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Sorry, but that $1,100 standing desk won’t make you thinner
An analysis of standing desk research finds these workstations have ‘minimal impact’ on health and performance — but standing desk users disagree.
One year after Zuckerberg’s testimony about violent content on Facebook, has anything changed?
The live-streaming of New Zealand’s mosque shootings shows how difficult it is to put a stop to such content.
College admissions scandal reveals the dark side of helicopter parenting
The case reveals the cultural forces and status anxiety that fuel such risky gambles, experts say.
Here’s what robots destroy when they compete with humans
A new study has something to say about the toll of workplace automation.
Here’s a whiskey for the 32 million Irish-Americans on St. Patrick’s Day
This spirit aims to combine the best of Ireland and the U.S. taste buds.
Parents in the college admissions scandal cheated their kids out of learning from failure
Students with more grit are more likely to show higher levels of resilience and mental well-being, research shows.
Students grapple with fine print on student-debt forgiveness after their college closes
After their for-profit college closed, tens of thousands of students are scrambling again
I’m 65, my mortgage is paid off and I have $370,000 in savings, so why I am still worried about money?
‘Most people would laugh to be in my position, I know, but I constantly worry about running out of money.’
U.S. corporate leaders are getting worried about a recession
Latest earnings calls in particular show growing concerns about the health of the American, and global, economy.
One thing you can do at work today to make your colleagues healthier and happier (it has nothing to do with money)
A recent study reveals some surprising long-term benefits of treating each other well at work.
Elsewhere on MarketWatch
Fed doesn’t want anyone paying attention to the dot plot, but here are 3 things investors won’t want to miss
The Federal Reserve has tried to play down its ‘dot-plot’ projections on the path of interest rates ahead of its March meeting. Here are three things everyone will be looking at
Home remodeling is a $450 billion market, and it’s only going to get bigger
Sturdy growth in remodeling expenditures is led by predictable factors like aging Boomers, and some that are less so, like the increased prevalence of renting.
Are nightmares of the recession still haunting your investing dreams?
Many Americans remain reluctant to invest in the stock market, a scary hangover from the 2007-09 recession.
Why some investors say tech stocks are becoming less risky
The evolution of the information technology sector has made it less cyclical in recent years, some investors argue. Skeptics hear echoes of the late-90s tech bubble.
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