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McDonald’s Is Charged With Punishing Workers - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - The National Labor Relations Board announced on Friday that its general counsel had brought 78 charges against McDonald’s and some of its franchise operators, accusing them of violating federal lab...

5 Ways Resilient People Use Failure To Their Advantage - Forbes

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forbes.com - While some people become frozen with fear or immobilized by their emotions, resilient people have a remarkable ability to tolerate distress. They face hard times – professional and personal – with ...

The world’s biggest canned tuna company is about to get a lot bigger - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - DES PLAINES, IL - JANUARY 27: Cans of tuna fish are displayed in a grocery store January 27, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images) The American canned tuna industry is no...

The Coming Death Of The Middle Class: Your Biggest Opportunity - Forbes

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forbes.com - The middle class is almost dead. But perhaps there’s no reason to grieve. For one thing, the American middle class that followed World War II may have been a historical anomaly—a quirk of fate that...

American Apparel Said to Get Takeover Bid From Irving Place - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - American Apparel Inc. (APP) founder Dov Charney, who was fired by the company this week, is working with private-equity firm Irving Place Capital on a bid to acquire the retailer, according to a pe...

Venture Investors Light Up Cannabis Startups

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techcrunch.com - Editor’s Note: Christine Magee is an editor for CrunchBase. As American lawmakers legalize cannabis in a handful of states and decriminalize it in others, “potrepreneurs” are emerging from the shad...

Filler’ Up: Booming biz for gas station stocks

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cnbc.com - "Certainly I think that (falling oil prices) should be in their favor," said Betty Chen, research analyst at Mizuho Securities, which has a "buy" rating on CST Brands. The drop in WTI '"should have...

Homeowner Tax Tips: Consider These Smart Moves Before 2014 Ends - Forbes

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forbes.com - With just over two weeks remaining in the year and the holiday rush upon us, income taxes may be the last thing on your mind. But property owners would be smart to check their to-do lists twice to ...

It's time disruptive technologies grew up - Dec. 19, 2014

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money.cnn.com - And for today's disruptive start-ups, critical media coverage is often worn as a badge of honor. It means that, as a relative newcomer, you're making an impact. And it can be seen as vindication of...

U.S. Fertility Rate: What's Behind the Drop? - Businessweek

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businessweek.com - The latest recession left the U.S. with its lowest fertility rate on record. Before the economy contracted in 2007, the U.S. produced 69.3 babies per 1,000 fertile-age women, enough to keep the pop...

How Yahoo may finally be sold: Why March 2015 is key

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cnbc.com - Starboard's suggestion was to kill three birds with one stone: Divest Yahoo's valuable stakes in Alibaba Group and Yahoo Japan in a tax-free manner while simultaneously merging the core Yahoo busin...

3 top oil-sector stocks to drill into your portfolio - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - The stock market likes equilibrium, certainty, transparency and a bunch of other words that we do not have as oil prices free-fall. Let’s use visuals to see exactly which companies, regions of the ...

The Art and Science of Scaling in the 2-Sided Marketplace

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thenextweb.com - Umang Dua is the COO and Co-Founder of Handy. He recently spoke at The Next Web Conference USA.  Registration for 2-for-1 tickets for The Next Web Europe is now open, click here to sign up. Buildin...

Quebec signs deal with Rio Tinto Alcan to preserve 1,000 jobs at Arvida plant - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - The Quebec government has reached an agreement in principle with Rio Tinto Alcan that would extend the aluminum producer’s remaining Arvida operations in Saguenay until the end of 2020, protecting ...

There's more to investing than the S&P 500 - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - Wouldn't it be great if we could just earn substantial after-tax, after-inflation returns in a nice, steady manner? Well, the real world has never worked that way. While nothing has worked in all s...

Where Income Growth Wilted This Summer - Real Time Economics - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - Income gains in the Dakotas—among the country’s fastest growing regions—slowed during the summer, but don’t blame the oil industry for the skid. Personal incomes in North Dakota advanced a seasonal...

Russian Economy Turns Achilles Heel for Nike and Adidas: Video - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - Business. Nike and adidas. They sell the same things. Numbers one and two in their market for sports apparel. I spent all summer looking at how they market. I missed the one thing that is making a ...

Banner Year for IPOs: 2014 Saw Most Since 2000

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foxbusiness.com - With 293 companies going public, 2014 saw the most U.S. IPOs since 2000, when there was a dot-com boom. The IPOs raised $95.9 billion, which is also the greatest volume seen since 2000, when $104.6...

Fed’s Plosser Explains Dissent Vote, Says Policy Language Still Calendar-based - Real Time Economics - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - NEW YORK—Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia leader Charles Plosser said in a statement Friday the U.S. central bank is failing to make its monetary policy stance truly dependent on how the econom...

Sinking Oil Price Is Hard on North Sea Producers - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - LONDON — Back in September, when oil was still selling for close to $100 a barrel, North Sea energy reserves were the big prize at stake in Scotland’s referendum on whether to secede from Britain. ...

Government moves bill to roll out GST; sets in motion plans to launch tax reform from April 2016 - The Economic Times

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economictimes.indiatimes.com - NEW DELHI: The government moved a Constitutional Amendment Bill in the Lok Sabha to roll out goods and services tax (GST), setting in motion plans to launch this ambitious tax reform from April 1, ...

Staples: Customer Data Exposed in Security Breach - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - PORTLAND, Ore. — Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year. The office supply retailer announced in October that i...

Fed's Delay of Parts of Volcker Rule Is Another Victory for Banks - NYTimes.com

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dealbook.nytimes.com - Its latest victory came on Thursday when the Federal Reserve agreed to delay putting in place a core part of the Volcker Rule, which bans banks that enjoy taxpayer backing from engaging in speculat...

Why the 'Best Places to Work' Often Aren't - NYTimes.com

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dealbook.nytimes.com - I can’t imagine going to work at a company without first checking how its employees feel about working there. If you want to know what it’s like to work in a given company, what better way than to ...

On Paper | National Review Online

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nationalreview.com - As anybody with any sense knows, the postal “service” is a disservice, the mission of which is to annoy you. I am far from avant-garde when it comes to technology, but I do not recall that I have h...

The Simple Analytics of Monetary Impotence (Wonkish) - NYTimes.com

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krugman.blogs.nytimes.com - I’ve been having a back-and-forth over monetary policy at the zero lower bound, some of it in public and some in private correspondence, which is basically a continuation of a conversation that rea...

NLRB consolidates McDonald's cases; names fast-food giant as joint employer

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philly.com - Many fast food workers who protested against McDonald's while trying to increase their wages and unionize, were threatened, fired or otherwise retaliated against, the National Labor Relations Board...

Know When Carry Trades Work and When They Don't

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babypips.com - Carry trades work best when investors feel risky and optimistic enough to buy high-yielding currencies and sell lower yielding currencies. It’s kinda like an optimist who sees the glass half full. ...

‘What’s the Matter with Economics?’: An Exchange by Arnold Packer and Jeff Madrick

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nybooks.com - What’s the Matter with Economics? from the December 18, 2014 issue Alan S. Blinder’s review of Jeff Madrick’s Seven Bad Ideas asks: “What’s the Matter with Economics?” [NYR, December 18, 2014]. Bli...

News that effect the price

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forums.babypips.com - IMO- you really only need to be aware of major pieces of event risk..i.e. "HIGH" importance releases on any standard calendar, and, Central Bankers' speeches. Don't put too much effort into underst...

Pension Partners AdvisorBlog™

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pensionpartners.com - Industries change. Companies change. Valuations change. It should come as no surprise, then, that sector behavior in the stock market can change as well. Let’s take a look back at the ten S&P 500 s...

Agricultural Prices

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usda.mannlib.cornell.edu - This file contains prices received by farmers for principal crops, livestock and livestock products; indexes of prices received by farmers; feed price ratios; indexes of prices paid by farmers; and...

5 Must Know B2B Marketing Trends for 2015

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ronsela.com - It’s time that B2B (business2business) if in case any of us aren’t aware yet is about to get a revamping. Here we are, almost at the close of 2014-the year which was expected to be a power packed o...

Don't Let This High-Yield Dividend Trap Snare You - DailyFinance

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dailyfinance.com - Bloomberg/Getty Images Investors who need income from their investment portfolios have come to appreciate dividend stocks over the past several years, as they've provided a viable alternative to fi...

Paris Wants to Keep Central Neighborhoods From Becoming 'Ghettos for the Rich' - CityLab

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citylab.com - What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the gover...

Sales is Right: Your Leads are Crap. Here’s Why.

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web.marsdenassociates.com - One of the most common gripes sales departments bring against marketers is that the leads they are providing them are no good. In the past, we’ve gone to bat for our brethren in marketing. But some...

The Science of Being Great by w D Wattles MP3 CD

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4 Major Reasons Why Your Hard Work Hasn’t Translated Into Monetary Success

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jeetbanerjee.com - Work hard, live lavishly, marry beautifully, and your life will be perfect. Unfortunately, hard work alone isn’t enough to make you wealthy and successful. In fact, most people do work hard but yet...

US stocks edge higher as the market comes off a huge two-day rally; CarMax climbs, Nike falls

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startribune.com - NEW YORK — Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500 index notch its second-best week this year. With little news to give them direction, traders conti...

How to answer the question ‘What’s Your Salary Requirement? - exploreB2B

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exploreb2b.com - You may find yourself trapped whenever asked the question about compensation. It is supposed to be a general warning not to answer the question since it is the biggest scam question a company do fo...

Why to Choose Email Marketing for Business Success?

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emailmarketinggold.com - Every business owner values the tools which are useful and effective for his business. Email marketing has been very common among people to establish one’s own business and earn money. In Email mar...

Swing Trading: An antidote for frustrated traders

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theforexguy.com - Forex trading – the most frustrating endeavor you will probably ever face in your lifetime. Most traders dissolve their hard earned money to the market which fills the pocket of successful traders....

Business Ed 101 - Asia Rising TVAsia Rising TV

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asiarisingtv.com - The Asia Rising Editorial Team is made up of a multinational team of writers, content experts and journalists from around the world operating out of our Bureaus in New York, Bangkok,Toronto and whi...

How To Use Social Media To Promote Business the Right Way

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assistsocialmedia.com - You see it all the time. A business owner that is pumped about their business, they have a product or service that they really believe in and they want as many people to know about them and benefit...

Sticks in Spokes - Mona Charen - Page 1

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townhall.com - During the 2012 campaign, President Obama often resorted to his favorite substitute for thinking: ridicule. Before enthusiastic audiences (who were assured his reelection would spell a thriving eco...

Free Forex Signals Auto Trade Copier — Forex Trading-Pips

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How to spot a fake at Christmas - bank, world, business, credit, share, money, market, global, trade, exchange, stock, cash, finance, currency - World Money News

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tweepmag.com - Obama vows U.S. response to North Korea over Sony cyber attack Wall Street up for third day, led by energy shares Reporter behind story of $72 million teen trader stays at NY Mag

Judge: Family Dollar Can Vote on Dollar Tree Buyout - ABC News

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abcnews.go.com - A Delaware judge says stockholders of Family Dollar Stores Inc. can vote on proposed $8.5 billion acquisition by Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree Inc. Family Dollar shareholders are to vote o...

Alled Ponzi schemer used money to put wife on ice - NY Daily News

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nydailynews.com - An alleged Ponzi schemer used some of the $5 million in cool cash he swindled from investors to put his late wife on ice, court papers charge. Prosecutors say 4X Solutions head Whileon Chay, 38, us...

Binary Options Trading Signals

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Editor's note






Most advanced economies consider themselves market driven, however a Market Economy should be far beyond ideologies and political feuds into an Economics reflecting Market "Demand-to Supply"  Equilibrium
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