Several companies are trying to take down the Bloomberg Terminal

The well-known Wall Street tool is facing increasing competition. 

Even if you’re at the top of the game, competition will knock you off the pedestal if you don’t constantly innovate.

France’s Versailles, short on cash, seeks paying guests


The Palace of Versailles, one of France’s most noted landmarks, has fallen upon hard times. So, the French government has announced it is building a five-star property with the Palace, once the seat of the French monarchy. Three neglected mansion buildings that date back to the 1680s and sit 200 yards outside of the palace gates will be turned into luxury lodging, according to a report by Reuters.

Though the nearly 400-year-old palace 12 miles southwest of Paris is a wildly popular tourist destination—attracting 7 million many visitors a year—the French government has slashed its funding from about $54 million in 2013 to about $46 million this year. The maintenance-intensive complex needs to make up the shortfall somehow.

The renovation of the buildings and the construction of a hotel within Versailles’s walls would cost roughly $4.44 million to $7.77 million, according to French newspaper Journal du Dimanche.

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These Are the Highest-Paying Jobs of 2015


The job search website Career Cast has released a list of the “highest paying jobs of 2015.” The site says the data on annual median wages is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and says the rankings were based on factors like stress, income potential, and conditions of working environments. The methodology is explained here. See if your job made the cut.

1. Surgeon
Annual Median Wage: $352,220

2. Psychiatrist
Annual Median Wage: $181,880

3. Physician (general practice)
Annual Median Wage: $180,180

4. Corporate Executive (senior level)
Annual Median Wage: $173,320

5. Dentist
Annual Median Wage: $146,340

6. Petroleum engineer
Annual Median Wage: $130,050

7. Orthodontist
Annual Median Wage: $129,110

8. Data scientist
Annual Median Wage: $124,150

9. Air traffic controller
Annual Median Wage: $122,340

10. Pharmacist
Annual Median Wage: $120,950

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‘Haters gonna hate’: YouTube star PewDiePie on making $7.4M last year

Global News

TORONTO — Felix Kjellberg — aka “PewDiePie” — is speaking out about the fact that he made $7.4 million in 2014, which has left some people outraged. The 25-year-old college dropout, who has more YouTube subscribers than there are people in Canada, earns his fortune playing video games and recording his reaction to them.

Or as some commenters view it, “he sits on his ass, yelling at the screen all day.” Kjellberg admits that’s true, but stresses “there’s so much more to it than that.”

“I do work a tremendous amount. Ask my girlfriend,” he says in a new video titled, “Let’s Talk About Money.”

READ MORE: A professional gift unwrapper and others making millions doing mundane things on YouTube 

The video has been viewed more than two million times since it was posted on Tuesday. In it, Kjellberg delves into a topic that he says he usually tries to avoid.


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5 Ways to Spend Your Money That Will Make You Happier


Can Money Buy Happiness?

Yes. But you might be surprised by the ways you should spend it.

Harvard professor Michael Norton and co-author Elizabeth Dunn have a new book out, Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending, that details the research on the 5 best ways to turn your dollars into lasting smiles. What are they?

1) Buy Experiences

Via Happy Money: The Science of Smarter Spending:

“…57 percent of Americans reported that the experiential purchase made them happier than the material purchase, while only 34 percent reported the opposite. This difference was more pronounced among women, young people and those living in cities and suburbs. But the same basic pattern emerged even for men, the elderly, and country dwellers. In study after study, people are in a better mood when they reflect on their experiential purchases, which they describe as “money well spent.”

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