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Behavioural finance: Why you invest the way you do and how to improve it

.Behavioural finance is an interdisciplinary field that studies of how people make financial decisions in the real world. One of the core focuses of behavioural finance is to identify the shortcuts (heuristics) and other mental quirks (biases) that affect people’s financial decisions, and how they can often go astray. Behavioural researchers then look for practical, empirically tested techniques to overcome these obstacles, where possible. The field is simply fascinating ... Read More »

Do I need to update carrier settings on iPhone for Mint Mobile?

Best answer: Yes, you might have to update the carrier settings on your iPhone when using Mint Mobile. Luckily, the process is intuitive and straightforward. Your choice: Monthly Mobile Plans (from $15 at Mint Mobile) What’s Mint Mobile? Mint Mobile is a mobile virtual network operator (MYVO) that was founded in 2016 by California-based Ultra Mobile. The company offers prepaid mobile plans that ... Read More »

8 things you didn’t know you could do with your pressure cooker

1. ​The joy of cooking with a pressure cooker We all know how to make beans, lentils, and rice in a pressure cooker. But the real magic lies beyond the conventional approach. Today, we are going to take you through some amazing and mouth-watering dishes that can actually be made in a cooker and trust us, they taste heavenly (or ... Read More »

Basant Panchami 2018: Why Do Bengalis Refrain From Eating Ber (Jujube) Fruit Before Saraswati Puja

It is that time of the year again. The biting cold weather is slowly giving way to the beauteous and bountiful spring. The blossoming flowers, the ripened fruits and the lush green fields, there is a reason why Spring is also dubbed as the King of all seasons. Various communities and countries across the world have different ways to celebrate ... Read More »

How do genes and lifestyle choices affect lifespan?

A new study looks at which genetic variations and lifestyle factors influence our lifespan the most. New research has analyzed genetic and lifestyle-related data to understand how our biological makeup and lifestyle choices can impact our lifespan. We should watch out for smoking habits and weight gain, they say, though prioritizing education may have unexpected benefits. A study published last week in the ... Read More »

What to do when your laptop’s touchpad stops working

. When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible. If the problem just started, reboot your computer and see if that fixes it. (Yes, I know that’s painfully obvious, but we all sometimes overlook the obvious.) If ... Read More »

What do brands buy on news channels?

Of total television viewership, the share of news in India was 7%, according to data for week 19 from television monitoring agency Barc India. Photo: Priyanka Parasher/Mint Is it sensationalism or credibility that brands look for when they buy ad spots on news channels? Or do they just blindly follow ratings? The head of a prominent entertainment channel who has ... Read More »

Tech firms must do more against ‘fake news’: Apple boss

Technology firms must up their game in tackling “fake news”, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said Saturday, calling for a major public information campaign. “All of us technology companies need to create some tools that help diminish the volume of fake news,” the US tech giant boss told the Daily Telegraph in an interview. “We must try to squeeze this ... Read More »

What do UK bosses make of Donald Trump’s victory?

Donald Trump’s unexpected election victory over his rival Hillary Clinton came at the end of one of the most bruising US presidential election campaigns of recent years. But what will the business mogul do when he takes office in January, and what will be the impact of his economic policies on the UK economy and British businesses? We asked a ... Read More »