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Beckham Booted: The Summer Olympics are right around the corner and teams all over the world are putting together their rosters for what they are hoping to be Gold medal material. Great Britain put out a surprising announcement that 37-year-old London native and female favorite, David Beckham, would not be joining the team this Summer. The announcement came as quite the surprise because Beckham was the one who petitioned for the Olympics to make it to London and also carried the torch from Athens. Naturally, the athlete is disappointed, but is still very supportive of his team. Great Britain is hoping to give Beckham a special position off the field because he remains the face of the London Olympics.
Early Bird Gets the Worm: Give yourselves a pat on the back if you’re an early riser because studies show that you are happier, healthier and more prone to success in your job. A recently published book, “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast”, discusses the habits of successful entrepreneurs and CEOs. These studies showed that the morning is a great time to get things done before other peoples’ priorities start getting the way. It has also been determined that most people are more optimistic in the morning than later in the day. This news may not receive a warm welcome from the night owls, but if you want to change your sleeping habits, going to bed 15 minutes earlier and waking up 15 minutes earlier each day will help develop a happy morning habit.
Market Rebound: Things are looking up after European leaders struck a deal to help Spain and Italy’s survival in the eurozone crisis. A new system of banking supervision and a 120 billion euro package for growth promotion were two key elements to start negotiation towards fiscal and economic cooperation. Dow Jones joined the global market increase along with Standard & Poor and Nasdaq. The S&P has risen 3.3% this month and is forecasted to finish it’s strongest June in years.
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