没有参加这次颁奖典礼,虽然她提名最多。19岁的歌手Shaw表选突出,风头胜过了霉霉,在这场颁奖典礼上横扫众多奖项。
根据中国国家统计局的数据,10月份中国规模以上工业增加值同比增长6.1%,与9月份的增幅一致,略低于经济学家的预期中值6.2%。
In the month since her death, police have not said whether she accidentally pulled the trigger or was shot by someone else in the room.
On Nov. 24 and 25, Sotheby’s auctioned the collection of the fourth-generation Munich dealer Konrad Bernheimer, who owns the historic London gallery Colnaghi. Mr. Bernheimer, 65, has decided to scale down his operations. He is closing his Munich gallery, selling his grand Bavarian home, Marquartstein Castle, and is merging Colnaghi with a fellow London dealer, Coll & Cortes.
When I find myself wanting to shout “No!” to an opportunity, that’s a sure sign to me that the answer should probably be “Yes.” So, I take a deep breath and analyze the situation as objectively as possible.
你感到抓狂是对的。公司无时无刻不在监视着你。无论你做什么都有记录:你打的每个电话,发的每条短信,每条在推特上发的帖子和讯息。在大部分公司,这些记录可永远不会删除(这吓人的吧,真可怕~)

又到了一年盘点的时候了,扬子晚报上传了一段名叫今年中国网络九条最热流行语的视频,盘点了如下几条流行语。
这份榜单的四所英国大学分别是剑桥大学、牛津大学和伦敦大学和帝国理工学院。东京大学也位列前20名。
优秀老板看起来都会拥有的一个关键是:他们都是解决问题的高手。他们不仅能够发现问题,并能头脑风暴出成功创新的方法来解决问题。
My grandmother’s favorite poem was Invictus by William Ernest Henley. My father hung a copy of it on our kitchen wall, so I grew up reading it every day: “I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.” I think the best advice I can give anyone – especially someone just starting out in business – is to embrace your role as master of your own fate. Recognize opportunities when they arise and get comfortable saying “Yes.”
The Handmaid's Tale
其实,中国经济增速放缓至8%左右,对中国乃至世界都是一件好事。更具环境可持续性、更加公平的局面,将缓解社会忧虑,而更高的消费将缓解全球贸易紧张。
Who was buried here?

Two Chinese universities, University of Hong Kong and University of Macao, squeezed into the top 10 of the world's most international universities in 2016, according to a new list published by Times Higher Education on Thursday.
"Overall this ranking of Asia's best 300 universities proves what a dynamic, diverse and competitive higher education region the continent is becoming -- and China is a key part of that development," said Baty.
移动端取代网页端。
不过,随着纽约人日益习惯于共享经济,各处楼盘可能最终也不得不接受它。
3. The 2012 Ig Nobel Accoustics Prize
4) I often feel inhibited in social interactions 0 1 2 3 4

艾瑞咨询集团和中国最火的微博平台——新浪微博在上海的一个论坛上发布了该报道。该论坛由微博和通信巨头华为联合举办。
"This year promises to bring Australia and China closer and provide more opportunities for further engagement, be it in tourism and travel or more broadly in trade, sport and culture or social and academic exchanges," says Ciobo.
But the economic picture has brightened considerably in Arizona, as the housing market stabilized and unemployment hit a post-recession low of 7.8% in May. As part of Forbes’ annual Best States for Business, we look at 35 factors to determine the best and worst states, including projected employment. Arizona is expected to have the fastest job growth at 3% annually over the next five years, according to Moody’s Analytics. The job gains are projected to boost household incomes 3.6% annually through 2017, which ranks second best in the U.S. after Illinois. The added jobs also go hand-in-hand with the state’s economic growth, which Moody’s forecasts to expand at a U.S.-best 4.6% annually.

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