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Executive Burnout: Don't Pick a Fight You Will Lose

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

Training for the new habit of recognizing where most of your attention is spent and recognizing your perceptions and expectations for what they are is essential to managing stress as well as success in all aspects of your life.

Drug Distributor Punishes Vets While Receiving Billions From VA

James P. Hoffa | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
James P. Hoffa

McKesson Corp. is the nation's largest drug distributor and earns roughly $4 billion a year serving as the primary pharmaceutical vendor for the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs. But it doesn't pay employees like Claude Hickerson, a veteran himself, enough to afford health care.

In The Public Interest : Four Reasons Lawmakers Are Scrutinizing How Companies Turn Settlements From Wrongdoing Into Tax Write Offs

Phineas Baxandall | Posted 09.01.2013 | Politics
Phineas Baxandall

The oil giant BP paid for cleanup and compensation for their massive Gulf oil spill, and rightfully so. But was this a "necessary and ordinary cost of doing business" that deserved a $10 billion tax break? I think most of us would respond with a resounding, "no!"

Federal Agency Didn't Adequately Oversee BofA Mortgage Settlement: Report

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 11.27.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Federal Housing Finance Agency failed to adequately oversee settlements between mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and ...

Goldman 'Totally Freaked Out' About Volcker Rule

Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

This post has been corrected. (Lauren Tara LaCapra) - Goldman Sachs Group Inc has just a few more months to put its stamp on the Volcker rule, ...

Finally, an Issue We Can All Agree on: Campaign Finance Reform

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

How the midterm elections will turn out will be very interesting. But whatever the outcome, we can agree we want civility in D.C. And that means we need campaign finance reform and we need it now.

New York Fed Transparency: Bank To Disclose Which Securities Were Bought In AIG Bailout

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — After two years of secrecy, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York is disclosing key details about billions of dollars of risky inves...

Report: Health Care System Wastes Up to $850 Billion Annually

Politics Daily | David Sessions | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

According to a report by Thomson Reuters, the American health care system wastes between $505 billion and $850 billion every year, which is up to a th...

Toxic Assets: Government's New Programs Aim To Buy Buy Banks' Bad Assets, Help Home Buyers

Washington Post | Renae Merle and David Cho | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Obama administration is close to rolling out two initiatives aimed at addressing lingering problems from the financial crisis: A long-delayed effo...

The Train That Never Was

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

The Florida Overland Express was the train that never was. If built on the projected schedule, it would be carrying 8 million passengers this year -- it was vetoed by Jeb Bush.

Weekly Foreign Affairs Roundup

Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christopher Herbert and Victoria Kataoka

The Week's Top Stories in Foreign Affairs: Pakistan's Civil War? Facts: Gunmen attack the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore, Pakistan on Tuesday and...