Author: Gaby Lim
You spend hours on the job. Does this mean that you’re one hundred percent productive? Not necessarily. Here’s how you can tell if you’re being the best that you can be.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Volatility across the Swiss FX pairs stole headlines in an unprecedented way, in a move so extreme that we are unlikely to see anything like that again in our lifetimes. The EUR/CHF pair fell dramatically, as did the USD/CHF as chaos unfolded as the Swiss National Bank (SNB) ended the 3 year cap of 1.20 Swiss Francs to 1 Euro dollar. The SNB also cut interest rates on sight deposits over a certain amount to -0.75 per cent.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
The plot of the Paris sieges deepens as more information about the attackers’ connections surface.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
After Rupert Murdoch, 83, congratulated the Australian Daily Telegraph for being the first to report on the “bloody outcome” of the Sydney siege and was condemned by the Twitter community for being “insensitive,” he returned to social media users’ attention with another round of tweets, this time aiming at the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

 Author: Staff Reporter
The Australian head of the search for missing MH370 considers it is likely that the jet will be found.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
After Reuters reported that Samsung approached BlackBerry with an offer to buy it for as much as US$7.5 billion, the Canadian company’s stock price jumped almost 30 per cent. However, after BlackBerry denied the report, its stock went down over 13 per cent.

 Author: Staff Reporter
In late 2014, northern NSW farmer Pete Mailler along with a small group of farmers quietly launched the Country Party of Australia.

 Author: Gaby Lim
Insecure people may go through extra measures to hide their lack of confidence. However, insecurity can still show through body language.

 Author: Tina David
Manage your time like a pro.

 Author: Sanjana Ray
They say there’s always a strong woman behind a powerful man. But in this case, there’s a strong, powerful woman backing herself. Melinda Gates, wife to the head of Microsoft, Bill Gates- is an American businesswoman and philanthropist.

 Author: Sanjana Ray
Destiny. It's almost like a mystic, all consuming-all determining body that holds your everyday in its meandering hands, isn't it? When in doubt, leave it all to destiny. If it's meant to be, it will be. The whole study of astrology and how the moon aligning with the planet in a certain way will determine how your month or year will go has been in practice since pre-medieval times.

 Author: Ashley Jessen
Copper has managed to stop the free fall, following a 9 per cent price slump over the last 4 days as talk of a global recession begin to get thrown around. As a result, the US markets saw little joy overnight, steadily declining throughout the session, paving the way for a less than inspiring session for our Aussie 200 Index, which fell 22.2 points. Australia’s employment figures came out, adding a better than expected 37,400 jobs and dropping our headline unemployment rate to 6.1 per cent.

 Author: Staff Reporter
Officials say the main body of the crashed AirAsia jet has been found and photographed in the Java Sea.

 Author: Gabriela Motroc
2014 was a great year for Apple. The company sold ten million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on their first three days of launch and shattered its former record of nine million units of the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.