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Accounting Firms Tally High Margins

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.04.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Privately held accounting, tax prep, bookkeeping and payroll services companies (NAICS code 5412) posted an average annual net profit margin of 21.2 percent, based on financial statements filed during the 12-month period ended February 2013.

Is Shorter Better?

Lloyd Garver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Garver

The "New York Times" broke the huge news story recently that deluxe hotels are now offering half hour massages and other spa services that are tradit...

Job Openings Actually Increased In April (CHART)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For job seekers, it turns out April wasn't the cruelest month. According to the latest findings from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary (JOLT...

The Long, Long March: Civil Society in China

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

We will know Chinese society is becoming more civil when the economic/human interests of individuals are accepted as not "good" or "bad" or "right" or "wrong" but inextricably linked with sustainable, rational economic growth.